With 229 cruise ship calls scheduled for 2009, including nearly 89 from Carnival Cruise Linesâ€™ vessels, the Grand Turk Cruise Center (GTCC) is on track for hosting a record 500,000 passengers in the coming year. The unprecedented half-million passenger mark is a 25 percent increase over 2008, during which the GTCC was closed for… [Continue Reading]
The Grand Turk Cruise Center â€“ closed since the passing of Hurricane Ike last month â€“ today welcomed its first cruise ship, the 2,642-passenger Carnival Destiny.
Carnival Destiny guests had an opportunity to swim in the facilityâ€™s massive swimming pool, relax on an 800-foot-long private beach, and dine at the on-site Margaritaville restaurant and lounge. … [Continue Reading]