|Pictured: Oceania Cruises' MS Sirena alongside |
the Caribbean Princessat Port Zante, St. Kitts
Launched in 1999, Sirena was one of the now defunct Renaissance Cruises R-class ships, which joined Oceania Cruises together with other R ships—Regatta, Insignia, and Nautica. Until 2016, Sirena was part of Princess Cruises' fleet sailing as "Ocean Princess."
Oceania Cruises is a Miami-based company operating a fleet of premium cruise ships world-wide. The cruise line bills itself as upper-premium line, positioned squarely between the luxury and the premium segment.
Also in port the same day was the Caribbean Princess with a maximum capacity of 3,140 passengers. Last Sunday, October 8, the Adventure of the Seas visited St. Kitts with a maximum capacity of 3,840 passengers. An estimated 120 vessels are scheduled to visit St. Kitts from October 7 to December 31, 2017.
About St. Kitts
Intoxicating natural beauty, sunny skies, warm waters, and sandy beaches combine to make St. Kitts one of the most seductive spots in the Caribbean. Located in the northern Leeward Islands, it offers a diverse tourism product developed from the destination's natural beauty, cultural heritage and rich history. The island's stunning variety of tourism attractions include hiking or ziplining through the tropical rainforest, riding the scenic railway that connects the island's former sugar plantations, visiting the Caribelle Batik factory, and touring Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, which is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the more traditional vacation pastimes available are water sports, golf, shopping, tennis, dining, gaming at St. Kitts' exclusive casino or simply relaxing on the beach. For more information about St. Kitts, visit StKittsTourism.kn.
Image Courtesy St. Kitts Tourism