Celestyal Cruises Returns to Cuba Despite Travel Warning

By ,   October 8, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

Despite the last Cuba travel warning, Celestyal Cruises announced it returns to the country starting October 20.

The cruise line emphasized that visa-issuing process for guests remains unchanged, and the small ship line continues to offer People-to-People itineraries that meet current U.S. legal requirements for travel to Cuba.

Port of Havana

Image: Port of Havana

None of the local service providers of Celestyal, including shore trip programs, are military owned or operated, according to the cruise line.

Celestyal Cruises also announced that, following damage Cuba sustained during Hurricane Irma, the country was quickly returning to normal and there was no damage to any port facility. Cruise operations in Cuba are currently running smoothly.

Celestyal Cruises has received confirmation from local agents there will be no change to line’s shore excursion program.

2017 is Celestyal Cruises' 5th year in Cuba. The line continues to offer all-inclusive, 7-day circumnavigation cruises from Montego Bay or Havana