For the first time since Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas, Carnival Cruise Line's vessels visited Grand Bahama Island on voyages.
Carnival Pride was the first of Carnival ships to return to Freeport when she called at the port on Friday, October 11. The 2,400 guests onboard marked the return of cruise tourism to the Bahamian island.
Carnival Elation also docked at the cruise port on Sunday, October 13. Carnival Freedom is the next Carnival ship to call in on Tuesday, October 15.
Carnival expects to host a total of 39 calls in Freeport between now and the end of 2019, bringing more than 100,000 tourists to the destination.
For the full year, over 400,000 guests will see Grand Bahama on a Carnival vacation aboard ten cruise ships sailing from 9 different U.S. homeports.