New Cruises from New Orleans!

Royal Caribbean recently announced that they would be offering year-round cruises from New Orleans beginning in January 2021. The Louisianan city sits on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” it’s best known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. We’ve all heard of¬†Jambalaya and who can forget the annual Mardi Gras celebrations!

Majesty of the Seas will relocate from Florida to the Gulf coast and offer seven night cruises to the Western Caribbean and the Bahamas every Saturday. In the past, the Majesty has done short cruises to the Bahamas from Miami, but that role has been filled by the renovated, larger Navigator of the Seas.

One of the ports on the Bahamas itinerary will be their own private island – Perfect Day at CocoCay – to say it looks amazing is an understatement! It’s definitely on my list!

Previously Majesty of the Seas was based in Miami offering departures to Cuba but since the US Government banned US ships from visiting Cuba, many cruise lines have scrambled to redeploy their ships around the US and re-book affected passengers.

Royal Caribbean returned to New Orleans from December 2018 to March 2019 with Vision of the Seas. New Orleans Port is already home to two Carnival ships and also offers winter seasonal departures with Disney Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Line.

It’s great that there will now be more capacity here and hopefully cheaper prices! The Port of New Orleans are anticipating almost 1.5 million cruise passengers and over 300 ship visits in 2020 and it’s never been easier to reach New Orleans! We can build a package for you from New Orleans with flights, hotels, excursions & transfers. You could even try a back to back cruise!

If you want to try a cruise from this fantastic city please do not hesitate to contact me directly on 0330 041 7419 or via email at

Would you consider a cruise from New Orleans?








Pictured: Navigator of the Seas which will be offering short departures from Miami previously operated by Majesty of the Seas.

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Hi there, my name is Daniel! I live in the lovely county of Kent. I have worked in travel for around 8 years now in a variety of sales, product and commercial roles for a few well known tour operators and cruise lines. I began to specialise in cruise in…

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