Royal Caribbean To Set Sail For Cuba In April 2017

By Tonya Garcia Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said Friday that its cruise ship Empress of the Seas will make its first visit to Cuba during a five-night trip leaving Miami on Apr. 19, 2017. Thereafter, the ship will head to Havana during a seven-night trip on April 30, and during a five-night trip on May 20. Tampa will be the ship's home port for the summer season for four- and five-night trips that include port calls in Cuba. Royal Caribbean shares are up 0.3% in premarket trading, but down 15.3% for the year so far. The S&P 500 index is up nearly 10% for 2016 to date.

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