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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