Carnival Pride was the first Carnival cruise ship to return to Freeport when the vessel visited the port on Friday, October 11. The 2,400 passengers onboard the cruise ship marked the return of cruise tourism to the island.
Carnival Elation also docked at the port on Sunday, October 13, and Carnival Freedom is next Carnival ship to visit on Tuesday, October 15.
Carnival Cruise Line expects to host 39 calls in Freeport between now and the end of the year, bringing more than 100,000 visitors to the destination.
For the full year, more than 400,000 guests will visit Grand Bahama on a Carnival cruise vacation aboard 10 cruise ships sailing from nine different U.S. homeports.