Cruise Events Calendar 2014-2015

Welcome to The "Black Cruise Week 2014-2015 Schedule".

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We are in the process of putting together the largest lineup of cruise events for people of color which will occur all throughout 2014-2015. There are 30 cruises which will take place in many themed interest including family cruises, single cruises, gospel cruises, business cruises, hair style cruises, jazz cruises, college cruises and many more.



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MONTH OF JANUARY 2015





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THE SMOOTH JAZZ CRUISE 2015

Cruise Dates: January 11-18, 2015

Port Of Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports-of-Call: Departing from Fort Lauderdale, Turks & Caicos , San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, Saint Maarten, Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Comments: The Smooth Jazz Cruise for is the #1 jazz cruise on the planet with over 15 of top selling artist





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THE BLUES CRUISE 2015

Cruise Dates: January 18-25, 2015

Port Of Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports-of-Call: Port Everglades (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) roundtrip to Grand Cayman, Roatan, Honduras and Costa Maya, Mexico on the Holland America ms Nieuw Amsterdam.

Comments: The Legendary Blues Cruise has truly been a wildly life changing experience for literally thousands of musicians and blues cruisers alike. Imagine dancing at the front of the pool deck stage while our luxury ship sails at 20 knots under the stars, or sunbathing on an upper deck while the bands play directly below.





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THE JAZZ CRUSE 2015

Cruise Dates: January 25 - February 1, 2015

Port Of Embarkation: Departing from Fort Lauderdale

Ports-of-Call: Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos, San Juan, Puerto Rico - Philipsburg, Saint Maarten - Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Comments: The Jazz Cruise, in its 14th year, is one of the most significant events in the world of straight ahead jazz. As always, The Jazz Cruise presents the most talented jazz performers in the most intimate and exciting setting imaginable, a luxury cruise ship. Join us and nearly 90 world class jazz musicians for the best week of jazz anywhere





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THE GROOVE CRUISE 2015

Cruise Dates: Jan,28 - Feb,5 2015

Port Of Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports-of-Call: Key West-Miami-Cozumel

Comments: From sunrise to sunset and around every corner for 3 days, there's something planned for you. All white parties, dance party an. Prepare to be fully involved with so many activities. Over 15,000 lives have been changed forever by an oceanic experience unlike anything on earth. What started in 2004 with a group of 125 friends has now erupted into the world’s largest floating dance music festival. Join thousands of the most incredibly beautiful people on the planet as you sail to exotic destinations on gorgeous amenity jammed cruise ships. There is no question your feet will hate you from 72-96 hours of non stop dancing and that you will need a vacation from this vacation!





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MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015



THE GROWN AND SEXY CRUISE 2015

Ports-of-Call: Houston - Cozumel - Cayman Islands - Jamaica

Cruise Dates: February 1 - 8, 2015

Comments: The Grown and Sexy Cruise was founded by Keith "KJ" Jones in 2000. This cruise began as a 7-day birthday cruise with KJ and another couple. After several cruises KJ noticed that for the most part, they were the only people of color on the entire ship. Even though they enjoyed the cruises, he knew that he could make this cruise more culturally diverse and balanced. The following year KJ returned with 20 friends and family members, and so began The Grown and Sexy Cruise. The Grown and Sexy Cruise has now grown into one of the largest African - American themed cruises.





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THE SOUL TRAIN CRUISE

Dates: February 22 - March 5, 2015

Ports Of Call: Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Grand Turk - San Juan - St. Thomas - Half Moon Cay

Comments The NEW Annual Soul Train Cruise, which sails from February 22- March 5, 2015. The Soul Train Cruise is bringing you one of the most unique cruise experiences on the luxurious 5 star rated Holland America m/s Eurodam. In addition to over 30 live nightly performances by 16 incredible R&B artists; you'll be interacting with the stars directly for 7 days. Where else can you sing, dance, dine, and spa for seven days while celebrating the good life?





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MONTH OF MARCH 2015



THE SMOOTH JAZZ CRUISE 2015

Cruise Dates: March 1-8, 2015

Port Of Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports-of-Call: Departing from Fort Lauderdale, Nassau, Bahamas, St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie), U.S.V.I.

Comments: The Smooth Jazz Cruise for is the #1 jazz cruise on the planet with over 15 of top selling artist





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FRIENDS OF FESTIVAL AT SEA TOUR CHINA

Cruise Dates: March 29 - April 11, 2015

Call 1-800-466-2719 to book your cabin over the phone.

Comments: Our Friends of Festival at Sea continue “exploring the world” when we sail in 2015 with Crystal Cruises from Beijing to Yantai, Shanghai, Xiamen, and Hong Kong! Prior to your voyage, you’ll see China in depth on an amazing 3-night overland package in Beijing exploring The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and one of the “Wonders of the World”, The Great Wall of China! Then board the Crystal Symphony for 10 nights and cruise to some of the most intriguing and diverse cities of the oldest nation on earth! In addition, the Symphony docks overnight in Hong Kong so you’ll have an opportunity to shop for extraordinary bargains before your journey ends





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ONE LOVE CRUISE AND CONCERT 2015

Date: To Be Announced

Comments: The One Love Cruise is an exciting 4 day super event that brings thousands of cruise participants together for a weekend of entertainment, networking, fun and much more.





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MONTH OF APRIL 2015





TOM JOYNER'S FANTASTIC VOYAGE CRUISE 2015

Date: April 11-19, 2015

Place: Departure port: Miami, Ports of call: Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Isla de Roatan.

Comments: Every year, nationwide radio personality Tom Joyner puts on an entertainment party packed cruise for his listeners called the Fantastic Voyage Cruise. It is the #1 cruise for professional African Americans and people of color.Each year this event sells out as thousands of participants gather each year for a week full of relaxing, concerts, comedy shows, educational forums, networking, beach parties, fashion shows and so much more. It is the ultimate party with a purpose.





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THE FEMME FANTASY CRUISE

Port Of Embarkation: Miami, Florida - Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos - Nassau, The Bahamas

Cruise Dates: April 23- April 27, 2015

Comments: The ultimate "female only cruise". PRICE INCLUDES ALL MEALS< DRINKS (TEA, JUICE, WATER), ALL SHIP BOARD AMENITIES (DISCOS, SHOWS, POOLS, HOT TUBS ETC) and exclusive all girls events!!!





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MONTH OF MAY 2015



THE HOUSE MUSIC CRUISE 2015

Date: May TBA, 2015

Place: Miami, San Juan Puerto Rico, St. Thomas USVI, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Comments: Join friends and family and others who enjoy the sounds of house music. This is the ultimate early summer cruise with the emphasis on one week of super fun.



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THE VIBE CRUISE 2015

Date: May 21-25, 2015

Place: Miami, Nassau, Bahamas

Comments: This is the ultimate early summer Memorial Day Weekend cruise with the emphasis on 3 days of super fun.





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MONTH OF JUNE 2015





The 2015 MEDITERRANEAN LEADERSHIP SUMMIT & MUSIC FESTIVAL AT SEA

Place:Barcelona, Spain • Palma De Mallorca, Spain • Marseille, France Florence/Pisa, Italy • Rome, Italy • Naples/Capri, Italy

Date: Sunday, June 14 – Sunday, June 21, 2015

7-NIGHT MEDITERRANEAN CONFERENCE CRUISE

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas

Comments: We all share a passion for professionalism and a calling to leadership. That’s why we’re inviting you to share an extraordinary and exclusively unique experience from Sunday, June 14 – Sunday, June 21, 2015. The National Professionals Network (NPN) and Royal Caribbean International (RCI) are presenting “The 2015 Mediterranean Leadership Summit & Music Festival at Sea.” It will be the largest gathering of leaders ever on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas. NPN is the much talked-about international network of multidisciplinary professionals who annually sail the globe.





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MONTH OF JULY 2015



THE 3 DAY SUNSPLASH CRUISE

Ports-of-Call: South Beach - Nassau, Bahamas

Cruise Dates: July TBA 2015

Comments: The nations largest Urban Family Theme Cruise. From sunrise to sunset and around every corner for 3 days, there's something planned for you. All white parties, dance away in the Bahamas. Prepare to be fully involved with so many activities



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THE BLACK BOATERS SUMMIT

Where: St Thomas , USVI,

Dates: July TBA, 2015

Comments: Six nights aboard a luxury yacht, local captain, transfers, welcome gifts, meals on board your yacht, four hosted parties ashore and two nights at a five star resort.

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FESTIVAL AT SEA CRUISE

Place: San Juan - Dominican Republic - St Maarten, Antigua - Martinique

Date: SAILING JUL 26 - AUG 2, 2015

Comments: Sure. You've heard the saying: "Ain't No Party Like a Black Folks Party". But on Festival at Sea, we take it to new heights with our 7 day full-ship charters. We bring new twists with us that make Festival at Sea the leader in African-American cruise vacations. .. family friendly activities ... games for singles and couples ... theme nights ... costume parties ... there's a reason we call it FESTIVAL at SEA!



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MONTH OF AUGUST 2014 - 2015



THE 2015 NORTHERN EUROPE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT & MUSIC FESTIVAL AT SEA

Date: August 23 – Sunday, August 30, 2015

Place:Copenhagen, Denmark • Edinburgh, Scotland (Overnight) Newcastle, England • Hamburg, Germany (Overnight) Helgoland, Germany • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cruise Line: Crystal Cruises’ 6-Star Crystal Symphony

Comments: We all share a passion for professionalism and a calling to leadership. That’s why we’re inviting you to share an extraordinary and exclusively unique experience from Sunday, August 23 – Sunday, August 30, 2015. The National Professionals Network (NPN) and Crystal Cruises are presenting “The 2015 Northern Europe Leadership Summit & Music Festival at Sea.” It will be the largest gathering of leaders ever on Crystals Cruises’ Crystal Symphony. NPN is the much talked-about international network of multidisciplinary professionals who annually sail the globe.







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MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014





THE 2014 TRANSATLANTIC LEADERSHIP SUMMIT & MUSIC FESTIVAL AT SEA

Place:Ft. Lauderdale, Florida • Malaga, Spain • Barcelona, Spain

Date: September 1 – 13, 2014

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas

Comments: 12-NIGHT TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE CRUISE- We all share a passion for professionalism and a calling to leadership. That’s why we’re inviting you to share an extraordinary and exclusively unique experience from Monday, September 1 – Saturday, September 13, 2014. The National Professionals Network (NPN) and Royal Caribbean International (RCI) are presenting “The 2014 Transatlantic Leadership Summit & Music Festival at Sea.” It will be the largest gathering of leaders ever on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. NPN is the much talked-about international network of multidisciplinary professionals who annually sail the globe.



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DAVE KOZ AND FIENDS AT SEA

Place: Vancouver, BC • Skagway • Tracy Arm Fjord • Juneau • Ketchikan, Alaska

Date: September 5 - 12, 2014

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean - Radiance of the Sea

Comments: Come join us as we celebrate the annual of Blacks Over 40 at Sea, the first and only cruise experience designed by us and just for us. A Black cruise for African Americans near and over 40, for couples, singles, family and friends.





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BLACKS OVER 40 CRUISE

Place: : September ?, 2014

Date: Carnival Valor' Sailing from Miami to Grand Turk, LaRomana Curacao and Aruba

Comments: Come join us as we celebrate the annual of Blacks Over 40 at Sea, the first and only cruise experience designed by us and just for us. A Black cruise for African Americans near and over 40, for couples, singles, family and friends.



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MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014 - 2015





THE GROOVE CRUISE 2014

Cruise Dates: October 2-5,2014

Port Of Embarkation: Los Angeles, CA

Ports-of-Call: the Golden Princess sailing towards Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico

Comments: Join us on World’s Largest Floating Dance Music Festival THE GROOVE CRUISE to continue the celebration of 10 amazing years and millions of insane memories for a second time this year, only now in CALIFORNIA!This October, along with an overwhelming collection of the best DJs the world has to offer, 3000 enthusiastic Groove Cruisers will be taking over the absolutely EPIC Golden Princess and sailing towards Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico for the largest Groove Cruise to date!



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THE BLUES CRUISE 2014

Cruise Dates: Oct. 4-11, 2014

Port Of Embarkation: Mexican Riviera:

Ports-of-Call: Los Angeles, CA roundtrip to Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan

Comments: The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise has truly been a wildly life changing experience for literally thousands of musicians and blues cruisers alike. Imagine dancing at the front of the pool deck stage while our luxury ship sails at 20 knots under the stars, or sunbathing on an upper deck while the bands play directly below.



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THE COOL JAZZ CRUISE

Cruise Dates: October 11-19, 2014

Port Of Embarkation: Miami, FL

Ports-of-Call: Grand Turks, Dominican Republic, Curaco, Aruba

Comments: 8 days of fun filled relaxation with Syleena Johnson along with the Steppers Ball



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PARADISE ISLAND CRUISE

Cruise Dates: October 13-18, 2014

Port Of Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale

Ports-of-Call: Fort Lauderdale, Nassau, Bahamas, Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Comments: 8 days of fun filled relaxation with Syleena Johnson along with the Steppers Ball



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THE BLUES CRUISE 2015

Cruise Dates: Oct. 24-31, 2015

Port Of Embarkation: New Orleans

Ports-of-Call: Ft. Lauderdale to Key West (Fantasy Fest Finale), New Orleans, LA, and Cozumel, Mexico on the Holland America ms Westerdam.

Comments: The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise has truly been a wildly life changing experience for literally thousands of musicians and blues cruisers alike. Imagine dancing at the front of the pool deck stage while our luxury ship sails at 20 knots under the stars, or sunbathing on an upper deck while the bands play directly below.





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9TH ANNUAL CAPITAL JAZZ SUPER CRUISE

When:October 18-26, 2014

Place: Costa Rica - Panama - The Cayman Islands

Comments: 7-Day Full-Ship Music Festival At Sea





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THE 1ST ANNUAL JAM-ROCK REGGAE CRUISE

When: OCTOBER 20-25, 2014

Place: MIAMI, FLORIDA - MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA - OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA

Comments: Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley invites you to take a journey to Jamaica with him on the 1st Annual Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise. Leaving Miami with stops in Montego Bay, and Ocho Rios, this 5 night cruise will be the ultimate Reggae music adventure.

Come experience some of the World’s top tier Reggae artists as they will perform in multiple venues throughout the beautiful Norwegian Pearl cruise ship. In addition to the multiple live concerts there will be numerous Sound Systems blazing the vibes all day and all night throughout the cruise.







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14TH ANNUAL BLACK GAY AND LESBIAN CRUISE

Date: October 24 - November 1, 2014

Place: St. Thomas; St. Kitts, VI; Antigua; St. Marten, NA; and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Comments: Join us on the 17th Annual BGL (Black Gay and Lesbian) Cruise. Many of us may use SGL (Same Gender Loving). Experience the “Splendor” where old friends reunite, new ones are made, love is found and romance is cultivated. This cruise will unite the Same Gender Loving community, friends and family as we sail to four incredible islands: St. Thomas, St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Maarten, San Juan, Puerto Rico.





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THE URBAN FANTASY CRUISE

Cruise Dates: Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 3rd, 2014

Port Of Embarkation: Miami

Ports-of-Call: Miami - Bahamas

Comments: 4 DAYS + 3 NIGHTS THE FANTASY BEGINS!

12 different themed events and of course you will still have plenty of time to relax, relate, release!! It's the prefect event for fella's hanging out, a girlfriends weekend, couple retreat, and anyone celebrating a special occasion.



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MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014



THE FRIENDS OF FESTIVAL AT SEA CUBA CRUISE

Dates: Nov. 15-23, 2014


Over three-quarters of U.S. consumers express interest in traveling to Cuba. We all know that travel will happen soon with President Obama’s loosening of restrictions. With Friends of Festival at Sea you can travel to this intriguing island NOW on our unique program designed to provide a fresh perspective and an in-depth understanding of the African roots of Cuban culture. ​ This exclusive 8 night / 9 day itinerary encompasses Havana, the Pinar de Rio Province, Matanzas and Varadero, Cienfuegos and Trinidad. The tour will focus on themes including Santeria (Afro Cuban religion), African spirituality in Cuban art, and the African roots of Cuban music. We invite you to participate in one of our culturally rewarding 2014 departures, immersing yourself in the African Roots of Cuban Culture before the island opens up to the masses!





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8 NIGHT BAHAMAS CRUISE: LEZ ROCK THE BOAT 2014

Place: New York - St Thomas, St Maarten, St Kitts, Antigua & Puerto Rico

Date: October 24-November 1, 2014

Comments:Sail with us on this Spooktacular Event for a Haunting great time! What to Expect? A variety of ladies from across the country including FOOD 24/7, Lobster & Shrimp Night, free room service parties, meet & greets. Over 400 international dishes ,Broadway Style Shows, Bingo, Casino, Spa, bars, lounges & Dance Club restaurants, accommodations and the list goes on and on...Ready to Book? Call 917.500.4044





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