Cruise Events Calendar 2016

Cruise Events Calendar 2016


Welcome to The "Black Cruise Week 2016 Calendar Of Events"

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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 2016. 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 2016



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THE SMOOTH JAZZ CRUISE 2016 - CRUISE #1

Cruise Dates: January 10-17, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports-of-Call: Ft. Lauderdale, Half Moon Cay, Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Key West,

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 2016

Cruise Dates: January 17-24, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports-of-Call: Port Everglades (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) St. Croix, Bahamas

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 2016

Cruise Dates: January 17-24, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Departing from Fort Lauderdale

Ports-of-Call: Ft. Lauderdale, Puerta Plata, St. Thomas, St. Croix, Freeport

Comments: The Jazz Cruise, in its 15th 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 2016

Cruise Dates: Jan.22-26 2016

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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THE GLADYS KNIGHT CRUISE 2016

Dates:January 31 - February 7, 2016

Ports Of Call:Ports: St. Thomas, USVI; Barbados; St. Lucia, WI; St Kitts, WI; St. Maarten, NA

Comments Gladys Knight, the Empress of Soul, began her singing career at the age of eight with her siblings, The Pips. They opened for R&B legends in the 50s, then headed to Motown, crossed over to pop music and recorded their Grammy Award winning #1 hit song Midnight Train to Georgia. In 1989, Knight began to perform and record as a solo artist and has been sharing her uplifting gospel and R&B hits with her fans ever since.



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THE SOUL TRAIN CRUISE 2016

Dates: January 30 - February 6, 2016

Ports Of Call: Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Georgetown, Grand Cayman- Ocho Rios, Jamaica - CocoCay, Bahamas -Key West, FL

Comments The NEW Annual Soul Train Cruise, which sails from January 30- February 6, 2016. 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 FEBRUARY 2016



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THE SUPER BOWL CRUISE 2016

Cruise Dates: February 5-8, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Miami

Ports-of-Call: Miami - Bahamas

Comments: rom 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



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THE GROWN AND SEXY CRUISE 2016

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

Cruise Dates: February 6 - 13, 2016

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 SMOOTH JAZZ CRUISE 2016 - CRUISE #2

Cruise Dates: Feb 21 – 28, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports-of-Call: Ft. Lauderdale, Half Moon Cay, Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Key West,

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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DAVE KOZ AND FRIENDS AT SEA

Cruise Dates:February 21 - 28, 2016

Ports-of-Call: San Juan, Puerto Rico • Bridgetown, Barbados • Castries, St. Lucia St. Johns, Antigua • Philipsburg, St. Maarten • St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Comments: Dave Koz & Friends are delighted to be able to cruise in style with you to "The Ultimate Caribbean"



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MONTH OF MARCH 2016



THE GOSPEL MUSIC CRUISE 2016

Where: Holland America's m/s Eurodam Ft. Lauderdale - Grand Turk San Juan - Tortola - Half Moon Cay

Date: MARCH 6-13, 2016

Comments: The lineup for this cruise includes winners of more than 30 GRAMMY® Awards and more than 60 GRAMMY® Award nominations. Two of our Guests are members of The Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the number of Dove Awards and Performer of the Year Awards are too numerous to count.



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The NPN 2016 DUBAI LEADERSHIP SUMMIT & MUSIC FESTIVAL AT SEA

Place: Dubai - Khasab - Muscat - Abu Dhabi

Date: March 28 – April 4, 2016



Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International * Splendour of the Seas

Comments: NPN is an international association of multidisciplinary professionals who have sailed the globe. You are cordially invited to join NPN for this 24th Annual Continuing Education Conference Cruise. Our mission is to share unique business and professional expertise while networking and vacationing in extraordinary environments. Throughout the sailing, NPN will provide you with university accredited “Sailing to Success Seminars”, hosted by Education at Sea during the day and fantastic comedy & concerts hosted by Entertainment at Sea at night. For more details visit call NPN at (301) 814-9990.



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MONTH OF APRIL 2016



TOM JOYNER'S FANTASTIC VOYAGE CRUISE 2016

Date: April 23 - May 01, 2016

Place: Miami, Ports of call: St Thomas, St. Maarten and Grand Turk.

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 URBAN FANTASY CRUISE

Cruise Dates: APRIL 16-21, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Miami

Ports-of-Call: Ocho Rios, Jamaica - Grand Caymen

Comments: This cruise includes EVERYTHING you need for the weekend for one price! All Featured, On Island Excursions includes RT Transfers, Up To 10 Hours Of Open Bar, Access To All 10 Exclusive Event (NOT Related to ANY Cruise Events), Infamous Group "STEAK & LOBSTER Dinner ,All You Can Eat All Weekend On Cruise



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THE FEMME FANTASY CRUISE

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

Cruise Dates: April TBA, 2016

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 2016







SUPREME TEAM COMEDY CRUISE 2016

Date: May 12-15, 2016

Place: Orlando To Nassau, Bahamas

Comments: This 3 day comedy cruise will set the summer off with comedians from all over the USA and the hottest activities on the ship and the beach. Get ready for a 3 day party on a ship.



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THE VIBE CRUISE 2016

Date: May 27-30, 2016

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 JULY 2016





THE NPN 2016 EASTERN CARIBBEAN LEADERSHIP SUMMIT & MUSIC FESTIVAL AT SEA

Place: Bahamas - St. Thomas - St. Kitts

Date: July 3 - July 10, 2016

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International * Allure of the Seas

Comments: NPN is an international association of multidisciplinary professionals who have sailed the globe. You are cordially invited to join NPN for this 24th Annual Continuing Education Conference Cruise. Our mission is to share unique business and professional expertise while networking and vacationing in extraordinary environments. Throughout the sailing, NPN will provide you with university accredited “Sailing to Success Seminars”, hosted by Education at Sea during the day and fantastic comedy & concerts hosted by Entertainment at Sea at night. For more details visit www.npncruise.com or call NPN at (301) 814-9990.

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FESTIVAL AT SEA CRUISE 2016

Place: Miami to Nassau, Falmouth Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Cozumel

Date: July 23-30, 2016

Comments: 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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THE NPN 2016 SOUTHEAST ASIA LEADERSHIP SUMMIT & MUSIC FESTIVAL AT SEA

Place: Vietnam - Cambodia - Thailand

Date: July 26 - August 2, 2016

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International * Splendour of the Seas

Comments: NPN is an international association of multidisciplinary professionals who have sailed the globe. You are cordially invited to join NPN for this 24th Annual Continuing Education Conference Cruise. Our mission is to share unique business and professional expertise while networking and vacationing in extraordinary environments. Throughout the sailing, NPN will provide you with university accredited “Sailing to Success Seminars”, hosted by Education at Sea during the day and fantastic comedy & concerts hosted by Entertainment at Sea at night. For more details visit www.npncruise.com or call NPN at (301) 814-9990.



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THE BLACK BOATERS SUMMIT

Where: St Thomas, USVI

Dates: TBA, 2016

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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MONTH OF AUGUST 2016



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THE COOL JAZZ CRUISE

Cruise Dates: August 6 - 13, 2016

Ports-of-Call: Port Canaveral, San Juan,Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic St. Thomas,Virgin Island, Grand Turk

Comments: Jazz Entertainment, Comedy Themed Parties..and more!



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MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2016







BLACKS OVER 40 CRUISE

Place: : TO BE ANNOUNCED

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 2016



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THE GROOVE CRUISE 2016

Cruise Dates: October ?, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Los Angeles, CA

Ports-of-Call: TO BE ANNOUNCED

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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PARADISE ISLAND CRUISE

Cruise Dates: October 2-8, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Miami

Ports-of-Call: Ocho Rios, Jamaica And Cozumel, Mexico

Comments: You are about to experience the best cruise event for the fall. While everyone else is bored in October, show your family and friends you know where the party is. Trade in your jackets for your best flip flops and bikinis. You are about to PARTY on the ship and on the exotic Caribbean islands.



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THE BLUES CRUISE 2016

Cruise Dates: Oct. 29-November 6, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Puerto Rico

Ports-of-Call: San Juan, Puerto Rico and sails Oct. 29-Nov. 5, 2016 to the exotic islands of Barbados, Dominica, Grenada and Guadeloupe on the Celebrity Summit.

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 23–30, 2016

Place: Miami- Harvest Caye, Belize- Isla Roatan, Honduras- Costa Maya, Mexico-

Comments: 7-Day Full-Ship Music Festival At Sea Capital Jazz will take over the Norwegian Getaway Cruise Ship ship for seven days and nights of concerts, parties, jam sessions, comedy, and much more. With non-stop entertainment and activities throughout the day and night, there's more than you can possibly do on a single cruise! Whether you're traveling solo, with a friend, family member, or significant other, the SuperCruise has fun activities for everyone.



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THE URBAN HALLOWEEN CRUISE

Cruise Dates: October 28-31, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Miami

Ports-of-Call: Nassau, Bahamas

Comments: This cruise includes EVERYTHING you need for the weekend for one price! All Featured, On Island Excursions includes RT Transfers, Up To 10 Hours Of Open Bar, Access To All 10 Exclusive Event (NOT Related to ANY Cruise Events), Infamous Group "STEAK & LOBSTER Dinner ,All You Can Eat All Weekend On Cruise



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BLACK GAY AND LESBIAN CRUISE

Date: Dates: Oct. 28 - Nov. 5, 2016

Place: Nassau, The Bahamas - Dominican Republic

Comments: Join us on the 19th Annual BGL (Black Gay and Lesbian) Cruise. Many of us may use SGL (Same Gender Loving). Experience the “Dream” 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: This cruise is produced by SongMaster Entertainment and Travel. We expect this year's cruise to be sold out because we will be sailing to some wonderful islands. We are sure that you will have a wonderful time. Our events may include: black gay and lesbian films, literary cafe where several same gender-loving authors will be featured, late night parties, fun days at the beach, karaoke night, variety show, cocktail parties, special guest concert and much more. To participate in our special events all bookings must be purchased through SongMaster Travel. Book your cruise today and save.







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MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016



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THE 20th ANNUAL FOUR SEASON CRUISE

Dates: November 7-12, 2016

Where: Miami - Belize - Grand Cayman Island

Comments:

Are you celebrating a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary? If so, this is the cruise for you! High school and family reunions, this is your opportunity. Girls (or guys) get-a-way, or an association get-together, what better way to celebrate than to incorporate your special event with the fabulous entertainment that Four Seasons Party Cruise has to offer



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THE UBERSOCA CRUISE

Cruise Dates: November 6-13, 2016

Port Of Embarkation: Miami

Ports-of-Call: Miami to Jamaica

Comments: he UberSoca Cruise is the next level of entertainment. Embracing the spectacle of Caribbean carnivals worldwide, we have created the ultimate interactive experience aboard the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship. We have the biggest names in Soca music on tap and a dedicated crew just waiting to create the cruise of a lifetime





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MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016



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THE 3RD ANNUAL WELCOME TO JAMROCK REGGAE CRUISE 2016

When: To Be Announced 2016

Place: MIAMI, FLORIDA - MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA

Comments: Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley invites you to take a journey to Jamaica with him on the 3rd 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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