Dominica welcomed luxury cruise liner Seven Seas Grandeur on maiden voyage

Seven Seas Grandeur

Dominica greeted MV Seven Seas Grandeur on her maiden voyage to the island today, Thursday, February 22, 2024. In celebration of this pivotal event, Dominica officials and cruise line executives participated in a ceremonial plaque
exchange ceremony aboard the vessel at 10:00 am.

The MV Seven Seas Grandeur, an exquisite marvel of modern luxury cruising, extends 735 feet in length and 102 feet in width with a gross tonnage of 55,500 tons. It boasts 14 deluxe decks that accommodate 746 guests in 373 elegant suites. The ship is renowned for its generous staff-to-guest ratio, providing 548 crew members to ensure a top-tier service experience.

The MV Seven Seas Grandeur stands as a testament to Regent’s commitment to perfecting the luxury cruise experience, offering sumptuous suites, expansive spaces, fine dining that rivals Michelin-rated restaurants, and extraordinary service that begins the moment guests step onboard.

Passengers of the Seven Seas Grandeur participated in enveloping excursions across Dominica, including the picturesque Mero Beach, the majestic Trafalgar Falls, and the serene Emerald Pool, among other prime locations.

For the 2023/24 cruise season, the forecast is bright. Dominica is positioned to welcome a total of 222 cruise calls, an equivalent of over 360,000 expectant passengers. Significant to this season is that out of the total visits, 13 will be inaugural calls. As of January 31, 2024, Dominica has greeted 115 cruise calls this season, with a total of 171,458 passengers arriving at its shores. Of these visitors, 124,293 have disembarked, with 70,160 participating in organized tours.

The Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) implores all industry stakeholders to ensure a warm and delightful visit for all cruise patrons throughout the season. With sustained efforts from the Government of Dominica, the island will continue to spearhead promotional campaigns projecting the beauty and charm of Dominica as a celebrated cruise destination, striving for an increase in cruise traffic and economic vitality for the nation.

For more information on Dominica, contact Discover Dominica Authority at +1 767 448 2045. Or, visit Dominica’s official website:, follow Dominica on Instagram and Facebook, and take a look at their videos on YouTube.

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  1. En Ba La
    February 23, 2024

    How many of these people go ashore and how many purchases they make.

    We are preaching over night stay overs we are not a cruise boarding port . These ships finally over before making a stop to Dominica. The ports they go to first so you see where they value.

    Madam tourism has her green card so she is leaving retiring to the USA having us citizen children and tax payers footing your pension. Anyone of them will be think tank players the

  2. George Goodrich
    February 22, 2024

    Those big cruiseships dwarf the harbor.

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