September 07, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Island Cruises, the relaxed, friendly and informal cruise line is delighted to announce they will be offering guests a Winter program to the Caribbean for the very first time for Winter 2008/2009.

Discover paradise on earth with our Caribbean cruises ( where stunning unspoilt scenery, lush tropical rainforest and islands exuding character and charm await you. The Island Star ( will make Barbados her homeport from 4th December 2008 until 26th March 2009 from where she will operate three new 14-night itineraries.

These itineraries visit, in total, 20 different ports of call taking in the huge diversity of destinations the Caribbean has to offer, including Barbados, Grand Cayman, Panama Canal, Jamaica, Cartagena (Columbia), Aruba and Grenada.

Classic Caribbean - Your cruise is exclusively in the Caribbean, but every stop presents a different and vivid experience, offering a diverse range of the regions' most famous ports of call. From the excitement of Montego Bay to the delights of St Kitts, from the spectacular landscape of Aruba to the energy of St Maarten, this cruise is the Caribbean adventure of a lifetime.

Eastern Caribbean - This cruise visits the small islands on the eastern side of the Caribbean. You'll take in Barbados, the Caribbean's 'Little England', experience the energy and carnival spirit of Trinidad , and discover the natural wonders of St Lucia - a relaxing journey of discovery filled with excitement and wonder.

Latin Caribbean - This adventure combines Caribbean islands and Latin American ports. Visit Barbados, Grenada and the most famous waterway in the world, the Panama Canal. You'll remember this holiday forever.

This brand new Caribbean program opens up a whole new region for Island Cruises guests providing port intensive cruising for first-timers to the Caribbean, a bit of Latin America on a Panama Canal adventure for the more experienced and an unusually expansive itinerary that takes in diverse ports from the east and west of the Caribbean Sea.

Prices start from just £1099 when departing London Gatwick on 4th December 2008 based on 2 adults sharing an inside cabin on Aqua deck. Direct flights are also available from Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin with no flight supplements for early bookers.

For further information call 0161 772 8622, visit or visit your local travel agent.