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Governor Bryan to Join Royal Caribbean’s ‘Utopia of the Seas’ Inaugural Cruise

  • Staff Consortium
  • July 15, 2024

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. is currently participating in the inaugural sail of Royal Caribbean International’s latest vessel, Utopia of the Seas, which embarked from Port Canaveral, Florida, Government House announced Monday. The administration said Mr. Bryan's participation is aimed at fostering economic opportunities for the U.S. Virgin Islands. The governor, who left the territory last week, will be out until July 21, according to Gov't House. The cruise includes key meetings aimed at bolstering the territory’s tourism sector, with Mr. Bryan's itinerary featuring discussions with notable figures such as the St. Maarten Minister of Tourism Grisha Heyliger-Marten, and executives from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, Adam Ceserano and Michele Paige. These engagements are focused on enhancing cruise tourism, upgrading infrastructure for larger vessels, and amplifying the economic benefits for local businesses from cruise tourism, according to the administration.   Royal Carib...