Cruise Lines Shuffle Itineraries in the Face of Twin Hurricanes

Cruise lines are once again scrambling this week in the face of two hurricanes: Felix, causing devastation off Central America; and Henrietta making a beeline for Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Carnival Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean have changed the paths of six of its ships to avoid the storms.

Carnival Legend, which left Sunday from Tampa, is foregoing Cozumel, Belize and Roatan, and, instead, calling on Key West, Grand Turk and Ocho Rios (its Grand Cayman call was pushed from Tuesday to Friday). Carnival Valor, which set sail from Miami on Sunday, will call at Nassau, Grand Turk and Ocho Rios, instead of Grand Cayman, Roatan, Belize and Cozumel. Carnival Liberty, which departed Saturday from Fort Lauderdale, will visit Cozumel, Nassau and Grand Turk, eschewing Progreso, Limon and Colon. Finally, Carnival Imagination, which left Miami Saturday, will call at Cozumel and Freeport, instead of Grand Cayman and Ochi Rios. Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas, which departed from Port Everglades on Saturday, will call Wednesday at Nassau instead of Grand Cayman, while Rhapsody of the Seas, which left Galveston on Sunday, has modified its itinerary to call at Key West instead of Montego Bay, Jamaica. The rest of the cruise has been scheduled to go on as usual. Royal Caribbean, as of Tuesday, said no other ships are being adversely impacted. 

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