Aruba's cruise season is underway with plaque exchanges celebrating the first calls of the season by NCL, P&O Cruises, Fred. Olsen, Island Cruises, Oceania, Azamara Cruises, Holland America and Royal Caribbean.

In addition, Pullmantur's Ocean Dream is homeporting in Aruba since the first sailing of the season on Nov. 22. Ocean Village also embarks passengers in Aruba.

The Enchantment of the Seas celebrated her first call plaque ceremony on Dec. 10, with Miss Darlene de Cuba -- Aruba Cruise Tourism PR Cruise Greeter presenting the plaque on behalf of Aruba to the Captain in the presence of invited guests, including the First Lady of Colombia, Lina Moreno de Uribe. The Enchantment homeports in Colon and calls at Cartagena, Santa Marta Colombia, Aruba and Curacao on her itinerary.