Whether your interest is in R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz or Continuing Education, we list only the most reputable Black Cruise Groups on our website. These groups have traveled for years and have an established reputation for bookings thousands of guests. Be careful with trying out new groups, as you may not get all that you are promised.
Here is our list of reputable Black Cruise Groups 2019 and 2020
The Grown and Sexy 18th Annual Cruise
Ship: RCCL Freedom of the Seas | January 20-27, 2019
Ports of call: Willemstad, Curacao; Oranjestad, Aruba; Kralendijk, Bonaire; Philpsburg, St. Maarten (sailing out of San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Founder Keith Jones, realized early on that although cruises were a great value and experience, the entertainment & experience was not as culturally diverse as it could be. G&S is now one of the fastest growing Black travel groups in America.
This cruise is filled with Celebrity DJ’s, nightly theme parties, karaoke, a cigar event, Zumba, Line Dancing, Credit & Finance Seminars, the We Got Next Comedy Series, Poets, Adult Game show & more.
Soul Train Cruise
Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam | January 20-27, 2019
Ports of Call: Dominican Republic, San Juan, Half Moon Cay
See some of your favorite old time Soul, Funk & R&B Legends.
Popular annual events include speed dating, dominoes, line dancing, family feud, fashion show and nightly parties.
The NOW of Jazz Cruise
Ship: Celebrity Infinity | January 26-February 2, 2019
Ports of Call: Nassau, Cozumel, Key West
Enjoy popular Jazz performances including Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Wynton Marsalis, Celcile McLorin Salvant & Terence Blanchard.
Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage
Carnival Magic | April 7th – 14th, 2019
Ports of Call: St. Thomas, San Juan & Grand Turk
Always a great line up. This years performers include Anita Baker, Isley Brothers, Dwele, Raheem Devaughn, O’Jays & En Vogue.
Black Nurses Rock – Cruising with a Purpose
Carnival Glory | April 27th – May 2, 2019
Ports of Call: Cozumel & Yucatan
Theme parties, cruise bag, t-shirt, group photo and more.
The G&S Memorial Day Cuba Cruise
Ship: RCCL Symphony of the Seas (World’s Largest Cruise ship) | May 25 – 28th, 2019
Ports of Call: Nassau
KJ Events/G&S Cruises, Travel & Events is taking travelers on the World’s Largest cruise ship. While on the ship enjoy all inclusive drinks & meals along with nightly theme parties. Infamous theme parties, comedians, a block party, comedy show, and more.
Theme parties include The Wiz, Sneaker Ball, Old School Hip Hop and the Tropical All White party.
NPN (National Professional Network) 2019 Leadership Summit
Ship: Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas | July 14th – 22nd, 2019
NPN is an international association of multidisciplinary professionals who have sailed the globe. Take University accredited seminars at sea, then join entertainment every night. This trip includes 3 nights in Havana, 3 nights at sea, 1 night in Miami and 1 night in Cozumel.
30 Turning 30 France River Cruise
Ship: Sail on the B from U by Uniworld | August 18th – 25, 2019
Ports of Call: Start in Paris and visit Les Andelys, Conans-Sainte-Honorine, Rouen, and Caudebec-en-Caux
Intimate travel group celebrating turning 30, but all ages are welcome to celebrate life! Create memories on included experiences such as discovering the highlights of Paris on a bike tour of the River Seine; hiking to see one of the most breathtaking views in France at the ruins of Chateau Gaillard, the fortress built by Richard the Lionheart; enjoying the gardens along the historic Palace of Versailles which have been admired since the 17th century; and shopping with your chef at a local market tasting regional specialties choosing the freshest ingredients for an amazing dinner that evening. In the evening enjoy a walking tour Paris, the City of Lights, as well as a pub crawl in Rouen.
The 6th Annual Grown & Sexy Boo Cruise
Ship: Mariner of the Seas | November 1st, 2019
Ports of Call: Nassau & Coco Cay – sailing out of Port Canaveral
Begin your Halloween with the optional Oct 31st, G&S Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, followed by an after party (TBA.) Then cruise to the Bahamas on the newly refurbished Mariner of the Seas. Prices include your cruise, meals, nightly theme parties, comedy shows, island beach party, the Deluxe beverage package (alcoholic drinks, bottled water, specialty coffee & sodas,) & tips for the ship staff. The ship offers an adult only pool, water slides, ice skating, rock climbing, laser tag, a bungee trampoline, a surf simulator, live music & more.
The Grown & Sexy 2020 Super Bowl Cruise
Ship: Allure of the Seas | February 2nd – 8th, 2020
Ports of Call: Basseterre, St. Kitts; Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas, CocoCay, Bahamas
The Biggest Super Bowl party at sea! This cruise offers a private showing of the Super Bowl, nightly theme parties with Celebrity DJ’s, karaoke, talent shows, a cigar event, Zumba, Line Dancing, Seminars, Networking opportunities, the We Got Next Comedy Series, Praise at Sea, Win a Trip Bingo, the Quest Adult Game show & more.