With organized shore excursions becoming the norm in many ports around the world, will the inability to explore independently take the fun out of port calls?
Norwegian Prima will have more open deck space and the largest accommodations of any recent newbuild, while also offering a heady mix of new and signature Norwegian Cruise Line food and entertainment […]
Saudi Arabia cruises and the opening up of the country to cruise tourism will remove two key challenges that have long held the Middle East cruise sector back, and create three opportunities […]
The CDC’s updates to the Conditional Sailing Order regarding the resumption of cruises from the US were initially welcomed by the cruise industry, but now the latest guidance issued by the agency […]
The new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal, which received its first cruise ships earlier this month, is a leap forward in terms of Dubai’s cruise infrastructure and position as a leading winter cruise […]
Just a few days after it was reported Royal Caribbean have been forced to suspend the hiring of crew from India due to a surge in cases there, it’s become apparent that […]
Cruise lines are increasingly making moves to homeport their cruise ships in the Caribbean and offer fly-cruise packages to the North American market as US transportation and health authorities continue to assess […]
Just days after the British government indicated that it would once more allow cruise ships to sail from ports in England, several of the world’s largest cruise lines announced roundtrip UK 2021 […]
Royal Caribbean’s decision to homeport Odyssey of the Seas in Israel for the upcoming summer cruise season underscores the growing importance of the Middle East cruise market.
The cruise industry, beleaguered by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, will face a dilemma in 2021 as several dozen cruise ships ordered during the boom years of 2017 and 2018 are readied for […]
For the beleaguered UAE cruise sector attempting to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the UAE-Israel ‘peace deal’ is a welcome boon.
From steel cutting and coin ceremonies to float outs and deliveries, what are the key stages involved in a new cruise ship’s construction? RELATED: Industry: How do you build the first go-kart race […]
Cruise lines are closely watching the CDC’s No Sail Order extensions and deadlines, cancelling cruises up to a month after the revolving deadline because of the difference between a warm lay-up and […]
The 2020/21 cruise season has gotten the go-ahead from Dubai Tourism authorities, but it’s unlikely to look anything like the bumper season seen last year.
While there are 24 new cruise ships coming in 2020, we can’t include them all here, so we’ve whittled our list down to the ten that we’re most excited about.
This year is going to be the busiest on record for cruise ship dry-dockings, not only because of the sheer number of cruise ships going into dry dock (more than 100), but […]
The ship that redefined how big cruise ships can be, and how many attractions and amenities can be experienced on a cruise, has spent several weeks in dry-dock being brought up to […]
Most cruise lines offer several enticing shore excursion options at every port of call, how do you make sure you’re getting the most out of your cruise destination?