Genting Hong Kong, which operates the Dream Cruises and Crystal Cruises brands, has asked its creditors to negotiate a debt restructuring as it seeks to prevent bankruptcy amid the worldwide cruise industry […]
Mardi Gras will be the largest, most advanced and most exciting cruise ship ever launched by Carnival Cruise Lines, and now they’ve finally shown us one of its most thrilling features in […]
India’s Ministry of Shipping has announced an immediate reduction in port charges for the cruise industry ranging from 60% to 70% as part of efforts to attract cruise traffic back to country […]
Princess Cruises has confirmed that its plans to cruise in South America and Antarctica for the first time are going ahead, despite the need to reshuffle ships and itineraries due to the […]
An increasing number of cruise lines are considering rapid COVID-19 testing as part of a basket of enhanced health and safety protocols for the resumption of cruising, but key questions for passengers […]
Carnival Corporation has access to US $7.9-billion in cash and cash equivalents, according to a regulatory filing last week, giving the world’s largest cruise company enough money to remain afloat for another […]
An increasing number of major cruise lines dependent on passengers from the United States have begun cancelling their entire 2020 program, reflecting growing pessimism about the coronavirus situation in the United States.
Costa Cruises has modified its cruise resumption plans, with the announcement that bookings will only be available to Italian residents initially, and both itineraries will only visit Italian ports, instead of Greece […]
The world’s three biggest cruise companies, representing almost 80% of the market, are burning through US $33-million every single day during the global shutdown in cruises, amounting to a combined US $1-billion […]
Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises have confirmed that they’ll be resuming operations in September, with both cruise lines deploying two ships in the Mediterranean.
Amid the scrapping of four cruise ships in less than the same number of weeks and expectations that dozens of other cruise ships may soon meet the same fate, MSC Cruises has […]
Royal Caribbean Cruises, the parent company of Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara and Silversea Cruises has announced a series of measures intended to conserve cash flow amid the ongoing global cruise […]
MSC Cruises has received approval from European nations to resume cruises with MSC Grandiosa and MSC Magnifica after submitting a comprehensive set of new health and safety protocols to protect passengers and […]
P&O Cruises has delayed the delivery of its new LNG mega-ship Iona until later this year, while the launch of her sister ship has been delayed until 2022, according to a statement […]
Jalesh Cruises, which suspended its cruise operations along with the rest of the global cruise industry when the coronavirus outbreak became a worldwide pandemic, has announced that it will resume services in […]
Carnival Fantasy, the oldest cruise ship in the Carnival Cruise Line fleet at the time of her retirement, has arrived in Izmir, Turkey, joining the former Pullmantur ships Monarch and Sovereign for […]
Holland America Line has changed the name of its 2021 newbuild from Ryndam to Rotterdam, honouring its former flagship that was one of four ships to leave the fleet this year due […]
Carnival Cruise Line has confirmed the sale of Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration, its two oldest ships, as well as an order for a second 180,000-gross ton Excel-class mega ship, due for […]
Princess Cruises has cancelled almost all its global cruise operations until mid-December, citing the ongoing spread of coronavirus and subsequent travel restrictions for cruise markets and cruise destinations around the world.
Sisters to the end, the Pullmantur cruise ships Monarch and Sovereign (formerly Monarch of the Seas and Sovereign of the Seas for Royal Caribbean) have arrived in Aliağa, Izmir for scrapping.