In line with other Carnival Corporation brands that have been selling off ships recently to make way for new capacity added by newer and larger ships, Costa Cruises has announced that at […]
Disney Wonder to homeport in New Orleans, Galveston and San Diego for 2021 season
Disney Cruise Line has announced three homeports for Disney Wonder during its 2021 cruise season, with the ship due to sail roundtrip from New Orleans, Galveston and San Diego between January and […]
Princess Cruises unveils new virtual reality show 5-SKIES for Sky and Enchanted Princess
Princess Cruises has revealed details of a new production show – ‘5-SKIES’ – which will debut on-board the line’s newest ships, Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess.
Carnival gets approval for new cruise port and Half Moon Cay redevelopment
Carnival Corporation has signed an agreement with the government of The Bahamas to build two major port developments, one on Grand Bahama and the other at Half Moon Cay on the island […]
Explorer of the Seas to get Starbucks, Johnny Rockets and more in major refurbishment
Explorer of the Seas is the next of Royal Caribbean’s cruise ships to go into dry-dock for a major refit and refurbishment in a billion dollar project the cruise line is calling […]
Cruise lines reassure passengers following Thomas Cook bankruptcy
Major cruise lines operating in the UK and Europe, with cruise bookings made through Thomas Cook have reassured passengers that their bookings will be honoured after the British travel group ceased operations.
Carnival Cruise Line suffers fire on one ship and damage to another in Panama Canal
It’s been a bad weekend for Carnival Cruise Line with two separate incidents reported aboard Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Legend.
Carnival Panorama to feature ‘dancing drones’ as part of entertainment line-up
Carnival Cruise Line has announced the entertainment line-up aboard its new ship Carnival Panorama, including ‘dancing drones’ and two new theatre productions.
MSC releases new details about most environmentally friendly cruise ship to date
MSC Cruises’ first Seaside Evo-class cruise ship, MSC Seashore, will be the greenest cruise ship the line has ever launched, and at her coin laying ceremony Friday MSC also revealed new details […]
Carnival to expand Terminal F in Miami to accommodate Mardi Gras sister ship in 2022
Carnival Cruise Line has announced plans to expand its Terminal F cruise facility in PortMiami to accommodate its second Excel-class cruise ship due for delivery in 2022.
Italian cruise lines battle for marketshare in South America as Costa adds Luminosa
Costa Cruises has announced that it will deploy a third ship in the South American market for the 2020/21 season, just days after MSC Cruises announced it would be sending in its […]
Norwegian Cruise Line lets passengers pay for the suite life – for now
Norwegian Cruise Line has begun testing out a new program that will allow passengers to ‘pay for perks’ usually reserved for Suite-class passengers and members of the Latitudes loyalty program, according to […]
Princess Cruises’ upcoming ship Enchanted Princess floated out
Princess Cruises has celebrated the float out of the 3,660-guest Enchanted Princess from its building dock at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Royal Caribbean announces US homeport for Odyssey of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International has announced that its second Quantum Ultra-class cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas will homeport in Fort Lauderdale from November, 2020.
Costa Cruises forced to delay Costa Smeralda launch as shipyard struggles with LNG systems
Costa Cruises has announced that its new cruise ship Costa Smeralda will not enter service until November 30th, 2019, forcing the cancellation of several cruises in October.
Royal Caribbean does away with ‘formal night’ tradition on shorter cruises
Formal night has gone the same way as Baked Alaska and other cruise ship traditions on Royal Caribbean’s shorter cruises, with the line telling Cruise Critic that it would only be offered […]
Mystery jet buzzes Harmony of the Seas in unannounced fly-by
It seems that everywhere they go, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis-class cruise ships elicit interest, even from the US Navy, which on Friday allegedly ‘buzzed’ Harmony of the Seas without warning.
MSC Cruises to ‘stretch’ Magnifica cruise ship ahead of her 2021 UK cruise season
It seems undertaking one of the largest ship lengthening refurbishment projects in history wasn’t enough for MSC Cruises when it stretched it’s four Lirica-class ships, because the cruise line has just announced […]
Princess Cruises’ newest ship Sky Princess completes sea trials
Princess Cruises newest cruise ship Sky Princess has arrived back at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy after spending six days at sea undergoing sea trials.
MSC Grandiosa to be largest cruise ship ever to homeport in Brazil
MSC Cruises is ramping up its commitment to developing cruise markets with the announcement that MSC Grandiosa will be deployed in Brazil.