Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has announced that all plastic straws have been eliminated from it’s two-ship fleet as it seeks to implement a broad spectrum of environmental efforts and sustainable practices.
Norwegian Getaway refurb debuts Starbucks and other new venues
Norwegian Getaway has emerged from a major refit and refurbishment as part of the Norwegian Edge fleet upgrade program ahead of her European summer cruise season.
Riviera emerges from Oceania Cruises’ OceaniaNext refurbishment
After several weeks in dry-dock, Riviera has emerged from a major refurbishment as part of the OceaniaNext fleetwide enhancement program.
Celebrity Equinox third ship in fleet to get ‘Revolution’ refurbishment
Celebrity Equinox has become the third Celebrity Cruises ship and the first of the Solstice-class to undergo a major refurbishment as part of the US $500-million Celebrity Revolution refit program.
Major cruise lines respond to new ban on US cruise ship travel to Cuba
US President Donald Trump last week announced renewed restrictions for American residents and companies travelling to, or offering tours to, Cuba in the Caribbean, including a ban on all cruises from US […]
MSC cruise ship crashes into Uniworld ship at Venice dock following mechanical failure
MSC Opera was returning to Venice following a Mediterranean cruise when she collided with a moored Uniworld river ship before crashing into the dock itself as well.
Several killed as Viking cruise ship collides with sightseeing boat in Hungary
Seven people have been confirmed killed, with a further 21 feared dead after a Viking river cruise ship collided with a sightseeing boat on the Danube River in Budapest.
New owners revealed for P&O’s former Oriana cruise ship
P&O Cruises announced back in June last year that it was selling its oldest and smallest ship, the 1995-built Oriana, out of the fleet, but the buyer was never revealed, until now.
Refurbished Quantum of the Seas to homeport in Singapore for longer
Royal Caribbean has announced that Quantum of the Seas will homeport in Singapore for an additional cruise season from October, 2020 to April, 2021.
Azamara Club Cruises latest luxury cruise line to introduce vegan menu
Azamara Club Cruises has joined Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises with a dedicated vegan menu, as well as an expanded selection of Italian cuisines in its Aqualina specialty restaurant.
Disney Cruise Line reveals design of new Port Canaveral cruise terminal
Disney Cruise Line has released renderings of its new cruise terminal planned for Port Canaveral, to mark the signing of an agreement between the line and Canaveral Port Authority.
Oasis of the Seas to undergo largest refurbishment in Royal Caribbean history
Royal Caribbean are marking the ten-year anniversary of Oasis of the Seas in grand style, with a US $165-million refurbishment project that will be the largest and most expensive ever for the […]
Carnival reveals behind-the-scenes videos of Carnival Panorama in shipyard
Carnival Cruise Line has released an update on the construction of its new Vista-class cruise ship Carnival Panorama via a series of videos shared on social media by Carnival Cruise Line Ambassador […]
Saga Cruises first newbuild Spirit of Discovery floated out in Germany
Spirit of Discovery, the 1,000-guest cruise ship being built for UK cruise line Saga Cruises, has been floated out of its shipyard at Meyer Werft in Germany.
Silversea reveals details of Silver Shadow’s major refit and refurbishment
Silversea’s 388-passenger Silver Shadow will go into drydock this November for a multimillion-dollar refurbishment.
Royal Caribbean fully opens Caribbean island Perfect Day at CocoCay
Royal Caribbean International has launched its redeveloped Perfect Day at CocoCay private island in the Bahamas, with 11 cruise ships scheduled to call during the coming cruise season.
Keel laid for Royal Caribbean’s 2nd Quantum-Ultra, Odyssey of the Seas
Royal Caribbean has marked the second major construction milestone for its second Quantum-Ultra class cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas, with the keel laid and coins placed for good luck.
Stateroom balconies shattered as two Holland America ships collide
Holland America Line’s Oosterdam and Nieuw Amsterdam collided in port in Vancouver Saturday in what is known in the industry as an ‘allison( , causing damage to the stern of Oosterdam and […]
Azamara Quest has casino removed in refit ahead of Dubai and SA cruises
Azamara Club Cruises have removed the casino aboard Azamara Quest and replaced it with a popular new lounge concept that debuted aboard Azamara Pursuit ahead of Quest’s cruises from Dubai and South […]
Royal Caribbean says Perfect Day at CoCoCay could handle three Oasis ships at once
Royal Caribbean plans to have up to three cruise ships calling at Perfect Day at CoCoCay simultaneously, Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, said on the cruise line’s first […]