SeaDream Yacht Club, the small ship luxury cruise line that pioneered yacht-like cruising back in 2001, has ordered its first ever newbuild from Damen Shipyard, which will itself be building its first […]
Norwegian Sky emerges from refit aimed at making her more Breakaway-like
During her three-month dry-docking, Norwegian Sky received updated spaces and completely redesigned staterooms and corridors, along with eight new dining venues and a revamp of all on-board eateries.
Celebrity Edge breaks another record with behind-the-scenes documentary
Celebrity Edge is a unique cruise ship in several dozen ways, an impressive feat in a highly competitive industry of more than 300 mainstream cruise ships, now she has yet another defining […]
Carnival reveals staterooms for newest and largest ship Mardi Gras
Carnival Cruise Line’s new cruise ship Mardi Gras will feature staterooms with new and innovative design practices that are ergonomically-friendly and maximise visual space, according to a release from the line.
Mediterranean-bound Costa Smeralda floated out at shipyard for Costa Cruises
Costa Smeralda, the soon-to-be new flagship of the Costa Cruises fleet, has finally touched water for the first time, as she was floated out of her dry dock at the Meyer Turku […]
MSC Cruises’ new luxury vessels will be more superyacht than cruise ship
MSC Cruises four new luxury cruise ships ordered from Fincantieri will feature a design more akin to a super yacht than a cruise ship according to Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC’s […]
Seabourn reveals first pics and announces name for new expedition ship
Seabourn’s first dedicated luxury expedition cruise ship will be called Seabourn Venture in tribute to the remote destinations she’ll cruise to, the cruise line has announced.
Carnival Freedom gets new waterslides and expanded dining options in refit
A new waterpark, revamped mini-golf course and expanded dining options are a few of the many changes that were made to Carnival Freedom during a recent multimillion-dollar refurbishment.
Disney Cruise Line set to develop second private destination in Caribbean
Disney Cruise Line has signed an agreement with the government of the Bahamas for the development of a second private cruise destination in the country.
Carnival’s new Mardi Gras to feature New Orleans-inspired Emeril’s Bistro 1396
Carnival Cruise Line has partnered with chef Emeril Lagasse to introduce his first-ever seagoing Emeril’s restaurant aboard it’s new, and largest, ship Mardi Gras.
Cunard includes Dubai and Cape Town departures in 2021 World Cruises
Cunard Line will be sailing two World Cruises in 2021 and will be offering departures from both Cape Town and Dubai as voyages that can be booked separately to the World Cruises […]
Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess to get French speciality restaurant La Mer
Princess Cruises two newest ships, the 3,660-guest Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess will launch with the French speciality restaurant ‘La Mer’, which first debuted aboard Royal-class Majestic Princess in 2017.
Seabourn enters luxury expedition market with dedicated two-ship fleet
Seabourn has finally entered the expedition cruise market with the announcement of an order for two specialized 264-passengers ships.
Cruise passengers quarantined at Gatwick airport after flight home
Cruise passengers on a charter flight home from Barbados were held for several hours on the Virgin Atlantic plane at London Gatwick after the crew and several passengers became ill.
Video: Dozens injured as Norwegian Escape hit by Cat 3 cyclone-force winds
At least eight passengers required emergency medical attention, while dozens more were injured aboard Norwegian Escape after the ship was struck unexpectedly by 100-knot (185kph) winds, equivalent to a Category 3 cyclone.
Viking Ocean Cruises adds more ships to already record-breaking order book
Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered yet more ships from Fincantieri, according to a press release issued by the Italian shipyard.
Navigator of the Seas returns to Miami following major refurbishment
Navigator of the Seas has returned to her homeport of Miami following a US $115-million refit and refurbishment intended to make her better-suited to Royal Caribbean’s short-cruise offerings in the Caribbean.
MSC Cruises’ new World Class and Seaside Evo Class will debut in Miami
MSC Cruises’ upcoming cruise ships in the new World-class and Seaside Evo-class will debut first in Miami, before being repositioned elsewhere in the US, such as Alaska, according to Gianni Onorato, CEO […]
Costa Cruises takes delivery of new Dubai-bound cruise ship Costa Venezia
Costa Cruises was the first international cruise line to homeport in China back in 2006, and is also the first cruise line to build a brand new cruise ship specifically for that […]
Norwegian Joy debuts ‘Footloose’ for first time at sea after $50m renovation
Norwegian Joy is undergoing a US $50-million renovation ahead of her relaunch in May this year, and will feature the Tony Award-nominated musical “Footloose” for the first time at sea when she […]