Saga Cruises’ second new ship will feature a ‘bold and adventurous’ style plus a Nepalese speciality restaurant inspired by Gurkha heritage, the cruise line has announced.
Windstar Cruises to stretch Star-class cruise ships during refurbishments
Premium small-ship cruise line Windstar has announced it’s trio of powered cruise ships that it purchased from Seabourn will undergo a major US $250-million refurbishment called the Star Plus initiative.
Carnival Cruise Line cuts steel for largest ever cruise ship and reveals new livery
Carnival Cruise Line has cut the first steel for its newest class of ship and revealed the new livery for the 180,000-ton XL vessel that will be the first-ever ship operating in […]
NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal to open Big Chicken restaurant aboard Carnival Radiance
NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal will open a seagoing version of Big Chicken, his new Las Vegas restaurant, aboard the refurbished Carnival Radiance.
Norwegian Jewel gets major refurbishment ahead of Asian and Alaskan cruise season
Norwegian Jewel is the latest cruise ship to get Norwegian Cruise Line’s “Norwegian Edge” refurbishment.
Viking Ocean Cruises to return to Turkey in 2021 on winter itineraries that include Greece
Viking Ocean Cruises will return to Turkey in 2021 with two new 10-night roundtrip cruises from Athens that will include port calls in Kusadi, the gateway to Turkey’s archeological marvel of Ephesus, […]
MSC Cruises’ Ocean Cay island in final stage of development, set to open in 2019
Ocean Cay, the private island cruise destination being developed by MSC Cruises, has entered the final phase of construction, and is scheduled to open in November, 2019.
Virgin Voyages reveals 20 dining options, all included in fare, aboard first ship Scarlet Lady
Virgin Voyages has revealed the 20 dining options that will be available to passengers aboard its first cruise ship Scarlet Lady, all of which will be included in the cruise fare.
Carnival launches Chinese cruise line in JV with China State Shipbuilding
Carnival Corporation has launched a new cruise line in Asia, through a joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).
New dining concepts and at-sea attractions to debut aboard Enchanted Princess in 2020
Princess Cruises has revealed some of the new dining concepts and at-sea attractions that will debut aboard its new cruise ship Enchanted Princess in 2020.
Navigator of the Seas to get massive refurbishment and refit as part of Royal Amplified project
Navigator of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s dedicated short getaway Caribbean cruise ship sailing roundtrip out of Miami to the Bahamas and CocoCay, is to get a US $115-million refit and refurbishment in […]
Norwegian Cruise Line follows MSC and Princess with wearable technology aboard Bliss
Norwegian Cruise Line is a step closer to rolling out an enhanced passenger experience through the use of wearable technology, but implementation is expected to be slow and careful.
Royal Caribbean has launched Terminal A at PortMiami for world’s largest cruise ships
Royal Caribbean International has launched its new cruise terminal in PortMiami. Terminal A will be the dedicated cruise terminal for its Caribbean fleet, such as Symphony and Allure of the Seas.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s new Leonardo-class might cruise roundtrip from Southampton
The new Leonardo-class cruise ship coming from Norwegian Cruise Line could be homeported in Southampton, according to comments made by the chief executive of the line’s parent company, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
Celebrity Cruises takes delivery of Celebrity Edge following sea trials
Celebrity Cruises accepted delivery of Celebrity Edge, its first new ship in six years Wednesday, at a ceremony at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique (STC France) shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
Virgin Voyages orders a fourth ship, announces cruises to Cuba from Miami
Virgin Voyages, the new cruise line established by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, revealed it would be cruising to Cuba from Miami on its Caribbean itineraries, and at the same time announced […]
Princess Cruises announces largest-ever UK and European cruise season
Princess Cruises will sail its largest ever cruise season in the British and European cruise markets in 2020, with a 15% boost to capacity compared to 2019.
Angriya Cruises, India’s first home-grown cruise line launches Mumbai to Goa cruises
Angriya Cruises is the first-ever Indian owned and operated cruise line in the country, and it’s now offering 2-night round-trip cruises from Mumbai to Goa.
Carnival UK and Port of Southampton to invest in cruise terminal for new P&O Iona
The Port of Southampton and Carnival UK, the Southampton-based owners of P&O Cruises, have announced a US $15.5-million package of investments aimed at upgrading the current Ocean Terminal to accommodate P&O Iona.
MSC Cruises orders four new cruise ships, all for ultra-luxury segment
MSC Cruises is entering the luxury cruise market for the first time, with a four-ship order from Fincantieri shipyard for a set of identical vessels, each with just 500 cabins and the […]