Despite suffering some of the worst flooding in a century across the state of Kerala in India, the port city of Cochin, a major cruise hub in Southeast Asia, has not been […]
New York pier comes off worse after Carnival Horizon collision
In the early hours of Tuesday morning, as Carnival Horizon, the cruise line’s newest mega-ship, edged her way into dock at Pier 88 in New York Harbour, the 133,596-gross ton ship collided […]
Holland America’s new Pinnacle class ship Nieuw Statendam completes sea trials
Holland America Line‘s second Pinnacle Class cruise ship Nieuw Statendam has returned to Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy after successfully completing two sets of sea trials off the coast.
Carnival reaches agreement with Canaveral Port Authority for new mega-ship cruise terminal
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the Canaveral Port Authority on a new state-of-the-art terminal able to accommodate its new 180,000-ton ship, the largest […]
MSC Cruises says Italian bridge collapse hasn’t had any immediate impact on Genoa cruises
The collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy will not directly affect cruises to or from the city, according to a statement from MSC Cruises.
Princess Cruises upgrades wedding at sea and cruise honeymoon tech with new apps
Princess Cruises has long been associated with romance, setting the standard for love on the high seas as the ocean-going co-star of The Love Boat TV series and being the first cruise […]
Regent Seven Seas Cruises to feature Dubai and Cape Town in 2020/2021 cruise itineraries
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled its 2020/2021 cruise itineraries with 167 voyages, 11 maiden port calls, 4 grand voyages and additional free pre- and post-cruise land tour programs, including on its […]
Seabourn to cruise to Cuba on four unique itineraries in 2019
Seabourn has announced it will begin sailing to Cuba from Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico from 2019 onwards, with four distinct cruise itineraries released so far.
Oceania announces major refurbishment of fleet, going from country house luxury to modern chic
Oceania Cruises’ has announced plans to completely overhaul its R-class cruise liners in a US $100-million project called OceaniaNEXT.
Cunard reveals custom cruise-tour packages for Cape Town and Dubai cruises in 2019
Cape Town and Dubai have been selected as two of four cities in which Cunard Line will be offering cruise-tour packages aboard Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria from late 2018.
New Sky Suites aboard Sky Princess will have largest balconies in the fleet
Princess Cruises has unveiled new details about its upcoming flagship Sky Princess, including a first-look at the all-new Sky Suites, with the largest balconies ever aboard a Princess Cruises ship.
Norwegian Cruise Line parent company announces plans to reduce single-use plastics
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, the parent company of NCL, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced that all plastic straws will be eliminated across the fleet, while other single-use plastics […]
Royal Caribbean announces multi-year upgrade plan for Silversea following acquisition
Royal Caribbean Cruises has announced that it will be investing in a major fleet wide upgrade program for Silversea Cruises.
Princess Cruises orders two new next-generation LNG cruise ships
Princess Cruises has ordered two huge new cruise ships, the largest in its history, and the first in the fleet to be powered by LNG.
Norwegian Cruise Line redeploys fleet for 2019/2020 in highly sought after destinations
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced enhancements to its 2019 and 2020 itineraries to leverage strong global demand in key highly sought-after destinations.
Ship Preview: P&O’s Iona
New dining venues, largest ever atrium and Pleasure Dome entertainment concept to debut aboard P&O’s new cruise ship Iona.
Silver Explorer to become most luxurious cruise ship to cross Northeast Passage
Silversea Expeditions, the luxury adventure cruising arm of Silversea Cruises, are taking on the Northeast Passage in 2019, with what the cruise line is calling a “once-in-a-lifetime explorative journey” through one of […]
Costa, P&O switch out Helsinki port call ahead of Putin-Trump summit
Costa Cruises and P&O have swapped scheduled Helsinki port calls on July 16th with Talin instead, likely due to the planned meeting between President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
Seabourn follows Celebrity with plans for two new ultra-luxury expedition ships
Seabourn has signed a Letter of Intent for the construction of two new ultra-luxury expedition ships with a new partnership between shipbuilders T.Mariotti and Damen (MARIOTTI DAMEN Cruise).
Mixed reactions as Royal Caribbean buys controlling stake in Silversea
Silversea’s passengers reacted with mixed emotions to the announcement that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has bought a US $1-billion stake in the ultra-luxury cruise line.