Norwegian Cruise Line will return its entire fleet to operation by April, 2022, the cruise line announced during its recent earnings report.
South African cruise passengers are eager to get back to sea after more than a year of no cruising, says Ross Volk, Managing Director of MSC Cruises South Africa.
Cruise lines in the Middle East see future growth for the Middle East cruise sector from Australian fly-cruise passengers, who may choose Dubai over Asian homeports.
Virgin Voyages’ cruise ship Scarlet Lady has finally departed the UK on her maiden voyage, after a 15-month delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany has completed the construction of the forward section of Disney Wish, including her entire bow and forward superstructure, according to an update on the Disney […]
Royal Caribbean International plans to have all 25 of its cruise ships back in service by spring next year as it prepares for the second phase of its cruise resumption program.
The number of cruise ships that have restarted cruising continues to grow, with 190 ships from 65 cruise lines scheduled to operate cruises in August, according to Cruise Industry News.
Royal Caribbean has extended Anthem of the Seas’ cruise season out of the UK through October, 2021, but itinerary unchanged despite England allowing international cruises to resume.
Marella Cruises is the first UK cruise line to reveal a fly-cruise program post-pandemic, with its ship Marella Discovery due to cruise roundtrip from Corfu from September 3rd, 2021.
Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises have also tightened COVID rules, joining Carnival Cruise Line, which enhanced its mask policy following COVID-19 infections aboard Carnival Vista.
Carnival Cruise Line has brought in stricter mask mandates and testing requirements across the fleet following the discovery of COVID-19 infections aboard Carnival Vista.
As cruise resumption plans continue to ramp up globally, many will be keeping an eye on the number of passengers that catch coronavirus on cruise ships in the months ahead.
MSC Cruises‘ focus on testing rather than vaccinations will help it resume cruises in South Africa, while Norwegian Cruise Line’s current vaccine mandate is due to expire just before the new SA […]
A resurgence in tensions between Iran and US and UK allies in the Strait of Hormuz is unlikely to impact the Middle East cruise sector based on past experience.
Carnival Cruise Line on Saturday celebrated the entry into service of its new cruise ship Mardi Gras, with a pre-voyage celebration with the media and guests.
MSC Cruises has resumed sailings from the United States for the first time since the pandemic, with MSC Meraviglia departing Miami, bound for the Caribbean.
Norwegian Cruise Line is rolling out Starbucks across its fleet as it prepares to resume cruises from the United States on August 7th.
MSC Cruises has signed a long-term preferential berthing agreement with Cruise Saudi, giving its ships superior access to Jeddah Port, mirroring a deal signed in Dubai in 2019.
Costa Serena has become the latest cruise ship to dock in Dubai as she awaits her cruise restart in Asia, joining fleet mates Costa Venezia and Costa Atlantica in Port Rashid.
Holland America Line has accepted delivery of its 11th ship, Rotterdam, from the Italian shipyard Fincantieri.