All three of the world’s largest cruise companies, Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian, have dropped their mask requirements on cruises departing from US ports after March 1st.
Carnival, Princess, Holland America, Seabourn and Royal Caribbean are among at least 18 cruise lines and counting that have opted-in to the CDC’s updated COVID program for cruise ships operating in US […]
Although many major tourism source markets around the world have begun to ease travel restrictions imposed on South Africa due to the emergence of the Omicron variant, the current cruise season is […]
Much of the modern Christmas experience on cruise ships owes its origins to the days of the ocean liner, when a Christmas spent at sea was a necessity rather than a choice.
Most of the cruise industry will be back in full operation by 2022, but the resumption of cruises amid the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted most cruise lines to implement some form of […]
Cape Town’s 2021/22 cruise season officially opened Tuesday with the arrival of the German luxury liner Europa, and cruise tourism officials said the season will remain open despite a slew of expected […]
Norwegian Cruise Line says it has not yet made any adjustments to its scheduled South African cruises aboard Norwegian Jade, but is monitoring the new Omicron variant closely.
South Africa’s six cruise ports will be visited by 20 cruise ships during the coming 2021/22 cruise season, according to the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA).
Ponant, the luxury French cruise line, has resumed cruises from the Seychelles, becoming the first to do so since the pandemic.
South Africa has huge potential for future growth of the local cruise market, and of the country as a cruise destination, according to tourism officials in the Western Cape.
The global cruise industry shutdown last year may have been a welcome reprieve for Cape Town, giving the city time to catch up with the immense demand its cruise sector has experienced […]
MSC Cruises has expanded its fly-cruise partnership with Saudia Airlines to 36,800 seats for the current winter 2021/22 Red Sea cruise season out Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Upcoming cruises from Cape Town for the 2021/22 cruise season have been cancelled into January in a possible repeat of the cancellation of the entire season last year due to the COVID-19 […]
Istanbul’s new cruise terminal, Galataport, is due to open this month, with the first cruise ship due to call on September 25th.
Viking Ocean Cruises has revealed a 2023/24 World Cruise itinerary for two of its ships with port calls in the Middle East.
Norwegian Cruise Line will return its entire fleet to operation by April, 2022, the cruise line announced during its recent earnings report.
MSC Cruises is joining the big leagues, going toe-to-toe with the Big Three cruise lines in terms of its cruise product, as well as its subsidiaries, with the launch of its new […]
Oceania Cruises has expanded its cruise resumption plans to three more ships as part of the wider cruise restart announcement by parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
The CDC is reportedly planning to nullify its mandate limiting all US cruises to under 7 days, as part of ongoing updates to the Conditional Sailing Order.
P&O Cruises newest cruise ship Iona arrived in Southampton for the first time on Sunday, joining her fleet mate Britannia, and MSC Virtuosa, which made her maiden call to the port earlier […]