Costa Cruises has added Costa Diadema to its line-up of resumed cruises in Italy, making it the second ship to be brought back into service by the cruise line. Costa Diadema departed […]
Costa Cruises has removed all Dubai cruise itineraries for the 2020/21 winter cruise season from its website, suggesting it has cancelled Costa Diadema’s homeporting season in Dubai.
P&O Cruises has extended its pause in operations into early 2021, joining several other major cruise lines that have taken the unprecedented step amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Disney Cruise Line has extended the suspension of all cruises until December 6th, 2020 and has confirmed the much-anticipated delay to the delivery of its new cruise ship Disney Wish.
The UAE has announced a new set of fines relating to measures being taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including thousands of dollars in penalties for cruise lines and passengers that […]
Carnival Cruise Line has confirmed the sale of an additional two Fantasy-class cruise ships following parent company Carnival Corp’s announcement of an accelerated fleet sell off. However, the cruise line also confirmed […]
Carnival Corporation has announced that it will again accelerate its ship retirement program amid the coronavirus pandemic, increasing the number of ships its selling off from 13 to 18.
The 2020/21 cruise season has gotten the go-ahead from Dubai Tourism authorities, but it’s unlikely to look anything like the bumper season seen last year.
Costa Cruises has resumed services in the Mediterranean from the Italian port of Trieste aboard Costa Deliziosa.
Expansion projects in PortMiami are ongoing, despite the coronavirus pandemic and global shutdown of the cruise industry, according to a release by Miami-Dade County officials.
Cunard Line recently announced that it was cancelling cruises into 2021 for all three of its ‘Queens’, with a newly released itinerary for the 2022 World Cruise aboard Queen Mary 2 that […]
Dubai’s cruise sector has taken another hit with the announcement by Princess Cruises that it is cancelling its 2021 World Cruise itineraries aboard Island Princess and Pacific Princess due to uncertainty around […]
Silversea has become the first luxury cruise line in the world to receive certification in infection prevention for maritime (CIP-M) from the world’s largest ship classification society, DNV GL.
Costa Cruises has announced that it will be providing rapid antigen tests to passengers as limited cruises resume in the Mediterranean, as well as dedicated insurance packages designed to cover any medical […]
Cunard Line has become the latest big ship cruise line to cancel its entire 2020 cruise program, with plans to resume cruises only in the first quarter of 2021.
MSC Cruises has been forced to delay the resumption of cruises aboard MSC Magnifica by at least four weeks due to the recent introduction of additional testing measures for residents of Italy […]
There are encouraging signs in the Caribbean that some destinations may soon start opening up to cruise ships, possibly providing the US cruise market with a way to emulate the limited resumption […]
During the last financial crisis in 2008, none of the major cruise lines failed, and the travel sector proved largely resilient, but this crisis is far deeper, and hitting the industry much […]
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Costa Cruises has introduced two new cruise itineraries, departing from Italian and still exclusively for Italian residents only, as it resumes cruising in the Mediterranean alongside MSC, AIDA and TUI.