With the low-cost UAE airline FlyDubai launching direct flights to Sardinia this month, the Italian island destination is looking to grow its share of the UAE cruise tourism sector, a small but […]
Costa Toscana, the newest ship in the Costa Cruises fleet and the second Excellence-class LNG-powered ship for the cruise line, will sail Saturday from Savona on her maiden cruise.
Royal Caribbean Cruises, the parent company of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises, has signed a deal with Ravenna Port Authority to build and operate a new cruise terminal in the city.
Costa Cruises will sail a maiden voyage from Savona, Italy aboard Costa Firenze on July 4th, marking the ship’s official entry into service ahead of her 2021/22 cruise season out of Dubai.
Costa Luminosa on Sunday resumed cruise services for the Italian cruise line Costa Cruises out of Trieste, the second ship to do so in 2021, with two more due to resume cruises […]
The Italian government has announced a Venice cruise ship ban for when cruises to the iconic city resume, in an effort to protect the historic city centre from damage.
The decision to delay its resumption of cruises in the Mediterranean, the third time it has been forced to do so since its first resumption of operations last year, is a reminder of the fluid nature of the industry efforts to get back to sea.
MSC Grandiosa departed Genoa, Italy on Sunday evening, resuming her previously announced 7-night roundtrip itineraries in the Mediterranean and marking MSC Cruises’ second return to cruising since the pandemic began last year.
Italy’s two major cruise lines MSC and Costa Cruises have been forced to suspend their cruise programs from the country due to a request from the Italian goverment as it battles a […]
Costa Cruises is consolidating its cruise itineraries in Italy, dropping its multiple-country programs and longer Mediterranean itineraries so that its ships will only be visiting Italian ports.
MSC Magnifica has returned to service for MSC Cruises, departing on her first cruise since the coronavirus pandemic began, the second ship to do so for the cruise line.
Costa Cruises is deploying its newest, largest cruise ship, Costa Smeralda in the Mediterranean out of Italy, the third ship to do so since it resumed cruises in a limited capacity.
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 […]
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 […]
Costa Cruises has modified its cruise resumption plans, with the announcement that bookings will only be available to Italian residents initially, and both itineraries will only visit Italian ports, instead of Greece […]
Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises have confirmed that they’ll be resuming operations in September, with both cruise lines deploying two ships in the Mediterranean.
With growing uncertainty over the future of tourism, and especially cruise tourism, in the city of Venice, Royal Caribbean has pre-emptively dropped the city as a homeport for the summer 2021 season.
Princess Cruises has announced that the delivery of its new mega-ship Enchanted Princess has been delayed due to the ongoing Coronavirus in Italy, which has caused much of the country’s economy to […]
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.