Almost every cruise ship over 100,000-gross tons has a waterslide, but which waterslides provide the most thrills? RELATED: Eight of the best cruise ship pool areas RELATED: Eight of the best cruise dining experiences […]
Norwegian Cruise Line reveals 2022/23 winter cruises with UK, Panama and LA departures
Norwegian Cruise Line has opened its 2022/23 cruise itineraries for sale, with 13 of its 18 ships cruising 8 to 21-night itineraries in Panama, the Caribbean, and the West Coast of the […]
Cruise industry is “close to devastation” says NCL CEO at Big Four meeting in Miami
At a meeting between the Big Four cruise line and the Miami-Dade County Tourism and the Ports Committee, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Frank del Rio called for the industry to be […]
Cruise terminal expansion projects in PortMiami unaffected by global cruise shutdown
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.
Which cruise line is burning through the most money per ship during shutdown?
The world’s three biggest cruise companies, representing almost 80% of the market, are burning through US $33-million every single day during the global shutdown in cruises, amounting to a combined US $1-billion […]
All three NCL-owned cruise lines extend cruise suspension through September
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has announced that all three of its cruise brands, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, will remain in lockdown until at least September 30th, […]
Ship Review: Norwegian Dawn
Norwegian Dawn is an old ship, and for anybody that loves the bells and whistles and simple layout of Norwegian’s larger newer cruise liners, she’ll feel dated, but for the rest of […]
More than half of all cruises from Cape Town for 2021 are roundtrip itineraries
The South African cruise sector looks set to have a strong rebound from the Coronavirus pandemic, based on 2021 cruise itineraries released by mainstream cruise lines.
Norwegian Cruise Line first to detail anti-COVID-19 measures aboard ship
Norwegian Cruise Line has become the first of the major cruise companies to provide details about the measures it will take to combat the spread of Coronavirus once cruising resumes.
Bahamas likely to be first cruise destination to reopen for tourists
The Bahamas may reopen to cruise tourists by July 1st, according to Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, depending on the finalisation of health and safety protocols.
Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line plan to drop cruise ship buffet
Two of the world’s leading cruise companies, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line, have indicated that they will resume cruises without the traditional cruise ship buffet, as part of efforts to prevent […]
Big four cruise lines begin mass layoffs of US staff to cut costs during shutdown
Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean and MSC Cruises have announced mass layoffs of staff in the United States.
Norwegian outlines plans for phased return to service, aims for 2022 recovery
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will resume service with much fewer ships at sea, according to details of the cruise company’s plans shared on its first quarter earnings call.
Strong demand exists for future cruises despite COVID-19 pandemic concerns
While cruise ships were adversely impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic as it spread globally earlier this year, forcing the entire industry to shut down, there remains strong demand from passengers for future […]
Norwegian Cruise Line to homeport in Cape Town for first time in 2021/22 season
Norwegian Cruise Line will cruise roundtrip from South Africa for the first time ever during the 2021/22 cruise season, with a number of itineraries from Cape Town.
Norwegian Cruise Line gets cash boost to fund year-long cruise shutdown
After initiating a series of credit facilities, securing a US $400-million investment and launching new shares, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings says it is now in a position to weather the cruise shut […]
New cruise ship deliveries and refits delayed due to Coronavirus shutdowns
The Coronavirus pandemic caused a global shutdown of the cruise industry, but also forced work to stop at cruise shipyards across Europe, where the world’s new cruise ships are being built.
Royal Caribbean Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings seeks additional credit
The world’s second- and third-largest cruise companies are seeking new means by which to fund the company through the current operations shutdown due to Coronavirus.
Norwegian cuts salaries, moves to four day work week to control costs amid shutdown
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, has announced it is cutting salaries for its permanent employees by 20% and moving to a four day work week for all […]
All US cruise operations suspended for a further 100 days by CDC
It will be another three months at least before cruise lines are able to start sailing from US ports, or calling at any American ports on itineraries from overseas, according to a […]