Celebrity Cruises is homeporting an Edge-class cruise ship in the UK for a full season for the first time in 2024.
Celebrity Beyond arrives in UK ahead of maiden passenger voyage
Celebrity Cruises’ new ship Celebrity Beyond has arrived in Southampton for final preparations ahead of her maiden passenger voyage, departing April 27th.
Royal Caribbean extends Anthem of the Seas UK cruise season
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.
Iona sails into Southampton for first time, joining other ships preparing for cruise restart
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 […]
Cunard Line to resume with cruise season of short roundtrip cruises from UK
Cunard Line has cancelled its planned 2021 summer cruise season for all three of its ships and will instead cruise a series of shorter roundtrip voyages from Southampton, UK.
Princess Cruises makes changes to its 2021 UK and European cruise line-up
Princess Cruises has announced its new line-up of 2021 UK and Europe-based cruises, with three Royal-class ships based in Europe, including the newest addition to the line’s fleet, Enchanted Princess.
Princess Cruises begins 2020 UK countdown as current season ends
Princess Cruises has bid farewell to its final UK-based ship for 2019 as the line now looks ahead to 2020, when three cruise ships (Regal Princess, Crown Princess and Island Princess) will […]
P&O releases new itineraries to replace Oceana’s Dubai winter cruise season
Just a few days after making the unprecedented announcement that they were cancelling Oceana’s 2019/2020 cruise season in Dubai, P&O Cruises has released a new set of winter itineraries for the ship.
MSC takes delivery of Dubai-bound Bellissima, marks milestone for new Virtuosa
MSC Cruises’ new ship MSC Bellissima has officially been handed over to the cruise line by Chantiers de l’Atlantique in France, and is now en-route to Southampton for one of the biggest […]
P&O Cruises announces inaugural winter 2020/21 itineraries for Iona
P&O Cruises has revealed the inaugural winter 2020/21 cruise season for its brand new cruise ship Iona.
Carnival launches inaugural 2020 cruise itineraries for new ship Mardi Gras
Carnival Cruise Line’s new ship Mardi Gras will cruise in Europe, New England and the Caribbean when she is launched in mid-2020, according to itinerary information launched by Carnival.
How will ‘hard Brexit’ impact the UK cruise industry?
How Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) affects the British cruise tourism sector will depend entirely on the nature of the deal, or lack thereof, negotiated with the European Commission.
New dining concepts and at-sea attractions to debut aboard Enchanted Princess in 2020
Princess Cruises has revealed some of the new dining concepts and at-sea attractions that will debut aboard its new cruise ship Enchanted Princess in 2020.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s new Leonardo-class might cruise roundtrip from Southampton
The new Leonardo-class cruise ship coming from Norwegian Cruise Line could be homeported in Southampton, according to comments made by the chief executive of the line’s parent company, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
P&O Cruises’ Arcadia to offer ocean liner-esque cruise from Dubai to Southampton in 2020
P&O Cruises’ 19-night cruise from Dubai to Southampton on March 24th, 2020 is a taste of what ocean liner voyages between Australia and Britain must have been like in the 19th and […]
Carnival UK and Port of Southampton to invest in cruise terminal for new P&O Iona
The Port of Southampton and Carnival UK, the Southampton-based owners of P&O Cruises, have announced a US $15.5-million package of investments aimed at upgrading the current Ocean Terminal to accommodate P&O Iona.
Celebrity’s new Edge-class cruise ship, Celebrity Apex, will homeport in Southampton in 2020
The second Edge-class cruise ship from Celebrity Cruises will be christened as Celebrity Apex in Southampton and cruise roundtrip from the UK port for a mini-season in 2020.
Fred Olsen Cruise Line to offer Dubai to Southampton cruise in 2019 aboard Black Watch
The quintessentially British cruise line Fred Olsen is offering a 24-night cruise in 2019 from Dubai to Southampton in the UK aboard its vintage cruise liner Black Watch.