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Virgin Voyages’ Valiant Lady arrives in new Mediterranean homeport

Mon, 16 May 2022 07:45:00 +0300

Virgin Voyages’ newest lady ship, Valiant Lady, cruises into new homeport of Barcelona ahead of inaugural Mediterranean season. Virgin Voyages sees UK bookings uplift of 174% year-over-year, indicating a strong return to cruising in 2022.

The partners of the Cruise Baltic network invest in social, economic and environmental sustainability

Fri, 13 May 2022 09:45:00 +0300

Despite two years of COVID-19 with almost no calls, the Cruise Baltic Sustainability Report 2021 shows the cruise network’s continuous commitment to making cruising in the Baltic Sea region as sustainable as possible.

Accor adds legendary Queen Elizabeth 2 to its portfolio in Dubai

Fri, 13 May 2022 09:36:00 +0300

Once fully rebranded, Queen Elizabeth 2 will undoubtedly become a landmark property for the MGallery brand and Dubai overall. 

Golf medalist and World Champion Simone Biles names Godmother of celbrity Beyond

Fri, 13 May 2022 09:24:00 +0300

Trailblazing Gymnast will officially name Celebrity Cruises' groundbreaking ship this November.

Carnival Corporation announces new President & CEO effective Aug. 1

Fri, 13 May 2022 08:32:00 +0300

Josh Weinstein, currently Chief Operations Officer for the company, will assume the role of President and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc.

Executive changes at Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association to strengthen partnerships

Tue, 10 May 2022 09:26:00 +0300

Adam Ceserano, formerly the Senior Vice President, has been appointed as the President.

Holland America Line’s Oosterdam back to cruising as Ninth Ship in the Fleet to Return to Service

Tue, 10 May 2022 08:47:00 +0300

Oosterdam to sail a full season of Mediterranean cruises before heading to South America.

Carnival Corporation installs environmentally innovative food waste biodigesters

Mon, 09 May 2022 09:57:00 +0300

Carnival Corporation installs nearly 600 advanced biodigester machines across its global fleet. Investment in green food waste processing technology to naturally break down food waste supports company’s waste management objectives, as part of long-term sustainability goals.

Itinerary planning in the Baltic Sea region and Norway becomes easier with the new edition of the Itinerary Planner

Fri, 06 May 2022 09:53:00 +0300

Since the launch of the Itinerary Planner last year, Cruise Baltic and Cruise Norway have reviewed the Itinerary Planner to improve the planning tool, making it even more convenient to include ports in Norway and the Baltic Sea region in the itinerary.

Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas arrives European debut

Fri, 06 May 2022 09:11:00 +0300

The ultimate Summer holiday sets sail from Barcelona, Spain, to the Mediterranean on 8th May.

Royal Caribbean Group and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recommit to partnership

Tue, 03 May 2022 08:11:00 +0300

New five-year partnership to establish ambitious, measurable sustainability goals for groundbreaking progress across ship, sea and shore.

Squaremouth reports a 41% increase in the number of travelers taking cruises compared to 2019

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 09:38:00 +0300

A majority of cruisers are between the ages of 55-74 (50%), 10 years older than the average traveler age buying a travel insurance policy on Squaremouth.com (45 years old).

Cruise industry is sailing back toward a better future

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 09:20:00 +0300

Our science backed protocols facilitated the resumption of cruise operations, with over 7.5 million passengers having sailed in nearly 90 markets, all while committing to pursuing ever more ambitious carbon reduction goals.

Carnival Cruise Line reveals new Carnival Celebration venue highlighting 50 years of fun

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 08:35:00 +0300

The Golden Jubilee to represent the evolution of Carnival fun ships, including mementos from earlier vessels.

Scenic Group's Scenic and Emerald Cruise Lines make plans for the future

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 08:17:00 +0300

Scenic, the company’s ultra-luxury brand, is in the middle of building its second Scenic Eclipse, while its sister line, Emerald Cruises, is building its second in its series of luxury yachts, having launched its first, Emerald Azzurra, earlier this year.

Free electric shuttle buses between Ocean Quay and the metro for cruise guests in Copenhagen

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 09:13:00 +0300

The shuttle will run between the three terminals at Ocean Quay and the metro station Orientkaj on all turnaround days.

Amawaterways extends 2022 and 2023 river cruising season in Portugal through December

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 08:40:00 +0300

Exceptional demand leads luxury river cruise line to add additional opportunities for guests to experience the beauty of Portugal.

Havila Capella has been granted a dispensation to sail

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 09:55:00 +0300

“We are very happy that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given us a dispensation from the sanctions regulations. This means that the ship is now not sanctioned, since we do not operate in violation of any current regulations”, says CEO Bent Martini.

Carnival Corporation & plc announces executive changes affective Aug. 1

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 08:34:00 +0300

Arnold Donald named Vice Chair, Josh Weinstein mamed President & CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc.

Lysekil in Sweden becomes a new partner in the Cruise Baltic network

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 07:52:00 +0300

The port in Lysekil is managed by SDK Shipping. It has one pier of 190 meters in length and during an average season, the port typically has around three to five calls. The largest vessels that can call the port are 240 meters, and possibilities for vessels are evaluated individually.

Holland America Line’s Noordam returns to service in Fort Lauderdale

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 08:02:00 +0300

Ship is the eighth in the fleet to restart since industry-wide pause in March 2020.

AmaWaterways and town of Vilshofen, Germany celebrate 14 years of partnership during new dock Christening

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 11:24:00 +0300

Award-winning river cruise line marked the start of 2022 Danube season with opening of new dock in town of Vilshofen.  

Cruise Baltic guides crew members to explore their destinations

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 10:53:00 +0300

The Activity Guide is an overview of experiences, transport, food and shopping possibilities at destinations in the Cruise Baltic network. With a crew ID, crew members can visit several attractions for free and get discounts in selected shops and restaurants.

Holland America Line celebrates 149th anniversary and prepares for May naming ceremony in Rotterdam

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 08:31:00 +0300

Premium brand is getting ready to sail into its 150th year and prepares celebrations for Rotterdam, along with four more ships returning to service.

Cruise industry veteran Mark Robinson joins Scenic Group as Vice President of Cruise Operations

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 08:28:00 +0300

Mark Robinson’s most recent role was chief commercial & operations officer with start-up Cruise Saudi, where he was able to build considerable global interest in the region as a new cruise destination.

Holland America Line selects winner of ‘Love Letters to Alaska’ contest from more than 40,000 entries

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 08:39:00 +0300

Deborah Thelwell from Phoenix, Arizona, named the grand prize winner of an Alaska cruise, along with nine runners-up from across the United States.

Vikki Gerrard La Crosse shares six best cruises to book

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 08:27:00 +0300

Going on a cruise is a great way to see the world and relax simultaneously. With so many different destinations and itineraries to choose from, there's sure to be a perfect cruise for you.

Dream Vacations’/CruiseOne’s leading travel professionals celebrate in style aboard Seabourn Odyssey

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 09:11:00 +0300

The cruise also visited the Southern Caribbean islands, including St. Lucia, St. Kitts, Dominica, Bonaire and Curacao.

Goop and Celebrity Cruises go beyond in 2022

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 08:54:00 +0300

Luxury Cruise Line announces 'goop at Sea' sailing this September on brand-new ship, Celebrity BeyondSM, along with extension of goop partnership, with Founder Gwyneth Paltrow as Celebrity Cruises' Well-Being Advisor.

Angelo Capurro (MSC Cruises): "This year we are counting more to the markets close to embarkation ports"

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 08:40:00 +0300

Angelo Capurro, Executive Director, MSC Cruises, talks about MSC's plans for Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean in the new, post-pandemic era.

American Queen Voyages celebrates Ocean Navigator return to fleet in Savannah

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 08:09:00 +0300

The vessel will sail up the eastern seaboard for the 2022 great lakes season. 

MSC Lirica sets sail from Piraeus for Summer 2022

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 07:36:00 +0300

This is the first time that MSC Cruises has based one of its ships in Greece and the first time that its guests can embark in Piraeus.

First cruise ship set to return to Canada as country reopens cruising after two-year absence

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 09:27:00 +0300

Holland America Line’s Koningsdam Calls at Victoria and Vancouver April 9 and 10 with local governments holding celebratory events.

Hurtigruten Expeditions launches record-breaking 2023-24 season

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 09:18:00 +0300

The upcoming 2023/24 season is the most extensive in the history of Hurtigruten Expeditions which dates back to the company founding expedition cruising in 1896.

Leading cruise lines commit to onshore power supply in the Baltic Sea region

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 07:57:00 +0300

Carnival Corporation, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Ponant, Royal Caribbean Group and Viking Ocean Cruises are the first cruise lines ever to commit voluntary to the use of onshore power supply.

SH Diana is name of Swan Hellenic’s third and largest bespoke expedition cruise ship

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 08:35:00 +0300

Cultural expedition cruise pioneer reveals name while reporting strong progress on construction of third next-generation ship.

Seatrade Cruise Global announces new programming for 2022

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 09:20:00 +0300

Expected to draw thousands of cruise industry professionals, Seatrade’s 2022 program highlights emerging trends, interactive technology and introduces optimized B2B networking.

Royal Caribbean celebrates keel laying for Icon of the Seas

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 08:23:00 +0300

The keel laying, a longstanding maritime tradition, involved a 3,000-ton crane lifting a massive steel block that is placed into the new ship's building dock and on top of freshly minted coins, which represent the shipyard and cruise line.

Carnival Cruise Line sees its highest booking week ever

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 08:24:00 +0300

With 22 of its 23 ships back in guest operations across all its year-round U.S. homeports, Carnival has led the industry in terms of restart and customer demand.

CLIA announces 2022 Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Award winners

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 08:39:00 +0300

Award winners were inducted at the CLIA Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards Gala Dinner during the CLIA Cruise360 conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Thursday, March 31, 2022.

Holland America Line ship will become temporary home for Ukrainian refugees in the Netherlands

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 08:22:00 +0300

Volendam will house and feed up to 1,500 people as part of government’s commitment to help families.

SilverSea christens Silver Dawn in Lisbon, introducing OTIVM

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 07:32:00 +0300

Silver Dawn becomes the cruise line's third new ship to debut in nine months.

Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express plans first emission-free ship by 2030

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 08:43:00 +0300

Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express partners with leading research organization SINTEF to create zero-emission ships for the Norwegian coast, with the first ready to sail by 2030.

Hurtigruten Group strengthens partnership with significant investment in Metropolitan Touring

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 08:39:00 +0300

The long-term investment sees Hurtigruten Group take a 24.9% share in the company with headquarters in Quito, Ecuador, and further demonstrates Hurtigruten Group’s global growth ambitions in the adventure travel market.

New exclusive helicopter excursion to Antarctica’s Snow Hill Island by Scenic Eclipse

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 09:51:00 +0300

From December 2022, subject to weather and operational conditions, guests (chosen in order of suite level) on board Scenic Eclipse’s 16-day Antarctica & The Weddell Sea voyage will have the chance to be some of the few to experience the excursion.

Celebrity Cruises launches all-inclusive campaign featuring work by world-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz and others

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 09:16:00 +0300

Creating a diversity-focused open-source image library for other travel companies to access, the 'All-Inclusive Photo Project' expands the diversity and inclusion journey throughout the travel industry.

FCCA partners with the U.S. Virgin Islands on strategic development agreement

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 08:29:00 +0300

The agreement will feature access to key decision makers and their joint efforts with FCCA to fulfill the objectives, including increased cruise calls, new experiences and products, collaboration with the local private sector, more employment and purchasing opportunities, conversion of cruise guests to stay-over visitors, promotion of summer cruising, creation of consumer demand, travel agent outreach and more.

Carnival Cruise Line reveals new Miami-themed zone aboard Carnival Celebration

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 09:22:00 +0200

820 Biscayne to celebrate the culture of the ship’s homeport and the city where Carnival began sailing 50 years ago.