Category: Cruise ship news

Holland America Line opens new resort

Holland America Line opens new resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 17, 2019 21:52 0

Holland America Line held an opening ceremony for its new luxury guest accommodations at McKinley Chalet Resort Friday, June 14. Officially dedicating the new Ridge View building ... Read More

US DOT announces  over $19 million in grants for U.S. small shipyards

US DOT announces over $19 million in grants for U.S. small shipyards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 18:41 0

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a ... Read More

Russia unveils designs for Arctic cruise ships

Russia unveils designs for Arctic cruise ships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 17:20 0

Russian state-run holding company, United Shipbuilding Corporation, has revealed design-projects for several cruise ships, aimed at transporting travelers through the waters of the Russian Arctic. ... Read More

Royal Caribbean debuts largest Bvlgari boutique at sea in Asia

Royal Caribbean debuts largest Bvlgari boutique at sea in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 15:43 0

Starboard Cruise Services, the premier retailer at sea, and Royal Caribbean International, the world’s largest global cruise line, continue their longstanding relationship of almost 20 ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:40 0

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International, ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 09:27 0

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- Iran tension. The near the ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:32 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the ... Read More

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 22:30 0

Port Canaveral has received Green Marine certification a second time for advancing environmental excellence in maritime transportation and demonstrating “green” corporate leadership. The certification was ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:00 0

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of Carnival Corporation's global cruise line ... Read More

Christopher Columbus’ replica ship to sail back to America for Tall Ships Erie 2019

Christopher Columbus’ replica ship to sail back to America for Tall Ships Erie 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 17:55 0

A replica of the ship that discovered America will start its next exploration at Lake Erie. The historic NAO SANTA MARÍA will be sailing into ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:52 0

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive regatta of rowing boats that ... Read More

Seabourn cruise line new interior design unveiled

Seabourn cruise line new interior design unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 20:36 0

Seabourn, a cruise line, is giving travelers yet another look at more stunningly designed guest suites on its two new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ships set ... Read More

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:19 0

MSC Cruises has updated the routes in relation to the changes imposed by Mr Trump administration in the US-Cuba regulations which prevent all cruise ships ... Read More

Princess Cruises photo contest results

Princess Cruises photo contest results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:27 0

From more than 13,000 images submitted by the public in the "Sea to Sky Princess Photo Contest," Princess Cruises today announced the grand-prize consumer winner and shared ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 17:55 0

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer today. Earlier today, Toni Belloni, ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18 0

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 00:15 0

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for its financial impact. On June ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:23 0

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line: Fall 2020 tropical destinations

Disney Cruise Line: Fall 2020 tropical destinations

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 21:50 0

In fall 2020, Disney Cruise Line will enchant guests of all ages with Halloween and winter holiday celebrations on sailings departing from New York, California, Texas and Florida. The 2020 ... Read More

“Summer of Shark” with Princess Cruises

“Summer of Shark” with Princess Cruises

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 18:47 0

Coming to life again this summer and in celebration of Discovery Channel's Shark Week, television's longest running must-see summer event airing Sunday, July 28-Sunday, August ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44 0

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests ... Read More

MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee

MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:08 0

What more has to happen before cruise liners are finally banned from docking in or around Venice? These are messages flooding social media after MS ... Read More

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 20:20 0

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 consumers nationwide, indicated they will take ... Read More

Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond

Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 18:00 0

According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 2019 Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook report, 30 million passengers are expected to cruise in 2019, and ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 23:10 0

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary. There were ... Read More

Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal

Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:45 0

Following a $200 million dry dock that is already generating raves from guests sailing on its first cruises out of Norfolk, the transformed Carnival Sunrise ... Read More

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:15 0

Now tourist can explore an incredible underwater at Great Barrier Reef in Australia with the Uber app.  scUber will showcase the world's largest living structure ... Read More

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicks off inaugural season in Alaska

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicks off inaugural season in Alaska

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 00:15 0

Luxury cruise line Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicked off the company’s return to Alaska today in their West Coast homeport of Vancouver, Canada. Queen Elizabeth will ... Read More

Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement

Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:49 0

The Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line have reached a new 20-year agreement to expand operations and make Port Canaveral home for two of ... Read More

The 5th  Edition of the International Day of Yoga

The 5th Edition of the International Day of Yoga

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 14:45 0

The 5th Edition of the International Day of Yoga will be celebrated all around the globe on 21st June 2019. As in the past, this ... Read More

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