Category: Cruise ship news

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

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:05 0

In 2019, 24 cruise ships representing 17 different companies will make 76 stops in the Port of Montréal. In total, they will bring more than ... Read More

Japan National Tourism Organization & Princess Cruises host Ensemble Travel Group in lesser-known regions of Japan

Japan National Tourism Organization & Princess Cruises host Ensemble Travel Group in lesser-known regions of Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 18:20 0

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has inaugurated a partnership with Princess Cruises, hosting some 140 of Ensemble Travel Group's top travel agents, suppliers and ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:07 0

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:08 1

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA survey, cruising has become the ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 16:08 1

Princess Cruises has announced its largest Australia and New Zealand cruise season ever offered sailing towards some of the world’s most dramatic destinations during the ... Read More

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

Aqua Expeditions unveils new cruise fleet additions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 22:03 0

Aqua Expeditions, a boutique luxury cruise line, officially announces two new additions to its fleet: Aqua Blu and Aqua Nera. Aqua Blu is Aqua Expeditions' ... Read More

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:50 0

Viking today announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of a new ship. Inspired by the ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45 0

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship sails and returns to your ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40 1

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism today ... Read More

MSC Cruises partners with Martha Stewart

MSC Cruises partners with Martha Stewart

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 22:05 0

MSC Cruises – the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line – is partnering with internationally acclaimed home and lifestyle expert Martha Stewart on new, exclusive ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 18:00 0

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker to the public next year, ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 23:55 0

With a collection of new initiatives, Disney Cruise Line is aiming to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry. The debut ... Read More

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:45 0

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in culture, made possible by ability to ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 18:40 0

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line returns to Tahiti with the ... Read More

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 01:05 0

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returns to Port Canaveral today for a second season of popular cruises from the Port to Cuba, as well as excursions ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019 18:33 0

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s critical cruise line Partners  at ... Read More

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:40 0

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou ... Read More

Sea cruise 2019-2020: What is the Italian trend?

Sea cruise 2019-2020: What is the Italian trend?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 00:24 0

Sea cruising in Italy is starting to grow again, aligning itself with the international trend. This is the message of the president of Cemar Agency ... Read More

Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-Class cruise ship

Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-Class cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 18:03 0

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique to order a fifth Edge-class ship ... Read More

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

editor editor- April 11, 2019 01:02 0

Scheduled to begin full operations in November 2019, an explorer class vessel will serve three new destinations with year-round departures. The full announcement on vessel ... Read More

Viking and China Merchants Group to build cruise line for Chinese cruise market

Viking and China Merchants Group to build cruise line for Chinese cruise market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:36 0

Viking Cruises and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture focused on ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30 0

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, which will be the largest ... Read More

Industry veteran named new exec at Starboard Cruise Services

Industry veteran named new exec at Starboard Cruise Services

editor editor- March 26, 2019 02:05 0

Starboard Cruise Services has announced the appointment of Brenda Yester Baty as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). In this newly-created role, Ms. Baty will guide the ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019 16:12 0

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks in rough waters has safely ... Read More

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