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Carnival Cruise Line Marks Five Years in Australia

October 19, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line celebrated its fifth anniversary in Australia earlier this year with the world’s longest conga line at sea, marking the first ever World Conga Day, according to a statement. Over 60,000 guests took part in the Carnival Conga over the past week, which traveled across 25 Carnival ships, via 13 countries and seven […]

Princess Celebrates Premiere of Born To Dance

October 11, 2017

Princess Cruises has celebrated the New York premiere of “Born to Dance,” the latest offering from its  partnership with Stephen Schwartz, Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award-winning composer of “Wicked,” “Godspell,” and “Pippin.” Joining Schwartz aboard the Regal Princess for the premiere was director/creator Daniel C. Levine (“Les Miserables,” “Mamma Mia!”). Born to Dance celebrates the […]

Ponant and Tauck Present Le Soleal in New York

October 6, 2017

Le Soleal of Ponant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions made her maiden arrival in New York on Oct. 4 and 5 and Ponant and Tauck used the opportunity to present the ship and their sailing and tour programs going forward. Dan Mahar, CEO of Tauck, said the tour company has had a partnership with Ponant since […]

Viking Cruises to Make Inaugural Call in Portsmouth

September 28, 2017

Viking Ocean Cruises is making its debut at Portsmouth International Port this Friday, 29 Sept, with staff ready to welcome one Viking passengers.  Matt Grimes, executive director, Viking Cruises, said; “We are delighted to be visiting Portsmouth International Port for the first time. It’s a great destination for our guests to explore with easy access […]

A new build for a new era of ultra-luxury sailing

September 21, 2017

Silversea will partner once again with Fincantieri for the construction of a tenth luxury-ship, tentatively named Silver Moon, expected for Spring 2020. With enhanced design specifications and enriched content, Silver Moon will continue building on the sophistication, innovative style and ground-breaking concept for which Silversea ships are renowned. This ship will follow the evolution of […]

Silversea Orders New Ship for 2020 Delivery

September 11, 2017

Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri signed 310 million euro contract to build an ultra-luxury cruise ship, according to a joint statement. Tentatively named Silver Moon, the ship will be delivered in April 2020 and is a sister ship to Silver Muse at 40,700 tons at 596 passengers.  The newbuild will expand Silversea’s fleet to ten ships, […]

Crystal Symphony to Drydock at Lloyd Werft for Major Refit

September 6, 2017

Lloyd Werft in Germany will soon play host to the Crystal Symphony, which will drydock for a major fall refurbishment. Later this week, a team from the yard will board the ship in Lisbon to start preparations for the refurbishment as the ship sails to Northern Germany. It will be the first job involving both […]

Seabourn Launches New Seabourn Source Web App

August 30, 2017

Seabourn has launched a new web app, Seabourn Source. The Seattle-based cruise line said all guests will have the opportunity to access Seabourn Source on a complimentary basis aboard every Seabourn ship. Seabourn Source offers passengers intuitive, up-to-the-minute access to daily details of their voyage directly on their smart phone, tablet or laptop. Features include: […]

Crystal River Cruises Christens Crystal Bach

August 21, 2017

Crystal River Cruises has christened Crystal Bach, the first of its four newbuild Rhine-class river ships. The ceremony took place on Sunday, August 20 in Rüdesheim, Germany. Crystal’s CEO and president, Edie Rodriguez, presided over the ceremony, along with emcee and longtime popular Crystal entertainer, Mark Farris. The ship’s godmother, German opera star Anna-Maria Kaufmann, […]

Royal Caribbean Rolls Out New Espresso Features

August 15, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced it has rolled out a new set of business-ready features for its state-of-the-art Espresso reservation system, which covers the Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Azamara brands. “The newly revealed series of enhancements is the latest in RCL’s continuous rollout of intuitive tools and services to the robust program, added every year since […]