Tag Archives: Cruise

Holland America Line cancels all cruises until May | News

Holland America Line is extending its pause of cruise operations for all departures until April 30th. This includes trips to Alaska, Mexico, the Pacific Coast, Caribbean and Mediterranean as well as departures from Canada and New England. The line said the decision comes as it continues to prepare plans to meet the requirements of a […]

Royal Caribbean disposes of two ships to Asia-based buyer | News

Royal Caribbean International has announced Empress and Majesty of the Seas will depart its fleet later this month. “Empress and Majesty of the Seas made indelible marks on the cruise industry with their revolutionary design and size. “Touted as the cruise industry’s most ground-breaking ships when they were introduced, they continued to make history throughout […]

Emerald Azzurra floats out in Vietnam | News

The brand new ocean-going super yacht Emerald Azzurra from Emerald Cruises has floated out at the Halong Shipbuilding Company in Vietnam. The news marks just over a year until guests will be able to set sail on the brand-new yacht. Emerald Azzurra is the first custom-built ocean super yacht launched by Emerald Cruises, and will […]

MSC Cruises suspends MSC Grandiosa sailings over Christmas | News

MSC Cruises will temporarily pause the operation of MSC Grandiosa later this month as regulations change in Italy. The line will also move the planned restart of operations onboard MSC Magnifica back to January. The move follows the introduction of new Covid-19 related measure for the Christmas and New Year period by the Italian government. […]

MSC Magnifica returns to service in Europe | News

In a positive day for the cruise industry, MSC Magnifica has departed Genoa on her return to sailing. The vessel becomes the second MSC Cruises ship to welcome guests back on board since the cruise line restarted operations in August. The ship has commenced a stunning ten-night voyage of relaxation and discovery in the west […]

Hurtigruten unveils more detail on Dover sailings | News

Hurtigruten has unveiled its 2021/2022 expedition brochure, highlighting the adventurous itineraries guests can embark on next year from Dover onboard the newly refurbished ship MS Maud. The no-fly expedition cruises offer guests the choice of five expedition itineraries with numerous departures from Dover exploring some of the best and remote locations around the British Isles, […]

Marella Dream to be retired in wake of Covid-19 shutdown | News

Marella Cruises is retiring Marella Dream from its fleet after a decade of service. The move comes as the cruise sector continues to struggle in the wake the of the Covid-19 pandemic and the TUI-owned line reshapes its cruise programme for the coming seasons. All Dream sailings due to take place will be cancelled and […]

Royal Caribbean overhauls summer schedule | News

Royal Caribbean has updated plans for its summer cruise season, announcing changes in itineraries and homeports. Tapping market research and feedback from travel partners, the cruise line has adjusted its schedule with the goal of providing guests with a greater variety of trips. The highlight of the season will be the European debut of the […]