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Royal Caribbean suspends most sailing until July | News

Royal Caribbean Group is extending the suspension of some sailings, including all trips from the United States, until June 30th. At the same time, the company is continuing a “measured” return to service in some markets, with more sailings scheduled in different regions around the world. “Safety is the first priority, and we know that […]

APT to launch two no-fly cruises for Earth Month | News

As part of a commitment to sustainable travel, APT has created ‘no fly’ options for two of its European cruises, departing in 2021 and 2022. The river cruising specialist will be actively promoting both during Earth Month (April) for those customers eager to book more environmentally friendly travel options.  Including return Eurostar travel to Amsterdam […]

Cunard details Queen Elizabeth UK sailings this summer | News

Cunard is offering UK guests the opportunity to spend this summer at sea, with a series of UK voyages on board Queen Elizabeth. Voyages will be round-trip from Southampton, between July and October, and comprise of British Isles scenic cruising and special Sun Voyages, sailing to wherever the sun shines brightest. Ten British Isles Voyages […]

Jewel of the Seas to homeport in Cyprus from July | News

Royal Caribbean International has revealed Jewel of the Seas will be sailing seven-night cruises from Limassol, Cyprus, this summer. Starting July 10th, the vessel will call Cyprus home for the first time and sail to the picturesque shores and ancient ruins in Cyprus, Greece and the Greek Isles through October. Holidaymakers can visit a combination […]

Celebrity Apex to debut in Greece in June | News

Celebrity Cruises has announced its return to cruising in Europe. Company president, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, confirmed that its brand-new Celebrity Apex, the second ship in the Edge Series, will make its long-awaited world debut in Greece this summer. The ship will sail from June 19th. With seven-night sailings roundtrip from Athens through to September, Celebrity Apex […]

Aida Cruises arrives at new Dubai Cruise Terminal | News

AIDAprima and AIDAvita have become the first cruise ships to dock at the new Dubai Cruise Terminal. The two vessels, operated by Aida Cruises, docked at the terminal earlier this month. The new terminals at Dubai Harbour extend over 120,000 square meters, and are located between the islands of Bluewaters and the Palm Jumeirah. “The […]

Cunard to offer UK sailings as international voyages are cancelled | News

Cunard has confirmed it will offer a series of UK voyages on Queen Elizabeth this year, providing a unique staycation opportunity for British guests. More details will be revealed later this month. Sailings will be from Cunard’s home port of Southampton and will be in UK coastal waters as well as simply seeking out the […]

P&O Cruises welcomes Arvia construction launch | News

A construction milestone in the future of British cruising has been marked as P&O Cruises cuts the first piece of steel for new ship Arvia. The 184,700-tonne sister ship to Iona is being built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The company’s second LNG-powered Excel class ship will join the P&O Cruises fleet […]

MSC Magnifica return pushed back to April | News

MSC Cruises has confirmed it now hopes to return MSC Magnifica to operation in Greece in April. After a brief summer season, the cruise line initially suspended sailings in November, with plans for a relaunch in January and February subsequently scuppered. MSC Cruises said it was now working closely with the Greek ministry of tourism […]

MSC Cruises takes delivery of MSC Virtuosa | News

MSC Cruises has taken delivery of MSC Virtuosa, the latest ship to join its fleet. As tradition calls, a small and private flag ceremony was held at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint Nazaire, France between the shipyard and MSC Cruises where MSC Virtuosa received her official flag and blessings for good fortune. The ceremony was […]