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Disney Cruise Line Introduces ‘Marvel Day at Sea’ on Select Disney Magic Sailings from New York in Fall 2017

October 21, 2016 – In 2017, Disney Cruise Line guests will unite and celebrate the epic adventures of the legendary Super Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe during a brand-new, day-long celebration: Marvel Day at Sea. The seven special voyages on the Disney Magic will depart from New York City in the fall […]

Holland America Line Receives Association for Rescue at Sea AMVER Award for 2015 Rescue of Airplane Pilot

October 21, 2016 – The captain and crew of Holland America Line’s ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award for the 2015 rescue of a pilot who ditched his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. The Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System was implemented […]

Carnival Cruise Line To Expand Terminal Operations at Port Of Long Beach

Deal enables full use of Geodesic Dome facility at Long Beach Cruise Terminal October 17, 2016 — Carnival Cruise Line has signed an agreement with landlord Urban Commons and the City of Long Beach to expand the Long Beach Cruise Terminal facility to accommodate larger ships in the future and enhance its terminal operations. The […]

Norwegian Cruise Line To Debut New Ship Designed for Alaska Cruises in 2018

October 13, 2016 – Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that its next new vessel, named Norwegian Bliss, will be the first cruise ship custom-built with features and amenities for the Alaska cruising. Norwegian Bliss will cruise to Alaska from Seattle and will be the first Norwegian Cruise Line ship to make its debut in the […]

MSC Cruises Offering Enhanced Itineraries

October 12, 2016 – MSC Cruises has released details of further enhancements to its itineraries in the Mediterranean for the 2017 summer season, and for its itineraries in the Antilles for the 2017-2018 winter season. The Company also announced updated itineraries for its ships serving the Caribbean between December 2017 and May 2018. Mediterranean itineraries […]

Royal Caribbean Names Three Finalists in Harmony Of The Seas Godmother Search

Consumers Encouraged to Vote for Hometown Hero Most Deserving of Honor October 6, 2016 – After receiving nearly one thousand nominations from across South Florida, three standout candidates have been selected as finalists in Royal Caribbean International’s search for an educator who is inspiring the next generation to dream big, think differently and challenge the […]

Azamara Club Cruises Appoints Bert Hernandez as Chief Operating Officer

October 11, 2106 – Azamara Club Cruises has announced the appointment of Bert Hernandez to Chief Operating Officer effective October 31, 2016. This is a newly created position for the brand and Hernandez will play an important role as the line continues to grow and evolve. Hernandez is no stranger to the cruise industry as […]

Royal Caribbean Announces “Project Icon” LNG-powered Class Of Ships

October 10, 2016 – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) has announced a new class of ships that will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and introduce the use of fuel cell technology, ushering in a new era of shipbuilding that will dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The ships will join the fleet of […]

Miss USA Deshauna Barber Named Godmother of Carnival Vista

October 5, 2016 – Miss USA Deshauna Barber has been named godmother of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest and largest ship, Carnival Vista. Barber made history earlier this year when she became the first woman serving in the U.S. military to win the title of Miss USA. Barber will officially name the ship during a ceremony […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Guests, Partners and Team Members are invited to join in anniversary celebration by sharing personal memories with #NorwegiansFirst50 September 29, 2016 – 2016 marks fifty years since the M/S Sunward made her first voyage from Miami to the Caribbean on December 19, 1966, signifying the birth of Norwegian Caribbean Lines. Today, the company now known […]