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Archive for 'Cruise Ship News'

Anthem Of The Seas Officially Named By Travel Agent Godmother Emma Wilby

April 20, 2015 – Royal Caribbean International has marked the launch of Anthem of the Seas, the world’s newest, most technologically advanced cruise ship. The ship hosted a spectacular naming ceremony led by Godmother Emma Wilby who took center stage during the ceremony together with Welsh choir Only Boys Aloud to deliver the performance of [...]

MSC Cruises To Name 1st Vista-class Ship “MSC Meraviglia”

April 20, 2015 – MSC Cruises marked a key milestone in its $5.4 billion growth plan today as the first steel for its new Vista generation of megaships was cut at STX France, during a ceremony in Saint-Nazaire. At the steel-cutting ceremony, MSC Cruises Executive Chairman Pierfrancesco Vago told assembled press and dignitaries that the [...]

Azamara Club Cruises Launches 360-Degree Virtual Reality Destination Experiences

April 16, 2015 – Today, Azamara Club Cruises unveiled the first of a series of 360-degree virtual reality experiences – Azamara 3DI. Using virtual reality technology, which has revolutionized video games, the up-market boutique line is the first company in the cruise industry to bring Destination Immersion to life in 3D, allowing guests to experience [...]

Princess Cruises Announces Largest-Ever Australia Deployment for 2016-2017

April 15, 2015 – Princess Cruises has announced it will home port five ships in Australia to sail the cruise line’s largest-ever program offering in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the 2016-2017 season. Princess Cruises will introduce the 3,082-guest Emerald Princess to the market, with Golden Princess returning to sail from Melbourne [...]

Ovation Of The Seas to Sail from Australia in Winter 2016/17

April 14, 2015 – Royal Caribbean International announced today that Australia will welcome its very own brand new cruise ship for the first time when Ovation of the Seas homeports in Sydney for winter 2016-17. Currently under construction in Germany, Ovation of the Seas will not only claim the title of the largest cruise ship [...]

Anthem Of The Seas Debuts in Southampton

April 15, 2015 – Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, Anthem of the Seas, sailed into Southampton Cruise Port today to cheers and fanfare as the newest ship in Royal Caribbean’s fleet begins service. Anthem Of The Seas boasts the RipCord by iFLY sky diving experience, North Star, a glass observation capsule that takes guests more [...]

Carnival Live Concert Series For 2015 Summer/Fall Announced

April 14, 2015 – Crank it up to 11, music fans! Today, Carnival Cruise Line unveiled the roster of artists for its upcoming Carnival LIVE concert series, adding The Band Perry, BOSTON, Lionel Richie and Heart to the diverse and talented lineup of musical acts set to perform on board the “Fun Ships” this summer [...]

Carnival Expanding 3/4 Night Cruise Capacity in Port Canaveral

April 14, 2015 – Carnival Cruise Line will build upon its leadership position in Port Canaveral, Fla., expanding capacity on three- and four-day Bahamas cruises by 34 percent and deploying its newest class of ship on seven-day Caribbean voyages in 2016. Carnival will enhance its short Bahamas cruise program from Port Canaveral with Carnival Victory [...]

Norwegian Cruise Line Adds Complimentary Asian Dining Venues Fleetwide

April 13, 2015 – Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that many of the line’s popular Asian dining venues can now be enjoyed on a complimentary basis across the fleet. Guest favorites like Shanghai’s Noodle Bar aboard Norwegian’s Breakaway Class ships and Norwegian Epic, Jasmine Garden aboard Norwegian Jade, Chin Chin aboard Norwegian Jewel and more [...]

Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery Of Anthem Of The Seas

April 10, 2015 – Royal Caribbean International officially took delivery of its 23rd ship, Anthem of the Seas. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s Chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain officially received the new ship from Meyer Werft Yard’s Managing Partner Bernard Meyer in a signing ceremony held in Bremerhaven, Germany. Anthem of the Seas is the [...]