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Archive for 'Cruise Ship News'

Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces Flexible Specialty Dining Packages

June 11, 2015 – Norwegian Cruise Line announced today the introduction of new Specialty Dining Packages that allow guests the freedom to savor an array of tastes and unique experiences at the line’s signature specialty restaurants and the flexibility to choose the number of nights they’d like to dine for one set price. Norwegian guests [...]

Carnival Revises Liquor and Beverage Policy

June 9, 2015 – Carnival Cruise Line has revised it’s policy for liquor and beverages, which primarily affects the items guests can bring aboard and how those items are packaged. The new policy takes effect for cruises starting on or after July 9, 2015. This is an effort to reduce the consumption of “smuggled” alcohol, [...]

Carnival Corporation Launches New Brand Named “fathom”

June 4, 2015 – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest travel and leisure company, today launched a new brand called fathom™, defining a new travel category it is calling “social impact travel,” that will offer consumers authentic, meaningful impact travel experiences to work alongside locals as they tackle community needs. [...]

Azamara Club Cruises Announces Major Upgrades For Its Two Ships

June 3, 2015 – Very exciting news from a highly regarded cruise line. Azamara Club Cruises, a boutique line delivering an up-market experience at sea with unparalleled destination immersion on land, announced today that its two ships – Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest – will undergo “major upgrades” while in dry dock in early 2016, [...]

Seven Holland America Ships Will Visit Panama Canal in 2015-2016

June 1, 2015 — Holland America will have seven ships visiting the Panama Canal in 2015-16. Six ships will sail 11 full transits of the Panama Canal and one ship will offer 14 itineraries that feature both the southern Caribbean and partial transits during fall 2015 through spring 2016. With cruises ranging from 10 to [...]

Windstar Debuts Third All Suite Power Yacht

May 26, 2015 – On Monday at a christening ceremony in Rome, Italy, Windstar Cruises debuted Star Legend, the third and final of the fleet’s three new all suite power yachts. The christening ceremony and pier-side champagne celebration mark the luxury yacht’s introduction to the Windstar fleet, and the start of its inaugural voyage through [...]

Carnival: The New Carnival Vista Will Be The “Largest and Most Innovative Fun Ship”

May 26, 2015 – Embodying Carnival Cruise Line’s motto of Fun For All, All For Fun, the new Carnival Vista promises to offer family members of all ages an exciting cruise experience, debuting a variety of one-of-a-kind on-board features when it enters service next spring. From a unique suspended cycling experience called SkyRide and the [...]

Allure Of The Seas Debuts In Europe After Extensive Revitalization

May 21, 2015 – Following an extensive 18-day drydock revitalization, Royal Caribbean International’s Allure of the Seas has returned to service with more suites and suite amenities, additional standard cabins, and new dining and shopping choices. New Dining With 18 distinct restaurants, Allure of the Seas amps up the flavor with a host of new [...]

Disney Cruise Line Returning to New York, Miami and Galveston in 2016

May 18, 2015 – Today, the Disney Magic arrived in New York City as part of a transatlantic crossing to kick off a summer season in Norway and Europe. Disney Cruise Line was in New York City to announce the Disney Magic will return to New York in fall 2016, with sailings visiting the Bahamas, [...]

Royal Caribbean Orders 4th Quantum-Class Ship

May 7, 2015 – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft in Germany to order a fourth Quantum-class ship for delivery in 2019. “Today’s announcement is a reflection of the success of the first two Quantum-class ships,” said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and [...]