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Croisières M/S Jacques-Cartier Targets Niche Market for 2018 Start-Up

Croisières M/S Jacques-Cartier Targets Niche Market for 2018 Start-Up

December 06 2016

Croisières M/S Jacques-Cartier is planning to start-up on the St. Lawrence in 2018, bringing a 100-plus-years family sea-faring tradition to the cruise industry. The ship, which was most rec... Read more

Lindblad's Endeavour ll Enters Service One Month Early

Lindblad's Endeavour ll Enters Service One Month Early

December 03 2016

Lindblad Expedition’s newest addition, the 96-guest National Geographic Endeavour ll, will make its maiden voyage on Saturday, December 3, 2016. That is one month ahead of schedule, according ... Read more

P&O Cruises Backs a New Beer to Help Conserve Great Barrier Reef

P&O Cruises Backs a New Beer to Help Conserve Great Barrier Reef

December 02 2016

P&O Cruises Australia has "raised its glass" to a new social venture, becoming the first national partner for a new beer which supports the conservation of one of the natural wonders of the worl... Read more

U.S. Justice Department Fines Princess Cruises $40 Million for Pollution

U.S. Justice Department Fines Princess Cruises $40 Million for Pollution

December 01 2016

Princess Cruises has agreed to plead guilty to seven felony charges stemming from its deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up, according to a statement released this mor... Read more

MSC Bellissima Construction Begins at STX France

MSC Bellissima Construction Begins at STX France

December 01 2016

MSC Cruises and STX France held the steel cutting ceremony on Monday to mark the official commencement of construction of MSC Bellissima, the second of the Meraviglia generation of ships that will c... Read more

New Cruise Line Aims to Start St. Lawrence Service in 2018

New Cruise Line Aims to Start St. Lawrence Service in 2018

December 01 2016

A new cruise line, Croisières M/S Jacques-Cartier Inc., has announced its intentions to start service on the St. Lawrence river in summer 2018 with the M/S Jacques Cartier. The cruise line i... Read more

Seabourn Encore Delivered

Seabourn Encore Delivered

November 30 2016

The handover ceremony of the Seabourn Encore took place today at the Marghera shipyard (Venice). The ceremony was attended by Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corporation, Richard D. Meadows, Pre... Read more

‘Optimistic’ on 2017 Sales Performance

‘Optimistic’ on 2017 Sales Performance

November 29 2016

“I’m optimistic versus bullish. Last year the entire industry went into the New Year bullish and we were overconfident,” said Matthew Eichhorst, president, Expedia CruiseShipCenter... Read more

AIDAperla Gets Her Smile

AIDAperla Gets Her Smile

November 28 2016

The AIDAperla has gotten her trademark hull art - the AIDA smile - at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan, where she is under construction. The 124,500-ton, 3,300-passenger AIDAperla will debut int... Read more

P&O Australia Marks First Year with Five Ship Fleet

P&O Australia Marks First Year with Five Ship Fleet

November 27 2016

P&O Cruises Australia has marked what it called a "record year of local cruising with its expanded five ship." P&O said its capacity is up 55 percent since the Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden... Read more

MSC Seaside Floated Out at Fincantieri

MSC Seaside Floated Out at Fincantieri

November 26 2016

MSC Cruises today marked the float out of the new MSC Seaside at Fincantieri. The ceremony took place this weekend at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone, where the 160,000-ton ship is being... Read more

Oceanwide Expeditions Lays Claim to New Expedition Ship Order

Oceanwide Expeditions Lays Claim to New Expedition Ship Order

November 25 2016

Oceanwide Expeditions is the buyer for the polar expedition ship recently ordered from Brodosplit shipyard in Croatia. The ship will be named the Hondius, according to a statement, with the company... Read more

Fathom Ceasing Operations by June 2017

Fathom Ceasing Operations by June 2017

November 24 2016

Fathom is ceasing operation by June 2017, according to Carnival Corporation spokesman Roger Frizzell, who was quoted in various media outlets. He could not be reached for comment at press time and ... Read more

Viking Line Signs Deal to Build New Cruise Ferry in Xiamen, China

Viking Line Signs Deal to Build New Cruise Ferry in Xiamen, China

November 23 2016

Viking Line has announced it has signed a letter of intent with the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co. to build a passenger vessel for delivery in the spring of 2020. The new vessel will serve th... Read more

High-Tech Environmental Push on Carnival Vista

High-Tech Environmental Push on Carnival Vista

November 22 2016

“The first thing you see is that there is a big difference in the engine control room (ECR). The video wall is a great improvement for the officer of the watch, he can monitor all the automati... Read more

Princess: 15% Capacity Increase for 2018 Alaska Program

Princess: 15% Capacity Increase for 2018 Alaska Program

November 22 2016

Princess Cruises today announced a 15 percent capacity increase for the 2018 Alaska season. In summer 2018, seven Princess Cruises ships will sailin Alaska on 130 cruise departures, with more than ... Read more

Connectivity Driving Carnival Vista Onboard Experience

Connectivity Driving Carnival Vista Onboard Experience

November 21 2016

Gabby Gonzalez, vice president of guest technology and analytics at Carnival Cruise Line, is building a modern vacation experience backed up by solid internet access and new mobile apps for guests s... Read more

Princess Announces 2018 Europe Program

Princess Announces 2018 Europe Program

November 18 2016

Princess Cruises today announced its summer Mediterranean and North Europe for the upcoming 2018 season. The line will deploy five ships to Europe.  Highlights include the maiden visit of the ... Read more

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