Cruise news

The world’s ocean, expedition and river cruise lines must evolve constantly to ensure they can meet the demands and expectations of their guests, ports and destinations and regulatory bodies. From ordering new cruise ships, to refitting and upgrading existing vessels, and creating new onboard and onshore experiences, the cruise lines always have news to share.

Dansk Wilton installs custom carpets on Celebrity Edge

Dansk Wilton installs custom carpets on Celebrity Edge
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Celebrity Cruises' newest ship features durable Colortec carpets in staterooms and suites

V.Ships Leisure wins service contract for Magellan Explorer

V.Ships Leisure wins service contract for Magellan Explorer
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Company to provide technical management services for Antarctica21's polar expedition cruise ship

50 years of innovation at Royal Caribbean

50 years of innovation at Royal Caribbean
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 19, 2018

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is renowned for being dedicated to continuous improvement, high quality guest service and inventive ships. Rebecca Gibson takes a look at how the company has stayed successful over the past five decades

ICFR explores what has helped the company to stay successful for five decades

Carnival reveals inaugural voyages for Carnival Radiance

Carnival reveals inaugural voyages for Carnival Radiance
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, November 19, 2018

Renovated ship will debut in 2020 after US$200 million dry dock in Spain

Hurtigruten to be the first to power cruise ships with liquified biogas

Hurtigruten to be the first to power cruise ships with liquified biogas
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 19, 2018

Expedition cruise line to use cutaways from fisheries and other organic waste to run six vessels from 2021

Windstar Cruises to renovate and extend Star Class ships

Windstar Cruises to renovate and extend Star Class ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 16, 2018

The US$250 million Star Plus initiative will impact all aspects of the onboard experience

Royal Caribbean names Symphony of the Seas at new Miami terminal

Royal Caribbean names Symphony of the Seas at new Miami terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 16, 2018

World's largest cruise ship was named by American actors Carlos and Alexa PenaVega and their son

Holland America Line introduces new Club Orange programme

Holland America Line introduces new Club Orange programme
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 16, 2018

The initiative gives guests exclusive benefits and dining, a dedicated concierge and priority access

Crystal Serenity undergoes extensive redesign

Crystal Serenity undergoes extensive redesign
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Vessel now boasts one of the highest per-guest space and service ratios in the industry

Cruise revenues hit record high in Caribbean and Latin America

Cruise revenues hit record high in Caribbean and Latin America
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 15, 2018

New FCCA study shows that cruise tourism directly generated US$3.36 billion despite hurricanes in 2017

Virgin Voyages to bring city-like dining to sea

Virgin Voyages to bring city-like dining to sea
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Guests will benefit from flexible and late-night dining, made-to-order food and choice of cuisines 

Vard cuts steel for Ponant's new polar expedition ship

Vard cuts steel for Ponant's new polar expedition ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Le Commandant Charcot will be built to Cleanship environmental standards and delivered in 2021

Studio DADO marks two successful years in the cruise industry

Studio DADO marks two successful years in the cruise industry
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

US-based firm wins recognition in design industry for its renovation and newbuild design work

American Queen Steamboat Co. acquires Victory Cruise Lines

American Queen Steamboat Co. acquires Victory Cruise Lines
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

SunStone Ships hands over two identical 5,000-ton, 300-foot-long, 202-passenger cruise ships

Global Ports Holding bids to manage cruise ports in Antigua

Global Ports Holding bids to manage cruise ports in Antigua
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 12, 2018

Company pledges to build new cruise pier and retail facilities after signing MOU with government

Hurtigruten to carry out major refit on Richard With

Hurtigruten to carry out major refit on Richard With
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 9, 2018

Founder’s namesake to become one of the most environmentally friendly cruise ships

Port of Seattle achieves cruise passenger record in 2018

Port of Seattle achieves cruise passenger record in 2018
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, November 9, 2018

New homeporting vessels are expected to drive further growth in 2019

Celebrity Edge heads to her new Port Everglades homeport

Celebrity Edge heads to her new Port Everglades homeport
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 9, 2018

Crew will complete final finishing touches during the newbuild's first transatlantic voyage  

Carnival Corporation and CSSC launch Chinese cruise brand

Carnival Corporation and CSSC launch Chinese cruise brand
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 8, 2018

New CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Ltd. brand orders two newbuilds and agrees to buy two from Costa 

Port of Barcelona hosts three Windstar ships in one day

Port of Barcelona hosts three Windstar ships in one day
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Star Breeze, Wind Surf, and Wind Star have all since departed for different Mediterranean cruises