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.

How SES Networks is delivering enhanced connectivity to cruise lines

How SES Networks is delivering enhanced connectivity to cruise lines
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 19, 2018

Company's broadband solutions allow guests to stream movies, play games and use social media

Success for Symphony of the Seas at first sea trials

Success for Symphony of the Seas at first sea trials
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 19, 2018

STX France tests systems onboard Royal Caribbean newbuild ahead of her March 2018 delivery

MedCruise appoints a new secretary general

MedCruise appoints a new secretary general
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Port management consultant Jordi Caballé Valls will help cruise association investigate port policies 


Shekhar Grover wins Bacardi Legacy Cruise Bartender of the Year 2018

Shekhar Grover wins Bacardi Legacy Cruise Bartender of the Year 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Royal Caribbean International contestant will compete in the finals in Mexico City

Wightlink launches Victoria of Wight in Turkey

Wightlink launches Victoria of Wight in Turkey
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, February 8, 2018

New passenger ferry will sail between the UK and Isle of Wight in summer 2020

ASEAN members to develop Southeast Asia's cruise industry

ASEAN members to develop Southeast Asia's cruise industry
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 29, 2018

New plan will see region improve cruise policies, regulations and administration processes

Millennials leading the charge for luxury cruising, says CLIA

Millennials leading the charge for luxury cruising, says CLIA
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 29, 2018

New survey finds that the cruise industry has opened up to all income brackets

Celebrity Edge floats out of dry dock at STX France shipyard

Celebrity Edge floats out of dry dock at STX France shipyard
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Celebrity Cruises’ first new ship in six years will make her inaugural debut in November 2018

Port Saint John predicts 19% increase in visitor numbers in 2018

Port Saint John predicts 19% increase in visitor numbers in 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

75 ships carrying a total of 176,000 passengers are expected to visit the Canadian port this year

Chef Ethan Stowell joins Holland America Culinary Council

Chef Ethan Stowell joins Holland America Culinary Council
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Award-winning restaurateur to help develop menus for seven ships in Alaska region

MV Werften cuts steel for Crystal Endeavor in Germany

MV Werften cuts steel for Crystal Endeavor in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Crystal's first purpose-built polar expedition yacht will set sail in 2020

Barreras lays keel for Ritz-Carlton's first-ever luxury cruise yacht

Barreras lays keel for Ritz-Carlton's first-ever luxury cruise yacht
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 12, 2018

Newbuild will feature interiors designed by Tillberg Design of Sweden and will debut in early 2019

Celebrity Edge to debut ahead of schedule

Celebrity Edge to debut ahead of schedule
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Celebrity Cruises newbuild to offer four preview cruises and two maiden voyages

Pearl Seas Cruises to take guests to Bay of Fundy

Pearl Seas Cruises to take guests to Bay of Fundy
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Pearl Mist will offer three cruises to one of North America's 'seven wonders'

How the cruise industry is celebrating successes

How the cruise industry is celebrating successes
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Around the world, industry awards are celebrating the destinations that help create a stunning cruise experience. We look at some of the latest winners

Industry awards are celebrating the destinations that help create a stunning cruise experience

Viking to christen sixth ocean ship Viking Jupiter

Viking to christen sixth ocean ship Viking Jupiter
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 8, 2018

Newbuild's name revealed during sister ship Viking Sun's maiden call to Los Angeles

Seabourn to celebrate 30th anniversary in 2018

Seabourn to celebrate 30th anniversary in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 5, 2018

Cruise line to launch new ship, host special events and debut onboard and onshore initiatives

The secrets of appealing to all in the cruise industry

The secrets of appealing to all in the cruise industry
By Sean Dudley | Friday, January 5, 2018

Cruise associations globally are continuously seeking strong source markets to ensure the industry continues to thrive. We hear from association representatives and port spokespeople about how they are looking to appeal to today’s cruise passengers

Cruise associations globally are continuously seeking strong source markets 

Viking Line hit record passenger high in 2017

Viking Line hit record passenger high in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 5, 2018

More than 6.8 million passengers boarded the line's cruise ferries to sail in the Nordic countries last year

How CLIA is balancing growth with environmental sensitivity

How CLIA is balancing growth with environmental sensitivity
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, December 28, 2017

In conversation with Sean Dudley, Cruise Line International Association’s Cindy D’Aoust explains how the organisation is supporting the industry’s development while remaining environmentally sensitive

Cindy D’Aoust explains how the organisation is supporting the cruise industry’s development