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.

Marella Cruises christens new Marella Explorer in Palma

Marella Cruises christens new Marella Explorer in Palma
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 18, 2018

Ship joins fleet following a refit carried out by 20:20, Trimline, MJM Group and Makinen

Celebrity Edge to offer SEA-themed spa with various at-sea firsts

Celebrity Edge to offer SEA-themed spa with various at-sea firsts
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 18, 2018

Venue designed by Kelly Hoppen will offer a thermal suite, speciality beds and 124 treatments

Baie-Comeau to welcome a record 11 ships in 2018

Baie-Comeau to welcome a record 11 ships in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 18, 2018

Five of the ships will be making their inaugural visits to the Canadian port

Virgin Voyages reveals interiors onboard first ship

Virgin Voyages reveals interiors onboard first ship
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Vessel will offer new dining concepts, private rooftop club, a nightclub and outdoor lounge areas

AmaMagna to feature spacious suites and four dining venues

AmaMagna to feature spacious suites and four dining venues
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 17, 2018

AmaWaterways shares details of newbuild, which will be bigger than other European river cruise vessels

New Cruise Ship Interiors Expo to debut in June 2019

New Cruise Ship Interiors Expo to debut in June 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Event will connect cruise operators with companies in the ship interior design and outfitting sector

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo 2019

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

18-20 June 2019; Miami Beach Convention Center, Florida, US

New free event will connect cruise operators with companies in the interior design and outfitting sector

British singer Elaine Paige christens Seabourn Ovation in Malta

British singer Elaine Paige christens Seabourn Ovation in Malta
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New vessel is the fifth to join Seabourn fleet over the past decade 

Silversea orders third Muse-class ship from Fincantieri

Silversea orders third Muse-class ship from Fincantieri
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Silver Dawn will be delivered in 2021 as a sister ship to Silver Muse and Silver Moon

Costa Cruises to celebrate 70th anniversary this July

Costa Cruises to celebrate 70th anniversary this July
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, May 14, 2018

Cruise line will open exhibition by Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani in Genoa, Italy


Newly revitalised Independence of the Seas arrives in Southampton

Newly revitalised Independence of the Seas arrives in Southampton
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 14, 2018

Royal Caribbean ship starts sailing from her new seasonal homeport in the UK

Turkey reports rise in cruise numbers in early 2018

Turkey reports rise in cruise numbers in early 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 14, 2018

Global Ports Holding's cruise terminals to host repeat visitors and inaugural calls this year

Dream Cruises and Star Cruises to roll out digital payment system

Dream Cruises and Star Cruises to roll out digital payment system
By Rebecca Gibson | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Wirecard’s Quick Pay app will enable guests to set spending limits and automatically pay expenses

Royal Caribbean International crowns its first-ever godfamily

Royal Caribbean International crowns its first-ever godfamily
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, May 11, 2018

Carlos and Alexa PenaVega will join their son to christen Symphony of the Seas this November

Carnival opens largest operations centre in cruise industry

Carnival opens largest operations centre in cruise industry
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, May 11, 2018

New Miami-based facility will provide around-the-clock monitoring for Carnival Cruise Line ships 

Fincantieri floats out Viking Jupiter at Ancona yard

Fincantieri floats out Viking Jupiter at Ancona yard
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 11, 2018

Viking's sixth ocean ship will now undergo interior outfitting ahead of her delivery in 2019

Poole Harbour welcomes first cruise call at new South Quay

Poole Harbour welcomes first cruise call at new South Quay
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 10, 2018

UK port completes seven-year expansion project so it can welcome more cruise ships and other vessels

Star Clippers plans first calls to Borneo, Skiathos and Skopelos

Star Clippers plans first calls to Borneo, Skiathos and Skopelos
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Tall ship specialist reveals highlights of its 2019-2020 cruise itineraries

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to order third expedition cruise ship

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to order third expedition cruise ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 10, 2018

TUI Group gives go-ahead for a sister to ice-class ships Hanseatic Nature and Hanseatic Inspiration

Silver Spirit resumes service following lengthening project

Silver Spirit resumes service following lengthening project
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Silversea vessel now features additional guest suites and public venues, as well as revitalised interiors