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.

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

What were the best new cruise ships to launch in 2017?

What were the best new cruise ships to launch in 2017?
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, December 21, 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we take a look at the innovative vessels that hit the waves for the first time this year

We take a look at the innovative vessels that hit the waves for the first time this year

Asia’s first Tiffany & Co can be found on Dream Cruises’ World Dream

Asia’s first Tiffany & Co can be found on Dream Cruises’ World Dream
By Lindsay James | Monday, December 18, 2017

Guests can shop in the luxury jewellery boutique or indulge in a Tiffany & Co high tea 

Windstar Cruises appoints head of new expeditions programme

Windstar Cruises appoints head of new expeditions programme
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, December 15, 2017

Long-time captain James Griffiths will oversee crew management, safety, training and more

Eurodam earns 13th consecutive 100 from USPH

Eurodam earns 13th consecutive 100 from USPH
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Holland America achieves a six-year run of perfect scores in routine health inspections

How Norwegian Cruise Line is stepping up the pace

How Norwegian Cruise Line is stepping up the pace
By Bill Becken | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Bill Becken talks to Andy Stuart to understand why Norwegian Cruise Line is investing in branding, hardware and the guest experience

President and CEO Andy Stuart explains why the line is investing in the guest experience

Regent Seven Seas is leading the way in luxury

Regent Seven Seas is leading the way in luxury
By Guest | Monday, December 11, 2017

Exciting growth and change is underway for the luxury segment, as Regent Seven Seas Cruises CEO Jason Montague tells Charlie Bartlett

Exciting change is underway for the luxury segment, says CEO Jason Montague

EPE celebrates 40th anniversary in Greece

EPE celebrates 40th anniversary in Greece
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, December 8, 2017

Event covered plans to make investments in the production of alternative fuels

CruiseBritain to welcome new chair person in 2018

CruiseBritain to welcome new chair person in 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, December 8, 2017

James Stangroom will take over from Angie Redhead on 1 January