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Fred. Olsen flagship Balmoral to start second season from the Port of Tyne

Fred. Olsen flagship Balmoral to start second season from the Port of Tyne
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Balmoral will offer a record 13 voyages from the UK cruise port this year

Windstar Cruises doubles European itineraries for 2018

Windstar Cruises doubles European itineraries for 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Ships will sail 40 cruises in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, visiting 26 new ports

Two Holland America Line ships to sail in Mexico in 2017-2018

Two Holland America Line ships to sail in Mexico in 2017-2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 22, 2017

Oosterdam will join Westerdam to offer a combined total of 11 cruises to three ports

Le Havre celebrates a year of AIDAprima departures

Le Havre celebrates a year of AIDAprima departures
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 19, 2017

French cruise port presents AIDA ship's captain with a plaque to mark the milestone

Norwegian starts first season of regular ex-UK cruises since 2010

Norwegian starts first season of regular ex-UK cruises since 2010
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Norwegian Jade to sail from Southampton to Western Europe, North Cape, Iceland and Norway

Australia's cruise market hit record high in 2016

Australia's cruise market hit record high in 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Australia is now the world's fifth largest passenger source market, says CLIA Australasia

Disney to make maiden calls in Baie-Comeau, Saguenay and Québec City

Disney to make maiden calls in Baie-Comeau, Saguenay and Québec City
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 12, 2017

Disney Magic will visit Canada's St Lawrence region in 2018 as part of two new cruises from New York

Liverpool appoints team to develop new £50 million cruise terminal

Liverpool appoints team to develop new £50 million cruise terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 12, 2017

Ramboll, Stride Treglown, Gardiner & Theobald, JLL and Hyland Edgar Driver will design facility

Majestic Princess to sail two Grand Asia voyages in early 2018

Majestic Princess to sail two Grand Asia voyages in early 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Ship will depart China for Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore

AIDAprima turns one as Port of Hamburg celebrates 828 years

AIDAprima turns one as Port of Hamburg celebrates 828 years
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

AIDA ship hosts firework display during the German port's anniversary celebrations

Hurtigruten to offer a record 100 shore excursions in Norway in 2018

Hurtigruten to offer a record 100 shore excursions in Norway in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Operator will also offer Young Explorer activities, as well as professional expedition teams on most ships

Azamara adds four new sailings to Cuba line-up

Azamara adds four new sailings to Cuba line-up
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Sailings in 2017 and 2018 will depart from PortMiami and feature overnights in Havana

Harmony of the Seas makes maiden call in St. Kitts

Harmony of the Seas makes maiden call in St. Kitts
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 8, 2017

World's largest cruise ship will visit St. Kitts every two weeks from May until August 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to get new terminal at PortMiami?

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to get new terminal at PortMiami?
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 5, 2017

Miami-Dade County commissioners sign resolution to build new Terminal B for US$100 million by 2020

Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven to host multiple maiden calls

Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven to host multiple maiden calls
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 5, 2017

German port will welcome new and regular visitors throughout 2017

Norwegian cruise ports invest in their future

Norwegian cruise ports invest in their future
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, May 5, 2017

Our executive editor Jon Ingleton shares some of the highlights from Cruises Norway’s annual Norway Day event

Jon Ingleton shares some of the highlights from Cruises Norway’s annual Norway Day event

Norwegian Cruise Line makes maiden call in Cuba

Norwegian Cruise Line makes maiden call in Cuba
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 4, 2017

Norwegian Sky kicks off a series of 53 four-day itineraries featuring visits to Havana

Carnival to develop new cruise facility on Grand Bahama Island

Carnival to develop new cruise facility on Grand Bahama Island
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 4, 2017

Destination will feature a beach, recreational and dining facilities, and a pier that can host to ships

Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife becomes cruise ship repair centre

Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife becomes cruise ship repair centre
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 3, 2017

More cruise ships undergoing repair and refit work while berthed at Spanish port

CruiseCopenhagen to boost cooperation between Danish ports

CruiseCopenhagen to boost cooperation between Danish ports
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Denmark to host record passenger numbers in 2017 following joint promotion efforts