Naming ceremony held for Costa Smeralda

Naming ceremony held for Costa Smeralda
By Alex Smith | 24 February 2020

Celebrations in Savona, Italy, featured the ship’s godmother Penélope Cruz

Silverseas Cruises’ luxurious requirements

Silverseas Cruises’ luxurious requirements
By Alex Smith | 24 February 2020

Cruise lines and ports need to work together to meet the needs and responsibilities of luxury travel, as Silversea Cruises’ Justin Poulsen explains to Alex Smith

Cruise lines and ports need to work together to meet the needs of luxury travel, says Justin Poulsen

Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady launched in Dover by Richard Branson

Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady launched in Dover by Richard Branson
By Alex Smith | 21 February 2020

The cruise line’s first ship will call at Liverpool before sailing to Miami for its inaugural voyage

BC Ferries christens Island-class ferries

BC Ferries christens Island-class ferries
By Alex Smith | 21 February 2020

Island Discovery and Island Aurora will enter service in mid-2020

Walking through history on the island of Crete

Walking through history on the island of Crete
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2020

A visit to Heraklion is ideal for cruise guests who want to step back in time, embark on an adventure, or enjoy a rich culinary culture

Guests to Heraklion can step back in time, embark on adventure or enjoy a rich culinary culture

National Geographic Endurance completes sea trials

National Geographic Endurance completes sea trials
By Alex Smith | 20 February 2020

Lindblad Expeditions’ first purpose-built polar expedition ship is set for delivery in March 2020

What it takes to stay in the marine business

What it takes to stay in the marine business
By Alex Smith | 20 February 2020

As interior outfitter Trimline turns 55, chairman Gary Oliver shares the reasons for the company’s longevity

Problem solving for the perfect itineraries

Problem solving for the perfect itineraries
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 February 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks executives from Costa Cruises, Marella Cruises and V. Ships Leisure how they overcome the challenges of planning the perfect itinerary

Cruise line executives explain how they overcome the challenge of planning their cruise experiences

Norwegian Cruise Line completes Norwegian Spirit refit

Norwegian Cruise Line completes Norwegian Spirit refit
By Alex Smith | 19 February 2020

US$100 million renovation sees changes to all staterooms, dining venues and public areas

American Cruise Lines signs docking agreement with Vicksburg

American Cruise Lines signs docking agreement with Vicksburg
By Alex Smith | 19 February 2020

20-year deal will give the line receive priority docking at the US port for a per-passenger fee

The cruise capital of the world is becoming bigger than ever

The cruise capital of the world is becoming bigger than ever
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 February 2020

PortMiami has seen unprecedented success in the cruise sector for many years, and with new partnerships, there is no sign of it slowing down

With new terminals on the way, there is no sign of PortMiami’s unprecedented success slowing down

DFDS reveals new features in Dunkerque Seaways refit

DFDS reveals new features in Dunkerque Seaways refit
By Alex Smith | 18 February 2020

Ferry is the first of three to be refurbished in a £3.9 million (US$5.07 million) investment

Virgin Voyages takes delivery of Scarlet Lady

Virgin Voyages takes delivery of Scarlet Lady
By Alex Smith | 18 February 2020

Cruise line commits to offsetting direct carbon emissions as first ship enters fleet

How Costa Cruises is planning to please

How Costa Cruises is planning to please
By Alex Smith | 18 February 2020

Mario Alovisi tells Alex Smith what criteria the cruise line prioritises when designing the ideal cruise itineraries for guests

Mario Alovisi discusses the criteria Costa Cruises prioritises when designing the cruise itineraries

Tersan Shipyard to build two ships for Havila Kystruten

Tersan Shipyard to build two ships for Havila Kystruten
By Alex Smith | 17 February 2020

Havila Pollux and Havila Polaris will be capable of sailing emission-free for four hours

Royal Caribbean to build first Royal Beach Club

Royal Caribbean to build first Royal Beach Club
By Alex Smith | 17 February 2020

The cruise line signs agreement with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda

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