River 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.

Virgin Voyages partners with Paysafe for safer transactions

Virgin Voyages partners with Paysafe for safer transactions

Virgin Voyages

By Amber Hickman | 30 November 2022

By implementing the payment platform, the cruise operator aims to streamline booking experiences

Disney Cruise Line celebrates 25 years of sailing with summer voyages

Disney Cruise Line celebrates 25 years of sailing with summer voyages

Disney Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 29 November 2022

New entertainment options, décor and merchandise will mark the cruise line’s anniversary

Fincantieri floats out Virgin Voyages’ Brilliant Lady

Fincantieri floats out Virgin Voyages’ Brilliant Lady

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By Alice Chambers | 28 November 2022

The vessel, due to debut in 2023, will accommodate 2,770 guests in 1,400 cabins

Explora Journeys to sail maiden voyage in Northern Europe

Explora Journeys to sail maiden voyage in Northern Europe

Explora Journeys

By Alex Smith | 25 November 2022

Explora 1 will set sail on a 15-night itinerary on 17 July from Southampton in the UK

Silversea Cruises cuts steel for second Nova-class ship

Silversea Cruises cuts steel for second Nova-class ship

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 24 November 2022

Silver Ray is expected to be delivered by shipbuilder Meyer Werft in summer 2024

Carnival Cruise Line christens new flagship Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line christens new flagship Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 22 November 2022

The ship was named at PortMiami as Carnival opened the expanded Terminal F

ICS focused on sustainability, rising costs and supply chain shortages

ICS focused on sustainability, rising costs and supply chain shortages

ICS

By Alice Chambers | 21 November 2022

Event also covered how brands are dispelling the cruise industry’s reputational problems

MSC World Europa: Sustainably different

MSC World Europa: Sustainably different

Ivan Sarfatti

By Jon Ingleton | 21 November 2022

Jon Ingleton shares his views of MSC Cruises’ newest ship following his recent stay onboard for the naming ceremony in Doha, Qatar

Jon Ingleton shares his views of the ship following a stay onboard during the naming ceremony in Qatar

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Borealis completes refurbishment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Borealis completes refurbishment

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2022

A 14-day project was carried out at Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, UK

Disney Cruise Line acquires new green methanol-powered ship

Disney Cruise Line acquires new green methanol-powered ship

Disney Cruise Line

By Alice Chambers | 17 November 2022

Firm will work with shipbuilder Meyer Werft to complete the vessel ahead of its debut in 2025

MSC Cruises takes delivery of MSC Seascape from Fincantieri

MSC Cruises takes delivery of MSC Seascape from Fincantieri

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 16 November 2022

The brand's newest cruise ship is the largest ever to be built in Italy

Why is Caribbean cruising enduringly popular with guests?

Why is Caribbean cruising enduringly popular with guests?
By Alex Smith | 16 November 2022

Alex Smith speaks with some of the largest cruise lines operating in the Caribbean to discover why the region continues to lead the way as the world’s most popular cruise destination

Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line share why travellers visit the region

Chesapeake Shipbuilding begins work on American Cruise Lines’ new ship

Chesapeake Shipbuilding begins work on American Cruise Lines’ new ship

American Cruise Lines

By Amber Hickman | 16 November 2022

American Liberty will be a part of the brand’s coastal cruise fleet in the USA

Coastal cruise ship Havila Castor christened in Norway

Coastal cruise ship Havila Castor christened in Norway

Havila Voyages

By Alex Smith | 15 November 2022

Godmother Aurora Sævik named the ship in the town of Ålesund

SDS 2022 to help create sustainable interior design framework

SDS 2022 to help create sustainable interior design framework

Ultrafabrics

By Amber Hickman | 14 November 2022

The summit will also showcase green products for the cruise, hotel and aircraft sectors

MSC Cruises christens MSC World Europa in Qatar

MSC Cruises christens MSC World Europa in Qatar

Ivan Sarfatti

By Rebecca Gibson | 14 November 2022

The LNG ship was named by Sheikah Hind Bint Hamad Al Thani at Doha’s new Grand Cruise Terminal

Finding new opportunities despite Covid-19 challenges

Finding new opportunities despite Covid-19 challenges
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 November 2022

Justin Poulsen of Silversea Cruises shares how the Covid-19 crisis has created the chance for it to forge new partnerships and make more socially and environmentally responsible itinerary planning decisions

Justin Poulsen on how Silversea Cruises is forging new partnerships and improving itinerary planning

Viking takes delivery of Viking Neptune from Fincantieri

Viking takes delivery of Viking Neptune from Fincantieri

Viking

By Amber Hickman | 11 November 2022

The ship is piloting a small hydrogen fuel cell for onboard operations

Aurora Expeditions launches Sylvia Earle ahead of inaugural voyage

Aurora Expeditions launches Sylvia Earle ahead of inaugural voyage

Benjamin Tan/Aurora Expeditions

By Amber Hickman | 10 November 2022

The new small ship will sail from Argentina to Antarctica in December 2022

Havila Capella christened in Fosnavåg celebration

Havila Capella christened in Fosnavåg celebration

Havila Voyages

By Amber Hickman | 09 November 2022

Havila Voyages’ coastal cruise ship began operation last year

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