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.

Cruise is the strongest industry in the travel sector, finds HundredX

Cruise is the strongest industry in the travel sector, finds HundredX
By Alice Chambers | 11 August 2022

The insights provider asked 35,000 cruisers about travel plans, priorities when booking, and more  

Viking Saigon begins inaugural season in Southeast Asia

Viking Saigon begins inaugural season in Southeast Asia
By Alex Smith | 10 August 2022

New purpose-built ship has set sail on the Mekong River for cruises between Cambodia and Vietnam

New expedition ship Seabourn Venture sets sail on first voyage

New expedition ship Seabourn Venture sets sail on first voyage

Seabourn

By Alex Smith | 29 July 2022

Seabourn’s new vessel embarked on a 12-day Northern Islands itinerary from Tromsø, Norway

Costa Group starts using biofuels onboard AIDAprima

Costa Group starts using biofuels onboard AIDAprima

AIDACruises

By Alice Chambers | 28 July 2022

The ship was fuelled in Rotterdam as part of the group’s strategy to decarbonise its fleet

Royal Caribbean Group acquires Endeavor for Silversea Cruises

Royal Caribbean Group acquires Endeavor for Silversea Cruises

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 19 July 2022

The former Crystal Cruises vessel was bought for $275 million and will join the fleet this month

Holland America Line prepares for its 150th anniversary celebrations

Holland America Line prepares for its 150th anniversary celebrations

Holland America Line

By Alice Chambers | 18 July 2022

The brand will offer two transatlantic crossings onboard its newest ship Rotterdam

Carnival on track to achieve 2030 sustainability goals

Carnival on track to achieve 2030 sustainability goals

Carnival Corporation

By Alice Chambers | 14 July 2022

The 12th annual sustainability report, Sustainable from Ship to Shore, was released 13 July 2022

Swan Hellenic christens SH Vega at Helsinki Shipyard

Swan Hellenic christens SH Vega at Helsinki Shipyard
By Alex Smith | 11 July 2022

Luxury line's second expedition ship expected to set sail on maiden cruise to Norway on 20 July 

Resorts World Cruises adds Kuala Lumpur embarkations

Resorts World Cruises adds Kuala Lumpur embarkations

Resorts World Cruises

By Alex Smith | 11 July 2022

Guests will be able to sail on two, three, or seven-night cruises from 18 July

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to return to cruising from Scotland

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to return to cruising from Scotland

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

By Alice Chambers | 07 July 2022

The line’s ship Balmoral will depart from Edinburgh for the Norwegian fjords on 8 July 2022

Fincantieri to construct two hydrogen-powered ships for Explora Journeys

Fincantieri to construct two hydrogen-powered ships for Explora Journeys

Explora Journeys

By Alex Smith | 06 July 2022

Explora V and VI will come into service for the cruise line in 2027 and 2028 respectively

Amadeus River Cruises christens new flagship Amadeus Cara

Amadeus River Cruises christens new flagship Amadeus Cara

Lüftner Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 06 July 2022

German-flagged vessel will now sail cruises on the Danube and Rhine 

Royal Caribbean International lays keel for Utopia of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International lays keel for Utopia of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International

By Alice Chambers | 04 July 2022

The beginning of the ship’s construction was celebrated at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard

Scenic Group celebrates float out of Scenic Eclipse II

Scenic Group celebrates float out of Scenic Eclipse II

Scenic Group

By Alice Chambers | 04 July 2022

Scenic Group and the 3. Maj Shipyard recently celebrated the occasion in Croatia

Disney Cruise Line christens fifth ship Disney Wish

Disney Cruise Line christens fifth ship Disney Wish

Disney Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 01 July 2022

A celebration at Port Canaveral featured musical performances and characters from Disney films

Seabourn takes delivery of Seabourn Venture from T. Mariotti

Seabourn takes delivery of Seabourn Venture from T. Mariotti

Seabourn

By Alex Smith | 30 June 2022

The ship is the first of the cruise line’s two purpose-built expedition vessels

Swan Hellenic acquires SH Vega from Helsinki Shipyard in auction

Swan Hellenic acquires SH Vega from Helsinki Shipyard in auction

Swan Hellenic

By Alex Smith | 28 June 2022

Shipbuilder sells ship by tender after sanction was imposed on leasing company GTLK Europe

Celebrity Cruises completes restart with departure of Celebrity Infinity

Celebrity Cruises completes restart with departure of Celebrity Infinity

Celebrity Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 June 2022

The ship set sail on a Caribbean itinerary from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale

Havila Capella to resume operations following court decision

Havila Capella to resume operations following court decision

Havila Voyages

By Alex Smith | 24 June 2022

The ship has been authorised by the Norwegian Maritime Directorate, allowing it to sail again

Carnival to operate Costa Cruises ships in new joint programme

Carnival to operate Costa Cruises ships in new joint programme

Costa Cruises

By Alice Chambers | 23 June 2022

Costa Venezia will sail in North America in 2023, followed by Costa Firenze in 2024

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