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.

Viking will debut its fifth Seine River vessel in 2025

Viking will debut its fifth Seine River vessel in 2025

Viking

By Alice Chambers | 02 February 2023

Upcoming Viking Longship will operate on the brand’s ‘Paris and the Heart of Normandy’ itinerary

Kafetzis brothers to co-captain Celebrity Cruises’ upcoming ship

Kafetzis brothers to co-captain Celebrity Cruises’ upcoming ship

Celebrity Cruises

By Alice Chambers | 26 January 2023

Dimitrios and Tasos will alternate their time onboard Celebrity Ascent from December

T. Mariotti to construct luxury yacht for Aman Group

T. Mariotti to construct luxury yacht for Aman Group

Aman Group

By Amber Hickman | 25 January 2023

Project Sama is part of a collaboration between Aman Group and Cruise Saudi

Oceania Cruises’ Riviera to sail first season in Asia in 2024

Oceania Cruises’ Riviera to sail first season in Asia in 2024

Oceania Cruises

By Amber Hickman | 25 January 2023

The ship will offer 25 unique voyages in the region with itineraries ranging from 10 to 82 days

Viva Cruises begins 2023 river cruising season in Düsseldorf

Viva Cruises begins 2023 river cruising season in Düsseldorf

Viva Cruises

By Amber Hickman | 19 January 2023

Ships Viva One and Viva Moments will be sailing to the Netherlands and Belgium from January to March

Resorts World Cruises receives new ship Resorts World One

Resorts World Cruises receives new ship Resorts World One

Resorts World Cruises/LinkedIn

By Alice Chambers | 16 January 2023

The new vessel will homeport in Hong Kong and offer two and three-night itineraries

Shirley Robertson OBE to christen Ambassador Cruise Line’s Ambition

Shirley Robertson OBE to christen Ambassador Cruise Line’s Ambition

Ambassador Cruise Line

By Alice Chambers | 12 January 2023

Olympic gold medalist and sailing champion will serve as godmother to the brand’s second ship

Accor to join cruise industry with new Orient Express ship in 2026

Accor to join cruise industry with new Orient Express ship in 2026

Orient Express

By Alice Chambers | 12 January 2023

Travel brand is working with Chantiers de l’Atlantique, Maxime d’Angeac and Stirling Design International

Viking Neptune named by godmother and NASA astronaut Nicole Stott

Viking Neptune named by godmother and NASA astronaut Nicole Stott

Viking

By Amber Hickman | 11 January 2023

The vessel departed on the 138-day Viking World Cruise in December

Riverside Luxury Cruises acquires four new ships

Riverside Luxury Cruises acquires four new ships

Riverside Luxury Cruises

By Alex Smith | 10 January 2023

Bach, Ravel, Mahler and Debussy will help line expand to the Rhine, Rhône and Saône rivers

European river cruising exceeds expectations for 2022, finds Seatrade

European river cruising exceeds expectations for 2022, finds Seatrade
By Alice Chambers | 05 January 2023

Report shows 87 per cent of cruise businesses to have been above or in line with goals for the year

Hurtigruten Norway and Brunvoll receive funding for zero-emission ship

Hurtigruten Norway and Brunvoll receive funding for zero-emission ship

Brunvoll

By Alice Chambers | 22 December 2022

The $125 million vessel will sail between Bergen and Kirkenes in Norway on green technology

MSC Cruises and Galveston Wharves plan to develop new homeport

MSC Cruises and Galveston Wharves plan to develop new homeport

MSC Cruises

By Amber Hickman | 21 December 2022

The organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding outlining possible agreement

Ruby Princess departs on maiden voyage from Galveston

Ruby Princess departs on maiden voyage from Galveston

Princess Cruises

By Alex Smith | 19 December 2022

Princess Cruises’ ship will offer five- to 16-day cruises to Mexico and the Caribbean

New P&O Cruises’ ship arrives in Southampton for maiden voyage

New P&O Cruises’ ship arrives in Southampton for maiden voyage

P&O Cruises

By Alex Smith | 19 December 2022

Arvia will set sail to the Canary Islands from the UK port on 23 December

Cruise companies appoint new senior leadership

Cruise companies appoint new senior leadership

Royal Caribbean Group/Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

By Alex Smith | 16 December 2022

New presidents will take charge at Silversea, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises

P&O Cruises receives Arvia from Meyer Werft

P&O Cruises receives Arvia from Meyer Werft

P&O Cruises

By Alice Chambers | 15 December 2022

LNG-powered ship is the largest vessel built for the UK market, accommodating 5,200 passengers

Celebrity Cruises debuts first-ever metaverse cruise experience

Celebrity Cruises debuts first-ever metaverse  cruise experience

Celebrity Cruises

By Alice Chambers | 15 December 2022

Wonderverse allows guests to virtually explore Celebrity Beyond and its future destinations

Fincantieri delivers Resilient Lady to Virgin Voyages

Fincantieri delivers Resilient Lady to Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages

By Alex Smith | 13 December 2022

The third of four ships ordered by the cruise line was handed over at the Sestri Ponente shipyard

Carnival Venezia to feature first-in-fleet spaces

Carnival Venezia to feature first-in-fleet spaces

Carnival Cruises

By Amber Hickman | 13 December 2022

Ship will offer new staterooms, a lido with retractable roof and Italian-style food and entertainment

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