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Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady to sail her maiden voyage

Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady to sail her maiden voyage

Virgin Voyages

By Alex Smith | 30 July 2021

The ship will sail six cruises around the UK from Portsmouth

Princess Cruises and Holland America Line return to service

Princess Cruises and Holland America Line return to service

Princess Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 July 2021

Majestic Princess and Nieuw Amsterdam have set sail from the Port of Seattle

Cruise operations to restart in Costa Rica in September

Cruise operations to restart in Costa Rica in September
By Alex Smith | 13 July 2021

Brands will be required to vaccinate of 100 per cent of crew and 95 per cent of passengers to gain entry

Albatros Expeditions reveals plans for 2023 Arctic season

Albatros Expeditions reveals plans for 2023 Arctic season

Albatros Expeditions

By Alex Smith | 08 July 2021

The cruise line’s new ship Ocean Albatros will make her debut in the region

Cruise operations restart at the port of Marseille

Cruise operations restart at the port of Marseille

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 07 July 2021

A total of 36 port calls are planned this summer after a 17-month pause in sailing

Costa Cruises’ Costa Firenze sets sail on first cruise

Costa Cruises’ Costa Firenze sets sail on first cruise

Costa Cruises

By Alex Smith | 06 July 2021

The new ship departed from Savona, Italy, for an itinerary visiting destinations around the country

Celebrity Edge becomes first ship to sail from USA in 15 months

Celebrity Edge becomes first ship to sail from USA in 15 months

Celebrity Cruises

By Alex Smith | 28 June 2021

The ship departed from Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades on a seven-night cruise

Metropolitan Touring and Hurtigruten Expeditions partner

Metropolitan Touring and Hurtigruten Expeditions partner

Hurtigruten Expeditions

By Alex Smith | 25 June 2021

Seven-day voyages around the Galapagos onboard Santa Cruz II will begin in January 2022

Denmark to reopen for cruise calls from 26 June

Denmark to reopen for cruise calls from 26 June

Thomas Høyrup Christensen

By Alex Smith | 24 June 2021

Vaccinated guests will be allowed to go onshore in the country without further restrictions

Celebrity Apex sets sail from Athens for her first voyage

Celebrity Apex sets sail from Athens for her first voyage

Celebrity Cruises

By Alex Smith | 22 June 2021

The new addition to Celebrity Cruises’ fleet will spend her first summer season in the Aegean

Silversea Cruises resumes sailing with two new ships

Silversea Cruises resumes sailing with two new ships

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 22 June 2021

Silver Moon and Silver Origin have debuted in Greece and the Galápagos Islands

MedCruise marks 25th anniversary and hosts awards ceremony

MedCruise marks 25th anniversary and hosts awards ceremony
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 June 2021

Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning's interview with Costa Cruises wins Best Cruise Article Award 

National Geographic Endurance to launch in July 2021

National Geographic Endurance to launch in July 2021

Lindblad Expeditions

By Alex Smith | 17 June 2021

Lindblad Expeditions’ new expedition vessel will sail her maiden voyage from Reykjavik, Iceland

Port of Sassnitz joins the Cruise Baltic network

Port of Sassnitz joins the Cruise Baltic network

Christian Thiele

By Alex Smith | 02 June 2021

The German destination brings the total number of member ports to 32

MSC Cruises obtains clearance for new Barcelona terminal

MSC Cruises obtains clearance for new Barcelona terminal

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 02 June 2021

The cruise line will build and operate the €33 million facility

Dream Cruises to resume sailings from Hong Kong

Dream Cruises to resume sailings from Hong Kong

Dream Cruises

By Alex Smith | 28 May 2021

Genting Dream will be the first ship to restart cruising from Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

Celebrity Edge approved to sail from Port Everglades

Celebrity Edge approved to sail from Port Everglades

Celebrity Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 May 2021

The Celebrity Cruises ship will be the first to cruise from US waters in over a year

Embarking on a Caribbean journey in the Guadeloupe Islands

Embarking on a Caribbean journey in the Guadeloupe Islands
By Alex Smith | 24 May 2021

Visitors to the Guadeloupe Islands can experience a unique night-time trip up to the summit of ‘The Old Lady’

Visitors can experience a night-time trip up to the summit of ‘The Old Lady’

Three Carnival Corporation brands to resume US sailings

Three Carnival Corporation brands to resume US sailings

Carnival Corporation

By Alex Smith | 21 May 2021

Princess Cruises, Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Line will return with Alaska itineraries

Port Tampa Bay: Hitting the ground running

Port Tampa Bay: Hitting the ground running
By Lindsay James | 21 May 2021

Playing host to the recent Super Bowl, Tampa is a city on the rise. Raul Alfonso from Port Tampa Bay explains how he is preparing to welcome an influx of guests once tourism resumes

Raul Alfonso from Port Tampa Bay explains how he is preparing to welcome guests once tourism resumes

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