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Valiant Lady to head to Barcelona for the summer season

Valiant Lady to head to Barcelona for the summer season

Virgin Voyages

By Alice Chambers | 12 May 2022

Virgin Voyages’ second ship will offer seven-night itineraries across the Mediterranean

A new way to travel the USA with domestic coastal cruises

A new way to travel the USA with domestic coastal cruises
By Alice Chambers | 12 May 2022

Charles B. Robertson talks with Alice Chambers about American Cruise Lines’ upcoming Project Blue fleet, which will debut in 2023

Charles B. Robertson discusses American Cruise Lines’ Project Blue fleet, which will debut in 2023

MSC Cruises to minimise environmental impact of excursions

MSC Cruises to minimise environmental impact of excursions

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 10 May 2022

The summer programme will total nearly 1,400 tours, the cruise line’s largest ever offering

Cunard reveals cruise itineraries for October 2023 to May 2024

Cunard reveals cruise itineraries for October 2023 to May 2024

Cunard

By Alice Chambers | 05 May 2022

The scheduled cruises vary from two-night city breaks to a 108-night world voyage

Cruise Baltic and Cruise Norway release update for Itinerary Planner

Cruise Baltic and Cruise Norway release update for Itinerary Planner

Cruise Baltic

By Alex Smith | 04 May 2022

The tool can be used by cruise lines to check port availability and congestion levels for their itineraries

Pioneering cultural and educational explorations in remote regions

Pioneering cultural and educational explorations in remote regions
By Alice Chambers | 28 April 2022

Andrea Zito gives Alice Chambers an insight into what guests can expect from Swan Hellenic’s new fleet and itineraries

Andrea Zito provides an insight into what guests can expect from Swan Hellenic’s new fleet

Creating compelling cruises from scratch

Creating compelling cruises from scratch
By Alex Smith | 19 April 2022

Michelle Lupino of Ambassador Cruise Line tells Alex Smith how the company has built itineraries that will deliver a compelling experience for guests during its inaugural season

Michelle Lupino of Ambassador Cruise Line explains how the company has built its inagural itineraries 

Hurtigruten Expeditions to offer 150 different itineraries in 2023-2024

Hurtigruten Expeditions to offer 150 different itineraries in 2023-2024

Hurtigruten/Yuri Matisse Choufour

By Alex Smith | 12 April 2022

The season will feature the widest selection of itineraries in Hurtigruten’s history

A pioneering voyage for MSC Cruises in the Red Sea and Saudi Arabia

A pioneering voyage for MSC Cruises in the Red Sea and Saudi Arabia
By Alex Smith | 11 April 2022

Elisabetta De Nardo of MSC Cruises talks with Alex Smith about the success of the cruise line’s first deployment in the Red Sea and what makes the region such a special place to cruise

Elisabetta De Nardo talks about the success of the brand’s first deployment in the Red Sea

MSC Cruises partners with Going to create Stay & Cruise packages

MSC Cruises partners with Going to create Stay & Cruise packages

MSC Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 08 April 2022

Guests can spend two days in Venice or Athens before embarking on their cruises this summer

Oceania Cruises to introduce new solo staterooms and shore excursions

Oceania Cruises to introduce new solo staterooms and shore excursions

Oceania Cruises

By Alex Smith | 05 April 2022

New additions have been developed as part of the OceaniaNEXT fleet modernisation initiative

TUI River Cruises’ new ship sets sail for Germany

TUI River Cruises’ new ship sets sail for Germany

TUI River Cruises

By Alice Chambers | 04 April 2022

TUI Isla joins TUI Maya and TUI Skyla as the line’s third vessel, expanding its itinerary offerings

Viking welcomes eight new river ships into its fleet

Viking welcomes eight new river ships into its fleet

Viking

By Alice Chambers | 18 March 2022

The cruise line christened the vessels as part of its anniversary celebrations with godmothers present

MSC Cruises fully dedicates vessel to Norwegian fjords for summer season

MSC Cruises fully dedicates vessel to Norwegian fjords for summer season

MSC Cruises

By Alice Chambers | 17 March 2022

MSC Grandiosa will seven-night itineraries calling at Copenhagen, Hellesylt, Alesund and Flåm

What is new for 2022 at Norway's cruise ports?

What is new for 2022 at Norway's cruise ports?

Port of Flåm

By Jon Ingleton | 16 March 2022

Jon Ingleton attended Norway Day in London on 15 March to hear the latest updates from Cruise Norway's member ports

Jon Ingleton shares updates from Cruise Norway member ports who attended Norway Day in London 

American Queen Voyages to offer first overnights in new itineraries

American Queen Voyages to offer first overnights in new itineraries

American Queen Voyages

By Alex Smith | 16 March 2022

Guests will be able to spend evenings onshore during three Great Lakes cruises in autumn 2022

Seabourn to resume itineraries calling in Canadian ports

Seabourn to resume itineraries calling in Canadian ports

Seabourn

By Alex Smith | 15 March 2022

The cruise line will sail voyages to Alaska, British Columbia, Canada and New England

MSC Cruises to operate first year-round sailings from New York

MSC Cruises to operate first year-round sailings from New York

Michel Verdure

By Alex Smith | 10 March 2022

MSC Meraviglia will homeport in the city from April 2023 and sail North American and Caribbean cruises

Holland America Line to sail Canadian itineraries following guidance

Holland America Line to sail Canadian itineraries following guidance

Holland America Line

By Alex Smith | 08 March 2022

The publication of procedures for the resumption of cruising will allow ships to visit Canadian ports

Viking Octantis begins first Antarctic season

Viking Octantis begins first Antarctic season

Viking

By Alex Smith | 18 February 2022

Viking now sails voyages to all seven continents as it begins its 25th anniversary year

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