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Cruise operations return to the Port of New Orleans

Cruise operations return to the Port of New Orleans

Port of New Orleans

By Alex Smith | 29 November 2021

A total of 285 ship calls are expected by the port for 2022

Why adaptability is key for itinerary planning

Why adaptability is key for itinerary planning
By Susan Parker | 26 November 2021

Itinerary planning is challenging during a pandemic with ever-changing travel restrictions. Susan Parker asks Frederique Patry how Silversea Cruises is navigating these uncharted waters

Frederique Patry explains how Silversea Cruises is navigating  itinerary planning during a pandemic

Silversea Cruises restarts sailing to Antarctica with Silver Explorer

Silversea Cruises restarts sailing to Antarctica with Silver Explorer

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 22 November 2021

The expedition ship set sail from the port of Puerto William in Chile

The Islands of Guernsey to reopen for cruise calls

The Islands of Guernsey to reopen for cruise calls

VisitGuernsey

By Alex Smith | 18 November 2021

 Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Hanseatic Spirit will be the first ship to call on 14 April

Bolette makes inaugural sailing from Port of Southampton

Bolette makes inaugural sailing from Port of Southampton

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 03 November 2021

The new Fred. Olsen flagship will offer 26 sailings from the port through to August 2022

Viking Orion makes inaugural call at St. Kitts

Viking Orion makes inaugural call at St. Kitts

Viking Cruises

By Alex Smith | 27 October 2021

The Viking ship will call at the island 10 times during the winter 2021-2022 season 

MSC Cruises to restart South African cruise travel

MSC Cruises to restart South African cruise travel

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 25 October 2021

MSC Orchestra will inaugurate Durban’s new cruise terminal with first departure on 6 December

Aurora Expeditions to sail first Antarctic Climate Expedition

Aurora Expeditions to sail first Antarctic Climate Expedition

Chad Brown/Aurora Expeditions

By Alex Smith | 25 October 2021

The invitation-only voyage will be led by oceanographer and conservationist Dr Sylvia Earle

Seven Celebrity Cruises ships to sail Europe in 2023

Seven Celebrity Cruises ships to sail Europe in 2023

Celebrity Cruises

By Alex Smith | 21 October 2021

The cruise line will offer more than 45 overnight stays in 11 cities throughout the year

In the Observation Lounge with Glen Moroney

In the Observation Lounge with Glen Moroney

CFR

By Jon Ingleton | 18 October 2021

Scenic Eclipse, the world’s first discovery yacht, has charted a pioneering course from the outset. CFR's executive editor Jon Ingleton boarded the vessel in Jeddah this October, joining international guests from the first cruise in Saudi Arabia since 2014

Jon Ingleton speaks with Scenic Cruises' CEO during Scenic Eclipse's first sailing in Saudi Arabia

Viking Saturn to join Viking ocean fleet in early 2023

Viking Saturn to join Viking ocean fleet in early 2023

Viking

By Alex Smith | 14 October 2021

The Viking ship will sail three new itineraries visiting Nordic destinations during her maiden season

Hanseatic Nature makes maiden call in Santander

Hanseatic Nature makes maiden call in Santander

Port of Santander

By Alex Smith | 12 October 2021

A commemorative plaque was presented to the captain of the ship by the president of Cantabria

Majestic Princess becomes first ship to visit San Francisco since pandemic

Majestic Princess becomes first ship to visit San Francisco since pandemic

Princess Cruises

By Alex Smith | 12 October 2021

The Princess Cruises vessel was sailing a seven-day ‘Classic California Coast’ itinerary

Holland America Line marks first West Coast departure since pause

Holland America Line marks first West Coast departure since pause

Holland America Line

By Alex Smith | 11 October 2021

Koningsdam departed from the Port of San Diego on the first of a series of 23 cruises

Cruising reopens between Greek and Turkish ports

Cruising reopens between Greek and Turkish ports

MedCruise

By Alex Smith | 04 October 2021

The Greek Government has lifted restrictions following discussions facilitated by MedCruise

Seabourn names second new expedition ship Seabourn Pursuit

Seabourn names second new expedition ship Seabourn Pursuit

Seabourn

By Alex Smith | 28 September 2021

The ship will sail an inaugural voyage from Reykjavik after her delivery in February 2023

Cruise operations to resume at Port Tampa Bay in October

Cruise operations to resume at Port Tampa Bay in October

Port Tampa Bay

By Alex Smith | 21 September 2021

Serenade of the Seas will be the first ship to sail from the port on 16 October

Silversea Cruises confirms 2021-2022 Antarctica season will go ahead

Silversea Cruises confirms 2021-2022 Antarctica season will go ahead

Silversea Cruises

By Alex Smith | 09 September 2021

The cruise line has reached an agreement with Chilean authorities to depart from the country’s ports

More Carnival Cruise Line ships to resume sailing

More Carnival Cruise Line ships to resume sailing

Carnival Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 03 September 2021

The line will have 15 ships sailing from seven US homeports by mid-November

Cruising resumes at the port of Klaipeda

Cruising resumes at the port of Klaipeda

Port of Klaipeda

By Alex Smith | 31 August 2021

Phoenix Reisen’s Artania was the first ship to visit the port in almost 18 months

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