Cunard Announces Queen Mary 2 Refit

27 October 2011 – Cunard Line has released details of the planned refit of the company’s flagship Queen Mary 2, in preparation for her eighth birthday in January 2012.  With major refurbishments and redesigns of carpets, curtains, bedcovers and linens, and other enhancements, a luxury cruise vacation will be even more appealing aboard the grandest […]

Cruise line to expand Nickelodeo​n family programmin​g on ships

MIAMI – October 27, 2011 – Norwegian Cruise Line and Nickelodeon today announced the expansion of their exclusive partnership, extending the popular family entertainment and programming from two to three ships with the addition of Norwegian Gem, beginning in February 2012. Nickelodeon-themed family events, shows and activities were first introduced in April 2010 on Norwegian […]

Royal Caribbean signs agreement with shipyard in Spain for cruise ship refurbishment

Cadiz, Spain, October 28, 2011 – Global cruise line Royal Caribbean International signed an agreement today in Cadiz, Spain with Reparaciones Navantia for the extensive revitalization of their Vision-class ship Splendour of the Seas. The agreement was signed by Luis Cacho, Consejero Delegado de Navantia and Kevin Douglas, Vice President, Newbuild, Royal Caribbean International. Splendour […]

Hurricane sparks record-breaking cruise passenger count for Nassau, Bahamas

First reported by the a local  paper on Thursday, seven cruise ships were brought into the port of Nassau to seek refuge from Hurricane Rina on Wednesday. We had a chance to speak to Carla Stuart, Director of Cruise Development in Nassau, Bahamas, and asked if this was the first time Nassau had seen seven […]