Queen Mary 2 cruise ship out of water and on dry-dock

The 3,056-passenger Queen Mary 2 is currently in the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany undergoing a 10-day dry dock. Though the final details aren’t released of the dry-dock, what we do know is that the ship will receive new carpeting, a wine bar, coffee bar, revamp the children areas,  mechanical work, and paint. […]

Holland America Line the Best Overall Cruise Value for the 19th consecutive year

Seattle, Wash., Nov. 30, 2011 – World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society members named Holland America Line the Best Overall Cruise Value 2011 for the 19th consecutive year in recognition of the line’s premium cruise experience. “To continue to earn this award for nearly two decades and to be acknowledged by the members of the […]

Splendour of the Seas sails with 124 new balcony staterooms + video

Royal Caribbean’s Splendour of the Seas is now out of drydock on its way to Brazil. While on dry-dock the ship received new balcony staterooms along with the line’s signature Royal Advantage enhancements. During a five-week revitalization program in Spain, the guest staterooms on Splendour of the Seas got an extensive makeover with 124 new […]