Episode: Richard Branson Launches Virgin Cruises 2015

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/CR_JUN_23_15_MIX_AU.mp3″ title=”Virgin Cruises ” artist=”Cruise Radio” ] Richard Branson is no stranger to the travel industry with airlines, hotels, space, trains, and now a cruise line. We get response from industry professionals about the new cruise line and listen to some response. Also, we’ll answer listener questions about Caribbean shore excursions in Cozumel, Nassau […]

Carnival Vista Completes Maritime Tradition

In a time-honored maritime tradition, a ceremony was held earlier today aboard Carnival Vista at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, during which a commemorative coin was welded to the ship’s mast to mark a significant construction milestone. It is a longstanding tradition to select a godmother – or “madrina” – to preside over the […]

Carnival Corp. Orders Four New Ships

Carnival Corporation recently announced that they have signed a multi-billion dollar contract to build four new next-generation ships with the largest guest capacity in the world, to be delivered between 2019-2022.  One ship is scheduled to go to the Italian brand, Costa Cruises and the other to German brand AIDA. These four new ships will feature […]

Quantum of the Seas Arrives in Shanghai

Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas arrived in Shanghai on Wednesday after its 53 night journey from New York, following its inaugural season at Cape Liberty Cruise Port in New Jersey. The Quantum of the Seas is now joining the Voyager of the Seas, Mariner of the Seas, and Legend of the Seas in China, […]

Steel Cut for MSC Seaside

MSC Cruises held a steel cutting ceremony for their next generation, state of the art cruise ship MSC Seaside, “the ship that follows the sun,” on Monday.  This will be the cruise line’s first ship ever to go straight from the shipyard to the USA. Details 154,000 tons 4,140 guests Built at Fincantieri’s shipyard in […]

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