Holland America’s New Ship Completes Sea Trials

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Holland America’s new ship Nieuw Statendam has successfully completed two sets of sea trials off the coast of Italy. The ship left Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard on August 10, and performed the first set of sea trials over two days. After that she went into dry dock at Fincantieri’s Trieste shipyard, where the trial’s data was reviewed and […]

New Carnival Ship to Have First Female Cruise Director/Entertainment Director Duo

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Carnival Cruise Line has announced that for the first time, a female cruise director and entertainment director duo will bring out a new ship – Carnival Panorama.  British-born Emma Nixon will serve as cruise director, and Canadian native Brittany Boyd as entertainment director when the ship sets sail next year from Long Beach, California. The dynamic […]

Carnival Cruise Ship Strikes Pier in New York City

Carnival Cruise Line’s brand new Carnival Horizon was heading back from an eight-night Caribbean sailing when it struck the cruise terminal while docking in Manhattan this morning. Carnival Cruise Line said in a statement, “While docking this morning in New York, Carnival Horizon made contact with the west end of pier 90.   There were […]

Disney Cruise Line Changes Payment Deadlines

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If you’re planning a trip on a Disney Cruise Line ship, know that as of next month, they’ll be changing when your final payment is due. As a result, there will also be a change with regards to the cancellation fees assessed as your vacation gets closer. What Disney Cruise Line Is Changing According to Disney […]