Spotted: Port Everglades Cruise Terminal Upgrades [PHOTOS]

Port Everglades’ new 1,818-space parking garage will open in November, the port announced today on Twitter. Built between Cruise Terminals 2 and 4, the garage will serve Terminal 2, Princess Cruises’ prototype OCEAN Medallion terminal, offering a dedicated, air-conditioned bridge with moving sidewalks to whisk passengers to and from the terminal, with multiple elevator banks […]

Cruise Line CEO: “We Aren’t Just Suddenly Coming Back”

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Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain made it clear this morning that when cruise ships resume sailing from U.S. ports, it will not be done lightly. READ: CDC Lifts Cruise Ships Ban, Conditions Apply In fact, the resumption of services is being taken so seriously that they will be taking extreme precautions — even beyond […]

Former Carnival Cruise Ship Finds New Life in Asia

The former Carnival Fascination has been sold to a company in Asia and will not be going to the scrapyard, escaping the fate of three of its Fantasy-class sister ships. At this point, the ship’s new owner and role is unclear, though Cruise Industry News is reporting that Fascination will be en route from Cadiz, […]

As Expected, Royal Caribbean Reports Q3 Loss

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As expected, Royal Caribbean Group’s third-quarter earnings report didn’t offer much in the way of good news, showing a loss of $1.3 billion. However, given the ever-increasing signs that a return to cruising is on the not-too-distant horizon, there was reason to believe that things were beginning to turn around. Of course, the call came […]

Virgin Onboards New Health Screening Technology For Voyage Safety

With its much-anticipated debut delayed by the global health crisis, Virgin Voyages is pulling out all the stops to provide a safe and healthy environment when it offers its first revenue cruises aboard Scarlet Lady, currently scheduled for January 3, 2021. The Richard Branson-owned “lifestyle travel brand” has selected ‘DeCurtis Shield’ as a core component […]