Norwegian Cruise Line CEO: “We’re Going to Get Over This”

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings expects to have their entire fleet of ships up and running by sometime in the second half of 2021. And while that may seem awfully far away, CEO Frank Del Rio said during this week’s earnings call that “the excitement level hasn’t been this high in a long time.” He added […]

Cruise Line Nixes Drink Package, Includes Beverages, Wifi in Cost

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Celebrity Cruises announced on Tuesday that moving forward, they will be eliminating drink packages in favor of pricing which includes beverages, the daily gratuities, and free wifi. “Any Cruise, Anywhere, In Any Stateroom” In an email to travel partners, Celebrity said, “We know planning most cruises can be complicated. But, we’re not ‘most’ cruises — […]

Why Carnival Just Axed Sailings Over Seven Nights Long

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Carnival Cruise Line has removed all sailings from its website that are over seven nights from US-based ports through October 2021. Why The Longer Voyages Were Removed As of now, the first voyages over seven nights and leaving from a U.S. port are listed as taking place in November 2021 aboard the Carnival Dream, Magic, and […]

Cruise Line ‘Possibly Looking for Volunteers’ for Test Sailings

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During a call with travel partners, a Royal Caribbean executive said that they might be “looking for volunteers” willing to do the test sailings which will play a crucial role in ships welcoming back paying guests. “We haven’t decided how we are going to select people at this point. I know it will be our […]

118-Day, 33 Country, 2023 World Cruise Opens For Booking

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MSC Cruises has just announced that its 2023 World Cruise is now open for booking. The 118-night voyage aboard MSC Poesia will visit 53 destinations in 33 countries. This exciting months-long adventure begins on January 5, 2023 from Genoa, Italy. Other embarkation port choices will be Rome, Italy; Marseille, France; and Barcelona, Spain. After visiting […]