First Look: Menu for Emeril’s Restaurant on Carnival’s Mardi Gras

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In a first for Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse will have a restaurant aboard Mardi Gras, and we’ve got your first look at what will be on the menu. But be warned: By the time you finish reading about the dishes this specialty restaurant will be serving up, you’re going to be hungry. […]

Royal Caribbean Group Sells Cruise Brand

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In an unexpected announcement on Tuesday morning, Royal Caribbean Group (RCL) reported that it’s selling boutique cruise brand Azamara. New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners is purchasing the cruise brand in a $201 million cash deal. Upon closing, the firm will acquire the three-ship fleet and all associated intellectual property. The transaction is subject […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Sailings Through April 2021

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) — which operates Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises — has announced that it is extending its cruise suspension through mid-spring. The pause in sailings will now extend through April 30, 2021, on all three cruise brands. In a release, the company said that it “continues […]

Cruise News Briefs – January 19, 2021 [VIDEO]


Two Former Carnival Ships Scrapped  Former Carnival ship Celebration is currently being dismantled at a scrapyard in Alang, India, and her sister ship Holiday is allegedly en route to the same fate. Most recently, Celebration was sailing as Grand Celebration for Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, and Holiday was sailing as Magellan for Cruise & Maritime […]