Hurtigruten Announces New Africa Expedition Cruises For 2022-23

Santo Antão village in Cape Verde

Hurtigruten’s expeditions venture, called Hurtigruten Expeditions, has added the west coast of Africa to its 2022-2023 cruising season. The cruise line added the new route to its lineup based on guest demand for more warm-water destinations. The 13-night itinerary will include four countries: Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Senegal. The 335-passenger MS Spitsbergen will operate the […]

Roatán, Honduras Welcomes Mardi Gras For The First Time

mardi gras roatán honduras inaugural call

Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras is currently on her second passenger voyage ever, and her first sailing in the western Caribbean. Today, the ship docked in her third and final port for this week’s cruise — Roatán, Honduras — for the first time. As has taken place in every port Mardi Gras has visited so far since setting sail […]

Icy Strait Point Welcomes First Cruise Ship to New Pier

norwegian encore icy strait point wilderness landing pier

Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship Norwegian Encore set sail from Seattle on Saturday, making it the first Norwegian cruise to resume sailings from the U.S. It is also the first vessel in the industry to berth at the new Wilderness Landing pier at Icy Strait Point, Alaska, built in partnership between Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Huna Totem […]

Mardi Gras Makes Inaugural Call at Costa Maya, Mexico

mardi gras costa maya

As Carnival Cruise Line’s ship Mardi Gras continues her maiden season, the vessel called at Costa Maya on Tuesday. The visit marks the first time Mardi Gras has visited the Mexican port. In keeping with cruising tradition, Mardi Gras’ leadership team joined local government officials for a ceremonial plaque exchange to commemorate the flagship’s arrival. Costa Maya is Mardi Gras’ second port […]