World’s Largest Cruise Ship Begins Sea Trials

wonder of the seas

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas is one major step closer to completion. The Oasis-class vessel set out today on a four-day sea trial voyage from the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in France, which will see seven dozen tests being done on the ship’s systems to evaluate things like stability, speed, fuel consumption, and vibration. Teams from the […]

Cruise Lines React to New Bahamas Vaccine Mandate

Nassau Bahamas lighthouse

Yesterday, the Bahamas announced that it will be requiring all cruise visitors ages 12 and older to be fully vaccinated starting on September 3. Ships will not be able to dock at any port in the Bahamas, including cruise line private islands, unless all eligible guests are fully vaccinated. Aside from children that are too […]

First Cruise Ship From California Prepares to Set Sail

carnival panorama crew members

Carnival Cruise Line’s ship Carnival Panorama is preparing to sail from Long Beach, California this weekend, marking the first cruise ship from any line to sail from the west coast state since early 2020. Carnival Panorama debuted in Long Beach in December 2019, and was Carnival’s first new ship to debut on the west coast in 20 years. […]