Seabourn Announces Updates to Dining, Wifi, & More

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Ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn has announced a variety of new onboard features and updates. “Over the past 18 months, we examined our onboard amenities and services, from culinary to entertainment to technology, and guests will find even more ways where we’re creating memorable Seabourn Moments,” said Seabourn’s Senior CRP of Guest operations Gerald Mosslinger. Food […]

Costa Smeralda Trip Report, Day 4: Is Cruising ‘Italian Style’ For You?

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Last week, contributing writer Bruce Parkinson sailed a four-night voyage on Costa Cruises in the Mediterranean. Bruce wrote daily trip reports to share his experience as he sailed from Barcelona to Rome. In the U.S. market, Costa Cruises is a small player, with just 1.5 percent market share. In Italy, the Carnival Corporation-owned brand is […]

Another Cruise Ship Pulled From China, Will Now Sail in Mediterranean

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Costa Cruises has announced some updates to its 2022-2023 schedule regarding two of the newest ships in its fleet: Costa Venezia and Costa Toscana. Costa Venezia Costa Venezia debuted in 2019, and was designed for the Asian market where she began her life sailing from China. Now, Costa Cruises will be pulling the vessel from Asia and moving it […]

Half of Carnival’s U.S. Cruise Ship Fleet Back in Service

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It was a big weekend for Carnival Cruise Line. Two more of its ships resumed service on Sunday, September 19 — Carnival Glory and Carnival Dream — bringing the line’s total to 11 ships sailing again, which is half of its United States-based fleet. Currently, Carnival is operating from seven U.S. homeports: Miami, Galveston, Seattle, […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Final Episode of EMBARK Web Series

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Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the final episode of its EMBARK — The Series web show. The episode, entitled “Adventure Awaits,” will give viewers a front row seat to the west coast debut of Norwegian Encore as she began her first season of sailings to Alaska. The journey began in Seattle, where Norwegian Cruise Line pioneered voyages […]

Cruise News Today — September 20, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Empress of the Seas Begins Life With New Line The former Royal Caribbean ship Empress of the Seas is now sailing again at a new home. Indian line Cordelia Cruises bought the vessel from Royal last year, shortening her name to simply ‘Empress,’ and did renovations.  Last week, the vessel set sail on her first […]