Carnival Cruise Line Extends Pause for Five Ships

In an unexpected move, Carnival Cruise Line has extended its operational pause for five ships. Earlier this week, the company slowly started removing sailings from its website. And on Wednesday evening, they made the move official by announcing which ships would see their returns delayed and informing impacted guests that their cruises had been cancelled. […]

Virgin Voyages Departs on First Cruise From Miami

Virgin Voyages, a brand that may have picked the worst time to launch a cruise ship, is finally sailing with passengers from her new home. The Richard Branson-led, adults-only brand was originally slated to debut its first vessel, Scarlet Lady, in April 2020, until the industry was shut down worldwide a month earlier. Tom McAplin, president and CEO […]

Los Angeles Welcomes Majestic Princess For the First Time

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Princess Cruises has announced the arrival of its ship Majestic Princess to the Port of Los Angeles today, where it will begin a fall and winter season of voyages to the Mexican Riviera. Today’s voyage is a three-night, with calls in San Diego and Ensenada. “We’re pleased to welcome guests aboard Majestic Princess today and […]

Oceania Cruises Reveals 2023 North America & Europe Sailings

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Oceania Cruises has announced its 2023 North America and Europe itineraries, which feature seven ships sailing 179 itineraries, calling on 260 ports in total. Featuring more time in port than premium cruise lines, this new collection features 190 overnight/multi-day stays in various ports of call, along with hundreds of evening and late-night departures. “These new […]

Construction Begins on Second Luxury MSC Ship

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MSC Group’s new luxury cruise line Explora Journeys has officially begun construction on its second ship, Explora II. The line held a steel cutting ceremony at Fincantieri’s Castellammare di Stabia shipyard in Italy, with key executives attending including Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Group’s cruise division; Michael Ungerer, CEO of Explora Journeys; and Luigi Matarazzo, […]

Cruise News Today — October 6, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Scarlet Lady Gets Ready For First U.S. Sailing Virgin Voyages is ready for its long-awaited first sailing from the U.S., as Scarlet Lady is set to depart Miami today on a four-night voyage. The vessel is scheduled to stop at Nassau, Bahamas as well as Bimini — where Virgin’s exclusive destination The Beach Club at Bimini […]