MSC Cruises Launches Design Contest For Hull of Upcoming Ship

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MSC Cruises has announced the opportunity for artists and designers around the world to transform the hull of its upcoming ship, MSC Euribia, into a giant floating canvas. The design contest, which opens today, is a first for the cruise line and involves the goal of communicating the importance of respect for the environment. MSC Euribia will be […]

CDC Extends Conditional Sailing Order Into January 2022

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On Monday, the CDC announced that it would be extending the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) through January 15, 2022. The original order, set to expire on November 1, 2021, has the same stipulations included in the order issued in October 2020, with minor modifications. The extension will remain in effect until: The expiration […]

Cruise News Today — October 25, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Cruise Line Christens Mardi Gras Carnival’s newest ship Mardi Gras has officially been christened. The naming ceremony took place in the ship’s theater on Saturday at Port Canaveral, with Miss Dominican Republic Kimberly Jiménez presiding as godmother. Mardi Gras set sail on her first cruise on July 31, and has been operating seven-night eastern and […]

Viking Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Call in St. Kitts

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Viking’s fourth ocean ship, Viking Orion, made her inaugural call in the Caribbean country of St. Kitts & Nevis today. Throughout the fall and winter 2021-2022 season, the vessel is scheduled to make a total of ten calls to the country’s capital of Basseterre. Orion‘s arrival marked the fourth cruise ship to call there since the cruise industry […]

More Dining Details Revealed for Upcoming Disney Cruise Ship

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Disney Cruise Line’s upcoming ship Disney Wish will feature an Avengers-themed restaurant as one of its three main dining rooms, which the line announced earlier this year. Now, it is releasing more details about the show, called “Avengers: Quantum Encounter,” which will occur during dinner. Actors and actresses who play some of the most popular superheroes in […]

Cruise Ship Rescues 8 People Off the Coast of Florida [VIDEO]

Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady hasn’t even been sailing out of Miami a month but has already made her first rescue at sea. Honoring a maritime tradition to provide assistance to distressed mariners, Scarlet Lady came to the rescue of a small boat in distress on Monday morning while cruising the Florida Straits (between the Florida […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Resumes Sailings From Los Angeles

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Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship Norwegian Bliss has officially begun sailing to the Mexican Riviera from Los Angeles, marking the first vessel from the line to depart from the southern California port since the industry shutdown. Bliss is one of Norwegian’s most successful ships ever launched, and will be its second one sailing from the west coast following Norwegian Encore, which resumed […]

Royal Caribbean CEO: ‘It’s Time to Focus on the Future’

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Royal Caribbean CEO Richard Fain says it’s time to stop talking about the pandemic and start discussing a brighter future. In his latest video address to travel advisors, something Fain has done regularly throughout the pandemic shutdown and early reopening of the cruise industry, the CEO said he hoped this would be the last installment […]

Two Cruise Ships Meet in Bahamas for First Time [PHOTOS]

Two Crystal Cruises ships met for the first time over the weekend just off the Bahamas coast. The line’s newest expedition vessel Crystal Endeavor met its 18-year-old sister Crystal Serenity while sailing a two-night preview cruise to Bimini, Bahamas from PortMiami. The company played its signature song, “What a Wonderful World,” over the loudspeakers while […]