Cruise News Today — November 8, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Port Everglades Sees Record Cruise Day Since Shutdown Port Everglades saw six cruise ships in one day this past Saturday, when Emerald Princess, Odyssey of the Seas, Viking Star, Celebrity Edge, and Celebrity Reflection all departed from the port. It was a big step up from earlier this year when only 1-3 ships were sailing from the south Florida […]

World’s Largest Cruise Ship Marks Next Construction Milestone

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The world’s largest cruise ship is one step closer to completion. Royal Caribbean’s latest Oasis-class ship, Wonder of the Seas, departed the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France on Friday. The ship isn’t complete yet, though. The vessel headed south and into the Mediterranean towards another shipyard, Chantier Naval de Marseille, on the other side of France. […]

Two More Celebrity Cruises Ships Restart Florida Sailings

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Two more Celebrity Cruises ships resumed service from Florida this past weekend. Celebrity Reflection set sail from Fort Lauderdale on November 6, exactly 600 days after disembarking her last guest prior to ceasing operations in 2020. Now, the vessel is taking passengers on a seven-night voyage with stops in the Bahamas, Mexico, Belize, and Honduras. One […]

You Can Take This 111-Night World Cruise for $21,000

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‘Tis the season for announcing world cruises! Princess Cruises has revealed details on its 2024 World Cruise, which will visit 51 destinations in 27 countries across six continents. The sailing will take place aboard the line’s largest ship to sail a world cruise — Island Princess. It will be 111 days roundtrip, with two departure options: Fort […]

Port Everglades Sees Busiest Cruise Day Since Industry Shutdown

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Port Everglades almost looked like pre-pandemic times this past weekend. The Fort Lauderdale port hosted six cruise ships with passengers on board in one day — on Saturday, November 6. “Six of our eight cruise terminals will be in use, so it is not the Port’s record and the ships will not be filled to […]

Day 1 Report: Embarking on Holland America’s New Ship

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You may have noticed that lately, I’m probably spending more time at sea than I am on land. That’s because over the past few weeks, several ships that were originally expected to launch during the shutdown are finally entering service. So many, in fact, that I haven’t been able to squeeze each of them in! […]