John Heald to Host Video Series on Carnival Cruise Line’s History

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To commemorate Carnival Cruise Line’s 50th birthday celebration, the line’s Brand Ambassador John Heald is taking fans on a trip down memory lane. His new video series, “Between Two Banners,” is a historic, fun-filled journey that delves into a half century of Carnival stories as told by those who have been with the brand throughout […]

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Announces Two New Vessels

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The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has announced the expansion of its fleet with the addition of two new superyachts — Ilma and Luminara, set to sail in 2024 and 2025, respectively. The yachts will be constructed by Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, with an option for additional vessels. “We are thrilled to work with Chantiers de l’Atlantique on […]

Katy Perry Named Godmother of Next Norwegian Cruise Ship

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Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that the godmother of its next ship, Norwegian Prima, will be pop icon and “American Idol” judge Katy Perry. As godmother, Perry will fulfill the longstanding maritime tradition of blessing and officially naming Norwegian Prima, and will also perform during the christening ceremony. Prima is set to be named in Iceland’s capital of […]

Viking Unveils 8 New River Ships, Seine Experiences

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Viking has welcomed eight new river ships to its fleet during a celebration in Paris. Four of the vessels — Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid, and Viking Skaga are built specifically to navigate the Seine River and bring passengers to the heart of Paris with an exclusive docking location at Port de Grenelle, just a short walk from […]

Norwegian Getaway Haven Trip Report Day 6: Another Day, Another Change

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I woke up this morning both excited and nervous. Remember at the end of yesterday’s trip report, I teased that I’d be doing something I’d never experienced before? Well… I’d booked myself for a hot-stone massage. This was going to be a completely new experience for me. I’ve occasionally booked the thermal spa suite on […]

Cruise News Today — March 17, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Guest Jumps Overboard on Carnival Horizon A guest on Carnival Horizon that jumped overboard Wednesday evening as the ship was sailing away from Grand Turk has tragically died. On Wednesday night, a spokesperson for the line said that the ship was conducting a search for a guest who went overboard from deck 11 around 7 […]