Cruise News Today — April 5, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Raising Daily Gratuities Carnival Cruise Line is raising the price of its daily gratuities, effective May 1. Passengers in standard cabins will now pay $14.50 per person, per day, up from $13.99. Suite guests will now pay $16.50 per person, up from $15.99. Those who are already booked can prepay their gratuities prior to […]

Princess Cancels Voyage, Delaying Start of Canada’s Pacific Cruise Season

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British Columbia’s first cruise ship call of the season has been canceled, delaying the start to Canada’s west coast cruising season. Princess Cruises has canceled the San Francisco to Vancouver portion of Caribbean Princess’ current Panama Canal voyage out of Port Everglades. In a message to passengers on Sunday, the line said “With regret, we […]

Carnival Prepares For Its Biggest-Ever Alaska Season

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Carnival Cruise Line is readying for its busiest Alaska cruise season ever, as it will have three vessels in the region. In total, Carnival’s ships in Alaska will operate 49 cruises this season. Carnival Miracle will offer voyages from San Francisco to Alaska, while Carnival Splendor and Carnival Spirit will sail to The Last Frontier […]

Royal Caribbean Lays Keel For First Icon Class Ship

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The keel has officially been laid for Royal Caribbean International’s first Icon-class ship, Icon of the Seas. At the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, a ceremony took place to mark the milestone, with Royal Caribbean and Meyer Turku senior executives and teams in attendance. The keel laying involved a 3,000-ton crane lifting a massive steel […]