Why We Cruise: This Passenger’s Reason Will Touch Your Heart

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One of the things I most enjoy about cruising is sitting next to complete strangers and striking up a conversation, usually over drinks. It’s surprisingly easy even for someone who is an introvert on land to open up to a total stranger at sea. Every now and then, however, what you expect to be a […]

Holland America Ships Celebrate Line’s 149th Birthday

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To celebrate its 149th birthday today, Holland America Line ships will be offering special desserts, champagne toasts, and festivities for passengers and crew members. In addition to its 149th birthday, the line will be continuing the celebrations through early June with the restart of Noordam on April 24, Oosterdam on May 8, Zaandam on May […]

Celebrity Cruises Shuffles Two Ships, Announces New Deployments

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Last week, Celebrity Cruises announced that it was canceling Celebrity Solstice‘s 2022-2023 Asia season, and the ship would instead be sailing from the U.S. to the Mexican Riviera, replacing Celebrity Millennium in the region. Now, the line has announced exactly what the vessel’s west coast itineraries will be, and also revealed the voyages that Celebrity […]

First Cruise Ship Since 2020 Ban Arrives in Australia

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After a 25-month cruising ban, cruise ships are finally arriving back in Australia. In March 2022, the Australian Federal Government announced that it would not be renewing its ban on international cruise ships, and that ships could sail back into the country on April 17 — when the latest ban extension expired. The first vessel to […]

Cruise Ship Finally Back In Service Weeks After Running Aground

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On Saturday, Norwegian Escape returned to service after being out of service since March 14. The ship is sailing her last seven-night Caribbean cruise from Port Canaveral before repositioning to Europe later this month. Stuck in the Mud On March 12, Norwegian Escape departed on a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise from Central Florida, with its […]

Cruise News Today — April 18, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Cruise Ship Finally Arrives Back in Australia After being closed to cruising for 765 days and losing a majority of its ships to North America, Australia has finally reopened its cruise industry. Last month, the prime minister said the Australian government would not be renewing its cruise ban that was set back in March 2020. […]