Another Holland America Ship Resumes Service From Port Everglades

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Holland America’s ship Zaandam returned to cruising today at Port Everglades, leaving just one more vessel until the entire fleet is back in service. Guests embarked the ship for a nine-day Atlantic Coast cruise to Montreal, Canada, as the ship will sail in Canada and New England through October. To commemorate the occasion, Holland America […]

Cruise Podcast: Norwegian Encore Review 2022 + Cruise News

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A review of Norwegian Cruise Line’s 2019-launched ship Norwegian Encore. Encore was only in service for a couple of months before the pandemic shut the cruise industry down. Richard Has Cruise News: Listener Question I heard Princess Cruises is now offering all-inclusive pricing, what can you tell me about that? — Julie Listen to Cruise […]

Carnival Breaks Ground on New Bahamas Cruise Port

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If all goes as planned, guests sailing on Carnival Celebration and Mardi Gras will have a brand new port to visit beginning in late 2024. That’s because after several delays, construction began this week on Carnival’s new cruise port on Grand Bahama Island. New Cruise Port Is “Transformational” It was all the way back in […]

Rotterdam Extends Charter Agreement For Holland America Ship

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Holland America Line announced today that the City of Rotterdam has extended its charter agreement for Volendam through September 14, 2022. The vessel has been home to around 1,200 Ukrainians since docking in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in early April. It will house up to 1,500 refugees through the extended charter — part of a larger commitment […]

Viking Takes Delivery of Newest Ocean Cruise Ship

Viking Mars during her float out in 2022.

Viking took delivery of its newest ocean ship, Viking Mars, this morning during a ceremony at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. The vessel will now set sail towards Valetta, Malta, where she will be officially named on May 17 — Norwegian Constitution Day — by her godmother Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the Countess of Carnarvon. Viking Mars will […]

Cruise News Today — May 12, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Princess Cruises Introduces New Inclusive Package Princess Cruises has introduced Princess Premier, a new all-inclusive package that guests can add onto their base cruise fare. The package costs $75 per person, per day, and includes unlimited wifi on up to four devices, a beverage package including premium liquors, two specialty restaurant meals, digital photos from […]