Disney Wish Delivered to Cruise Line During Shipyard Ceremony

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Disney Cruise Line has officially taken delivery of its fifth and newest ship, Disney Wish. The vessel was handed over from the Meyer Werft shipyard to the cruise line during a ceremony today in Germany. Disney Cruise Line President Thomas Mazloum and Meyer Werft Managing Director Jan Meyer signed the official documents that transferred ownership […]

Cruise Podcast: 2022 Carnival Sunshine Review + Cruise News

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This week we get a review of Carnival Sunshine, a Sunshine-class ship that is sailing year-round from Charleston, South Carolina. This was a Bahamas cruise calling to Princess Cays and Nassau. Richard Has Cruise News: Carnival Celebration details revealed Norwegian Escape sailings canceled Carnival Freedom set to return after fire Two more lines complete the […]

Cozumel Welcomes Nearly 10,000 Cruise Visitors in One Day

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The port of Cozumel, Mexico has a particularly busy week this week as far as cruise visitors are concerned. 17 ships have/are scheduled to arrive in the port this week, and six of those arrived on Wednesday. Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas and Grandeur of the Seas, Carnival’s Ecstasy, Breeze, and Conquest, and MSC […]

Review: Viking Octantis Expedition Cruise Ship

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Just The Facts Built: 2022 Size: 30,150 gross registered tons Measurements: 665 feet long, 77-foot beam Staterooms: 189 Capacity: 378 Crew: 256 Overview After having successfully launched both river boats and ocean ships, Viking entered the market with a sleek and stylish expedition vessel. Designed to navigate polar regions and the locks and canals leading […]

MSC Ship Repositioning to Mediterranean This Summer to Meet High Demand

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MSC Cruises will be moving MSC Bellissima to the Mediterranean this summer to meet what it’s saying is “overwhelming demand from consumers.” Starting July 9, the vessel will begin offering seven-night voyages from Valencia and Barcelona, Spain as well as Genoa, Livorno, and Naples, Italy. The itinerary includes longer stays in Valencia, allowing passengers to […]

Cruise News Today — June 9, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Virgin Voyages Delays Launch of Third Ship Big news from Virgin Voyages, as the cruise line has pushed the launch of its next ship back at least eight months. The line’s third vessel, Resilient Lady, was scheduled to launch this August. Now, Virgin has announced that it won’t be debuting until the second quarter of […]

First Ritz-Carlton Yacht Completes Sea Trials

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After many delays, the first vessel from The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has finally reached another construction milestone. Evrima set out on her sea trials this week, and they were successfully completed. On Facebook, the cruise line said “We are thrilled to announce that our inaugural yacht, Evrima, has reached the key milestone of sea trials […]

Windstar Cruises Ship Debuts Renovations in Greece

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Windstar Cruises has announced the debut of its renovated all-suite Star Pride yacht, setting sail today from Athens, Greece to Barcelona on an eight-day voyage. Star Pride is the third and final Star Plus Class yacht to emerge from Fincantieri shipyard in Italy following a complex lengthening and transformation project. Now, all six of Windstar’s […]