The Haven on Norwegian Cruise Line: Is it Worth The Price?

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After years of having heard about Norwegian Cruise Line’s The Haven, I finally had a chance to experience it firsthand. Did it live up to the hype? Was it worth the price? Read on, and we’ll discuss the pros and cons of The Haven. Not All Haven Areas Are Created Equal If you’re reading this, […]

Princess Cruises Cancels Sailings on Two Royal-Class Ships

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Princess Cruises has canceled a number of 2023 sailings on two of its Royal-class ships in the Baltic region, Asia, and Australia. The entire Baltic season for Regal Princess, which was scheduled to run from April 9, 2023 to September 3, 2023 has been canceled. In a document, Princess stated that the reason is the […]

Restaurants & Bars Detailed For Upcoming Ship MSC World Europa

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MSC Cruises has revealed lots of new details about some of the 30+ dining and beverage concepts coming to its next flagship, MSC World Europa. The vessel will include 20 bars and lounges along with 13 dining venues, offering everything from grab-and-go fare to fine dining. Bars & Lounges Among the 20 bars and lounges […]

Carnival Celebration Progress: Coin Ceremony Held

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Carnival Cruise Line and Meyer Turku shipyard celebrated another milestone in the construction of Carnival Celebration today during a coin ceremony at the shipyard. The coin ceremony is a centuries-old custom in shipbuilding, symbolizing good fortune for the vessel and its crew. Carnival Celebration‘s Captain Vincenzo Alcaras, Chief Engineer Fabien Gervaise, Hotel Director Pierre Camilleri, […]

Cruise Lines Urge CDC to Drop Pre-Cruise Testing

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In light of the recent travel requirement change for airline passengers flying to the United States from a foreign country, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is calling for the CDC to treat cruising the same way. In a statement, CLIA — which represents most of the cruise industry — said, “As the CDC monitors the improving […]

Former Crystal Cruise Ship Heads to New Home

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The now-defunct Crystal Cruises’ final newbuild ship is heading to a new home. Mulitple industry sources have reported that luxury line Silversea Cruises has acquired Crystal Endeavor, Crystal Cruises’ first expedition ship that launched in 2021. On June 8, 2022, Silversea Cruises filed to trademark the name Silver Endeavor, effectively keeping the ship’s original name […]

Cruise News Today — June 15, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Acquires Costa Luminosa Carnival has acquired the 2010-built Costa Luminosa from sister brand Costa Cruises. The vessel is scheduled to begin sailings as Carnival Luminosa this November from Brisbane, Australia. Carnival’s acquisition of Luminosa replaces previous plans to take and refurbish Costa Magica, which will now stay with Costa. Luminosa will sail October to […]