Viking Takes Delivery of Its Second Expedition Cruise Ship

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Viking announced today that it has taken delivery of its second purpose-built expedition cruise ship, Viking Polaris. The delivery ceremony took place this morning at Fincantieri’s VARD shipyard in Søviknes, Norway, where the line’s first expedition ship Viking Octantis was delivered in December 2021. Viking Polaris immediately set sail towards Amsterdam, where she will be […]

Disney Cruise Line Dropping Vaccine Mandate For All Passengers

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Disney Cruise Line will soon be dropping its vaccination mandate — one of the last large-ship cruise lines to do so. Starting October 14 for Disney Wonder, Dream, Fantasy, and Wish; and November 7 for Disney Magic, the line will no longer require that any guests are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of sailing. […]

Silversea Unveils New Itineraries for Former Crystal Ship

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Silversea Cruises has announced a new collection of 25 voyages for its expedition vessel Silver Endeavour, formerly Crystal Endeavor with Crystal Cruises. From May 2023 through March 2024, guests will journey to 116 of the world’s most beautiful and remote cold-weather destinations across northern Europe, the Arctic, and Antarctica, including 24 maiden calls for Silversea. […]

Cruise News Today — September 27, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Cruise Lines and Ports Prepare For Hurricane Ian As Hurricane Ian approaches Florida as a strong category three storm, cruise lines are now starting to issues messages to guests on sailings out of Tampa and Port Canaveral. Carnival Cruise Line sent a letter to guests embarking on Tampa-based Carnival Paradise this Friday that said “Hurricane […]