New Cruise Line Explora Journeys Details Its First Ship’s Maiden Voyage

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Explora Journeys revealed today details on the maiden voyage for the first of six planned ships, Explora I. The maiden sailing is scheduled to depart on July 17, 2023 from Southampton, England. The brand will make its debut with a 15-night inaugural journey to northern europe with calls to 12 ports in four countries. “Our […]

15 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Cruise Deals [2022]

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It’s that time of year again. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are upon us and the cruise lines, of course, are eager to take advantage of the shopping frenzy. Here’s our roundup of the 2022 Black Friday cruise deals. 2022 Black Friday Cruise Deals 1. Norwegian Cruise Line If booked through December 5th, […]

Carnival Celebration Arrives in the Caribbean For The First Time

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Carnival Cruise Line’s newest Excel-class ship Carnival Celebration arrived in Grand Turk today, marking its first-ever call to a port in the Caribbean. The vessel is currently sailings its inaugural voyage, a six-day Thanksgiving cruise. “It is an honor to bring our new flagship to Grand Turk as its first Caribbean port of call and […]

Carnival Corporation Mega Ship Makes Inaugural Call in Dubai

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Last week, AIDA Cruises’ mega ship AIDAcosma made her inaugural call at the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal. To mark the occasion, numerous representatives from Dubai Port Authorities, Inchcape Shipping, and Dubai Cruise Terminal boarded the vessel for the official plaque ceremony. Captain Tommy Möller and General Manager Nicolas Goelen welcomed the guests for the […]

Silversea Cruises Cuts Steel For Silver Ray, Pushes Back Launch of Silver Nova

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Construction has now officially begun on Silversea Cruises’ second Nova-class ship, Silver Ray. A traditional steel cutting ceremony was held today at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, as the cruise line anticipates the ship’s launch in summer 2024. The first vessel in the Nova class, Silver Nova, was previously scheduled to debut in […]