Celebrity Cruises Posts Record Black Friday and Cyber Monday Bookings

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Celebrity Cruises posted its single largest booking day in company history on Black Friday, followed by its strongest Cyber Monday ever this year. The record booking performance follows the launch of Celebrity Beyond back in April, which is the line’s third Edge-class ship following Celebrity Edge and Apex. A fourth Edge-class vessel, Celebrity Ascent, is […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Debuts 52-Foot Piece of Art For Upcoming Ship

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Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled an interactive work of art being created by contemporary digital artist Dominic Harris exclusively for its upcoming ship Norwegian Viva, the second in the line’s Prima-class. The work, titled “Every Wing Has a Silver Lining,” will be on display in the ship’s sustainable watering hole Metropolitan Bar, and features Harris’ […]

Holland America Reports Record-Breaking Black Friday Bookings, New Gift Card Offer

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Yet another cruise line hit a booking record on Black Friday, as Holland America Line recorded a volume for the day that was 20 percent higher than its Black Friday bookings in 2019. The high number of bookings was especially noticeable in Alaska cruise reservations. U.S. bookings for Alaska on Black Friday were up over […]

Cruise Podcast: 2022 Oasis of the Seas Review

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On this episode of Cruise Radio, we get a review of a Bahamas cruise aboard Oasis of the Seas out of Cape Liberty, New Jersey. Listen to Cruise Radio Support Our Underwriter TripInsurance.com, offers three different travel insurance plans – good, better, and best – one plan for every budget. Get your quote at TripInsurance.com.

New Black Panther Characters Coming to Disney’s ‘Marvel Day at Sea’ in 2023

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When Disney Cruise Line’s special Marvel Day at Sea voyages return next year, they’ll feature some brand-new Black Panther characters. The new Black Panther and Okoye, General of the Dora Milaje, will make their at-sea debut during the Marvel Day at Sea cruises starting in January. The Wakandan warriors will join the large assembly of […]

For the 3rd Time in 2022, Royal Caribbean Has Broken Its Single-Day Booking Record

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In just over a month, Royal Caribbean International has once again set new booking records. This Black Friday was the cruise line’s single largest booking day in its 53-year history, which marked the third time the single-day record was broken this year alone. It also marks the peak of what is now the brand’s highest […]

Oceania Cruises Details New 33-Day Voyage That Visits 28 Ports

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Oceania Cruises has revealed details on a brand-new Grand Voyage setting sail in fall 2023. The 33-day Mediterranean Connection aboard Marina will start in Venice and conclude in Barcelona, immersing passengers in a variety eastern Mediterranean and Holy Lands ports. In total, the sailing, which departs on October 11, 2023, will visit 28 ports without […]

Cruise For Life: You Can Buy This 150,000-Ton Megaship

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Bankrupt cruise operator Genting Hong Kong’s ship World Dream is now up on the auction block. The High Court of Singapore has ordered that the 2017-built, 150,695 gross ton Dream Cruises ship be sold through sealed tender auction. Sealed bids will be accepted through 3 pm Singapore time on December 21, 2022. Sources say that […]

Princess Cruises Increases Add-On Package Prices, Adds Fitness Classes & Premium Desserts

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Princess Cruises is adding to its all-inclusive add-on packages, incorporating new treats and premium health and wellness offerings to its Princess Plus and Princess Premier packages. Rolling out on sailings after February 20, 2023 are a series of Princess Premium desserts, which will incorporate gelato, pastries, and candies. They’ll be added to both Princess Plus […]

Cruise News Today — December 1, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Allowing Pre-Purchase of Bottles of Alcohol Just a month after announcing it would no longer offer bottles of alcohol for preorder on its ships, Carnival has partly reversed the decision. Starting today, guests can once again order bottles of alcohol ahead of the cruise to be delivered to their cabin. Only one bottle is […]