New Oceania Ship Debuts Early Due to High Demand

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Oceania Cruises has announced that it’s moving up the debut of its upcoming ship Vista by introducing a new Founder’s Cruise departing Rome on May 13, 2023. Previously, the vessel was scheduled to debut on May 20th, but what the line is calling “unprecedented demand” has driven the maiden voyage forward by a week. “Vista […]

MENU: Le Voyage Specialty Restaurant on Celebrity Beyond

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Celebrity Cruises’ Edge-class ships are extremely similar in most ways. First came the class’ namesake ship Celebrity Edge, then Celebrity Apex and Celebrity Beyond. The cruise line amped up its game a bit with Beyond, including a brand-new specialty restaurant: Le Voyage by acclaimed chef and Celebrity’s Culinary Ambassador Daniel Boulud. The intimate, upscale venue […]

World’s Largest Cruise Ship Floated Out at the Shipyard

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The world’s largest cruise ship is being floated out at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. Royal Caribbean’s first Icon-class vessel, Icon of the Seas, touched water for the first time when her dry dock was flooded today. This weekend, the dry dock gates will open and Icon will float out to the outfitting pier, […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Record Booking Day and Week

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Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that it broke multiple booking records in November this year. Not only was November 25th the best booking day in the line’s history (Black Friday), but November 28th was the best booked Cyber Monday, allowing Norwegian Cruise Line to achieve a record booking week for the week ending November 25th, […]

Norwegian Details 2025, Includes New Ship Norwegian Viva

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Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed its winter 2024/2025 and summer 2025 schedule for destinations including Europe, the Caribbean, Alaska, and more. Schedule highlights include: Greek Isles, Israel, and Egypt Norwegian Viva, which is scheduled to debut in August 2023, will offer select roundtrip seven-day Greek Isles voyages from Piraeus, Greece, plus nine to 11-day open […]

Carnival Cruise Line Delays Debut of Next Mega Ship

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Due to shipyard delays, Carnival Cruise Line has been forced to push back the debut of its third Excel-class ship Carnival Jubilee, which is sister ship to Carnival Celebration and Mardi Gras. Carnival Jubilee is currently under construction at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany. But the shipbuilder has said that due to supply chain issues, […]

Cruise News Today — December 9, 2022 [VIDEO]

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Virgin Voyages Takes Delivery of Resilient Lady Sir Richard Branson’s cruise line Virgin Voyages has officially taken delivery of its third vessel, Resilient Lady. Built in Fincantieri’s shipyard in Italy, the 110,000 gross ton Resilient Lady marks the brand’s third completed vessel in the span of two years.  Resilient Lady is scheduled to embark on her maiden voyage around […]