Holland America Opens 150th Anniversary Poster Design Contest

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Holland America Line — the cruise line synonymous with having iconic advertorial posters back in the golden age of cruising — is asking fans to get creative and design a unique brand poster for its 150th anniversary. The line will celebrate its sesquicentennial birthday on April 18, 2023, and the prize for designing the winning poster is […]

Monterey Bay: Cruise Ships Are ‘No Longer Welcomed By Our City’

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The city council in Monterey, California voted 3-2 last week to terminal city services to passengers visiting from cruise ships, effectively telling cruise lines that their vessels are no longer welcome in Monterey Bay. According to Travel Weekly, cruise ships will still be allowed to drop anchor in the bay and tender passengers to shore, […]

Port Tampa Bay Debuts New Online Tool for Cruise Passengers

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Western Florida’s Port Tampa Bay has released a new tool to help cruise visitors make the most of their time in Tampa before and after their voyage. The Port Tampa Bay Cruise App is a web-based platform that directs guests towards points of interest in the area, allowing them to set a timer based on […]

Have 116 Days? This Might Be Your Ultimate World Cruise in 2025

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MSC Cruises has opened bookings for its MSC World Cruise 2025 with an entirely new itinerary aboard MSC Magnifica. The 116-night voyage around the world is scheduled to visit 50 destinations in 21 countries, featuring 22 ports that have never been featured on an MSC World Cruise before — plus seven overnight stays. The journey will […]

Construction Begins on Second Royal Caribbean Icon Class Ship

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Icon of the Seas hasn’t even debuted yet and her next sister is already on the way. Royal Caribbean has marked the first construction milestone for its second Icon-class ship as the first piece of steel has been cut for the upcoming vessel. The Royal Caribbean and Meyer Turku teams that are building and designing […]

Celebrity Cruises Receives Prestigious Travel Award

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Celebrity Cruises has become the first ocean cruise line to ever earn prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards. The cruise line’s ships join an elite group of fewer than 20 land-based properties to receive the coveted recognition. Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) is the global authority on luxury hospitality and is the only global rating system […]

Cruise News Today — February 15, 2023 [VIDEO]

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Meyer Werft Provides Carnival Jubilee Construction Update, and Couples Renew Their Vows Across the Carnival Fleet German shipyard Meyer Werft provided a construction update on Carnival Jubilee on Tuesday. The last major block for the ship has been built as the structure of the stern has been completed. Jubilee is scheduled to debut this December […]