MSC Cruises Announces 2023-2024 Winter Japan Schedule

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MSC Cruises has opened bookings for its first-ever winter season in Japan, during its 15 year anniversary of sailing in the country. The line’s new winter program on MSC Bellissima will commence from November 2023 with a six-night, nine-night, and 11-night voyage from Japan. From January to March 2024, the vessel will homeport in Naha/Okinawa. […]

Royal Caribbean Details Family Events on Icon of the Seas

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Royal Caribbean has announced some of the kids, teens, and family-centered experiences that will be found on its upcoming ship Icon of the Seas. For the first time, the line will have a new position on board called Admiral Awesome, who will be in charge of the ship’s family events and activities. Young Families The […]

Both Viking Expedition Ships to Sail The Great Lakes This Year

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Viking’s second season in North America’s Great Lakes begins today, as the line’s second expedition ship Viking Polaris arrived in Toronto for her first port call in the region. The vessel joins her identical sister ship, Viking Octantis, which began sailing in the Great Lakes last year and returned to the region in April. With […]

Carnival Spirit 2024-25 From Mobile Open for Booking

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Carnival Cruise Line has opened for booking its 2024-2025 voyages departing from Mobile, Alabama on Carnival Spirit. The new sailings include five, six, and eight-day itineraries, as well as a 12-day Carnival Journeys southern Caribbean cruise. In addition, two new Carnival Journeys voyages departing Seattle have been announced for the ship. They include Carnival’s first-ever […]

Cruise News Today — May 3, 2023 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Dispels Passport Rumor Carnival Cruise Line has confirmed that rumors regarding passports being required to cruise next year are false. John Heald addressed the rumor by saying that while proper identification is required for all guests, passports are not required for roundtrip sailings from US homeports and it’s not planning to change. However, one-way, […]

Coast Guard Helicopter Nearly Crashes During Cruise Ship Medical Evacuation [VIDEO]

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There’s a video making the rounds on social media depicting a Coast Guard helicopter nearly crashing during an intense medical evacuation. It all started early Saturday morning when the U.S. Coast Guard was contacted by the cruise ship Carnival Dream where a 76-year-old guest was experiencing heart attack-like symptoms. The ship was sailing 300 miles […]

Newest Silversea Cruises Ship Floated Out at the Shipyard

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Silversea Cruises’ newest ship Silver Nova was floated out at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on Friday, marking a major milestone in the vessel’s construction. After water filled the dry dock, tugboats maneuvered the ship from one of the world’s largest enclosed construction halls into the adjacent harbor in a matter of hours. […]