Disney Announces First Lighthouse Point Cruises
Disney Cruise Line has announced the first voyages that will visit its new private destination Lighthouse Point. In June 2024, Disney Magic and Fantasy will be the first ships to visit Lighthouse Point, which is located on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas.
Magic will offer a three-night preview cruise out of Fort Lauderdale on June sixth, while Fantasy will operate a seven-night cruise from Port Canaveral on June 8th that includes two stops at Lighthouse Point. After that, Lighthouse Point will be featured on select three to five-night Bahamas and Caribbean cruises aboard Disney Magic out of Fort Lauderdale.
Bookings for Disney’s summer 2024 voyages open to the public on March 30th.
Norwegian Viva to Feature ‘Beetlejuice The Musical’
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that the headlining production show on its upcoming ship Norwegian Viva will be Beetlejuice The Musical.
The 90-minute show is a Broadway adaptation of Tim Burton’s classic film, which tells the story of a family attempting to remodel a haunted house.
Norwegian Viva is the second Prima-class ship following Norwegian Prima. She’s scheduled to debut this August in the Mediterranean.
Former Holland America Ship to Resume Service This Year With Celestyal Cruises
Former Holland America ship Ryndam is set to return to service this fall sailing with Greek cruise line Celestyal Cruises. The ship, renamed Celestyal Journey, is currently undergoing renovations and will begin sailing Greek Isles itineraries starting this September.
Carnival Corporation sold the ship to Greek ferry operator Seajets in 2020, which then sold it to Celestyal.
Carnival Opens Bookings For Carnival Firenze
Carnival Cruise Line has opened bookings for its second Italian style cruise ship, Carnival Firenze, which will sail out of Long Beach starting next year.
The ship will offer three to seven-night west coast cruises, including six and seven-night Mexican Riviera cruises to Cabo San Lucas, Ensenada, and Puerto Vallarta.
Carnival Firenze will follow Carnival Venezia, which is the line’s other Italian-style ship transferred from sister brand Costa Cruises. Venezia is scheduled to begin sailing this year from New York City.