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Holland America Line Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Half Moon Cay

Feb 02, 2017

This year, Holland America Line will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of its award-winning private island, Half Moon Cay. For 20 years, this private island has been a favorite stop to almost every Holland America Line Caribbean voyages.

Gastro outbreak hits Sun Princess

Feb 02, 2017

Around 90 passengers onboard Princess Cruises ship Sun Princess, were affected by gastrointestinal symptoms. The 2000 passengers on board docked in Brisbane, Australia yesterday morning, having completed a 12-day trip to Papua New Guinea. According to Princess Cruises, "only a small number" of the vacationers and crew were affected by the stomach bug. People on board started contracting Norovirus at the final days of the journey.

Montevideo to be homeport of Costa Fascinosa

Feb 02, 2017

Costa Cruises has announced the deployment for the summer season 2017 - 2018 of their cruise ship Costa Fascinosa to Montevideo as a home port of embarkation. Costa Cruises inaugurated the summer season 2016-2017 in Argentina with the arrival of Costa Pacifica, with 11 departures from the port of Montevideo, marking an important presence and commitment in the cruise market in Uruguayan.

Crew member sentenced to 5 years in prison for groping a co-worker

Jan 30, 2017

The Juneau Empire reports that a 40-year-old Celebrity Millennium crew member from Honduras was sentenced last month maximum penalty of five years in prison by the Juneau Superior Court.

The Sweetest Ship “Muhboot” Has Sunk

Jan 27, 2017

After three years sailing through the German and Austrian rivers, the Milka ship named "Muhboot" has sunk this morning. The sweet ship with a giant purple cow, used as a promotional vessel by the world famous chocolate brand, started taking on water this morning in Hamburg district of Harburg, Germany.

Extreme: Skiing on top of a cruise ship

Jan 27, 2017

From the highest point of a cruise ship – the funnel, skier Anders Backe, performed extreme stunt. For the purposes of their movie Supervention 2, Anders and his friend, decided to build a ramp on top of the funnel and ski downhill. First try was a failure as Andres falls from the ramp and luckily ends on top of the highest deck.

Hotel Director Opens Crew Members Lounge at FX in Funchal

Jan 26, 2017

After 32 year career in cruise ships, being the last 14 years as Hotel Director for Carnival Cruise Line, Jose Pisa and his wife Iryna, opened their  Crew Lounge @ FX in Funchal on January, 20, 2017. 

Jose and Irina met on the Carnival Destiny, now renamed Carnival Sunshine and got married in St Thomas U.S.V.I. while working on the Carnival Valor.

Meet the Royal Caribbean Crew Members

Jan 26, 2017

Royal Caribbean latest video “Living the Adventure: Royal Caribbean’s Crew Members Share Their Passions" highlights the passionate and committed crew members that brings Royal Caribbean vacations to life. This fascinating video shot on board Harmony of the Seas, honors the people who work 7 days a week for 6-8 months, each day performeing their duties flawlessly, with a smile on their face.

Professional Mermaid Swims up to the cruise ship Genting Dream

Jan 26, 2017

The world’s top professional mermaid named ‘Mermaid Kat’ swam across the Pacific Ocean to Hong Kong and boarded Genting Dream last weekend. From now until 27 January 2017, ‘Mermaid Kat’ will share the story of her “metamorphosis” and make a splash with guests in Dream Cruises’ ‘Dreamscapes’ enrichment programme.

Coast Guard medevacs woman from HAL MS Koningsdam

Jan 26, 2017

The US Coast Guard performed medical evacuation from the Holland America cruise ship MS Koningsdam, on a 68-year-old woman with head injury on Wednesday morning.

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