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Azamara to purchase third cruise ship in 2018

Sep 26, 2017

Azamara Club Cruises announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the P&O cruise ship Adonia. The vessel is a sister ship to Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, belonging to the same “R Class” ships of the former cruise company Renaissance. The new addition of Azamara fleet will be named  “Azamara Pursuit” joining the cruise line March 2018.

Cunard to Build the Next-Generation Cruise Ship

Sep 25, 2017

The Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri and Carnival Corporation signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the construction of a next-generation passenger ship for the luxury brand Cunard Line. 

Costa Cruises Partners With the Italian Football Club Juventus

Sep 25, 2017

Costa Cruises and Juventus announced the agreement for a new regional partnership in Asia. The Italian Cruise Line and Football Club will work together to offer guests of all ages a series of innovative entertainment experiences aboard such as the history of Juventus in the "Juventus Museum" corner, access the official branded merchandising at the Juventus Store, thematic content on TV in each cabin.

Is NCL Offering Gratuities Withdraw For Unsatisfied Passengers?

Sep 23, 2017

Hi crew. Yesterday I received an email from a guest who was sailing on the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn. The email reads “I just got off of the NCL Dawn, it was a bad week for all.

Cruise Ship Passengers Robbed After Winning $1 Million in Casino, 2 Officers Arrested

Sep 22, 2017

A bizarre robbery worthy of Hollywood script took place on a luxury cruise ship docked in Piraeus, Greece.  According to the local media two tourists, Bulgarian nationals, have won a very large amount of money in the ship's casino.

Engine Room Fire on P&O Aurora

Sep 21, 2017

A fire broke out in the engine room of the Luxury cruise ship, P&O Aurora. The vessel was drifting for an hour in mid-Atlantic without propulsion and electricity. Aurora made the last stop to King’s Wharf, Royal Naval Dockyard in Bermuda, before heading to Ponta Delgada, the Azores when a fire started in the engine room at around 13:00 September 20. 

Protesters in Venice chained themselves to a giant cruise ship

Sep 19, 2017

“No Grandi Navi Committee”, a group that fights for the removal of cruise ships from the Venice lagoon staged a strange protest in the port yesterday. Several members disguised as animals, chained themselves to the cruise ship Thomson Dream while the vessel was moored. Afterwards, they lighted red smoke flares and placed a banner next to the ship “Save the planet – Save the Lagoon. Stop climate chaos – Stop cruise ships.”

Crystal Cruises CEO Edie Rodriguez Resigns

Sep 19, 2017

Crystal Cruises charismatic and energetic President and CEO, Edie Rodriguez, has resigned from the company just when she enabled the incredible expansion of Crystal Cruises since 2013. According to a statement, her departure was “very friendly “as she announced the intention of joining another company in the coming weeks.

Hurricane Jose to affect Carnival and Princess Itineraries

Sep 19, 2017

The latest Atlantic Hurricane Jose has prompt cruise lines to change their itineraries. Jose is currently off the coast of South Carolina and is projected to follow the Eastern seaboard as a hurricane force storm until Tuesday before weakening as it heads further north.

Crew Members Raising Money to Help Honky Tonk Crew Bar in St Maarten

Sep 18, 2017

Hurricane Irma left devastation to the Caribbean islands, and St Maarten was one of the hardest hit. There aren't words to describe the impact that Irma left behind, causing catastrophic damage to thousands of homes and businesses. The crew members favorite spot, Honky Tonk Bar in St Maarten was also destroyed.  That’s why Cara Charne, a Royal Caribbean crew member has started a fundraising to help the owners rebuild this special place with many great memories.

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