Find out amazing stories and accomplishments by crew members and the cruise lines. This topics include the ship life experience and success of former and current crew members who need to be acknowledged, for their outstanding work.

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.

Disney Cruise Line will add three new cruise ships by 2023

Jul 26, 2017

Disney Cruise Line announced its seventh cruise ship at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, the event promoted by the official Disney Fan Club. Previously Disney announced the construction of two more vessels joining the fleet in 2021 and 2023 and with the latest announcement the family oriented cruise line will almost double its fleet with the current 4 ships in operation. 

Princess Cruises Photographer Wins Prestigious International Award

Jul 18, 2017

Once a while we find a crew member so inspiring with his/ her achievements that are almost unreal. We like to introduce Mr. Jophel Ybiosa, a photographer on Princess Cruises. However Jophel is not an ordinary photographer, he is an Internationally-awarded artist. He was recently awarded the 1st place in Moscow International Photo Awards for his entry titled "The Feast of Black Nazarene in Manila". This is the biggest photography competition in Russia and one of the biggest in the world.

4.000 Kg. Colombian Coffee Will Travel the Word on Pullmantur Cruises

Jul 10, 2017

Colombian coffee will now sail through the America, Europe, and the Caribbean thanks to Pullmantur and Juan Valdéz. The Spanish cruise line Pullmantur announced today signing of a strategic partnership with the Colombian coffee maker Juan Valdéz. The alliance with Juan Valdez consists of a two-year contract in which the company will be the exclusive supplier of coffee in all Pullmantur cruise ships which will be served in all venues onboard.

Queen Mary 2 Wins Transatlantic Race

Jul 03, 2017

Queen Mary 2 has arrived in the Big Apple on Friday morning. Cunard’s flagship ocean liner arrived in Brooklyn Cruise terminal after taking part in a transatlantic ocean race. Finishing first Queen Mary 2 has triumphed in the regatta after sailing 5,837 kilometers.

Cruise Ship Baptized with Giant Champagne Bottle

Jun 30, 2017

Today, June 30th, 2017, the German model and presenter Lena Gercke together with Captain Boris Becker baptized the twelfth member of the AIDA fleet named AIDAperla.

Oprah Winfrey is Going to Alaska on HAL Cruise Ship

Jun 28, 2017

In celebration of Oprah Winfrey’s “Year of Adventure” – a year dedicated to exploration and self-enrichment – O, The Oprah Magazine partnered with Holland America Line to create the “Share The Adventure” cruise, which sets sail to Alaska this July. Gayle King, editor at large of O, The Oprah Magazine and host of CBS This Morning, joined YourUpdateTV this past Friday to discuss the exciting new “Share The Adventure” cruise.

Three cruise ship bartenders will compete in Diageo semi-finals

Jun 20, 2017

Lazar Milosavljevic from Celebrity Cruises, Claudio Santos Liborio from Seabourn Cruise Line and Marc McArthur from Norwegian Cruise Line will compete in the next round at the Diageo Bar 396 in Miami. This three crew members topped the competition from hundreds of bartenders representing all major cruise lines and only one will go on to Diageo Global Travel at the World Class Bartender of the Year finals which will be in Mexico City from 20-24 August 2017.

Gerard Piqué stars in Costa Cruises Mannequin Challenge Video

Jun 18, 2017

The famous FC Barcelona football player, Gerard Piqué is the protagonist of the latest Mannequin Challenge promotional video for the Italian cruise line Costa Cruises. The latest video starring the Barcelona defender, shown below, is truly unique, with the main focus of life on board the cruise ships, an experience that the player has been able to enjoy.

Video: Tom Cruise Goes on a Thames River Cruise

Jun 08, 2017

The host of CBS' The Late Late Show James Corden, decided to team up with Tom Cruise in his latest venture the “Tom’s Cruise” on the River Thames. The famous comedian arranged the stage for his latest show on a river cruise ship with all themed features with Tom Cruise including Mission: Impossible room, an Eyes Wide Shut room and a Top Gun room and the famous ‘you can't handle the truth' booth. It looks like a great idea. Don’t you think?