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Celebrity Eclipse goes to dry dock for clean-up of marine growth

May 09, 2022

Celebrity Cruises announced cancellations of two Alaska sailings aboard the Celebrity Eclipse. Just two weeks before setting sail, guests on the 7-night round trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier sailing from Vancouver have been notified that their cruise must be cancelled due to marine growth on the ship's hull.

Kelly Clarkson to Perform on Norwegian Prima Award Ceremony in Galveston

May 09, 2022

Norwegian Prima will host Grammy Award-winning artist Kelly Clarkson.

Palma de Mallorca to limit cruise ship arrivals by 2026

May 06, 2022

May 5 was a historical day for the port of Palma de Mallorca, with the signing of an agreement to limit the number of cruise ships by 2026. The popular cruise destination in the Balearic Islands will allow no more than three cruise ships per day with a limit to one mega cruise ship with over 5,000 passengers. For the current year, four ships a day may be in port for a maximum of eighteen days during the year.

Three Princess Cruises ships return to service - three more to go for restart of the entire fleet

May 06, 2022

Princess Cruises announced that Crown Princess, Island Princess, and Royal Princess are returning to guest operations. This turning point marks the add-up of 12 ships out of 15 in Princess Cruises fleet, or 80 percent of the cruise line's capacity.

CDC Updates Cruise Ship COVID-19 Program

May 06, 2022

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Thursday updates of its ongoing health and safety program for cruise ships operating in U.S. waters.

Azamara Celebrates 15th Anniversary – 5 Fun Facts That Might Surprise You

May 06, 2022

The Boutique Cruise Line Azamara celebrated its 15th anniversary as they push the limits of traditional cruising by offering longer stays and overnights to allow immersive discoveries in each destination.  On social media, the company announced that the first ship to join the cruise line Azamara Journey, set sail on this day in 2007. Back then, Azamara Journey was purchased from Pullmantur Cruises, and extensively refurbished in Freeport, Bahamas before setting sail on her inaugural cruise season to

Azamara Onward Christened in Monaco

May 04, 2022

Azamara Onward, the fourth cruise ship joining Azamara fleet, was named in a beautiful dockside celebration in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The celebration was attended by the media, travel agents, investors, and privileged guests, as well as former Holland America Line president Orlando Ashford, who is currently the official president of Azamara Cruises.

Cunard’s Queen Anne to sail inaugural season from Southampton

May 04, 2022

Today Cunard announced that the newest ship Queen Anne, set to join the fleet in January 2024, will be based out of Southampton. The line revealed that the ocean liner will sail its inaugural voyage from Southampton to Lisbon. Upon arriving back in the UK Queen Anne will be joined for the first time by her sister ships Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria.  

Princess Cruises Captain Dino Sagani Joins MSC Cruises

May 04, 2022

After 27 years with Princess Cruises Captain Dino Sagani, has announced opening of a new chapter in his life and embarking on a new adventure. Last month Princess Cruises much loved and energetic captain posted a message on social media saying farewell to the Princess Cruises family and especially to the crew aboard the Majestic Princess, the ship he has captained since 2017.

Silversea Cruises Reveals Details of Silver Nova

May 03, 2022

Silversea Cruises announced that Silver Nova, the 11th, ship joining the fleet in 2023, will feature new asymmetrical design of the pool and additionally open deck spaces for unhindered sees of the ship’s destination.