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Fred. Olsen new flagship Bolette on her inaugural sailing from Southampton

Nov 03, 2021

Bolette, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new flagship started its inaugural season of sailings from Southampton.

Employee of the Month Award on Cruise Ships - a good way to recognize the hard working crew

Nov 02, 2021

Since I have worked on land, I have attended so many focus groups related to large corporations and other government entities attempting to figure out how to maintain long term employees. Just as the cruise industry, I presently work in a high burnout profession where the turnaround is 5-10 years.

MSC Cruises Announces Health Protocols for 2021-22 Brazil Season

Nov 02, 2021

MSC Cruises has announced the health and safety protocols for the upcoming Brazilian cruise season. which will start with the MSC Preziosa on November 5, sailing from Santos. By the end of this year, two more MSC Cruises ships will arrive in Brazil, MSC Splendida, MSC Seaside.

Jordan Fisher will Perform New Original Disney Cruise Line Song at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nov 02, 2021

Disney announced that Disney Chanel and Broadway star Jordan Fisher will be stepping on board the Disney Cruise Line float in this year’s Macy’s 95th Thanksgiving Day parade, to perform the original Disney Cruise Line song titled “Together We Set Sail.”

Gauselmann Group Launches New Casino on TUI Cruises Ship

Nov 02, 2021

Aboard TUI Cruises’ new “Mein Schiff 1” and “Mein Schiff 2” liners, a ship’s casino is successfully operating. That success continued on the third liner “ Mein Schiff 3” which was launched a few weeks ago.

NCL Cancels Bermuda Stop on Norwegian Getaway Transatlantic Cruise

Nov 01, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line has informed travel agents about the recent change in itinerary of the transatlantic cruise from Europe to the USA onboard Norwegian Getaway. The 17-day voyage departing from Rome (Civitavecchia) on December 5, 2021 will be modified and the cruise ship will skip the Royal Naval Dockyard in Bermuda and stay overnight in Miami.

Virgin Voyages Reveals Mermaid Paint on Valiant Lady hull

Nov 01, 2021

Virgin Voyages' second cruise ship Valiant Lady is getting the final touches with the mermaid design on the hull. The mermaid represents beautiful tension between strength and vulnerability – of the black American woman who is unafraid of her own power and never backs down. The hull art was created by artist Hillary Wilson, who wanted to convey the balance between the two and drew a mermaid who is confidently moving forward toward her dreams. 

Game developer announces new simulation game “Cruise Ship Manager”

Nov 01, 2021

The game studio Image Power has announced a new simulation game called Cruise Ship Manager. The game is in development stage and is set to be released in the second half of 2022. According to the company "Cruise Ship Manager" is a game where players will be able to manage the entire cruise ship, resources, sell cruises to passengers, manage revenue and costs, and take care of the crew.

Royal Caribbean plans to add 13 New Energy-Efficient Ships

Oct 30, 2021

Besides the increasing number of companies which are following the trend of decarbonizing their business, Royal Caribbean, one of the biggest cruise brands shouldn’t miss the opportunity to take a place in establishing those ambitious goals. Destination Net Zero - is in fact the company’s slogan for its decarbonization plan, a long-term one that has the year 2050 as its deadline. But more immediate goals have also been made public.

Cunard announces new itineraries on Queen Elizabeth for 2022

Oct 30, 2021

Queen Elizabeth is offering entirely new itineraries between February 20 and May 17, 2022. Sailings will depart from Southampton and will include a voyage in search of the Northern Lights, departures to the Canary Islands, Western Mediterranean as well as a grand voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, through the Panama Canal and on to Vancouver, Canada.