February 20, 2017

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Another 145,000 ton Royal Class princess ship has been ordered from Fincantieri.

Eleven cruise ships coming for 2017

By Anne Kalosh, Seatrade – Eleven ocean-going cruise ships valued at a total $6.8bn are targeted for delivery in 2017, according to Seatrade's orderbook. They'll add 28,000 lower berths to global capacity. This is similar to 2016, when 10 … Read More...

Carnival Splendor offers two week cruise to Alaska in 2018.

Carnival Splendor to offer a 14-day Alaska cruise in 2018

Continuing the expansion of its popular Carnival Journeys longer duration enrichment sailings, Carnival Splendor will offer a 14-day Alaskan adventure round-trip from Long Beach, Calif., featuring awe-inspiring sites such as majestic Hubbard Glacier … Read More...

NCL's Sky will cruise to Cuba to the end of the year.

NCL Extends Sailings to Cuba

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it will extend its offering of weekly roundtrip cruises from Miami to Cuba aboard Norwegian Sky, the largest vessel sailing to Cuba, through December 2017. Together with the five previously announced cruises … Read More...

Cruise ships are known for good dining. Here are tips to make it even better.

Dining tips from a cruise line chef

Cruise Critic – Want the inside scoop on what to order in an onboard dining room? When is it a good idea to meet with the cruise ship's chef? And what action should you take if something isn't right? Windstar Corporate Chef Michael Sabourin, who … Read More...

Cruise ships are coming back to Acapulco after avoiding for several years.

Cruise Traffic returning to Acapulco

The cruise traffic is returning to Acapulco. This season will have 28 calls and 31,000 passengers, up from 17 calls and 17,235 passengers last season. And for the 2017/2018 season, 37 calls with an estimated 45,000 passengers are expected. Not … Read More...

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