October 24, 2017

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Key West port remains closed for cruise ships.

Report on Caribbean Ports closed to cruising

(USA Today) It's been a tough few weeks for cruise lines operating in the Caribbean. The one-two punch of hurricanes Irma and Maria already has forced Royal Caribbean, Carnival and several other big players in the region to re-route dozens of … Read More...

Caribbean and Mediterranean destinations remain most popular, depending on income bracket.

Cruise Industry finds men more interested in cruising

The new Cruise Industry Consumer Outlook, conducted on behalf of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), found men and Millennials are more interested in taking a cruise among all travelers surveyed. This is the latest installment in the … Read More...

The stunning Atrium sculpture titled “Harps”. The $600,000 piece is an impressive 7.5-ton stainless steel sculpture that spans three decks.

HAL’s Koningsdam’s art collection tops over $4 million

One of the most notable features of any Holland America Line ship is the remarkable collection of museum-quality art on board. The line’s newest vessel, ms Koningsdam, which launched in April 2016, is no exception. With a collection worth $4.1 … Read More...

The 82,000 ton Westerdam has been upgraded to handle almost 2000 passengers on Med cruises.

Westerdam shows off new enhancements on Med cruises

When Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam emerged from a 12-day dry dock at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Palermo, Italy, in late April, the ship debuted major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the … Read More...

The 167,000 ton Norwegian Joy is planned to cruise exclusively in Asian ports for the Chinese market. It holds 3880 passengers.

Norwegian Joy completes first cruise from Shanghai

After maiden calls to Singapore, Qingdao, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, Norwegian Cruise Line (Norwegian), a leading global cruise brand of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NCLH), welcomed its newest cruise ship, Norwegian Joy, to her new home … Read More...

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