April 29, 2016

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The beautiful Carnival Vista put through her paces on a sea trial.

Carnival takes deliver of new Vista

At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of its newest, largest and most innovative ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista. The 3,954-passenger ship will … Read More...

Alaska cruises see an uptick in interest for 2016.

CLIA releases second quarter cruise travel outlook

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released the second Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report of 2016, revealing economic trends are positively impacting cruise travel, travelers are cruising closer to home and demand for river … Read More...

Princess has ordered two new ship orders to its fleet.

Princess adds two new Royal-class ship orders

Princess Cruises announced that it has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new ships, entering into service in 2019 and 2020. The finalization of the contract follows the announcement late last year of a … Read More...

Pride of America, first launched in 2006 is 80,400 tons and carries 2138 passengers.

NCL’s Pride of America gets extensive reno

Norwegian Cruise Line's US-flagged Pride of America returned to her homeport of Honolulu March 26 following a three and half week dry dock where she received ship-wide enhancements, including newly designed public spaces, brand new venues and … Read More...

Eurodam won accolades in the mid-size ship category.

Holland America wins Cruise Critic Awards

The reviews are in, and Holland America Line took home 23 top-five placements in the sixth annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards, including three first-place honors. In total, six of Holland America Line’s premium ships brought home awards … Read More...

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