Cruise News

Here you’ll find breaking cruise news and the latest news updates on cruise lines, cruise ships and even their private islands.  Also, cruise news about new cruise ships and refurbishments, too.

New Princess Ship Successfully Completes Sea Trials

Princess Cruises newest ship, Sky Princess, passed an important milestone for all new cruise ships; it  successfully completed a series of sea trials. Under construction at Fincantieri Shipyard in Montefalcone, Italy, Sky Princess left the ship yard for its sea trials. Once out at sea, the ship underwent tests for propulsion, maneuverability and navigation equipment. […] Read more…

Disney Wish Rapunzel Stern Art

Disney Cruise Line Announces Their New Ship & Private Island

Okay Disney fans.  You can breathe a sigh of relief because the waiting is over.  Disney Cruise Line just released the name of their newest and fifth ship during the annual D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. It’s the Disney Wish!  Also revealed was the first peek at the ship’s elegant, three-story atrium plus the name […] Read more…

Perfect Day at CocoCay Balloon View

Royal Caribbean Adds Two Calls to Perfect Day At CocoCay

I’m not sure for whom this new Perfect Day at CocoCay itinerary will benefit:  Royal Caribbean’s coffers or their passengers’ affinity for another beach day.  Either way, it’s likely to be a win-win.   Perfect Day at CocoCay Encore Royal Caribbean just announced that they’ll add over 40 cruises that include two visits to their […] Read more…

Princess Cruises Take 5 Jazz Theater

Princess Cruises Adds Take 5 Jazz Theater on Two New Ships

Princess Cruises announced that their two newest ships, Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess, will have the first jazz club at sea, aptly named Take 5 Jazz Theater. Princess Cruises Take 5 Jazz Theater Details Guests will be able to listen to their favorite jazz sounds onboard the new Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess at Take […] Read more…

Carnival Panorama at Sea

Carnival Panorama Sea Trials are Completed in the Adriatic Sea

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Panorama, has successfully completed its sea trials in the Adriatic Sea. Carnival Panorama will hold its inaugural cruise from Long Beach, Calif. on Dec. 11, 2019.  This will be the first new ship that Carnival has homeported on the west coast in 20 years. Currently in the final stages of […] Read more…

Norwegian Encore Hull Design

Norwegian Encore Reveal: Restaurants, Lounges and Bars

Less than six months until the Norwegian Encore debuts in Miami and Norwegian Cruise Line revealed details on the Norwegian Encore’s line-up of restaurants, bars and lounges.  The new ship will be Norwegian’s fourth Breakaway Plus class ship. In the past weeks, Norwegian Cruise Line released a preview of their high-energy attractions like the top-deck race […] Read more…

Hoonah Alaska and Icy Strait Point entrance

Norwegian Cruise Line Breaks Ground in Icy Strait Point

Executives from Norwegian Cruise Line traveled to Hoonah and broke ground on a second cruise pier at Icy Strait Point.  If you’re curious where all this is located, it’s on Chicagof Island on the Inside Passage. More about Hoonah, Alaska Hoonah is the largest Tlingit community in Alaska.  Icy Strait Point is a cruise ship […] Read more…

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