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.

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…

Alaskan Dream Cruises Adds New Remote Ports for 2020

Alaska Dream Cruises has announced their 2020 itineraries for their newest 12-passenger ship, Kruzof Explorer.  This petit yet rugged expedition ship will offer cruises to some of Southeast Alaska’s rarely visited ports. In total, Alaskan Dream Cruises had added six of these remote ports to the Kruzof Explorer’s 2020 itineraries.  These ports are the communities […] Read more…

Holland America Copper River Salmon Delivery

Holland America Well-Stocked with Alaska King Salmon

The first running of Alaska’s Copper River King Salmon marks the beginning of salmon season in The Last Frontier.  And Holland America has ’em. Alaska’s first run of Copper River King Salmon is a really big deal Jetted from Alaska to Seattle, the season’s first batch of Copper River king salmon recently arrived into the […] Read more…

Norwegian Cruise Line cruise.

Cruise News Round-Up – Week Ending June 14, 2019

While I’ve been away cruising Alaska and checking out the state’s Interior, here’s what you might have missed  in last week’s cruise news.  From a devastatingly sad event for one family to a good conclusion for seven others, plus cruise ship refurbishment news and Summer Olympics cruise updates. Woman deemed lost at sea after going […] Read more…

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