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Cruise news and updates on cruise lines, cruise ships and even their private islands.  Find cruise news about the progress on new ships and refurbishments, too.

Regent World Cruise Map

Regent Seven Seas World Cruise for 2021

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced the itinerary for their world cruise in 2021 and it’s a doozy.  Along the route, the ship, Seven Seas Mariner, will visit 56 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-designated world heritage sites across the globe. Guests will have a chance to spend time in iconic cities such […] Read more…

Viking Cruises Sweeps Cruise Critic Awards Again

I wasn’t surprised when I learned that once again Viking Cruises took top honors in the 9th Annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards.  Compiled from actual cruisers’ reviews on Cruise Critic, Viking received 11 First Place awards. The First Place category went to four of Viking’s 930-passenger ships:  Viking Star, Viking Sky, Viking Sun and Viking […] Read more…

Emeril Lagasse Restaurant to Open on Carnival Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line just announced that award-winning celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse will open his first-ever restaurant onboard Carnival’s newest ship, Mardi Gras.  It’s all so New Orleans. Named Emeril’s Bistro 1396, the restaurant will be located in Mardi Gras‘ French Quarter, one of six themed zones on the ship. But the French Quarter will be […] Read more…

Norwegian Joy

Norwegian Joy Entertainment Cuts Footloose with New Production Show

Norwegian Cruise Line is known for bringing rousing Broadway musicals to the high seas.  And the new Norwegian Joy entertainment productions will be no exception. Following a $50 million refurbishment and an Alaska debut, the award-winning musical, “Footloose” will be part of the live entertainment lineup beginning in May 2019. Norwegian Joy Live Entertainment Footloose tells the […] Read more…

Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas in Miami

“New” Navigator of the Seas Offers Cruises from Miami

Royal Caribbean‘s Navigator of the Seas, fresh from a $115 million “amplification” is now cruising from her year-round home at PortMiami.  The refurbishment of this 3,386-passenger ship includes the addition of some really clever or downright thrilling cruise ship “firsts”. Until May, Navigator of the Seas will set out on five- to nine-day Caribbean cruises.  Then beginning […] Read more…

Alaskan Dream Cruises Transforms a “Deadliest Catch” Boat into Expedition Boat

Once a rough and tumble Bering Sea crab fishing boat, Alaskan Dream Cruises has breathed new life into this now elegant 12-passenger vessel.  Kruzof Explorer becomes the sixth ship in Alaskan Dream Cruises‘ fleet.  If you’ve ever watched the dramatic reality TV show, “Deadliest Catch”, the silhouette of this ship might look familiar. If an Alaska […] Read more…

Regent Mariner Luxury Cruise

Regent Seven Seas Adds Vero Still and Sparkling Water

Regent Seven Seas Cruises will offer guests Vero Still and Sparkling water on all of its ship beginning Spring 2019. Vero is the gold-standard on-premise water purification system used in luxury hotels, resorts and Michelin starred restaurants.  It uses a proprietary five-stage Nano-Filtration process to reduce impurities, chemicals and imperfections. Regent calculates that the transition […] Read more…

Virgin Voyages Bimini Beach Club

Virgin Voyages Unveils Their “Secret” Island Destination

Valentine’s Day marked the moment for Virgin Voyages when it began to take reservations for its first ship, Scarlet Lady.  Long-anticipated was the promised reveal of the fledgling cruise line’s “secret” destination.  It’s Bimini, Bahamas. Virgin Voyages announced that every cruise voyage (as Sir Richard calls it) includes a stop at The Beach Club, Virgin Voyages’ […] Read more…

Foodie Alert! Holland America Culinary Cruises for 2019

After a fabulous first year, Holland America culinary cruises are back for a second season.  Officially called the Holland America 2019 Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises, these twelve culinary cruises are produced in conjunction with the Holland America Culinary Council. Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin is joined by international chefs Jonnie Boer, David Burke, Elizabeth Falkner, Andy Matsuda, Ethan Stowell and […] Read more…

Avalon Artistry II Panorama Suite

Avalon Waterways Adds Another Suite Ship for 2020

Avalon Waterways is on the move. The luxury river cruise company will launch their new Avalon Envision in Europe this April.  And in 2020, Avalon just announced that another new ship, Avalon View will begin cruising on the rivers in Europe. The new Avalon View will become the 14th Suite Ship in the Avalon Waterways European […] Read more…

Virgin Voyages Celebrates at Scarlet Lady Float Out

For Virgin Voyages, last Friday was an eventful day in Genoa and years in the planning.  Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages executives plus officials from Fincantieri shipyard were on hand to witness the Scarlet Lady float out.  The event commemorates when the ship touches water for the first time. Similar to a new ship’s naming […] Read more…

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