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Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami, (06/08/2012)
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.
More cruises in Northern Europe, (06/08/2012)
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.
Norwegian: free cruises for children, (19/07/2012)
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer – “Kids Sail Free”. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children – the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.
Hurtigruten advertisement was banned in China, (16/07/2012)
Norway Hurtigruten, one of the most famous cruise operators in the world, which offers cruises to the fjords, faced unforeseen difficulties when promoting its product in China. Hurtigruten advertising campaign was simply banned by the Chinese authorities.
Ships for the Viking Ocean Cruises will be built in Italy, (15/07/2012)
It took Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri shipyard several months of negotiations to come to the final agreement to build two super luxurious cruise liners.
Cruises in Turkey are getting more popular, (15/07/2012)
Today Turkish cruise industry is on the rise. Such conclusion derives from the Izmir Seatrade Turkish Cruise Forum, where were presented the latest achievements in the field of tourist sea traveling.
Cruises in Europe 2012: 53 liners from the Caribbean, (09/07/2012)
In addition to the Caribbean European cruise lines will receive ships from other regions of the world. South America has already contributed to the European fleet with 19 ships, while Africa and Asia - 7.
P&O Cruises: 175 years in Southampton, (09/07/2012)
One of the oldest cruise companies in the UK - P&O Cruises - marks its 175 anniversary. Celebrations, dedicated to this date, were held in the main English port of Southampton on July 3, 2012.
Morocco refused to host a gay cruise, (08/07/2012)
Recently Nieuw Amsterdam cruise ship from the Holland America lines had to change the route of its cruise in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship had to go to the port of Malaga after abandoning the plan to visit Casablanca. The liner’s crew changed the course after the government of Morocco refused to host the ship, which was carrying more than 1,500 gay men.
Will the famous liner become a hotel?, (08/07/2012)
The famous liner Queen Elizabeth 2, which fate has long been uncertain, seems to have received the second birth, this time as a hotel. Queen Elizabeth 2 will not longer operate any sea cruises.
Cruises in South America: new ship for Silversea, (29/06/2012)
Now Silversea has additional opportunities for organizing cruises near the west coast of South America. The company, which operates several luxurious vessels, in mid-June reported about purchasing of the Canodros SA travel company. Together with the company Silversea also has also acquired exploring ship Galapagos Explorer II.
Regent Seven Seas plans to build a new liner, (24/06/2012)
Luxury cruise operator Regent Seven Seas plans to construct a new liner. It was reported by the Cruise Critic portal with reference to the Regent Seven Seas president Mark Conroy.
New cruises on the French rivers from AmaWaterways, (23/06/2012)
AmaWaterways cruise company has introduced its new cruise lines for 2013. At least two new cruises as part of the Rivers of France program will be offered by AmaWaterways in the "heart of France".
Cruises in Germany: Deutschland is no longer German, (18/06/2012)
Germany has lost the last big liner. However, the loss is not catastrophic. The famous ship MS Deutschland just has decided to change the flag. From now on the ship will operate under the Maltese flag.
Naked sea cruise, (18/06/2012)
In February 2013 Carnival Cruise operator plans to open a cruise season for new ideas. Carnival Freedom ship will depart for an eight-day trip through the Panama Canal.
Carnival Breeze: first cruise from Venice, (17/06/2012)
Carnival Breeze, the newest cruise ship of the Carnival company, departed for its first cruise travel on June 3, 2012. After staying in Venice the liner will travel for 12 days in the Mediterranean Sea to arrive at the port of Barcelona.
Port of Valencia Cruises in Spain: new cruise operator in Valencia, (14/06/2012)
Starting from July 1, 2012 new operator will appear in Valencia, one of the largest port cities in Spain. It will be Valencia Passenger Services Terminal company, which will provide for a full range of services for ships and passengers arriving and departing for cruises from Valencia.
Old ship for the new operator, (13/06/2012)
German cruise company Ambiente Kreuzfahrten announced about its fleet expansion. The company will rent MS Athena ship for 2013 cruise season. It is expected that the ship will serve Ambiente Kreuzfahrten cruises from August 13 to September 18, 2013.
Sea cruises in Murmansk: the season is open, (13/06/2012)
Cruise season in the Arctic has officially begun on June 1, 2012 when Astor cruise ship arrived to the port of Murmansk. The ship transported to Murmansk 500 tourists from Germany and 160 crew members.
Disney Fantasy rescued four refugees, (03/06/2012)
Cruise liner Disney Fantasy participated in a rescue operation in the US waters. The ship picked up four people, who signaled for help near the Cape of Key West near the coast of Florida.
Cunard: Meeting of the legendary liners, (03/06/2012)
Meeting of the liners in Southampton is quite symbolic. Headquarters of the famous British company is located here. And here in Southampton starts the world's only regular transatlantic cruise, which connects this city with New York.
UAE: multiple visas for cruise passengers, (31/05/2012)
The new policy in the UAE is aimed at stimulating cruise passenger influx from the BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Currently, Emirates has different levels of visa procedures for different countries. Citizens of some countries (US, Canada, EU) can obtain visas upon arrival. Citizens of the BRIC countries have to obtain visas at the embassies.
Carnival Breeze: premiere on June 1, (28/05/2012)
On June 1, 2012 Carnival cruise company will receive one more ship. It will be Carnival Breeze - a giant cruise ship, which have been constructed for two years at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
Plantours: Columbus will be turned into Hamburg, (24/05/2012)
German cruise operator Plantours is expanding its fleet. The company announced its intention to convert former MS C. Columbus ship into Hamburg. It is planned that the new vessel will serve Plantours cruises in the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas.
Costa Cruises: more cruises in Asia, (19/05/2012)
From 2013 tours offered by Costa Cruises in Asia will be served by two liners. In addition to the regional routes operated by Costa Victoria ship the company will also present sea voyages on another ship - Costa Atlantica. Thus, the company will be able to carry more than 5,000 cruise passengers a day on the most popular Asian routes.
Viking Line builds unique ferries, (17/05/2012)
The Finnish company Viking Line will be one of the first in Europe and the whole world to introduce a unique cruise ship. Currently at the world's largest cruise shipyard STX Finland, to be more precise at its unit in Turku, is being built a cruise ferry, which will use liquefied petroleum gas as fuel.
Oceania Cruises: new liner in Barcelona, (17/05/2012)
Oceania Cruises company presented its new Riviera ship on May 11, 2012 in Barcelona. The ceremony of launching the ship, which was attended by the founder of Oceania Cruises Frank Del Rio, was confidential and available only on special invitations.
Princess Cruises: cruises 2013-2014 in detail, (13/05/2012)
Princess Cruises company has published a number of announcements of its new cruises that will appear on the market in 2013-2014 season.
Tourist record at the North Cape, (10/05/2012)
Nordkapp (North Cape) is the northernmost point of Europe and one of the main cruises areas in Norway. In 2011 it received a record number of tourists. According to the publication Norway Post, in total last year the famous Cape was visited by more than 236 thousand people.
Holland America Line will become vegetarian, (05/05/2012)
Fashion for healthy eating and vegetarianism has finally reached one of the largest cruise lines in the world. Holland America Line announced that in the current season it will provide passengers with a new vegetarian menu.
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News

06/08/2012

Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.

06/08/2012

More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.

19/07/2012

Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer – “Kids Sail Free”. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children – the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.

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