MSC Cruises has announced its new Meraviglia Plus-class cruise ship MSC Virtuosa will homeport in China in 2022, after sailing her first Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.
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Silversea‘s new luxury cruise ship, Silver Dawn, a sister ship to Silver Moon and Silver Muse, has touched water for the first time, floating out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
Carnival Corp may have deferred deliveries for all but one of its ships this year, but it remains committed to its fleet redevelopment plans, with steel cut for Carnival Celebration, due for […]
In an apparent effort to demonstrate its confidence in the future strength of the cruise industry, Virgin Voyages on Tuesday ‘broke ground’ on its new Miami cruise terminal, the construction of which is […]
Amid a US $2.2-billion loss for the fourth quarter of 2020, and a flood of new cruise ships due for delivery this year, Carnival Corporation has said it plans to sell off […]
AIDA Cruises has cancelled its planned 2020/21 Dubai cruise season, further suspending all cruises globally until March due to new anti-coronavirus measures introduced in Germany and across much of Europe.
While the rest of the cruise industry has largely hunkered down for another several months of suspended operations amid two new strains of the coronavirus, Costa and MSC Cruises have announced they […]
The cruise industry, beleaguered by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, will face a dilemma in 2021 as several dozen cruise ships ordered during the boom years of 2017 and 2018 are readied for […]
The emergence of two new strains of COVID-19, one originating in South Africa and the other in the UK, has prompted MSC Cruises to further postpone its 2020/21 cruise season out of […]
Royal Caribbean International has reportedly sold its venerable cruise liner Empress of the Seas to an Indian cruise start-up run by the same CEO as the now defunct Jalesh Cruises. The Indian […]