The Indian cruise line Jalesh Cruises has announced that it is permanently suspending operations due to mounting debts and a delay in reopening Indian cruise ports.
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Carnival Cruise Line may have had to cancel its cruises out of Port Canaveral and Miami for November, but things are looking up for the industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with its […]
The British cruise line P&O Cruies, part of the Carnival Corporation group, has taken delivery of its first Excel-class LNG-powered mega ship, Iona, at a ceremony at the Meyer Werft shipyard in […]
The German cruise line Phoenix Reisen has announced the sale of its oldest cruise ship, Albatros, due to reduced demand and the coronavirus-inflicted need to make the company more efficient and profitable.
Holland America Line’s new flagship, Rotterdam, has floated out of her construction dry dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, the seventh ship to carry the name for the 180-year-old cruise line.
Azamara has cancelled its 2020/21 winter cruise season in South Africa following parent company Royal Caribbean Cruises’ announcement that it was extending the suspension of its global operations.
Dubai’s resilience as a cruise destination has shone through in the last few weeks as cruise lines begin to develop itineraries for the 2021 and 2022 winter seasons, with several major lines […]
The upcoming US elections will likely have a significant impact on the US cruise industry, as the two candidates, President Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden have taken very different approaches […]
Cruise lines are closely watching the CDC’s No Sail Order extensions and deadlines, cancelling cruises up to a month after the revolving deadline because of the difference between a warm lay-up and […]
Star Breeze has departed the Fincantieri shipyard in Palmero for the first set of sea trials following her refit and refurbishment that included a lengthening to ‘stretch’ the ship by 25.6-metres.