In a widely expected move, Royal Caribbean International has confirmed the sale of its two oldest cruise ships, Empress of the Seas and Majesty of the Seas.
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The tightening of anti-COVID-19 restrictions in South Africa has all but cancelled the 2020/21 cruise season out of Cape Town and Durban, with President Ramaphosa warning against travelling over Christmas and New […]
The new LNG-powered mega ship from P&O Cruises, Iona, will feature a new theatre production called Festival when she is introduced in 2021.
The debut of Mardi Gras in the United States has been delayed until April 24th, 2021, while Carnival Cruise Line has also announced further cancellations until March, 2021 of departures from Miami, […]
A passenger that tested positive for COVID-19 aboard Quantum of the Seas on her third cruise from Singapore after returning to service has now tested negative twice, according to the Singapore Health […]
Italy’s two major cruise lines MSC and Costa Cruises have been forced to suspend their cruise programs from the country due to a request from the Italian goverment as it battles a […]
Virgin Voyages will not be cruising with Scarlet Lady in the United States until May, 2021, while the European debut of Valiant Lady has been pushed back to 2022.
While German and Italian cruise lines have leveraged their home markets in Europe to stage a limited return to service with a handful of ships, Royal Caribbean has now commenced cruises once […]
The CDC’s stringent new guidelines to ensure cruise lines are operating with strict health and safety protocols when sailing from US ports may require a full ship-wide quarantine if a single positive […]
Jalesh Cruises’ only cruise ship, Karnika, has been beached for scrapping in Alang, India, after the cruise line was forced to declare bankruptcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.