Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal saw two milestones Sunday as MSC Bellissima, the largest cruise ship ever to homeport in the region, made its inaugural port call to the UAE capital, while the […]
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Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, the newest private island in the Caribbean, has officially opened, welcoming its first guests as passengers disembarked from MSC Divina, the first ship to visit the island.
Scarlet Lady has returned from her sea trials with all systems functioning as normal, Virgin Voyages has announced in a release.
Costa Cruises has taken delivery of Costa Smeralda, its new LNG-powered flagship. The handover ceremony took place at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, where the ship was built. At 180,000-gross tons […]
Cruise holidays are wonderful. They offer people the chance to truly get away from the stresses and strains of life, but when things go wrong and a cruise is cancelled, it comes […]
The Cape Town cruise sector has fully recovered from the contraction in 2016 caused by the drought crisis, says the V&A Waterfront’s Andre Blaine, Executive Manager Marine and Industrial.
MSC Cruises last weekend celebrated the float out of MSC Virtuosa at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France, the third major new ship building milestone the cruise line has celebrated in the […]
MSC Bellissima has kicked off her 2019/2020 Arabian Gulf cruise season out of Dubai, becoming the largest cruise ship ever to homeport in the city.
AIDAmira has officially joined the AIDA Cruises fleet as the German line’s fourth Selection Class vessel and its 14th ship in the overall fleet (which will soon grow to 15 with the […]
Cape Town’s current 2019/2020 cruise season is not only the biggest on record in terms of the number of cruise ships using Cape Town as an embarkation port, but also because of […]