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 […]
Fincantieri’s cruise line customers have expressed no interest in cancelling any of the new cruise ships they have ordered from the shipyard and are pushing ahead with deliveries through 2020 despite the […]
From steel cutting and coin ceremonies to float outs and deliveries, what are the key stages involved in a new cruise ship’s construction? RELATED: Industry: How do you build the first go-kart race […]
Norwegian Cruise Line has opened its 2022/23 cruise itineraries for sale, with 13 of its 18 ships cruising 8 to 21-night itineraries in Panama, the Caribbean, and the West Coast of the […]
Marella Cruises has released its 2021/22 cruise program, with sailings from Port Canaveral, visits to Manila, Philippines, Muara, Brunei and Da Nang, Vietnam, as well as an Arabian Sunrise voyage visiting Sri […]
Expansion projects in PortMiami are ongoing, despite the coronavirus pandemic and global shutdown of the cruise industry, according to a release by Miami-Dade County officials.
An increasing number of major cruise lines dependent on passengers from the United States have begun cancelling their entire 2020 program, reflecting growing pessimism about the coronavirus situation in the United States.
Princess Cruises has cancelled almost all its global cruise operations until mid-December, citing the ongoing spread of coronavirus and subsequent travel restrictions for cruise markets and cruise destinations around the world.
With growing uncertainty over the future of tourism, and especially cruise tourism, in the city of Venice, Royal Caribbean has pre-emptively dropped the city as a homeport for the summer 2021 season.
The US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has sent a letter to Carnival Corporation President and CEO Arnold Donald informing him that an investigation has been opened into the cruise company’s […]
The cruise industry came of age in the 1960s and 70s, but has been around for much longer than that, surviving the Great Depression, two world wars and the 2008 financial crisis.
Princess Cruises, arguably the cruise lines hardest hit by the global Coronavirus pandemic, has announced that all cruises worldwide will be suspended until June 30th.
The world’s cruise lines have a number of different dates for when they’ll start operating again, some expedition lines have resumed services, along with four big ship lines in Europe in a […]
While all healthy passengers have now disembarked Holland America Line’s Zaandam, the evacuation of passengers from Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess is ongoing with both cruise lines arranging charter flights home. Zaandam arrived […]
The United States’ Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has revealed that 21 cruise ships with a US port of call suffered at least one incidence of Coronavirus onboard in the four weeks […]
MSC Orchestra will sail the remainder of her South African cruise season out of Durban and Cape Town, despite the state of national disaster declared by President Ramaphosa on Sunday evening.
The global Coronavirus pandemic is bringing the world’s cruise industry to a standstill amid growing fears over the vulnerability of cruise ships to on-board outbreaks of the virus.
MSC Cruises has cancelled its remaining four cruises from Dubai during the current 2019/2020 cruise season, during which it had two cruise ships homeporting in Dubai, but its remaining cruises from Durban, […]
All seven of the remaining cruise ships homeporting in Dubai have cancelled their cruise seasons, with ships currently playing a game of musical chairs as they take turns disembarking passengers and re-fueling […]
With the UAE having made the unprecedented decision to close all its cruise ports and suspend all cruise operations, Royal Caribbean has been forced to cancel the remainder of its cruise season […]