Major cruise lines homeporting in China have announced that they are pulling their ships from the region amid reports that the coronavirus may be more contagious than initially thought.
Italian cruise giant Costa Cruises and China-based Astro Ocean have both announced new measures to prevent passengers bringing coronavirus aboard their ships sailing Asian itineraries, while also rolling out refund options.
Costa Cruises’ new Vista-class cruise ship Costa Firenze has touched water for the first time as she was floated out of her construction dry-dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
The world’s largest-ever cruise ship is highly likely to cruise from Dubai in 2021.
Costa Cruises has announced that Costa Firenze will cruise from Dubai in September instead of October, 2020, as part of a regional re-juggling of its Mediterranean fleet commitment for the summer.
India’s cruise source market could exceed China’s in the coming years if more cruise lines homeport in Mumbai, according to Nalini Gupta, Head of Costa Cruises India.
P&O Cruises announced back in June last year that it was selling its oldest and smallest ship, the 1995-built Oriana, out of the fleet, but the buyer was never revealed, until now.
Royal Caribbean has announced that Quantum of the Seas will homeport in Singapore for an additional cruise season from October, 2020 to April, 2021.
Costa Cruises has announced that it’s upcoming new Vista-class cruise ship will be named Costa Firenze and will cruise from Dubai in 2020, like her sister ship Costa Venezia did this year.
A major milestone for the regional cruise industry in the Arabian Gulf went largely unnoticed Sunday as Spectrum of the Seas cruised from Dubai, becoming the largest cruise ship in the world […]