Spirit of Discovery, the 1,000-guest cruise ship being built for UK cruise line Saga Cruises, has been floated out of its shipyard at Meyer Werft in Germany.
Princess Cruises has added 12 maiden ports of call to its itineraries this year, complementing the 380 destinations the line already sails to across all seven continents.
How Brexit (the UK leaving the EU) affects the British cruise tourism sector will depend entirely on the nature of the deal, or lack thereof, negotiated with the European Commission.
Princess Cruises will sail its largest ever cruise season in the British and European cruise markets in 2020, with a 15% boost to capacity compared to 2019.
The second Edge-class cruise ship from Celebrity Cruises will be christened as Celebrity Apex in Southampton and cruise roundtrip from the UK port for a mini-season in 2020.
The quintessentially British cruise line Fred Olsen is offering a 24-night cruise in 2019 from Dubai to Southampton in the UK aboard its vintage cruise liner Black Watch.
Marella Cruises made a name for itself as Thomson Cruises, becoming known as the UK’s preeminent fun ship cruise line offering fly-cruise itineraries in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and more recently, Dubai.