The News Story That Will Anger Cruise Fans

The News Story That Will Anger Cruise Fans

Consider this a warning, cruise fans: This story is probably going to make you angry… as well it should. Because it’s yet another example of just how unfairly the industry has been treated, especially when it comes to how it has been covered with regard 

Carnival Pride Will Sail a Two-Week Nude Cruise in 2022

Carnival Pride Will Sail a Two-Week Nude Cruise in 2022

The ultimate nude cruise is coming to the high seas in the winter of 2022. At the end of every nude cruise they’ve organized, the folks at Bare Necessities say they get one request. And with their upcoming 75th charter, they’re granting that much-uttered wish 

Cruise News Briefs — December 30, 2020

Cruise News Briefs — December 30, 2020

Norwegian Cancels More Cruises Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that all sailings will be canceled through March. Previously, the line had suspended cruises through that month on all but three ships — Norwegian Encore, Escape, and Joy. Now, those voyages are canceled too. Norwegian has not yet 

Disney Reveals Detail About New Cruise Ship

Disney Reveals Detail About New Cruise Ship

Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, Disney Wish, is currently under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Disney hasn’t yet revealed much information about its fifth ship, which will be the first vessel added to the line’s fleet since Disney Fantasy in 2012. 

Ports Spring Back To Life As Cruising Readies For Restart

Ports Spring Back To Life As Cruising Readies For Restart

Bold prediction: 2021 will be a better year for the cruise industry and cruise vacation lovers than in 2020. Okay, that’s not exactly going out on a limb. By the time cruise ships start sailing again in significant numbers, an entire year will have passed 

Norwegian Cancels Last Three Ships Scheduled to Sail in March

Norwegian Cancels Last Three Ships Scheduled to Sail in March

Norwegian Cruise Line announced on Tuesday morning that all sailings will be canceled through the month of March 2021. Previously, the cruise line had canceled sailings on all but three ships through that period. But with this announcement, the line confirms that no vessels in 

Cruise News Briefs — December 29, 2020

Cruise News Briefs — December 29, 2020

Viking Expedition Ship Marks Construction Milestone Viking’s first expedition ship was floated out last week at the VARD shipyard in Norway. The 278-passenger Viking Octantis will debut in early 2022, and spend her maiden season sailing in Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes.  The line’s 

Former Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Gets New Life

Former Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Gets New Life

Cruisers with fond memories of Royal Caribbean’s 1990-built Empress of the Seas will be happy to learn that the ship is not heading for the scrapyard after being sold recently along with sister Majesty of the Seas. Instead, Empress is heading to India to serve 

Viking’s First Expedition Ship Marks Construction Milestone

Viking’s First Expedition Ship Marks Construction Milestone

Viking’s first expedition ship, Viking Octantis, was officially floated out last week at Fincantieri’s VARD shipyard in Norway. (Photo courtesy of Viking) Scheduled to debut in early 2022, the 278-passenger vessel will spend her maiden season sailing in Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes. A second identical 

Cruise News Briefs — December 28, 2020

Cruise News Briefs — December 28, 2020

Holland America Line Ship Returns Home  It was a Sunday morning homecoming for Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam. The vessel arrived in Port Everglades for the first time since the shutdown.  The ship headed back out to sea on Sunday evening and according to Marine