Princess Cruises has been recognized by SHAPE magazine as a winner in its fourth annual Healthy Travel Awards, recognizing the cruise line’s state-of-the-art Lotus Spa and Fitness Centers onboard its 17 cruise ships.
Nicko Cruises will grow to two 200-guest ocean-going ships by 2020 as the German brand today confirmed it would operate the World Voyager alongside the World Explorer, which debuts in 2019. Both ships are being built for Mario Ferreira’s Mystic Cruises; Ferreira is also the majority owner of Nicko Cruises, a German river brand. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Mystic Cruises today officially announced it had signed a contract for two more ships to be built at West Sea in Portugal, as reported by Cruise Industry News earlier this week. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Carnival Cruise Line reaffirmed its place as the leader of innovation in the U.S. cruise industry today as the first steel was cut for the line’s newest class of ship and the new livery was revealed for the 180,000-ton XL vessel that will be the first-ever ship operating in North America to use liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Dream Cruises is pleased to announce and introduce Halal cuisine options with Genting Dream, which is currently the only cruise ship in Asia granted Halal certification by the well-renowned Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM).
Luxury cruise line Cunard is offering travelers Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions, available on select 2019 voyages all over the world, aboard all three ships including flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2, and sister ships Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.
SunStone Ships announced it had inked deals to build two more Infinity-class expedition ships, the fourth and fifth in a series of vessels being built in China and chartered to various customers. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Cruising Antarctica just became more affordable. AdventureSmith Explorations, the small ship expedition cruise specialist, offers $750 per person air credit plus 20 percent off select itineraries booked by Dec. 31, 2018.
“A new Cruise Development Plan released by the New South Wales government earlier this year promises to look into the viability of more cruise berths in Sydney, either at Molineaux Point or Yarra Bay”, said Sandra Chipchase, CEO, Destination NSW. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Renowned scientist, politician, writer, TV presenter and great British speaker Lord Robert Winston will soon be sailing into, for him, uncharted waters. As guest lecturer on Saga Cruises’ new ship Spirit of Discovery’s inaugural cruise, A British First, he will be taking ‘a special opportunity to go around the British Isles’.