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Holland America Line has announced a new culinary partnership with the long-running public television show America’s Test Kitchen, said to be the most popular how-to-cook show on TV in the United States. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The National Geographic Endeavour II is undergoing a complete refit and Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has provided us with a video showcasing the progress. (travelagentcentral.com)
Carnival Corporation & plc announced it has created three original TV programs that will air on major networks on Saturday mornings beginning October 1. (more…)
The Sea Dream I, a luxury cruise ship operated by SeaDream Yacht Club, suddenly caught fire Thursday with 166 people aboard while the ship was off the coast of Calabria, in southern Italy. (gcaptain.com)
PortholeTV, the newly launched video channel by Porthole Cruise Magazine, has kicked off a new online video series that will count down to the highly anticipated December 2016 launch of Seabourn Encore, the line’s first new ship in five years. (more…)
UK. Smithsonian Channel™ Commemorates 80th Anniversary Of Famed Ocean Liner’s Maiden Voyage With “Mighty Ship At War: The Queen Mary”Friday, July 29th, 2016
All aboard Smithsonian Channel this August, as the network sets sail on an epic journey to chronicle the spectacular life and times of the singular vessel R.M.S. Queen Mary, as both a luxury passenger liner and a wartime troop ship. (more…)
ITV has confirmed a follow-up series of the popular television documentary “The Cruise”, provisionally scheduled to air early next year. The six-part show will follow the life of passengers and crew onboard Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess as they sail around the Mediterranean this summer. (cruisecritic.com)
The Queen Mary 2, the flagship of the Cunard shipping company receives the greatest modernization-program since the start of 2004. In Dock Elbe 17 at Blohm and Voss are more than 3,000 workers on site. (real tv group GmbH & Co.KG)
One of the world’s fastest growing cruise lines is steadily building its presence in North America, and wants to make sure U.S. consumers know they can take a European-style cruise without flying to Europe. (skift.com)
Video: The Fine Art of Cruising: Royal Caribbean Celebrates The Wonder Of Our World On Harmony Of The SeasMonday, June 6th, 2016
Harmony of the Seas features a $6.5 million art collection of more than 3,000 works. Inspired by the theme “The Wonder of Our World, The World We Live In”, artists from around the world – more than 60 countries – created unique pieces to intrigue Royal Caribbean guests and crew, alike.
Last fall, Princess Cruises raised the curtain on a new musical revue titled Magic to Do, from the Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-winning composer of Wicked, Pippin and Godspell Stephen Schwartz.
New Video Series From Carnival Featuring Country Music Superstar Carrie Underwood Highlights Military Families Of HonorTuesday, April 5th, 2016
Carnival Cruise Line released the first in a new video series featuring heartwarming meet-and-greet opportunities between country superstar Carrie Underwood and U.S. military families recognized through the Honor.
TV duo Ant and Dec are hosting a special episode of ITV’s Saturday Night Takeaway live from the top deck of P&O Cruises Britannia in Barcelona this Saturday, marking the start of an important two weeks for P&O Cruises. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
World’s Largest Ship Comes to Life in 3D: Royal Caribbean Creates a Virtual Tour for Harmony of the SeasWednesday, March 30th, 2016
Royal Caribbean is using virtual reality as a tool to showcase their newest ship, Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship while under construction at the STX shipyard.
Kyriakos Anastassiadis, CEO of Celestyal Cruises, told Cruise Industry News that the company will order new ships during an interview in Ft. Lauderdale.
Exclusive SCG 2016 report – President of Costa Cruises discusses the challenging South American market with Cruise Business ReviewWednesday, March 16th, 2016
As the South America cruise business softens, Costa Cruises has been forced to reduce capacity in the region. CBR spoke exclusively with Neil Palomba, President of Costa Crociere S.p.A., about prospects and challenges of this once promising market.
The Britannia will be mixed with ten amateur celebrity chefs and Marco Pierre White to serve up Battlechefs, a new cookery contest set at sea, starting on UKTV’s W on Monday April 4, 2016 at 8pm. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Set to air for the first time in the U.K. this Thursday, March 3 at 8:30 p.m. GMT, the show will focus on the life of passengers and crew as they sail through Russia and Northern Europe onboard the 3,560-passenger Regal Princess. (cruisecritic.com)
Princess Cruises is continuing its voyage through the world of whisky, extending its onboard experience of the premium spirit in dedicated bars and menus across the fleet and releasing a new video featuring fine Australian whisky. (more…)
Cruise Critic caught up with Holland America president Orlando Ashford in Sydney, where he talked about taking his first cruise, the launch of Koningsdam, and the new live music venues rolling out across the fleet.
Carnival Corporation & plc today announced a new virtual reality (VR) cruise simulation that will be available at 133 AT&T stores in 37 states around the United States from February 19 through March 11.
New videos have been developed by the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) to brief travellers en route to Antarctica. They reinforce actions visitors need to take to ensure their visit is safe and environmentally sensitive. (more…)
Royal Caribbean International and the Nine Network have announced a television special hosted by well-known Australian television talent Natalie Gruzlewski, filmed onboard Australia’s largest and most feature packed ship Explorer of the Seas. (australia.etbtravelnews.com)
Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas is currently under construction at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Watch to see how the construction process is coming along on the third Quantum class ship.