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Silversea Becomes First Ultra-luxury Cruise Line To Fly Guests Directly To Antarctica In Business-class Comfort

Silversea’s Antarctica Bridge Fly & Cruise – The Fast-Track to the Last Continent

Silversea Cruises announces a first in the ultra-luxury segment: a new fly-cruise service to Antarctica in business-class comfort, as part of the largest ever Antarctica offering in the cruise line’s history. (more…)

MSC Cruises welcomed the very first guests to Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, its new private island destination in The Bahamas

MSC Cruises Reveals New Island Experiences Awaiting Guests At Ocean Cay MSC Marine ReserveThe island’s opening is a major milestone for MSC Cruises. As part of a multi-faceted restoration strategy, the Company has transformed the island from what once was an industrial sand excavation site into a stunning tropical destination and has worked with environmental engineers and other experts to revitalize the surrounding ocean beds, marine life and endangered coral. (more…)

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Carnival Cruise Line Unveils New Aerial Illusion Show, Airia exclusive to Australian audiences onboard Carnival Splendor

Carnival Cruise Line Unveils New Aerial Illusion Show, Airia exclusive to Australian audiences onboard Carnival SplendorCarnival Cruise Line has premiered its new aerial illusion show, Airia, on Carnival Splendor’s first sailing to Australia from Singapore. Exclusively designed to mystify and entrance Australian guests onboard Carnival Splendor, this awe-inspiring show is packed with magic, remarkable aerial stunts, dazzling costumes and an infectious soundtrack. (more…)



Virgin Voyages’ First Ship, The Scarlet Lady Successfully Completes Sea Trials

First Look at Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady (Credit: Cruise Critic)

Marking a major milestone ahead of its Maiden Voyage on April 1st 2020, Virgin Voyages’ first ship, the Scarlet Lady has successfully completed Sea Trials. The ship embarked on its first round of Sea Trials, sailing from Genoa to Marseille from November 15 to 18, and then back from Marseille to Genoa from November 27 to November 30. (more…)

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Coral Expeditions Launches New Great Barrier Reef Program

The 72-berth Coral Discoverer  (Former Oceanic Discoverer)Coral Expeditions has launched a completely re-imagined program of Great Barrier Reef expeditions from June 2021, according to a press release. Capitalising on 35 years of expertise and for the first time locally deploying the “Coral Discoverer”, these new sailings focus on the extraordinary marine life, cultural and natural heritage of Australia’s UNESCO World Heritage icons, the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Seabourn Celebrates Keel Laying For Its First Ultra-Luxury Purpose-Built Expedition Vessel

From left to right: Ruggiero Rizzo, T.Mariotti Project Manager - Seabourn Venture; Carmelo Bottecchia, Cimolai Manager; Marco Ghiglione, T.Mariotti Managing Director; Richard Meadows, Seabourn President; Jan Velthuis, Holland America Group - Newbuild Project ManagerSeabourn celebrated the keel laying for Seabourn Venture during a ceremony held today (Dec.4) at the T. Mariotti shipyard in San Giorgio di Nogaro, Italy. With Seabourn Venture scheduled to debut in June 2021, today’s ceremony marks a significant milestone in the construction of the line’s first ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship. (more…)

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