TUI Cruises Welcomes First Newbuild

German cruise company TUI Cruises has welcomed its first newbuild ship earlier this week in Hamburg. Floating up to the bow of the new Mein Schiff 3 in a pearled balloon, singer Helene Fischer christened the vessel with the traditional bottle-breaking ceremony in front of 1,700 spectators and invited guests from the cruise, entertainment and … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Reveals 2015 Deployment Plans

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced its 2015 summer and year-round cruise offerings. Highlights of the deployment include the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Getaway, sailing to the Caribbean from her year-round homeport of Miami and continues voyages in Alaska, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii and North American cruises.   3 Ships in Alaska for Summer Reaffirming its … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean International Unveils 2014 European Deployments

*Update 27 March 2013 – Royal Caribbean International announced today that Oasis of the Seas will move to Europe for a short autumn season in 2014, marking the first time the ship has left Caribbean waters after entering service. Highlights of her deployment include an exclusive preview of the upcoming Quantum-class experience and special programs … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Announces 2014 Itineraries, Return Of Insignia

Oceania Cruises has unveiled its 2014 itineraries featuring 90 voyages, 10 new ports of call, a new line-up of European cruises and the return of Insignia. Collectively, the line’s fleet of 5 luxury, mid-size ships will sail to more than 180 destinations in Alaska, Europe, North America, the Panama Canal and South America.   Riviera … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils 2013/2014 Summer Deployment

Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled details of its 2013/2014 summer deployment. The line is increasing its presence in Alaska with the addition of a third ship (the 78,309-GRT Norwegian Sun), while 4 vessels will sail in Europe together with the rest of its fleet operating in the Caribbean and Hawaii.   Alaska Beginning 20 May … Continue reading