Viking Ocean Cruises Christens New Ship, Announces First World Cruise

A year after its debut with the Viking Star, Viking Ocean Cruises continues its aggressive expansion with the introduction of a second ship and the unveiling of details for the company’s first world cruise.   Viking Sea Named in London with Norwegian Flair The River Thames in Greenwich was the scene of maritime and Norwegian tradition … Continue reading

ms Koningsdam Inaugural Season Itineraries Revealed

Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will make her debut in summer 2016 sailing from Amsterdam, paying homage to the line’s Dutch heritage. The 99,500-GRT vessel will sail a series of northern Europe and Baltic cruises during her inaugural season, joining 6 other sister ships cruising the continent’s waters.   Following a series of … Continue reading

Royal Princess To Return To UK In 2015

Princess Cruises has announced the return of Royal Princess to the UK in 2015, in a move set to generate excitement and interest for the ship in the European market. Christened by HRH the Duchess of Cambridge at Southampton last year, the ship has been sailing in the Caribbean during her inaugural season. She returns … Continue reading

Arcadia Returns To Service After Refit

P&O Cruises welcomes Arcadia back to the fleet in time for Christmas following a multi-million pound refurbishment. Completed over 3 weeks in Bremerhaven, the extensive refit saw an entire stem-to-stern refresh of the ship’s accommodation, dining and entertainment facilities while upholding the line’s commitment to a consistent decor standard across the fleet.   24 new cabins … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Launches neoCollection

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has announced the launch of the Costa neoCollection, a new style of slow cruising promising longer, leisurely itineraries and extended time in port.   Exclusive to the Costa neoRiviera and Costa neoRomantica, the cruises focus on creating a more intimate and exclusive onboard atmosphere. Centered around local gastronomy and small-group … Continue reading