Carnival Adds 4-Day Bermuda Itineraries To Carnival Horizon Inaugural Season

Carnival Cruise Line’s new Carnival Horizon is to offer a series of 4-day Bermuda cruises from New York as part of her inaugural season in spring/summer 2018.   Dubbed “long weekend” cruises, the sailings will depart on Thursdays once a month from May through September 2018 and feature a full-day in Bermuda. Guests can relax … Continue reading

Grandeur Of The Seas Returns To Baltimore

Royal Caribbean International’s Grandeur of the Seas returned to the Port of Baltimore after being sidelined for 6 weeks of repairs after a fire in its mooring section earlier this year. In a symbolic commitment, the ship flew the historic Star-Spangled Banner as she passed Fort McHenry, as well as the U.S. Navy’s flag with the … Continue reading

Four Seasons Baltimore Opens

Luxury hotel group Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts opened the new Four Seasons Baltimore, a chic waterfront property in the heart of Baltimore’s Harbor East, earlier this week. With unmatched views across the water, the urban retreat serves as a base for guests to explore the upscale dining, entertainment and shopping in the vibrant neighbourhood … Continue reading

Hurricane Irene Disrupts Caribbean Cruise Operations

Hurricane Irene’s continued path up the east coast of North America continues to disrupt cruise operations in the Caribbean. After forcing several ships to race for their home ports to end voyages and avoid stranding passengers in the run up to the weekend, the storm’s impact has now extended to reroutings and altered schedules for the majority of cruise … Continue reading

Celebrity Mercury To Be Transfered To TUI Cruises As Mein Schiff 2

Celebrity Cruises has announced that the Celebrity Mercury will be transfered to sister cruise line TUI Cruises. The announcement confirms recent industry speculation that the 77,713-GRT vessel will become a sister ship to the Germany-based line’s Mein Schiff, itself a former Celebrity Cruises ship (Celebrity Galaxy) transfered in 2009.   To be renamed Mein Schiff 2, … Continue reading