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

MSC Lirica To Shanghai In 2016

MSC Cruises has unveiled plans for the line’s first sailing to China, with the revitalized MSC Lirica calling in Shanghai on 1 May 2016 following a transcontinental repositioning sailing.   The ship, which will be fully renovated and stretched in November 2015 prior to deployment, will depart Rio de Janeiro on 3 March 2016 on a … Continue reading

Holland America Line Unveils 2015 Grand Voyage Details

Holland America Line has unveiled details of the 2015 edition of its renowned Grand World Voyage, a 114-day roundtrip sailing from Fort Lauderdale that will bring guests to 45 ports in 25 countries on 6 continents. The intimate ms Amsterdam will depart Florida on 5 January 2015 on a journey highlighted by 11 overnight calls in … Continue reading

AirAsia To Fly Kuala Lumpur – Yangon Route Next Month

Malaysian low cost carrier AirAsia has announced it will launch direct flights between its Kuala Lumpur base and Yangon in Myanmar from 20 July 2010. The daily service, which will be flown using the airline’s 180-seat Airbus A320 aircraft, completes AirAsia’s coverage of the 10 countries under the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) grouping from Malaysia. … Continue reading