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

Norwegian Jewel Revitalized In Preparation For Alaskan Season

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the return of the Norwegian Jewel following a 2-week dry dock enhancement in time for her upcoming summer season in Alaska. The 2005-built ship now boasts new dining concepts found on the line’s latest vessels, whilst also receiving technical modifications to boost her green credentials.   New onboard is O’Sheehan’s … Continue reading

Navigator Of The Seas Back In Service After Enhancement

Royal Caribbean International’s Navigator of the Seas returns to service today after a month-long drydock revitalization. Sailing year-round from Galveston, Texas, she brings forth new and significantly enhanced dining and recreation options and offers a glimpse ahead toward the cruise line’s highly anticipated Quantum of the Seas.   Most anticipated of all the ship’s additions … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Unveils 2010/2011 Caribbean Season

Royal Caribbean has unveiled its 2010/2011 Caribbean season, offering 243 sailings from 24 different itineraries of between 5 to 9 nights. From 4 homeports (San Juan, Port Canaveral, Miami, Port Everglades), the cruise line will deploy 5 ships from its fleet for the cruises, including the new build Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas. … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces 2010-2011 Winter Deployment

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) yesterday announced its 2010-2011 winter deployment, with ships based in Europe and North America. The 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade will sail from Barcelona, Spain year-round, while Norwegian Jewel will join Norwegian Gem to sail from New York. From New Orleans, the newly refurbished Norwegian Spirit will operate cruises to the Caribbean and … Continue reading