Royal Caribbean Unveils 2012 European Deployment

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International unveiled its 2012 Europe cruise deployment earlier this week, becoming the latest cruise line to raise capacity in the fast growing region. In total, the line will have 12 vessels sailing European waters on itineraries ranging from 3 to 16 nights, calling at 101 ports in 34 countries, including maiden visits to Arhus, Kenes and Klaksvik. … Continue reading

Celebrity, Princess Cruises Unveil Europe Deployments For 2012

Travellers looking to cruise Europe in 2012 will benefit from a greater choice of itineraries and ships following deployment announcements by 2 major USA-based cruise lines. Celebrity Cruises and Princess Cruises have unveiled their largest sailing programmes in Europe, with a combined total of 12 vessels operating in the continent.   Celebrity Cruises Miami-based Celebrity Cruises … Continue reading

Vision Of The Seas To Spend Summer 2010 In Scandinavia

Royal Caribbean International has announced the return of the Vision of the Seas to Scandinavia for the 2010 summer sailing season. Between April and September 2010, the 78,491-GRT ship will offer 24 voyages from 14 distinct itineraries and visit 34 ports in 14 countries.   Amongst the highlights is a new 11-night Arctic Circle departing from Copenhagen on 12 August … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean To Base Ship Year-Round In UK

Royal Caribbean has announced it is to base the 160,000-GRT Independence of the Seas at Southampton in 2010. The ship is the first vessel from the cruise line to be deployed year-round in the UK and returns after sailing its inaugural summer season in 2008 from Southampton. With the deployment, Independence of the Seas will become … Continue reading

Celebrity Cruises To Soft-Launch Celebrity Equinox In Norwegian Fjords

Celebrity Cruises has announced that its latest newbuild, Celebrity Equinox, will offer a soft launch prior to its maiden voyage on 8 August 2009. The 122,500 GRT vessel, sister ship to the Celebrity Solstice, will now offer a 8-night roundtrip cruise through the Norwegian fjords from Southampton.   The Miami-based cruise line paired the news … Continue reading