Costa Crociere Targets Indian Market

Italy’s Costa Cruises has announced its upcoming entry to South Asia, with plans to dedicate a ship to the Indian Ocean region for its inaugural season. Beginning in mid-December this year, the 1,300-guest Costa neoClassica will offer sailings between Mumbai and Male, marking the first time a major cruise line is operating regular cruises in … Continue reading

Shangri-La Opens First Sri Lankan Resort

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has expanded its portfolio of luxury properties to Sri Lanka with the opening of a 300-room beachfront resort in the southern city of Hambantota. Nestled on a 145-acre former coconut plantation, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa is an oasis of luxury framed by swaying coconut trees and the waters of the … Continue reading

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Offers New 137-Night World Cruise

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced today plans for a new 137-night world cruise onboard the intimate Seven Seas Navigator, which recently emerged from a multi-million dollar refurbishment. Following the popular demand of its upcoming 2017 circumnavigation of the globe, the luxury line will offer an innovative itinerary for 2018 exploring sensational destinations across the Southern Hemisphere. … 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

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces 2016/2017 Deployment, Unveils Asian Season

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced exciting and exotic new itineraries for the its Fall/Winter 2016/2017 deployment, offering new destinations and ports for guests. Highlights include the line’s return to Asia, the return of the Norwegian Epic to North America and explorations of South America by sea.   Norwegian Star to Asia and Australia The … Continue reading