Oceania Cruises Christens New Ship

Oceania Cruises yesterday christened the newest addition to its fleet of luxury cruise ships, the 1,250-passenger Riviera. Celebrity Chef Cat Cora served as the vessel’s godmother in a Catalan-themed christening ceremony held along the Barcelona waterfront, attended by city officials, the line’s executives and the godmothers of its other ships Regatta, Nautica and Marina.   … Continue reading

Paul Gauguin Cruises Reveal 2013 Itineraries For Second Ship

French Polynesia-based Paul Gauguin Cruises has revealed the 2013 itineraries for its second ship, the 90-passenger mv Tere Moana, which will join the award-winning ms Paul Gauguin in December 2012 after a multifaceted renovation. Specializing in warm-weather destinations, the new vessel will sail 13 itineraries during the summer months in Europe and spend winter in … Continue reading

Holland America Line Reveals Summer 2012 Europe Itineraries

Holland America Line has revealed its European itineraries for the summer 2012 season, becoming the latest cruise operator to undertake a large scale deployment to the popular cruise region. The Seattle-headquartered line will deploy 7 of its 15 ships to operate 44 unique itineraries ranging from 7 to 35 days, featuring 4 new itineraries and maiden … Continue reading

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