Holland America Line Increases Capacity In Asia For 2013/2014

Holland America Line is increasing its focus on Asia with a capacity increase and new itineraries for the region during the 2013/2014 cruise season. The ms Rotterdam and ms Volendam will be operating a selection of itineraries and 4 extensive Collectors’ Voyages from ports including Hong Kong, Kobe and Singapore.   19-day Great Barrier Reef … Continue reading

Star Cruises Unveil Sanya-Based Itineraries For SuperStar Aquarius

Asian cruise operator Star Cruises has announced it will reposition the 1,530-passenger SuperStar Aquarius to homeport in Sanya for 5 months from November 2011. Coinciding with the vessel’s relocation, the line also unveiled a variety of itineraries designed to showcase the waters of the South China Sea and neighbouring Vietnam.   2-night Da Nang/Halong Bay Cruises Taking advantage of Sanya’s proximity … Continue reading

Celebrity Millennium To Asia For Winter 2012/2013

Celebrity Cruises has announced plans to operate in Asia for the first time, with the deployment of the 1,950-passenger Celebrity Millennium to the region for the winter 2012/2013 season, visiting 9 countries new to the line. The ship, which is due to be “Solsticized” in April 2012 with the addition of some of Celebrity Cruises’ most popular accommodation and dining … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Unveils 2012 Itineraries

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has unveiled plans for the deployment of its fleet for the 2012/2013 cruise season. Covering over 130 different itineraries and 250 destinations across Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East as well as a world cruise, the line is set to reaffirm its leading position in Europe and increase its total capacity … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Deploys Costa Romantica To Asia

Italy-based Costa Cruises is going ahead with its Asian expansion as the line prepares to welcome the 53,049-GRT Costa Romantica to sail in the region. Currently enroute from Mauritius after completing its Indian Ocean itinerares, the ship will replace the smaller Costa Allegra and join sister ship Costa Classica, which has been based in Asia since 2009. During … Continue reading