Costa Cruises Launches neoCollection

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has announced the launch of the Costa neoCollection, a new style of slow cruising promising longer, leisurely itineraries and extended time in port.   Exclusive to the Costa neoRiviera and Costa neoRomantica, the cruises focus on creating a more intimate and exclusive onboard atmosphere. Centered around local gastronomy and small-group … Continue reading

Viking River Cruises Launches New Ocean Product Line

Award-winning river cruise operator Viking River Cruises today announced the launch of its new ocean product line, Viking Ocean Cruises. Developed with the objective to return the focus of cruising to the destination, the new line will begin sailing in May 2015 with its first vessel, the 928-passengerViking Star, on maiden voyages in the Baltic Sea, Mediterranean and … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Prepares To Celebrate 65th Anniversary, Highlights 2014 Deployment Plans

Italy’s Costa Cruises is preparing to celebrate 65 years in the industry, which takes place on 31 March 2013. Special events have been planned to take place on all 14 vessels of the fleet and the line has also announced its cruise program for 2014, presenting over 1,000 voyages visiting 250 destinations from 44 different … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean International Unveils 2014 European Deployments

*Update 27 March 2013 – Royal Caribbean International announced today that Oasis of the Seas will move to Europe for a short autumn season in 2014, marking the first time the ship has left Caribbean waters after entering service. Highlights of her deployment include an exclusive preview of the upcoming Quantum-class experience and special programs … Continue reading

Marriott International Launches Moxy Hotels

Hospitality giant Marriott International is to venture into the economy hotel segment with the launch of its latest brand, Moxy Hotels. Combining stylish, contemporary design with approachable service and affordable pricing, the new brand is targeted at the next-generation traveller and will debut in Milan early next year.   Properties will average 150 to 300 … Continue reading