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

Oceania Cruises To Christen Marina In Miami

Premium cruise line Oceania Cruises has welcomed the latest addition to its fleet of luxury mid-sized vessels. The 66,084-GRT Marina arrived at its homeport of Miami yesterday following its inaugural sailing from Barcelona and will be christened by “Entertainment Tonight” host Mary Hart with a nebuchadnezzar of bespoke Armand de Brignac champagne in a star-studded ceremony. … Continue reading

Silversea Offers L’Ecole Des Chefs Cooking School On Selected Cruises

Cruise aficionados with a passion for cooking will be glad to know that luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises will again offer cruises featuring the popular Relais & Chateaux L’Ecole des Chefs interactive cooking school this year. First introduced in 2010, the programme allows guests onboard 10 selected voyages to discover new cooking techniques and sample dishes highlighting … Continue reading

Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam To Circumnavigate Globe In 2011

Holland America Line announced this week a 112-day circumnavigation of the globe by the ms Amsterdam in 2012. In what is becoming an annual event for the ship, which has sailed around the world 6 times in the past 11 years, the cruise will start on 6 January 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, taking guests southbound towards … Continue reading