ms Koningsdam Inaugural Season Itineraries Revealed

Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will make her debut in summer 2016 sailing from Amsterdam, paying homage to the line’s Dutch heritage. The 99,500-GRT vessel will sail a series of northern Europe and Baltic cruises during her inaugural season, joining 6 other sister ships cruising the continent’s waters.   Following a series of … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Reveals 2015 Deployment Plans

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced its 2015 summer and year-round cruise offerings. Highlights of the deployment include the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Getaway, sailing to the Caribbean from her year-round homeport of Miami and continues voyages in Alaska, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii and North American cruises.   3 Ships in Alaska for Summer Reaffirming its … Continue reading

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

Crystal Cruises, Silversea Offer Shorter Voyages

Luxury cruise lines Crystal Cruises and Silversea Cruises have announced a series of new short cruise options, in response to growing demand for such itineraries. The former is introducing 26 voyages ranging from 5- to 8-days throughout Europe from April to November 2013, while Silversea Cruises will offer 8 sailings of between 4- to 7-days … Continue reading

Hurtigruten Adds New Destination For 2013

Hurtigruten has announced an expansion of its operating area for the first time in two decades. The Norwegian working cruise line, which has been in service along the country’s coast since 1893, is adding a new fjord to its series of voyages.   Situated in the Sunnmørsalps, the Hjørundfjord is one of the most long-standing … Continue reading