Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Norwegian Joy Christening In Shanghai

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has christened its new custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, Norwegian Joy.   In a lavish ceremony held onboard while she was docked in Shanghai, invited guests and members of the media were treated to a phoenix-themed performance by renowned dancer and choreographer Wang Yabin that pays homage to the ship’s … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Releases Details Of 180-Day World Cruise

Oceania Cruises has unveiled details of its world cruise for 2019, a 180-day voyage covering over 45,000 nautical miles onboard the elegant and intimate Insignia.   The Route Embarking the full world cruise either in New York (departing 11 January 2019), Miami (departing 14 January 2019) or Los Angeles (departing 30 January 2019), guests will … Continue reading

Airlines Suspend Dreamliner Operations

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have moved to ground their fleets following an advisory issued by the Federal Aviation Administration pending safety testing of the onboard batteries. A series of incidents involving the aircraft (most recently an emergency landing in Japan) prompted the directive, with Japanese and US operators the first to suspend operations. … Continue reading

3 World Cruises From P&O Cruises In 2014

P&O Cruises has unveiled its 2014 cruise offering, which will feature 3 world cruises collectively visiting 81 unique destinations in 41 different countries. Sailing roundtrip from Southampton, Arcadia and Aurora will conduct full circumnavigations while Adonia will explore Asia with a port-rich itinerary.   Arcadia At 92 nights, Arcadia’s cruise is shorter than many other … Continue reading

Princess Cruises Plans New Japan Deployment

Princess Cruises is preparing to expand in Japan with the announcement that it will send a ship to the country next year. The 2,022-passenger Sun Princess will be based out of Kobe and Yokohama from April 2013 to operate a series of 9 cruises in what is arguably the largest ever deployment by a global cruise line in the … Continue reading