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

Holland America Deploys ms Volendam To Asia For 2012/2013

Holland America Line has announced that the 60,890-GRT ms Volendam will return to cruise Asian waters in 2013, in response to growing interest in the Far East. The vessel, which is poised to visit the region in early 2012, will sail a series of itineraries visiting Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand. … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean To Boost Asian Presence In 2012

Royal Caribbean International has set its sights on dominating the Asian cruise market with the announcement that it will expand its presence in Asia for the 2012 summer cruise season. The cruise giant revealed that it will deploy the 150,000-GRT Voyager of the Seas to Asia for the first time, joining the smaller Legend of the Seas already familiar to Asian cruisers.    … Continue reading

Holland America Line To Deploy 2 Ships To Asia Pacific For 2011/2012 Season

Holland America Line has announced that it will deploy 2 vessels to cruise the Asia Pacific region simultaneously in 2011/2012 for the first time. The 60,890-GRT ms Volendam and her sister ship ms Zaandam will offer a variety of itineraries ranging from 13 to 26 days, calling at some of the most popular and exotic ports in the … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Announce Asian Itineraries For 2010

Royal Caribbean International have announced the spring and summer 2010 itineraries in Asia for the 69,130-GRT Legend of the Seas. From Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Yokohama, 14 different itineraries of between 4 and 9 nights are offered, featuring new and exotic destinations such as Hualien, Miyazaki, Nagoya and Vladivostok.   From Singapore Legend of the … Continue reading