Revamped Carnival Legend Returns, Prepares For Australian Debut

Carnival Cruise Lines’ revamped Carnival Legend returned to service from its Tampa homeport with an array of new facilities onboard. The 88,500-GRT ship recently underwent an extensive drydock refurbishment in Freeport, Bahamas, with the upgrades aimed at the Australian market in preparation for her move down under later this year.   Heading the list of enhancements is … Continue reading

Princess Cruises To Homeport Ship Year – Round In San Francisco

Princess Cruises has announced that it will base one of its 16 cruise ships year-round in San Francisco for the first time. The recently-renovated Grand Princess will homeport in the city from May 2013 to offer a series of Alaska cruises, followed by sailings to the Hawaiian islands, Mexico and the Californian coast.   Alaska Kicking off … Continue reading

Carnival To Bolster Offerings In California

Cruise industry giant Carnival Cruise Lines has announced a series of plans to bolster its presence in California, with a third vessel being homeported in the state and new itineraries offered. In a first for the line, 2 roundtrip sailings from California to Hawaii will be offered in 2011 and 2012, while Mexican Riviera cruises … Continue reading