Norwegian Cruise Line Announces 2016/2017 Deployment, Unveils Asian Season

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced exciting and exotic new itineraries for the its Fall/Winter 2016/2017 deployment, offering new destinations and ports for guests. Highlights include the line’s return to Asia, the return of the Norwegian Epic to North America and explorations of South America by sea.   Norwegian Star to Asia and Australia The … Continue reading

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Plans 2017 World Cruise

Luxury cruise operator Regent Seven Seas Cruises has confirmed a World Cruise in 2017. Sailing round trip from Miami, the Seven Seas Navigator will embark on a 128-night voyage on 5 January 2017, visiting 6 continents, 31 countries and more than 60 ports featuring 29 UNESCO World Heritage Sites enroute.   Following a 1-night pre-cruise … Continue reading

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

TUI Cruises Welcomes First Newbuild

German cruise company TUI Cruises has welcomed its first newbuild ship earlier this week in Hamburg. Floating up to the bow of the new Mein Schiff 3 in a pearled balloon, singer Helene Fischer christened the vessel with the traditional bottle-breaking ceremony in front of 1,700 spectators and invited guests from the cruise, entertainment and … Continue reading

Azamara Club Cruises Plans Fleet Refresh

Azamara Club Cruises’ 2 European boutique hotel-style ships, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, are scheduled to receive ship-wide facelifts to update facilities and improve the cruising experience for guests, including a striking new dark-blue hull profile.   Onboard renovations will see the bedding and veranda furniture replaced in the staterooms and suites, while the public … Continue reading