MSC Lirica To Shanghai In 2016

MSC Cruises has unveiled plans for the line’s first sailing to China, with the revitalized MSC Lirica calling in Shanghai on 1 May 2016 following a transcontinental repositioning sailing.   The ship, which will be fully renovated and stretched in November 2015 prior to deployment, will depart Rio de Janeiro on 3 March 2016 on a … Continue reading

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

Eurostar Presents First Remodeled Train

Eurostar has revealed its first remodeled e300 trainset, a preview of what passengers may expect onboard as the cross-border high speed rail operator prepares to introduce new rolling stock. Currently being refurbished at the SNCF Hellemmes Technicentre in Lille, the Class 373 trains have been in service since the launch of Eurostar in 1994. Famed … 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

Costa Cruises Welcomes New Flagship

Italian line Costa Cruises officially welcomed its new EUR550 million flagship, Costa Diadema, in a glittering ceremony in Genoa. Taking place at Ponte dei Mille in the city’s historic maritime station, the event began with a parade of the ship’s godmother Carolina Miceli (an Italian travel agent chosen as part of a worldwide contest) together … Continue reading