MSC Cruises Announces Cuba Season

Italy-based MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line, announced details of its upcoming Cuba season today. From December 2015, the 2,120-guest MSC Opera will homeport in Havana to offer guests 16 Caribbean cruises, replacing the ship’s original winter 2015-16 schedule in the Canary Islands, Madeira and Morocco.   Cuba, Jamaica, Cayman Islands and Mexico The … 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

Oceania Cruises To Christen Marina In Miami

Premium cruise line Oceania Cruises has welcomed the latest addition to its fleet of luxury mid-sized vessels. The 66,084-GRT Marina arrived at its homeport of Miami yesterday following its inaugural sailing from Barcelona and will be christened by “Entertainment Tonight” host Mary Hart with a nebuchadnezzar of bespoke Armand de Brignac champagne in a star-studded ceremony. … 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

Disney Cruise Line Unveils Itineraries For 2011

Disney Cruise Line has announced the itineraries for its ships in 2011, with cruises in the Mexican Riviera, Europe and Alaskan cruises for the first time. The Disney Wonder will sail 18 voyages during its 4-month deployment to Alaska, while sister ship Disney Magic will spend the summer in Europe cruising the Mediterranean.   Disney Wonder To Sail … Continue reading