Harmony Of The Seas Delivered To Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean International has taken delivery of its third Oasis-class ship, Harmony of the Seas, with a traditional flag changing ceremony in Saint Nazaire, France. Executives and staff from both the STX France shipyard and the line came together to celebrate the occasion, which took place onboard at the AquaTheater.   Constructed in 32 months at … Continue reading

The Love Boat Cast Reunites To Welcome Regal Princess

Princess Cruises reached back in time to christen its 3,560-passenger Regal Princess at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with a star-studded ceremony reuniting 1970s and 1980s actors from “The Love Boat” television series. The 6 members of the original cast — Gavin MacLeod (Captain Stubing), Fred Grandy (Gopher), Ted Lange (Isaac), Bernie Kopell (Doc), Lauren Tewes … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean International Unveils 2014 European Deployments

*Update 27 March 2013 – Royal Caribbean International announced today that Oasis of the Seas will move to Europe for a short autumn season in 2014, marking the first time the ship has left Caribbean waters after entering service. Highlights of her deployment include an exclusive preview of the upcoming Quantum-class experience and special programs … Continue reading

Carnival Cruise Lines Unveil Refurbished Ships

Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines has returned 2 ships, the 2,124-passenger Carnival Spirit and her sister ship Carnival Miracle, to service following recent drydock refurbishments. Both vessels received upgrades to the onboard accommodations, as well as the addition of new recreation options for cruisers in preparation for new deployments.   Carnival Spirit Launched in 2001 and … Continue reading

Seabourn Quest Named In Barcelona

Luxury cruise line the Yachts of Seabourn has welcomed the newest addition to its fleet today with the official naming of the Seabourn Quest. Award-winning actress Blythe Danner served as godmother to the ship, presiding over a glittering sunset ceremony held in Barcelona that culminated in a spectacular fireworks display against the city skyline.   Guests … Continue reading