Holland America Line Increases Capacity In Asia For 2013/2014

Holland America Line is increasing its focus on Asia with a capacity increase and new itineraries for the region during the 2013/2014 cruise season. The ms Rotterdam and ms Volendam will be operating a selection of itineraries and 4 extensive Collectors’ Voyages from ports including Hong Kong, Kobe and Singapore.   19-day Great Barrier Reef … Continue reading

Costa Atlantica To Cruise Asia In 2013

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has announced it will raise capacity in Asia for the 2013 cruise season, sending the 85,700-GRT Costa Atlantica to the region. The 2,680-passenger ship joins the Costa Victoria, which is being deployed to the Far East this year together with the Costa Classica, to double the line’s offering as it … Continue reading

Star Cruises Plans Refurbishment For SuperStar Virgo

Asian cruise operator Star Cruises today revealed plans to refurbish its flagship, the 76,800-GRT SuperStar Virgo, in January 2012. A 3-week, USD 25 million drydock has been scheduled for the vessel, during which her accommodations will be redesigned, restaurants and public areas renovated, while the hull will be refreshed with new artwork.   New Layout Accommodations for Greater Comfort The ship’s … Continue reading

Celebrity Millennium To Asia For Winter 2012/2013

Celebrity Cruises has announced plans to operate in Asia for the first time, with the deployment of the 1,950-passenger Celebrity Millennium to the region for the winter 2012/2013 season, visiting 9 countries new to the line. The ship, which is due to be “Solsticized” in April 2012 with the addition of some of Celebrity Cruises’ most popular accommodation and dining … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Unveils 2012 Itineraries

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has unveiled plans for the deployment of its fleet for the 2012/2013 cruise season. Covering over 130 different itineraries and 250 destinations across Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East as well as a world cruise, the line is set to reaffirm its leading position in Europe and increase its total capacity … Continue reading