Thomson Cruises Begins Fleet Renewal With TUI Discovery

Thomson Cruises has launched its newest ship, TUI Discovery, beginning a fleet renewal process that will reduce the average age of its ships and offer an improved product. At a glittering ceremony in Palma, the former Splendour of the Seas was re-christened by godmothers and employees Mimi Kasomwoshi Ragui and Hazel Ceguera, with the night’s … Continue reading

Harmony Of The Seas Entertainment Line-up Unveiled

Royal Caribbean International has unveiled the entertainment line-up for its newest and hottest ship yet, Harmony of the Seas. Currently in the final stages of construction in France and debuting in May 2016 in Europe, the vessel is promising a high level of innovation that will offer guests a comprehensive performance and activity ensemble unlike anything … Continue reading

China To Get Another Quantum-class Ship

In a sign of the growing significance of the Chinese cruise market, Royal Caribbean International has announced that its third Quantum-class ship, Ovation of the Seas, will be homeported in Tianjin to cruise Asian waters.   Currently under construction in Germany and launching in April 2016, she will be the second newbuild committed by the … Continue reading

Freedom Of The Seas Returns With Enhanced Features

Royal Caribbean International’s Freedom of the Seas returned to service over the weekend, fresh from a 24-day dry dock refurbishment at the Grand Bahama Shipyard. The revitalized ship adds a range of new features, including dining concepts, more stateroom categories and a bow-to-stern refresh of the onboard furnishing.   A New Chops Grille, Giovanni’s Table … Continue reading

Quantum Of The Seas Christened In New York

Docked at her homeport of Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, New Jersey, Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas was officially named in an upbeat and star-studded ceremony. In a nod to the ship’s many technological advancements, godmother Kristin Chenoweth launched a champagne bottle against the hull by pressing on a tablet delivered by … Continue reading