Oceania Cruises Announces 2014 Itineraries, Return Of Insignia

Oceania Cruises has unveiled its 2014 itineraries featuring 90 voyages, 10 new ports of call, a new line-up of European cruises and the return of Insignia. Collectively, the line’s fleet of 5 luxury, mid-size ships will sail to more than 180 destinations in Alaska, Europe, North America, the Panama Canal and South America.   Riviera … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Takes Delivery Of New Flagship, Outlines Safety Initiatives

Italy’s Costa Cruises took delivery of its new flagship, the 114,500-GRT Costa Fascinosa, at the Venice Passenger Terminal today. Godmother Elsa Gnudi, the daughter of Italian Tourism Minister Piero Gnudi, christened the ship in a low-key event that focused on new safety initiatives as the line continues to recover from one of the industry’s worst cruise ship disasters.   Largest … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Unveils 2012 European Deployment

Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International unveiled its 2012 Europe cruise deployment earlier this week, becoming the latest cruise line to raise capacity in the fast growing region. In total, the line will have 12 vessels sailing European waters on itineraries ranging from 3 to 16 nights, calling at 101 ports in 34 countries, including maiden visits to Arhus, Kenes and Klaksvik. … Continue reading