Viking Ocean Cruises Announces Plans For Second And Third Ships

Viking Ocean Cruises, one of the cruise industry’s most highly-anticipated new cruise line, has announced plans for its second and third ships. Designed and built to the same specifications as the 930-guest Viking Star (currently under construction in Italy), the new Viking Sky and Viking Sea, will join the cruise line’s fleet in 2016 as … Continue reading

Viking River Cruises Launches New Ocean Product Line

Award-winning river cruise operator Viking River Cruises today announced the launch of its new ocean product line, Viking Ocean Cruises. Developed with the objective to return the focus of cruising to the destination, the new line will begin sailing in May 2015 with its first vessel, the 928-passengerViking Star, on maiden voyages in the Baltic Sea, Mediterranean and … 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

Celebrity Eclipse Named In Southampton

Celebrity Cruises yesterday officially named its newest ship, the 122,000-GRT Celebrity Eclipse, in her homeport of Southampton. British ocean-racing yachtswoman and breast cancer survivor Emma Pontin served as the ship’s godmother, cutting the pink ribbon at a ceremony in the vessel’s theater that released the traditional bottle of champagne against the Celebrity Eclipse’s smokestack. In a day of … Continue reading

Vision Of The Seas To Spend Summer 2010 In Scandinavia

Royal Caribbean International has announced the return of the Vision of the Seas to Scandinavia for the 2010 summer sailing season. Between April and September 2010, the 78,491-GRT ship will offer 24 voyages from 14 distinct itineraries and visit 34 ports in 14 countries.   Amongst the highlights is a new 11-night Arctic Circle departing from Copenhagen on 12 August … Continue reading