Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Norwegian Joy Christening In Shanghai

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has christened its new custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, Norwegian Joy.   In a lavish ceremony held onboard while she was docked in Shanghai, invited guests and members of the media were treated to a phoenix-themed performance by renowned dancer and choreographer Wang Yabin that pays homage to the ship’s … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Releases Details Of 180-Day World Cruise

Oceania Cruises has unveiled details of its world cruise for 2019, a 180-day voyage covering over 45,000 nautical miles onboard the elegant and intimate Insignia.   The Route Embarking the full world cruise either in New York (departing 11 January 2019), Miami (departing 14 January 2019) or Los Angeles (departing 30 January 2019), guests will … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Features For Norwegian Joy

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has revealed the features and facilities for its upcoming China-bound ship, the 3,900-passenger Norwegian Joy. Currently under construction at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, the vessel is designed specifically for the Chinese market and will incorporate several new-to-brand and groundbreaking innovations when she sets sail from Shanghai and Tianjin in summer … 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

Now Open: The St. Regis Chengdu

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has opened The St. Regis Chengdu. Continuing the legacy of the luxury brand that began exactly 110 years ago in New York City, the property becomes the 33rd St. Regis hotel in the world and joins sister properties in Beijing, Lhasa, Sanya, Shenzhen and Tianjin in its expansion across China.   … Continue reading