Costa Cruises Launches neoCollection

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has announced the launch of the Costa neoCollection, a new style of slow cruising promising longer, leisurely itineraries and extended time in port.   Exclusive to the Costa neoRiviera and Costa neoRomantica, the cruises focus on creating a more intimate and exclusive onboard atmosphere. Centered around local gastronomy and small-group … Continue reading

Regal Princess To Arrive Early, 2 New Sailings Added

Premium cruise line Princess Cruises has announced that the new Regal Princess will make her debut in 2014 earlier than scheduled. Construction of the ship, a sister to the Royal Princess which joined the fleet earlier this year, is progressing well in Italy and allows for Princess Cruises to add 2 new sailings to her … Continue reading

Princess Cruises Welcomes Royal Princess

Princess Cruises today welcomed the latest addition to its fleet In a ceremony steeped in British ship-naming tradition in Southampton. Escorted by Captain Tony Draper on the naming platform, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge christened the new Royal Princess when she released a bottle of Moët & Chandon champagne that smashed against its … 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

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