Carnival Reveals Features For New Ship

Carnival Cruise Lines has revealed the details of the upcoming Carnival Vista, set to be the line’s most innovative Fun Ship yet. Members of the media previewed the ship in a grand event at the Ertegun Atrium in New York’s Lincoln Center, which saw the space revamped with mock-ups of her groundbreaking features designed to … Continue reading

Crystal Cruises, Silversea Offer Shorter Voyages

Luxury cruise lines Crystal Cruises and Silversea Cruises have announced a series of new short cruise options, in response to growing demand for such itineraries. The former is introducing 26 voyages ranging from 5- to 8-days throughout Europe from April to November 2013, while Silversea Cruises will offer 8 sailings of between 4- to 7-days … 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

Costa Favolosa Named In Trieste

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises is set to welcome the newest addition to its fleet today with the official naming ceremony of the new Costa Favolosa. Held at the Piazza Unita d’Italia in Trieste, the event is part of a performance entitled “Tribute to Beauty” and is one of the official celebrations for the 150th anniversary of Italian … 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