Viking Ocean Cruises Christens New Ship, Announces First World Cruise

A year after its debut with the Viking Star, Viking Ocean Cruises continues its aggressive expansion with the introduction of a second ship and the unveiling of details for the company’s first world cruise.   Viking Sea Named in London with Norwegian Flair The River Thames in Greenwich was the scene of maritime and Norwegian tradition … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Showcases New A380 First Class, To Upgrade Business Class On Select A320s, A330s

Qatar Airways continues to wow with investments to its premium product line-up, as it seeks to woo luxury travellers from rivals. The Oneworld member has revealed the luxury First Class suites that will become its flagship premium product onboard its Airbus A380 fleet and announced planned upgrades to its Business Class offering on selected Airbus … Continue reading

MSC Cruises Welcomes New Flagship

Italian cruise line MSC Cruises has christened the MSC Preziosa, its latest Fantasia-class cruise ship and fleet flagship. Taking place in Genoa following a pre-inaugural voyage from St. Nazaire, she was named by godmother and screen legend Sophia Loren in a glittering ceremony featuring a gala dinner by chefs from popular Turin-based chain and MSC … Continue reading

Middle Eastern Carriers Increase Presence At Copenhagen

The Danish capital of Copenhagen is set to receive more flights from Middle Eastern carriers. Qatar Airways is raising flight frequencies to a daily service using widebody aircraft from Doha, while Star Alliance-member EgyptAir has announced it will launch 3 times weekly services from Cairo.   Qatar Airways To Fly Doha – Copenhagen Daily Doha-based … Continue reading

Disney Cruise Line Unveils Itineraries For 2011

Disney Cruise Line has announced the itineraries for its ships in 2011, with cruises in the Mexican Riviera, Europe and Alaskan cruises for the first time. The Disney Wonder will sail 18 voyages during its 4-month deployment to Alaska, while sister ship Disney Magic will spend the summer in Europe cruising the Mediterranean.   Disney Wonder To Sail … Continue reading