Revamped Carnival Legend Returns, Prepares For Australian Debut

Carnival Cruise Lines’ revamped Carnival Legend returned to service from its Tampa homeport with an array of new facilities onboard. The 88,500-GRT ship recently underwent an extensive drydock refurbishment in Freeport, Bahamas, with the upgrades aimed at the Australian market in preparation for her move down under later this year.   Heading the list of enhancements is … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean International Reveals 2013/2014 Australian Deployment

Royal Caribbean International today announced its winter 2013/2014 deployment in Australia that sees the line send 3 of its vessels to the southern hemisphere. From September 2013 to May 2014, Voyager of the Seas, Radiance of the Seas and Rhapsody of the Seas will return to offer a combined 55 sailings on 53 itineraries, calling at 56 ports … Continue reading

Princess Cruises Reveals 2012/2013 Pacific Ocean Itineraries

Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has unveiled its Pacific Ocean cruise programme for the 2012/2013 season. 8 of the line’s award-winning ships will sail on 56 voyages, ranging from 10- to 35-days covering 10 itinerary choices visiting Hawaii, Tahiti and the South Pacific.   Hawaiian Roundtrips Sailing from Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Golden Princess, Grand Princess, Sapphire … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Offers Southern Hemisphere Voyages In Winter 2011/2012

Cruising in the southern hemisphere received another boost earlier this week with the announcement that Oceania Cruises will offer new itineraries in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the winter 2011/2012 season. The luxury line will deploy its 684-guest Regatta to the region following the conclusion of her voyages in the Caribbean and … Continue reading

Holland America Line To Deploy 2 Ships To Asia Pacific For 2011/2012 Season

Holland America Line has announced that it will deploy 2 vessels to cruise the Asia Pacific region simultaneously in 2011/2012 for the first time. The 60,890-GRT ms Volendam and her sister ship ms Zaandam will offer a variety of itineraries ranging from 13 to 26 days, calling at some of the most popular and exotic ports in the … Continue reading