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MSC Cruises: Supporting Those Who Serve

Many cruise lines offer discounts to active and retired US and Canadian military personnel, but one cruise line goes beyond the call of duty to ensure our service members find much needed relaxation and...

Carnival Corporation Launches Joint Venture For Chinese Cruise Brand

Earlier today in London, Carnival Corporation announced a joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and China Investment Corporation (CIC) to launch a dedicated cruise line for the Chinese cruise market. The three companies...

ms Koningsdam Meets The Water For The First Time

Holland America Line’s newest and largest ship is sailing closer to her inaugural sailing. This past week, Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam met the water for the first time in a major milestone, known...

Cruise Industry Rewind: How Far We’ve Come Since 1900

As we wind down the year, it’s never a bad idea to look back at where we’ve been before stepping towards where we will be. Since the early 1900’s, the cruise industry has made...

“The Love Boat” Cast To Reunite For Christening

This November, America’s best known crew will reunite for the christening of Princess Cruises’ newest ship, the Regal Princess. Gavin MacLeod (Captain Stubing), Fred Grandy (Gopher, the chief purser), Ted Lange (Isaac, the bartender), Bernie Kopell (Doc, the...

Delivery Of AIDAprima Delayed Six Months

AIDA Cruise’s soon to be newest ship, the AIDAprima, will now be delivered six months later than originally scheduled. The new prototype ship, AIDAprima, is currently under construction at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries located in Nagasaki,...

Quantum of the Seas Enters Wet Dock

Royal Caribbean’s soon to be newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, entered wet dock today at Meyer Werft Shipyards in Papenburg, Germany. The new ship, which is currently scheduled to debut this November, will...

The Cruise Industry: How Far We’ve Come

110 Plus Years Of History Since 1900, the cruise industry has come a long way. Ships have become larger, crews have changed, and cruise lines have come and go. Let’s take a look back...

Cruise3Sixty: Meeting Christine Duffy

On my final day of Cruise3Sixty, I had the great pleasure and honor of meeting one of the biggest names in cruising. Christine Duffy, the CEO of CLIA. Shortly after arriving in Vancouver Airport,...

Getting Ready For Cruise360 & Zuiderdam

Well, I guess we can call this my first journal entry for my Zuiderdam cruise. Right now it is 4:06 pm, Wednesday, June 19th and I am currently packing for both my Zuiderdam cruise...

Happy New Year! 2012: Cruise Industry In Review

Well, it’s been quite a year. For the cruise industry, it’s been a year like no other. To help you refresh your memory in preparation for 2013, I have compiled the most popular articles on Cruise...

Cruise Industry Forms Global Trade Association

Nine cruise industry associations today announced they have agreed to operate under a common organization with a unified structure to serve as the voice and advocacy leader of the global cruise industry.  The associations are… Cruise...