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Itinerary Spotlight: Viking’s Cities Of Antiquity & The Holy Land

As a history geek, adventurer, and a Catholic – Viking’s new Cities Of Antiquity & The Holy Land itinerary is at the top of my cruise bucket list. And with Viking Cruises to boot? I’m...

MSC Cruises Announces New Private Island In The Arabian Gulf

MSC Cruises, which continues to expand its private destination offerings, has announced another exclusive island destination, the Sir Bani Yas Island, located in the Arabian Gulf. Located just south of Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island...

Viking Ocean Cruises Prepares To Launch Second Ship

The wildly popular Viking Ocean Cruises is preparing to launch their second ship, Viking Sea, hot off the heels of the floating out of their third ship, Viking Sky, at Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard. Viking Sea...

Viking River Cruises Christens Six New Longships

Viking River Cruises, the world’s leader in river cruising, welcomed six new Viking Longships into their fleet this week, following a waterside ceremony in Amsterdam. The six new ships, Viking Rolf, Viking Kadlin, Viking Alruna, Viking Egil, Viking Vilhjalm, and Viking Tialfi,...

MSC Cruises Announces Plans To Develop Exclusive Bahamian Island

MSC Cruises, a rapidly growing player in the North America cruise market, has announced plans to develop a 95 acre island in the Bahamas, to be exclusively accessed by MSC ships and guests. The...

Princess Cruises Celebrates 50th Anniversary With “The Love Boat” Cast

On December 3, 2015, Princess Cruises celebrated the 50th anniversary of their maiden sailing in 1965. Since Princess’ first sailing aboard Princess Patricia, the cruise line has grown significantly, sailing with a fleet of 18...

Sailing Preview: Viking Star “Empires of the Mediterranean”

If there’s one thing I’m excited about this month, it’s my upcoming sailing on the hottest ship in the industry – Viking Ocean’s Viking Star. A brand new ship, a brand new cruise line, and...

11 Signs You Are Addicted To Cruising

We’re always told addictions are bad, but I can’t support the idea that an addiction to cruising is remotely bad. Here’s my list of 11 signs that you are definitely addicted to cruising: 1)...

Carnival Launches New Air & Cruise Program

Looking to provide a more convenient and valuable way for guests to book air with their cruises, Carnival has launched a new flight booking program, Fly2Fun. Fly2Fun allows guests to easily customize their pre...

Carnival Confirms Return To Mobile, Alabama

After weeks of speculation and rumors, Carnival Cruise Line today confirmed their return to the Port of Mobile, Alabama in November 2016. Beginning in the fall of 2016, Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Fantasy will...

8 Reasons An Interior Stateroom Can Be Perfect For Any Cruiser

Interior staterooms make up a huge percentage of the cruise industry’s staterooms, yet they tend to either be looked down upon or simply forgotten. That is not the case here at Cruise Currents. We’ve...

Queen Elizabeth Christens P&O’s New Britannia

Queen Elizabeth has officially named P&O’s newest and largest ship, Britannia, in a special christening ceremony held earlier today in Southampton. The new ship, which features a commonality with Princess’ Royal Class ships, is...