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Two Giant Panda “Passengers” To Sail On Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s brand new Ovation of the Seas will have two larger than life passengers: two giant pandas. Following in the (paw)steps of the earlier Quantum Class ships, Ovation of the Seas will feature...

1 Passenger Killed, Multiple Injured By Large Wave

Earlier this week, Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ Marco Polo was hit by a large wave while sailing through the English Channel. At the time, the Marco Polo was sailing for it’s homeport, Tilbury, when...

Update On The Venice Cruise Ship Ban

Back in November the City of Venice, Italy announced that they would ban all large passenger ships from the cities canals. Effective this coming November, any ship over 96,000gt would not be allowed in...

Oasis of the Seas Sister Ordered By Blue Star Line

It was announced this morning that Blue Star Line, the cruise line that will sail the Titanic II, will also order a clone of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas from STX Europe. In his press...

Hurtigruten Cruise Ship Runs Aground

Earlier last night, the Hurtigruten ship Kong Harald, ran aground after hitting a rock in a fjord located in northern Norway. The Kong Harold was sailing into Trollfjord, when the ship hit a large rock. This...

Cruize Cast – Episode 78 Cruise Onboard Activities

This week Kaleigh and James discuss all the different options normally offered by cruise lines throughout the day and highlight some of their favorites.  Cruise news includes the recent news from the Carnival Triumph, the naming...

Large Wave Hits Silversea’s Silver Explorer, Damages Bridge

Reports are coming in from several sources that one of Silversea’s ships, the Silver Explorer has been hit by a large wave while sailing through the Antarctic. The reported wave has apparently shattered a window on...

Royal Caribbean Orders A Third Oasis Class Ship, Option For A Fourth

Royal Caribbean finally put rumors to rest and placed an order today for a third Oasis class cruise ship with a delivery date of mid 2016. Royal also has the option to build a...