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Disney Announces New Ships For Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line will add two new ships to its fleet, each debuting in 2021 and 2023, respectively. The major announcement came from Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, during Disney’s annual meeting....

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 Order Of 2 Additional Meraviglia Style Ships

MSC Cruises has confirmed the order of two additional Meraviglia Class cruise ships, both of which will be an enlarged versions of the first two on order, joining the unique Meraviglia-Plus Class. The two new...

Carnival Corporation Places Order For 9 New Ships

Earlier this week, Carnival Corporation signed agreements with Fincantieri and Meyer Werft for the construction of nine new ships to enter service through 2022. Five of the new ships are slated to be constructed by...

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...

Sailing Into 2015: What’s Coming, What To Expect, What I Wish For

2015 is already well underway and many cruise ships have already set sail on their first sailings for the year. Each year, the cruise industry opens a new book on the world of travel,...

Cruising Into 2015: New Ships For The New Year

[tps_header]2015 features a varied array of cruise ship launches. From a German cruise line to a new ship for a new cruise line, this year’s lineup is quite unique. Discover the new entrants to...

Celebrity Cruises Orders Two New Ships

Today, Celebrity Cruises announced a deal with STX France for the construction of two new ships, launching a new class of ship for the luxury line. The new class of ship, codenamed EDGE, will initially...

Quantum’s of the Seas’ New WOWbands “WOW” A Room Key Traditionalist

As a younger cruiser, I’m naturally a part of the technology age. I have an iPhone, iPad, and all the gadgets associated with today’s youth. Yet, ironically, when Royal Caribbean announced the addition of...

Norwegian Places Order For Two Additional “Breakaway Plus” Ships

Today, Norwegian Cruise Line announced the order of two additional “Breakaway Plus” ships with Meyer Werft, scheduled for delivery in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The two new ships build on the current order of...

Carnival Corporation Expected To Place Two Ship Order By August

Robin Farley, a well respected Wall Street analyst for UBS Investment Research, recently predicted a two ship expansion for Carnival Corporation by 2017. In her letter to a group of cruise industry investors, Farley...

Royal Caribbean Announces New Dining Options For Quantum & Anthem of the Seas

Royal Caribbean will introduce a new style of dining for the line’s two newest ships, Quantum and Anthem of the Seas. Known as Dynamic Dining, the new approach to onboard dining will provide guests...