Mysterious Coaster Shows up on YouTube – Carnival’s BOLT?

Mysterious Coaster Shows up on YouTube – Carnival’s BOLT?

Maurer Rides the famed 143-year old German ride-creating company posted an unnamed video on YouTube on Friday. The video offers a small tour of a newly built roller-coaster in some spare land – but missing are any platforms to get on/off, branding or anything else. Renderings released by Carnival Cruise Line show their new ‘Sea…

Oasis of the Seas Begins $165 Million Drydock

Oasis of the Seas Begins $165 Million Drydock

Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas has arrived at the Navantia shipyard in Cadiz, Spain for her $165 million dollar ‘amplification’ which will last until November 24th. Guest favorites making their way to Oasis of the Seas as part of the 63-day modernization include a reimagined,Caribbean-inspired pool deck that will feature a Splashaway Bay kids aquapark and The Lime & Coconut signature bar;…

MSC Meraviglia Breaks Records as Largest Ever Cruise Ship to Visit Belfast

MSC Meraviglia Breaks Records as Largest Ever Cruise Ship to Visit Belfast

MSC Cruises’ MSC Meraviglia called into Belfast Harbour, Northern Ireland today whilst on her MSC Grand Voyage from Kiel (Germany) to New York (USA). The ship 315-metre long 6,500 passenger ship is visiting for the first time. Antonio Paradiso Managing Director, MSC Cruises UK and Ireland said, “It is a pleasure to be here in…

MSC Cruises Signs the Travel & Tourism Declaration on Illegal Trade in Wildlife

MSC Cruises Signs the Travel & Tourism Declaration on Illegal Trade in Wildlife

MSC Cruises also becomes the first company to sign WTTC’s Illegal Wildlife Zero Tolerance Policy MSC Cruises has signed the Travel & Tourism Declaration on Illegal Trade in Wildlife – the so-called ‘Buenos Aires Declaration’ – which sets out a number of specific commitments for companies active in the travel and tourism sector to help…

Two New Shows Announced for Carnival Panorama

Two New Shows Announced for Carnival Panorama

Inspired by talented directors and choreographers from Los Angeles, Broadway and The West End, two new Playlist Productions shows will debut on Carnival Panorama on December 11, 2019, the line’s first new ship on the West Coast in 20 years. For the first time, Carnival will employ “dancing drones” that interact with the shows’ music and 12 talented performers…

British Travel Firm Thomas Cook Collapses

British Travel Firm Thomas Cook Collapses

Thomas Cook the 178-year old British Tour Operator has ceased trading with immediate effect after failing to secure further funding during its recent debt refinancing. The company, which announced it is now in liquidation this morning has had a week of being shrouded in bad news with many customers taking to social media asking if…

Carnival Cruise Line to Expand Terminal F at Miami ready for 2022

Carnival Cruise Line to Expand Terminal F at Miami ready for 2022

Carnival Cruise Line will refurbish and expand Terminal F in advance of Carnival Mardi Gras’s sister ship (currently unnamed) arrival in late 2022. The cruise line was granted permission for the full refurbishment and major expansion by the Miami-Dade County Commission. Carnival Cruise Line is currently the largest cruise operator in Miami with more year-round…

Five ways to save money on official cruise ship excursions

Five ways to save money on official cruise ship excursions

Save some money and explore more Read any forum or Facebook group and you’ll find many a person discussing which is the best way to do an excursion when in a port. Some will say you should always go with the ship for safety reasons (generally, the ship will never leave without you if you…

MSC Seashore feature preview

MSC Seashore feature preview

MSC Seashore will be the first Seaside-Evo class from MSC Cruises. Built on the same style as MSC Seaside and MSC Seaview. MSC Seashore offers enhanced environmental technologies, more space, extra passenger capacity and new features. More than 40-percent of the ship has been redesigned or enhanced. The ship will be 16-metres longer than the…

Fred Olsen Offers Free All-Inclusive Upgrade on 75 Itineraries

Fred Olsen Offers Free All-Inclusive Upgrade on 75 Itineraries

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has announced that passengers that book a cruise by October 31st 2019 on any of their 75 different UK departures between April 2020 and May 2021 will get a free all-inclusive upgrade. The itineraries, which include the Norwegian Fjords, Baltic and Mediterranean destinations all benefit from the offer. The all-inclusive upgrade…