Friday, July 3, 2020


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Mariner of the Seasvideo

Mariner of the Seas under refurbishment

Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas gets an upgrade! Mariner of the Seas is currently receiving a $120-million dollar refurbishment in Cadiz, Spain. The ship currently has over 1,940 contractors from 54 different nations working...
Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas showcased with VR

Royal Caribbean using new technology to showcase brand new ship Royal Caribbean is using virtual reality as a tool to showcase their newest ship, Harmony of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship while under...
NCL's Meet the Winemaker Cruises

New Norwegian Cruises for Wine Connoisseurs

Norwegian's Meet The Winemaker is back If your idea of a holiday involves cruising and sipping vino you may well be interested in Norwegian Cruise Line’s Meet The Winemaker voyages – a wine-centric cruise especially for...
BeyondCruise turns six and MSC Seaside is named!

We are SIX!

Over 4 million cruisers helped! Today is our 6th Birthday! Back in 2012, when we launched BeyondCruise (or cruisemeet as it was called then!) we had a vision for an independent cruise guide. We wanted to...
Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas: Feb 2016 build photos

At the STX Shipyard in France, work continues on Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas. You can read all the developments on the build of Harmony of the Seas in our New Cruise Ships section.
MS Koningsdam preview render

MS Koningsdam exterior previews

Holland America Line have released a series of videos showcasing the upcoming MS Koningsdam which is due for launch in April 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gavtKT6vXn4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvqUAPA-aL0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HAbJzaM-9Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dlz1uS4CtJE You can see the full details of the new ship on our profile of MS...
AIDAnova's God Family

God Family to Christen AIDAnova

AIDA Cruises choose God Family instead of Godmother to name ship AIDA Cruises has named a God Family to christen their newest and largest ship on the 31st of August. The family of four from Hanau,...
Oasis of the Seas arrives at the Navantia shipyard in Cadiz, Spain

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...
Celebrity Apex steel-cutting ceremony

Celebrity Apex begins her journey

Second EDGE-Class ship has first steel cut Celebrity Cruises' announced the name of their second EDGE-Class ship and started construction on it today with the official steel-cutting ceremony taking place in Saint-Nazaire, France. Celebrity Apex as...
Terminal F Expansion preview at Port Miami

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...

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Cirque Du Soleil At Sea

MSC Cruises Announces Cirque du Soleil Shows for MSC Grandiosa

MSC Cruises revealed today details of the two brand-new and original Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows coming exclusively to MSC Grandiosa.
Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

New Activities Revealed for Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

MSC Cruises have announced further activities available on their private island which opens in just under 30 days. Nine...
Royal Caribbean Wonder of the Seas preview

Royal Caribbean Announces Name of Fifth Oasis Class Ship

Royal Caribbean's fifth Oasis Class cruise ship had her keel laid today at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
MSC Grandiosa naming ceremony preview

MSC Cruises Announces Grand Celebration Plans for MSC Grandiosa Hamburg Christening

MSC Cruises have released more details about the upcoming Christening Ceremony of their new flagship MSC Grandiosa. MSC Grandiosa...
Norwegian Encore at the Meyer Werft shipyard at Papenburg, Germany

Norwegian Encore Leaves Meyer Werft Shipyard

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Encore has completed her conveyance down the River Ems from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.


MSC Meraviglia makes her maiden call into New York

MSC Meraviglia Becomes Biggest Ship to Call in Manhattan

MSC Cruises' MSC Meraviglia completed her MSC Grand Voyage from Kiel, Germany to New York, USA today and became the biggest ship...
Allure of the Seas

World’s Largest Cruise Ships (2019)

Did you know, there are over 325 cruise ships in the world? With so many brands and names of ships it is...
Amsterdam canal with tourist boat

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...
MSC Seashore Aurea Bar 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....
Symphony of the Seas in St. Nazaire, France

The Ten Stages of Building Cruise Ships

From steel-cutting to maritime traditions Welcome to Ship Talk, a series of in-depth articles about what goes on behind the scenes of cruise ships! In...