Wednesday, April 24, 2019


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Cocktail Bar, P&O Iona

P&O Iona Exclusive First Look

Over 30 different restaurants and bars will be available P&O Cruises’ Iona will be the largest ship ever built specifically for the British market and will boast many firsts for the cruise line. Due to...

AIDA Cruises’ AIDAnova completes float-out

New AIDA Cruises flagship makes a step nearer completion AIDA Cruises’ latest ship, AIDAnova floated out for the first time today at the Meyer-Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. This is the largest ever Carnival-owned ship to...
Ovation of the Seas arrives in Hong King, China

Ovation of the Seas arrives in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, June 2016 – Royal Caribbean International, the world’s largest global cruise brand, continues to make waves in Hong Kong’s cruise history. At the end of October, the iconic brand will homeport it’s...
Celebrity Apex

Celebrity Apex will launch from Southampton in 2020

Second EDGE-Class ship to sail from Southampton Celebrity Apex is to launch in the UK and sail from Southampton for her first voyages! The new Celebrity ship will be christened in Southampton in April 2020 before...
Ovation of the Seas rendering

Ovation of the Seas: Feb 2016 float out

At the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, work continues on Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas. Recent photos show the float out of the ship from it's initial building at the shipyard. You can read all the developments...
Queen Mary 2 Remastered: Kings Court

Queen Mary 2 Remastered – Kings Court

Cunard Line have given their passengers an early Christmas gift! The news that the Kings Court buffet and servery area of their flagship Queen Mary 2 will get an entire overhaul! As we've reported previously, Queen...
Symphony of the Seas under construction - March 2017 - final bow piece being lifted to the ship

Symphony of the Seas March 2017 construction update

Symphony gets her bow fitted Royal Caribbean International's Symphony of the Seas finally has her bow - in these new photos taken in late March 2017 (directly from the shipyard at STX France, St. Nazaire), you can...
Royal Caribbeans' Symphony of the Seas at St Nazaire

Royal Caribbean formally takes delivery of Symphony of the Seas

228,000 ton ship is now in the hands of Royal Caribbean STX Shipyard in St. Nazaire, France have now formally handed over the world's biggest cruise ship to Royal Caribbean International. Symphony of the Seas now takes...
Celebrity Cruises & Forbes

Celebrity Cruises raises the bar with Forbes Travel Guide partnership

First cruise line to secure partnership with guide With service like no other, Celebrity Cruises is raising the bar even further in a first-of-its-kind travel partnership with Forbes Travel Guide. A global authority on luxury...
Ovation of the Seas rendering

Ovation of the Seas arrives in Southampton!

Here she comes! Ovation of the Seas finally arrives in Southampton! This morning, Royal Caribbean's latest Quantum-class ship Ovation of the Seas arrived in the Port of Southampton! Below is a short timelapse video of her arriving...

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Oasis of the Seas

Royal Caribbean cancels three Oasis of the Seas sailings

Royal Caribbean has announced that they are cancelling the next three sailings of Oasis of the Seas. This follows the news of a crane...
Oasis of the Seas

Crane falls on Oasis of the Seas during drydock

A crane has fallen onto Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas this afternoon on her first day of drydock in the Bahamas. Update: 8 confirmed injuries....
Cunard's Queen Elizabeth

Cunard to sail full Alaska season in 2020

Queen Elizabeth back by demand Cunard Line has announced that it will send Queen Elizabeth to Alaska for a full season in 2020; from June...
MSC Cruises' MSC Seaside

New MSC Seaside EVO-Class ship steel cut

First Seaside EVO-Class ship will be MSC Seashore Geneva, Switzerland / Monfalcone, Italy, 26 November 2018 – MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise company and...
MSC Bellissima - Hola Tapas (render)

MSC Bellissima New Features Announced

100 days until MSC Bellissima is named in Southampton With only 100 days until MSC Bellissima reaches UK shores, MSC Cruises has announced some exciting...



MSC Cruises’ Ocean Cay Teaser

A cruise to the Caribbean on an MSC cruise ship will take you to the most beautiful beaches in the world. Ocean Cay is part of the...
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Top 10 Christmas Markets (2018)

Welcome to our Top 10 Christmas Markets round-up for 2018! We've collected what we think are the must-see Christmas markets this year! Most, if not...
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 new series of in-depth articles about what goes on behind the scenes of cruise ships!...
#WebcamWednesday – 22nd August 2018

#WebcamWednesday – 22nd August 2018

#WebCamWednesday – Port Bermuda Hello and welcome back to another Webcam Wednesday! Today we’re taking a look at Port Bermuda where Norwegian Escape and Celebrity Summit...
How a cruise ship navigates a narrow port

How a cruise ship docks in a narrow port

Oasis of the Seas docks in St. Thomas Watch as Captain Per Kristoffersen navigates into the tiny port of St. Thomas in the Caribbean with...