Originally scheduled to set sail June 27th, Hurtigruten’s 530-passenger Roald Amundsen finally embarked on its revised maiden voyage from Tromsø, carrying 211 passengers.
Norwegian Cruise Line today revealed that Eduardo Arranz-Bravo, the award-winning Spanish artist, created the hull artwork for the fourth and final ship of its Breakaway-Plus class, Norwegian Encore, debuting in Miami in November 2019.
Earlier this month Switzerland-based cruise MSC Cruises christened the MSC Meraviglia at a ceremony in Le Havre, France highlighted by film legend Sophia Loren. MSC Cruises’ biggest ship ever, the 171,598-ton Meraviglia is a $1 billion dollar, 19 deck supership capable of carrying 5,714 passengers.
UNIWORLD Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced they will launch a new Super Ship, the SS Maria Theresa, in the Spring of 2015.
On Friday Norwegian Cruise Line announced a unique hull artwork design for coming cruiser 4,000 passenger Norwegian Breakaway. Slated to be the largest cruise ship to home port in New York City, Breakaway’s hull will be etched with artwork by America’s most popular artist, Peter Max.
Oceania Cruises, one of the world’s top luxury cruiselines, cristened their latest vessel, m/s Riviera in Barcelona yesterday. The 66,172-ton vessel, built by famed Italian yard Fincantieri’s Sestri Ponente, will set sail on a 10-day maiden voyage from Venice to Athens beginning May 16.
1. Costa Concordia One of the most well-known, recent disasters, it ran aground and partially sank, with over 4000 passengers on board. 24 died and 64 were injured while 7 remain missing. The situation was handled badly, with the captain downplaying it to delay evacuation. The ship then developed a list which seriously hindered the […]
Celebrity Cruises is all over travel news today in the wake of last night’s extravaganza last aboard the inaugural sailing of the Celebrity Silhouette. The lavish £500 million cruise ship was launched at what became Hamburg’s biggest ever cruise ship ceremony. At 122,000 tons and over 1,000 feet, Celebrity Silhouette is the largest ship ever named from Germany’s most legendary shipbuilding city.
For those dreaming of a cruise aboard a fabulous floating city this Summer, Crystal Cruises may just be the safest bet there is. The company has just been named Travel + Leisure’s “Best Large-Ship Cruise Line” for 2011.