Cruise Events

American Cruise Lines presents Project Blue

American Cruise Lines is pleased to reveal details of Project Blue, a brand new fleet of ships for the U.S. market. The company announced plans for 12 sister ships that will represent more than double the current domestic capacity for domestic coastal cruises.  Featuring an innovative hybrid catamaran design, these ships will have unprecedented near-shore […] Read more

Norwegian Cruise Line presents Norwegian Viva

Norwegian Cruise Line starts the year with great news by presenting Norwegian Viva, the second ship of the new Prima Class, currently under construction at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard. Norwegian Viva will sail in June 2023, offering itineraries in the Mediterranean and calling at major port cities in southern Europe, including Lisbon in Portugal, Trieste and […] Read more

SH Minerva: first Swan Hellenic cruise set sail

With SH Minerva‘s New Year’s cruise, Swan Hellenic inaugurates its activity and sets out to discover Antarctica. The new ship set sail from Ushuaia to celebrate the new year with a 9-day Antarctic cruise. The first guests of the SH Minerva, in the charge of Captain Tuomo Leskinen and Hotel Director Philipp Reutener, celebrated the […] Read more

Silversea: pre-sales open for Silver Nova

Silversea Cruises has announced that pre-sale reservations for Silver Nova are now open. The limited-time offer for travel consultants and the Venetian Society (Silversea’s Loyalty Program) is available through January 6, 2022. Silver Nova, with an expected launch in summer 2023, will be the first low-emission luxury cruise ship with advanced hybrid technology featuring fuel […] Read more

Seabourn announces “The Suite Life Event”

Seabourn invites guests to take their travel to the next level by announcing “The Suite Life Event,” with exceptional offers on select summer 2022 and winter/spring 2023 voyages. The Suite Life Event will run through March 1, 2022. Guests will be able to enjoy “suite life” during their next trip with Seabourn with a complimentary […] Read more

Silversea: construction starts on Silver Nova

Silversea Cruises has announced the name of the first ship developed as part of its innovative newbuilding project known as Project Evolution, as well as the start of construction of Silver Nova at Meyer Werft in Papenburg. Silversea and Meyer Werft executives marked the occasion with a traditional steel-cutting ceremony on Nov. 18. The revolutionary […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: the christening of SH Minerva

Swan Hellenic announced the christening of its new ship SH Minerva at Helsinki Shipyard during a small private ceremony with godmother Johanna Mäkelä. Mayor Vartiainen was also present, along with Swan Hellenic CEO Andrea Zito and Helsinki Shipyard CEO Carl-Gustaf Rotkirch with top management. The celebration follows global supply chain disruptions and recent spikes in […] Read more

International Cruises Summit 2021: optimism and news

The eleventh edition of the International Cruise Summit concluded in Madrid, for the first time in full attendance after the pandemic, an increasingly important meeting and debate point for the cruise world. Many important figures in the cruise industry, from companies to service providers to port and logistics operators. There were also numerous sponsors, demonstrating […] Read more

Windstar Cruises launches new all-inclusive solutions

Windstar Cruises, the U.S.-based luxury cruise line, is expanding its cruise offerings by also offering – for the first time – an all-inclusive fare that includes beverages, service fees and other onboard services. “In an effort to be in line with other cruise offerings in the luxury sector and in conjunction with the launch of […] Read more

Silver Dawn: the tenth ship of the Silversea fleet

Silver Dawn, the tenth ship in Silversea Cruises’ fleet, was delivered today at Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard in a small-scale ceremony. After the projection of the videos of the coin and flag change ceremonies, Roberto Martinoli, President and CEO of Silversea, officially signed the handover of Silver Dawn. Silver Dawn is the third ship to join […] Read more