Cruise Events

Adriatic Sea Forum 2023 in Dubrovnik: Many projects

The sixth edition of the Adriatic Sea Forum took place in Dubrovnik, with greetings from the Mayor and leading authorities in the maritime field of the Croatian city. The two-day forum were focused on the discussion and challenges of tourism in the Adriatic, with the presence of 50 international speakers and more than 250 operators […] Read more

SH Vega: Signing Ceremony for Healthy Oceans

A major agreement to restore our oceans and waters by 2030 was signed onboard Swan Hellenic’s expedition cruise ship SH Vega. Swan Hellenic, the Philippe Cousteau Foundation and SDG4MED agreed to sign and contribute to this EU mission with a commitment to work together. Already by the end of 2021, the European Parliament and the […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: The christening of SH Diana

The christening ceremony of SH Diana, Swan Hellenic‘s third cultural expedition cruise ship, took place today in Amsterdam. The new vessel was named by luxury travel visionary and icon Valerie Ann Wilson, Founder and CEO of Valerie Wilson Travel, in the presence of Swan Hellenic Senior Management, local dignitaries, VIP guests, the media and members […] Read more

Silversea Cruises: Silver Nova Leaves the Dock

Silversea Cruises celebrated the technical launch of Silver Nova, the twelfth cruise ship under construction at Meyer Werft. The moment when the water filled the dry dock and the tugboats escorted the ship out of the hangar and into the adjacent harbor was unforgettable. As the doors opened, the excitement of the crowd was palpable. […] Read more

Seatrade: success and enthusiasm in the 2023 edition

“Recovery”, “optimism”. These were the most commonly used words during the recently concluded Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale. In fact, the themes and news were many, although it is true that industry enthusiasm was at the forefront during the four intense days of the world’s largest and most important cruise show. A sui generis […] Read more

Emerald Cruises: Technical Launch of Emerald Sakara

Emerald Cruises is celebrating its new luxury yacht, Emerald Sakara, which touched the water for the first time during its technical launch in Ha Long Bay ahead of upcoming sea trials. Emerald Sakara will debut in three months with the eight-day “Ionian Sea Adventure” itinerary, departing August 5, 2023. Custom-built at The Halong Shipbuilding Company […] Read more

Viking Takes Delivery of Viking Saturn

Viking‘s new cruise ship, Viking Saturn, has been delivered from Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard. Viking Saturn, the tenth in the class, was designed by established naval architects and engineers, including an interior design team from Los Angeles-based Rottet Studios and London-based SMC Design, who gave the design a modern Scandinavian style inspired by sophisticated yet functional […] Read more

Emerald Sakara: Kelly Craighead will be the godmother

Emerald Cruises is proud to announce that Kelly Craighead, President and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), will be the godmother of Emerald Sakara, the line’s second luxury Ocean Yacht, which will be launched in August and christened on December 2, 2023 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. “Kelly perfectly portrays what we find special […] Read more

Silver Nova to host Venetian Society Voyage in 2024

Silversea Cruises, the renowned extra-luxury cruise line, recently announced details of a new voyage dedicated to members of the Venetian Society. On October 15, 2024, the all-new Silver Nova will welcome guests to Tokyo on this exclusive 16-day voyage exploring key Asian ports of call before arriving in Singapore on October 31. President and CEO […] Read more

Explora I has successfully completed sea trials

Explora Journeys has announced that Explora I, the first of a fleet of six luxury ships built by Fincantieri of Italy, has successfully completed sea trials. Explora I will now undergo a series of final preparations prior to its maiden voyage, which will depart Southampton, UK, on July 17 for a 15-night itinerary through the […] Read more