Reportage

MSC Splendida: Elegance and Comfort

MSC Splendida is one of MSC’s Fantasy Class ships, able to accommodate 3,274 passengers. It joined the MSC Cruises fleet in 2009. There is no shortage of elegance, luxury, and comfort onboard. MSC Splendida‘s main attraction is its atrium, spanning three decks, with a grand staircase encrusted in Swarovski crystal, large Murano glass chandeliers, and […] Read more

Wind Surf: on the sailing ship of Windstar Cruises

Wind Surf, with a tonnage of about 15,000 tons, 2,400 square meters of sails on 5 masts and a length of about 190 meters, is one of the largest sailing ships sailing today offering splendid cruising itineraries. With a capacity of 314 guests and a passenger-to-crew ratio of about 1:1, Windstar Cruises‘ unit is both […] Read more

Azamara Voyages: we discover Azamara Onward

Azamara Onward represents the fourth R-Class ship, which began offering cruises for the Azamara Voyages fleet in 2022. Similar to the other R-Class ships in the Azamara Voyages fleet, Azamara Onward, formerly Pacific Princess, was purchased by the cruise line and began operations with Mediterranean cruises in 2022. A sister ship of the others in the […] Read more

Pegasos: Seychelles with the Variety Cruises yacht

Pegasos is a 45-metre long mega yacht with a double bulbous bow operating for Variety Cruises on itineraries to the Seychelles archipelago. Launched in 1990, Pegasos has recently undergone major renovations and improvements to the hull and passenger areas. It has 21 cabins of 4 different categories, all of which are outside and can accommodate […] Read more

Celebrity Cruises launches its biggest Cruise ship ever.

At 140,600 tons, Celebrity Beyond is the largest ship the “Modern Luxury” cruise line has ever sailed. And while Beyond looks like her sister ships Celebrity Edge and Celebrity Apex, she builds on their success. At 1073 feet in length, she’s been expanded to carry 3,260 guests in 1646 staterooms and suites. She kept the […] Read more

Costa Fascinosa: a tribute to theatre and great cinema

Costa fascinosa, the fifth and last ship of the concordia class, joined the Costa Crociere fleet in 2012 and is a tribute to theatre and great cinema, in fact every deck is inspired by memorable characters, stories and operas. The centrepiece of the Costa Fascinosa is the Amarcord atrium that stretches over 3 decks, where […] Read more

On board Ambience: the new Ambassador style

Ambience, the first ship of the new cruise brand, Ambassador Cruise Line, is in the UK market with no-fly cruises to destinations primarily in the UK and Northern Europe. Ambassador Cruise Line had the courage and ambition to create a new company during one of the most difficult periods in the industry, marked not only […] Read more

Avalon Illumination: a ship for the Danube

Avalon Illumination, a river ship of Avalon Waterways, which offers cruises on the Danube to discover European cities and capitals such as Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Built in 2014, it can accommodate just over 160 passengers on a 135-metre long hull. The ship has four decks, where the cabins and suites are located in the […] Read more

Costa Toscana: all the news from Costa Cruises

Costa Toscana represents the second Excellence-class ship for Costa Cruises, built at Meyer Turku and entering service in March 2022. The numbers are those of the largest ships currently in operation: 337 meters long and 42 meters wide. 19 decks, for a height of 63 meters. The on-board services are also truly incredible: 18 bars, […] Read more

Vasco da Gama: classic but innovative

The Vasco da Gama, a ship in operation since 1992, now sails for the German brand Nicko Cruises, a branch of the Portuguese company Mystic Invest. After her long stint as Statendam and a stint for P&O Australia as Pacific Eden, the Fincantieri-built ship went to Cruise & Maritime Voyages under the current name Vasco […] Read more