MSC Cruises have revealed that the MSC Magnifica will undergo a renovation and transformation that will add 23 meters to the ship. The extra space will deliver an additional 7,000 m2 of space to the ten eyar old ship – adding in 215 extra cabins, bringing the total number of balcony cabins to 63% of the overall ship. The renovation will…
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Sky Princess completes sea trials
Princess Cruises has accomplished another major milestone in preparation for the launch of its newest ship, Sky Princess, by completing the vessel’s sea trials.
“I’ll be bored” and other misconceptions about cruising
It’s no secret that cruising has at times struggled with its identity as the industry transitions from the ocean voyages of past to the cruise vacations we see now – one of the results of this is misconceptions. Let’s try and tackle a few of those here and now… 1. I’ll be bored 😴 (click…
P&O Cruises cancel Dubai & Arabian cruises amid growing tension in region
P&O Cruises have cancelled their winter 2019/2020 Dubai and Arabian Gulf programme as tensions rise in the Strait of Hormuz. P&O had Oceana scheduled to serve the region in 2019 & 2020 but she will now be moved to serve European cruises from Southampton. The cruise line’s President, Paul Ludlow, issued a statement today explaining…
Sea Princess rescues three stranded sailors
Princess Cruises’ 2,000-guest cruise ship, Sea Princess, yesterday rescued three sailors who were forced to take to a life raft after their boat sank in the south Caribbean.
REVIEW: MS Marco Polo – Quaint, Quirky, Confused.
MS Marco Polo is a truly unique boat amongst the modern mega-ships that cruise the oceans today, but can she keep up with what guests expect in 2019? I stepped onboard in June 2019 to find out.
Explore South America and Antarctica with Princess Cruises
Princess Cruises has announced its full 2020-2021 South America and Antarctica programme. Two Princess ships have been assigned to the region, the 2,000-guest Coral Princess and 670-guest Pacific Princess.
REVIEW: Norwegian Epic (Sept 2018)
In September 2018 my partner and I celebrated our anniversary onboard NCL’s Norwegian Epic. She’s a one of a kind cruise ship, part of a class that was never finished, and comes with a unique style all of her own. So grab yourself a Pina Colada and let us take you on a whirlwind tour…
Celebrity Millennium transformed by Celebrity Revolution – like a new ship
Celebrity Millennium has emerged from Celebrity’s Revolution programme like a brand new ship. After weeks of work and millions of dollars investment the much loved ship has a whole new look.
Meet ZOE by MSC, the world’s first virtual assistant at sea
MSC, working with Samsung Electronics and HARMAN, have developed the world’s first dedicated virtual assistant at sea – aiming to make life at sea that little bit easier.