Viking Sun Sets Sail on First World Cruise From Miami to London

Viking Sun in Miami

Viking® ( today celebrated the kickoff of its inaugural World Cruise on its fourth and newest ocean ship, Viking Sun®, welcoming guests in Miami for the sold out 141-day itinerary. Viking Sun will spend nearly the next five months on the World Cruise, which spans five continents, 35 countries and 64 ports. During this journey from Miami to London, guests will…

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Princess Cruises Introduces Sky Princess to Launch in 2019

sky princess

Princess Cruises announced its fourth Royal-class ship will be named Sky Princess. Sister ship to Royal Princess, Regal Princess and Majestic Princess, Sky Princess is scheduled to debut in October 2019 on a series of Mediterranean voyages. The 143,700 ton, 3,660-passenger vessel will feature an evolution of the successful design platform used for previous Royal-class ships. Sky Princess will include…

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Introducing Seabourn Ovation, Extraordinary in Every Way

Seabourn Ovation

In spring 2018, Seabourn will introduce Seabourn Ovation, the latest achievement in the company’s 30 years as the leader in ultra-luxury cruising. The intimate 300-suite vessel stands out as a small ship among the ever-larger ships more commonly built today, embodying a graceful and persuasive argument for exclusivity. Ovation’s sleek white silhouette reveals her fabulous private yacht lineage. The warm,…

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Holland America Line Celebrates a Milestone for New Ship Nieuw Statendam

Nieuw Statendam

In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of ms Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship’s coin ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following Italian shipbuilding tradition, Anne Marie Bartels, a member of Holland America Line’s esteemed President’s Club, served as the ship’s Madrina and participated in the festivities. During the coin ceremony, observed to bring…

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Hurtigruten Reveals New Hybrid Ships and 2019/2020 Polar Adventures

Hurtigruten Hybrid Ships

Named after two of the greatest heroes in Polar history, MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen, Hurtigruten’s new hybrid powered expedition ships, will combine state of the art technology and premium on board experience with Hurtigruten’s 125 years of experience and unparalleled destination expertise. The result: The next generation of adventure travel. 2019/2020 Voyages: Hurtigruten, the world leader in…

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Richard Branson Launches Virgin Voyages with $3.9 Billion Cruise Ship Fleet

Virgin Voyages ship rendering

Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages President and CEO Tom McAlpin hosted a ‘Ship Tease’, where key details were revealed about what sailors can expect on the first of three ships, coming to the high seas in 2020. Live from Fincantieri’s shipyard in Genoa, Italy, they also celebrated the laying of the keel for the first ship,…

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Celebrity Edge Offering European Vacations In Summer 2019

Celebrity Edge iconic suites

From Athens to Barcelona to Reykjavik, Celebrity Cruises has all of Europe covered with the brand’s award-winning fleet that delivers unrivaled modern luxury vacations. In 2019, Celebrity will have five stunning ships, including the newest, Celebrity Edge, sailing in the region. With stops in 27 different countries, overnight stays in 16 cities, and visits to more than 90 ports of…

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Royal Caribbean International Reveals New Wows on Symphony of the Seas

Symphony of the Seas exterior

Royal Caribbean International has orchestrated a new vacation experience that is set to redefine family and adventure travel in 2018. Symphony of the Seas, the cruise line’s newest ship, brings together the award-winning and acclaimed features only found on Royal Caribbean, with distinct new experiences that will continue to inspire adventure among guests of all ages. New dining concepts and…

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Viking Cruises Looks to the Stars For Debut of Fifth Ocean Ship

Viking Sky

Viking® ( today announced that American chemist, emergency room physician and recently retired NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher will be honored as godmother to its fifth ocean ship, which will debut in July 2018. The new ship has been named Viking Orion® after the prominent constellation and in honor of Dr. Fisher’s contributions to NASA’s Orion exploration vehicle project. The…

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