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Celestyal Expands Aegean Program, Cuba Goes Seasonal

November 24, 2017

Celestyal Cruises is making major deployment changes in 2018, citing increased demand in the Aegean, according to a spokesperson. The Celestyal Crystal will wrap up here fifth consecutive Cuba season this coming spring and then redeploy to Europe, as the company will adjust its Cuba program to a seasonal, winter-only operation. In the Eastern Mediterranean, […]

Sea Princess 2019 World Cruise Announced

November 18, 2017

Princess Cruises has announced the worldwide itinerary of the 12th annual Australia-based world cruise, roundtrip from Sydney, Brisbane or Auckland. Departing on May 10, 2019, the 106-day world cruise aboard the Sea Princess will sail more than 34,000 nautical miles through the Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Baltic Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Panama Canal and Pacific Ocean. […]

Caribbean Princess Transits Newly Expanded Locks

November 14, 2017

Princess Cruises, the first cruise line to take guests through the Panama Canal in 1967, is marking the 50th anniversary of the trip with a series of crossings via the expanded Agua Clara locks on the Atlantic side of the canal, according to a statement. The trips started October 26 on the Caribbean Princess, the […]

Princess Announces “Most Anticipated” Cruise in Australia

November 7, 2017

Princess Cruises is preparing to open bookings for its popular 105-night world cruise departing from Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland in 2019. Describing it as the line’s “Greatest Hits voyage”, Stuart Allison, Princess Cruises vice president Australia and NZ said the highlights included overnight stays in St Petersburg, New York and Dubai. The 32-country itinerary also features visits […]

Carnival Adds Four New Sales Territories

October 31, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has bolstered travel partner support with the addition of four new U.S. sales territories, a new “Independent Agent Program,” and a dedicated group desk designed to provide additional technical support for travel agent questions related to group bookings, the company said. The line has added a new territory in the Eastern United […]

Southern Japan Cruise

October 27, 2017

Checking in for the cruise at Yokohama was quick and efficient. As expected the cabin was not available until 1:00 pm which gave ample time for a quick exploration of the ship, the Celebrity Millennium. With only two days at sea and shore excursions booked for the other days it was a pretty full on […]

Cunard to Offer Short Alaska Season in 2019

October 23, 2017

In 2019, Cunard Line will sail in Alaska, offering a handful of departures in May and June aboard the Queen Elizabeth from Vancouver. The ship will then transport passengers down the West Coast of the United States, through the Panama Canal to New York, on to Iceland and the British Isles, the company said. “Cunard is […]

Carnival Cruise Line Marks Five Years in Australia

October 19, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line celebrated its fifth anniversary in Australia earlier this year with the world’s longest conga line at sea, marking the first ever World Conga Day, according to a statement. Over 60,000 guests took part in the Carnival Conga over the past week, which traveled across 25 Carnival ships, via 13 countries and seven […]

Princess Celebrates Premiere of Born To Dance

October 11, 2017

Princess Cruises has celebrated the New York premiere of “Born to Dance,” the latest offering from its  partnership with Stephen Schwartz, Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award-winning composer of “Wicked,” “Godspell,” and “Pippin.” Joining Schwartz aboard the Regal Princess for the premiere was director/creator Daniel C. Levine (“Les Miserables,” “Mamma Mia!”). Born to Dance celebrates the […]

Ponant and Tauck Present Le Soleal in New York

October 6, 2017

Le Soleal of Ponant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions made her maiden arrival in New York on Oct. 4 and 5 and Ponant and Tauck used the opportunity to present the ship and their sailing and tour programs going forward. Dan Mahar, CEO of Tauck, said the tour company has had a partnership with Ponant since […]