World renowned chef Daniel Boulud, originally from Lyon but based in New York since 1982, will become Celebrity Cruises' culinary ambassador.
Closely following its sister company Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is transitioning from plastic bottled water to Vero's glass-bottled water, starting this spring.
Celebrity Millennium has emerged with redesigned staterooms and suites, 30 new accommodations, an exclusive suites lounge and sun deck, reimagined restaurants and bars, a redesigned spa and casino and new designer boutiques.
Carolin Niemczyk, vocalist in the German electropop duo Glasperlenspiel, christened Mein Schiff 2 Saturday night. The event—attended by some 2,800 passengers on board—was like a premiere for the port of Lisbon, according to TUI Cruises, since this is the first cruise ship christened in the Portuguese capital.
Mexico's ITM Group is reportedly proposing a $130m development at Grand Bahama Island that would expand and improve the Freeport cruise berths and create an adventure park around the Grand Lucayan resort.
The Carnival Cruise Line Hub app now offers pre-cruise purchasing functionality and online check-in for its North American-based ships. Plus, the app’s popular 'Pizza Anywhere' on board function is now available on 11 ships with a fleetwide rollout expected to be completed later this year.
Oceania Cruises aims to eliminate millions of plastic water bottles per year through a new partnership with Vero Water.
Passengers can indulge in a specialty coffee blend created exclusively for Holland America Line in partnership with Beukenhorst Coffee USA. The West Palm Beach, Florida, micro-facility of the Dutch coffee house Beukenhorst Koffie worked with HAL to introduce Rotterdam 1873, a small-batch roasted coffee blend.