Belize's long-awaited Stake Bank Cruise Port is a 'go.' The 25-acre island project just off Belize City will shorten the current long tender ride to Belize Tourism Village by providing berths for four cruise ships, plus expedited tours dispatch, beaches, a crafts market and retail, dining, cabanas, over-water bungalows and crew facilities.
A new Caribbean poolscape, two daring waterslides, the first blow-dry bar at sea, Insta-worthy nightlife and dining are all part of the $115m modernization of Navigator of the Seas. This will take place before the ship's first cruise from Miami on Feb. 24 and, beginning in May, Navigator will offer short Bahamas sailings, becoming the first to visit Perfect Day at CocoCay.
The six-course, fine-dining experience from chef Curtis Stone at SHARE aboard Princess Cruises has been revamped with fresh menu offerings, including butter-poached chunks of Alaska king crab and hard-roasted, double-boned brown butter Duroc pork chop.
Crystal Cruises plans a new supper experience on Crystal Serenity when the ship emerges from drydock on Nov. 10. The Stardust Supper Club combines Crystal's culinary standards and style with the glamorous vibe of a different era.
Windstar Cruises showed off its James Beard Foundation partnership during a rare vessel call at the foodie mecca of Manhattan on Tuesday.
Azamara Club Cruises launched its 'City Stays' program in collaboration with Cox & Kings, a leading luxury tour operator.
Windstar Cruises' 2019 and 2020 Caribbean and Latin America sailings include new visits to ports in Mexico, Honduras, Grand Cayman, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. In a first for the line, 2020 features a new 'Star Collector: Grand Caribbean Adventure' aboard Wind Surf, the world’s largest sailing ship.
Costa Fortuna will get €8m in work, including many restyled public areas and new guest services, in Singapore this December before returning to Europe from its Asia deployment.
Citing the success of its first Cruise Month in 2017, Québec City is again hosting a month-long series of special events through Oct. 14. Each fall, Cruise Lines International Assocation promotes Cruise Month events held around the globe.