Fincantieri officially confirmed what Australian cruise operator Coral Expeditons earlier announced: that its Vard subsidiary is building Coral Geographer, a sister of the recently delivered Coral Adventurer.
Since 2014, there has been a stalemate over cruise ships transiting the Venice Lagoon via the Giudecca Canal and San Marco Basin.
Tuesday evening update: Royal Caribbean became the first line to announce itinerary changes, to the June 5 and June 6 sailings, which will no longer stop in Cuba.
Cruise operators are reeling with uncertainty from the Trump administration's decision to halt sailings to Cuba from the US.
Saga marked the keel laying of its second new cruise ship Spirit of Adventure, with a ceremony at Meyer Werft on June 3. The 999-passenger ship will set sail in summer 2020.
Three hundred D-Day veterans are visiting Poole in Dorset Tuesday on Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca as part of an eight day cruise marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Spectrum of the Seas was named in Shanghai with Chinese celebrities and Royal Caribbean brand ambassadors Xiaoming Huang and Angelababy as the godparents.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection canceled six River Countess sailings after the vessel was struck by MSC Opera while alongside in Venice on Sunday.
It's official: Mystic Invest has closed on a €250m equity investment from Certares Holdings, a global travel, tourism and hospitality investment firm. An equity partner for the fast-growing Portuguese company had been anticipated.
Celebrity Equinox resumed service following a bow-to-stern modernization at Navantia Shipyard in Cádiz that added features for suite guests, innovative dining, a new spot for craft beers/cocktails, refreshed staterooms, science programming for youngsters and advanced technology.