Cruise Lines Guide

AmaWaterways: River Cruises Increasingly Sustainable

AmaWaterways, the award-winning river cruise line, shared details of its ongoing efforts to find new ways to improve the sustainability of river cruising while minimizing fuel consumption. As an industry leader in innovation, AmaWaterways is committed to finding new ways to reduce its environmental footprint, including using solar panels onboard its ships, testing navigation aids […] Read more

Explora Journeys: Aspects of the Ocean State of Mind

On July 8, Explora I will be christened in Civitavecchia, marking the official launch of Explora Journeys, the luxury brand of MSC Cruises. A new ship, for a new company that has been announcing big news and growing interest in the cruise environment for many months now. But what can we really expect from Explora […] Read more

Silver Endeavour: Spring 2023 Dry Dock

Following the acquisition of Silver Endeavour in 2022, Silversea has planned an extensive refurbishment in Spring 2023, spanning from April 3rd, meant to bring several substantial changes to evolve the onboard and expedition experience even further. The refitting operations will take place in Genoa (Italy), providing for a dry dock and a wet dock phase. […] Read more

Expedition Cruises with Silversea

Expedition voyages are journeys of research and exploration, and Silversea offers its guests the chance to discover the ends of the earth and set foot on the unknown. With Silversea Expeditions, curious travelers looking for something different will be able to explore the wonders of nature, view volcanic plateaus, encounter and admire wildlife, but most […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: a glimpse into a sustainable future

Swan Hellenic, which specializes in expedition tours, cares deeply about the rich environment and culture of the planet and therefore invests in sustainability to preserve this rich heritage for future generations. To achieve this goal, Swan Hellenic implements concrete actions, both individually and with trusted partners, that are increasingly efficient given the growing complexity of […] Read more

Cordelia Cruises: India’s largest premium cruise line

Cordelia Cruises by Waterways Leisure Tourism Pvt. Ltd. is India’s only largest premium cruise line. True to its name, Cordelia Cruises aspires to promote and drive the cruise culture in India through experiences that are rich, utterly comfortable, stylish and most importantly and predominantly, Indian. It is a cruise for Indians catering to the way […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: “Seeing what others do not see”

Swan Hellenic, a British cruise line specializing in expedition tours of historical and cultural interest, has a comprehensive view of cultural cruising dedicated to offering its guests the opportunity to “see what others do not see.” This is achieved by visiting small and lesser-known ports of special cultural, geographical or wildlife interest, offering guests authentic […] Read more

NCL updates health and safety protocols

As of Oct. 4, 2022, Norwegian Cruise Line‘s (NCL) new global health and safety protocols go into effect, eliminating all testing, mask and vaccination requirements against Covid-19. Harry Sommer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line said, “Health and safety is always our first priority; in fact, we have been health and safety […] Read more

New MSC Cruises Boarding Rules.

MSC Cruises‘ new embarkation rules go into effect as of October 1, 2022. For those embarking in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Red Sea, Caribbean and Antilles, there will no longer be a requirement for Covid19 vaccination, although it is strongly recommended. In addition, guests who are fully vaccinated (two doses of vaccine or one dose […] Read more

Variety Cruises: 7 day life enriching experiences at Sea

Cruising Journal’s exclusive interview with Filippos Venetopoulos, president and CEO of Variety Cruises, reveals details of a revamp of the company and the opening to a series of exclusive itineraries in the coming seasons. Imagine living a unique experience on board a yacht. Imagine the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean, the bays of Greece or the […] Read more