Cruise Events

Aman: T.Mariotti will build its first luxury ship

Aman group, a Saudi Arabian extra-luxury hospitality operator, has decided to launch into the cruise industry, and it will be the Genoese shipyard T. Mariotti that will build its first luxury ship. The project is called Project Sama and “represents the first ultra-luxury experience in the cruise segment by Neptune Co, the joint venture between […] Read more

Explora Journeys: bow trunk of Explora II launched

It was recently launched the bow section of Explora II, the second of four ships of Explora Journeys, a luxury brand of the Msc. The launching of the approximately 5,000-ton trunk took place in Castellammare di Stabia, the same place where Explora II‘s sheeting was cut in October 2021. All the procedures of the launching […] Read more

Viking Neptune is named in Los Angeles

It was a banner day Sunday, January 8th 2023. when Viking not only named its latest ship, it celebrated an extraordinary 25th Anniversary. It is hard to believe that in the relatively short space of 25 years, Viking has firmly established its leadership position in so many areas of cruise ship travel. In Los Angeles, […] Read more

World Traveller Embarks on Her Inaugural Season

On November 19, 2022, Atlas Ocean Voyages’ newest yacht-style ship World Traveller came together with her sister ship for the first time ever at a special Dual Naming Ceremony. Celebrations in the Beagle Channel’s Glacier Alley, including Zodiac safaris around the stunning Pia and Garibaldi Glaciers, invoked a sense of awe and wonder as fellow […] Read more

Barbara Muckermann takes over leadership of Silversea

Silversea Cruises President and CEO Roberto Martinoli will be Senior Advisor to Royal Caribbean Group. Barbara Muckermann will take the helm of the brand. A momentous transition for Silversea Cruises, a leading luxury cruise line, as Barbara Muckermann takes over as head of the prestigious cruise brand starting next January 2023. The succession to Ceo […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: a space partnership with SETI

Swan Hellenic has announced a partnership with the SETI Institute, intended to engage Swan Hellenic’s many adventure-minded travelers. The goal is to provide guests with insights into the history and latest discoveries in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, astrobiology and knowledge of our planet, as well as the search for new life in and outside […] Read more

Adora Cruises: the new Chinese cruise line

Adora Cruises is the name of the new cruise line, which will cater to the Chinese market, born from the joint venture between Carnival Corporation and China State Shipbuilding Corporation. “Adora Cruises will develop more products tailored for Chinese passengers that combine global and domestic cruise market highlights,” said Roger Chen, CEO of CSSC Carnival […] Read more

Crafts, arts and the future: Costa Cruises Foundation

The Costa Cruises Foundation’s ambitious project “Traditions of the Future” aims to give concrete support to traditional art crafts at risk of disappearing in Italy, France and Spain by securing their future and promoting their enhancement. To understand the importance of these realities, one only has to reflect and ask oneself what Naples would be […] Read more

Silversea: construction begins on Silver Ray

Silversea Cruises officially began construction of Silver Ray, the second ship in the Nova class, with a traditional steel cutting ceremony today at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Silver Ray will join Silversea‘s fleet in the summer of 2024, while Silver Nova, due to the global situation, will depart on her maiden voyage […] Read more

Costa Crociere Foundation: Traditions of the Future

“Traditions of the Future” is a new collective interest project developed and supported by the Costa Crociere Foundation to support local communities that aims to give concrete help to traditional art crafts at risk of disappearing. The ambitious project was created with the goal of passing on to new generations the ancient traditions of local […] Read more