Cruise Events

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

ICS: The resilience of the cruise world

The 12th International Cruise Summit, held in Madrid and organized by Cruises News Media Group, put the spotlight on the global issues of rising costs and labor shortages that are affecting the cruise industry and most other economic activities. The cruise industry recovered strongly in 2022, although employment levels have not yet peaked. New high-capacity […] Read more

Silver Endeavour’s naming ceremony in Antarctica

Silversea Cruises is celebrating its new flagship, Silver Endeavour. The naming ceremony, of the world’s most luxurious expedition ship, was held in Antarctica’s Lemaire Channel on Nov. 19. Silver Endeavour is the 11th ship of the extra-luxury company Silversea Cruises. Present at the ceremony, among others, were several Silversea executives and Silver Endeavour‘s godmother, Felicity […] Read more

The debut of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

The Ritz-Carlton has announced the debut of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, with the idea of seamlessly blending the style of The Ritz-Carlton resorts with the informal freedom of a vacation at sea. Evrima, will be the first of three bespoke yachts in the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and will offer unique itineraries and immersive experiences; depending […] Read more

MSC Seascape delivered: 21st ship of MSC

MSC has officially taken delivery from Fincantieri, the new flagship MSC Seascape, the 21st ship in the fleet. MSC Seascape is the largest and most technologically advanced cruise ship ever built in Italy and features major environmental innovations as well; it will accommodate up to 5,632 in 2,270 cabins. The handover ceremony, which took place […] Read more

Aurora Expeditions presents Sylvia Earle

Award-winning expedition travel company Aurora Expeditions today unveiled its second small ship, Sylvia Earle, which will embark on its maiden voyage from Ushuaia, Argentina, to Antarctica on Dec. 10, 2022. The new Sylvia Earle, sister ship to the Greg Mortimer, is named after the famous marine biologist, explorer and environmentalist Dr. Sylvia Earle. The ship […] Read more

P&O Cruises: Arvia leaves the shipyard

The last cruise ship built at Meyer Werft shipyards, Arvia, left Papenburg on Saturday, November 5, 2022, and was transferred to Eemshaven (Netherlands) on the Ems. She is scheduled to arrive in Eemshaven on Monday, November 7. After technical and nautical testing, Arvia will set course for Bremerhaven for subsequent delivery to P&O Cruises. The […] Read more