Cruise Events

Emerald Cruises: The christening of Emerald Luna

Emerald Cruises‘ new Star-Ship Emerald Luna, which will sail on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers in Europe, was christened on July 21stat a ceremony in Amsterdam. In attendance for Scenic Group, parent company of Emerald Cruises, were Rob Voss, COO – Scenic Group; David Winterton, Global Brand and Marketing Director; Maggie Carbonell, VP Marketing […] Read more

Meyer Werft: keel laying for Carnival Jubilee

With the laying of the keel, the construction of Carnival Jubilee at the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg has reached another milestone. For the first time a ship is being built in Papenburg for this brand and shipping company from Miami. “We are pleased to take another symbolic step in the construction of Carnival Jubilee with […] Read more

Silversea: Silver Endeavour joins the fleet

Silversea Cruises welcomes Silver Endeavour to its fleet, one of the world’s most luxurious expedition ships. Specifically designed to take travellers to the world’s most remote destinations, including as far as both polar regions, Silver Endeavour will enter service in November 2022, replacing Silver Explorer from the 2022/2023 Antarctic season, including popular ‘Antarctica Bridge’ cruises. […] Read more

Swan Hellenic: SH Vega sets sail for the Arctic

The Naming Ceremony of SH Vega, Swan Hellenic‘s second ship, was held at the Helsinki Shipyard. The ship is now on her way to Norway for her first cultural cruise expedition to the Arctic, an 11-day exploration of the Svalbard archipelago, departing from Tromsø on July 20, 2022. The new ship was named by Patrizia […] Read more

Explora Journeys: two more ships under construction

  Explora Journeys, the luxury travel brand of the MSC Group’s Cruise Division, and Fincantieri, today announced the signing of a memorandum of agreement to build two additional hydrogen-powered luxury cruise ships, which will enter service in 2027 and 2028, bringing the total number of the fleet to six. EXPLORA V and VI will feature […] Read more

Seabourn Venture delivered: the Seabourn expedition

The Mariotti shipyard in Genoa hosted the handover ceremony for Seabourn Venture, Seabourn Cruise Line‘s first luxury segment expedition ship. It was a special day for the company, not only coming into possession of a new vessel, but marking its entry into the expedition cruise business. Josh Liebowitz, president of Seabourn, said he was thrilled […] Read more

NCL: debuts the new season “EMBARK with NCL”

Norwegian Cruise Line today announced the next season of its visual storytelling platform, “EMBARK with NCL,” with the first episode, “Caribbean Adventures,” premiering Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 8 p.m. ET on and on Facebook. Following its successful first season, this second season will focus on high-caliber offerings on board and ashore, as well […] Read more

A&K acquires Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony

  A&K Travel Group Ltd. has acquired the luxury cruise ships Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, which will resume service in 2023 after an extensive renovation and will operate under the award-winning ‘Crystal Cruises‘ brand, also acquired by A&K Travel Group Ltd. “I am excited to begin this new chapter and to return to an […] Read more

Costa Cruises: The Christening of the Costa Toscana

Last week, on 16 June, the christening of the Costa Toscana, Costa Cruises‘ new flagship, took place in the port of Barcelona with a day full of festivities! The day began with a conference at the Poltrona Frau Arena, where the Costa Toscana’s patroness, Chanel Terrero, a Spanish singer who took part in the Eurovision […] Read more

Costa Cruises and Ángel León: “Food of the Future”

Love for the sea and excellent gastronomy are at the basis of the meeting between Ángel León and Costa Cruises. The partnership that has already begun with Costa includes dishes created by the Spanish chef on board the ships, which we can both find as a destination dish and, above all, with a set menu […] Read more