Cruise Events

Ambience, first Ambassador Cruise Line ship, departs

Ambience, the first ship in the new British fleet of Ambassador Cruise Line, departs Tilbury today for her maiden voyage. The inauguration and renaming ceremony of the Ambience took place yesterday at the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury. The ship, launched in 1991 as Regal Princess, sailed extensively as Pacific Dawn in Australia and purchased […] Read more

A Great Italian Beauty sets Sail for Silversea

Silver Dawn, the third sister in Silversea’s Muse series set sail from Lisbon last month. The 40,700- ton beauty became Silversea’s 10th ship, and the third the ultra-luxury cruise line has launched in just the last 9 months.  She was preceded by Silversea’s purpose-built Galapagos exploration ship, Silver Origin.  And she set sail just months […] Read more

Lindblad presents National Geographic Islander II

Lindblad Expeditions–National Geographic has unveiled the latest addition to its award-winning fleet, National Geographic Islander II. With just 48 guests and the spirit and soul of a private yacht, the all-suite ship will make her maiden voyage to the Galápagos on August 18, 2022 for year-round expeditions to the islands. “I had the pleasure of […] Read more

Ambience: Sally Gunnell will be the godmother

Ambassador Cruise Line has announced that former British athlete Sally Gunnell OBE has been chosen as godmother for their first ship, Ambience. Sally will rename the ship during a special ceremony in London Tilbury on April 19. Setting sail from London Tilbury, the no-fly itineraries offer an authentic, premium value cruise experience primarily aimed at […] Read more

Silversea christens Silver Dawn in Lisbon

Silversea Cruises christened its 10th ship, Silver Dawn, in the magical context of Lisbon. An intimate and highly satisfying ceremony for the Royal Caribbean group, Fincantieri and above all for Silversea Cruises. The event marks not only the expansion of the fleet and the addition of an extraordinary ship, but also the demonstrated ability to […] Read more

The exclusive Scenic Eclipse helicopter excursion

For the first time, the exclusive Scenic Eclipse expedition ship will offer guests the opportunity to embark on a helicopter excursion and connect with more than 5,000 pairs of emperor penguins on Snow Hill Island. Discovered only in the 1990s and located on the edge of the Antarctic Circle, Snow Hill Island is accessible only […] Read more

NCL: Norwegian Jewel is back in service

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the return to service of Norwegian Jewel, the brand’s first ship to depart Panama City (Colón), Panama. Norwegian Jewel thus becomes the 13th ship in the fleet of 17 ships to return to service. Norwegian Jewel‘s first voyage will be a majestic 12-day adventure sailing along the South American coast, […] Read more

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection: two new superyachts

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has announced the expansion of its fleet with the addition of two newly built superyachts, Ilma and Luminara, which will set sail in 2024 and 2025 respectively. These superyachts will be built in collaboration with the world renowned Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Sant-Nazaire, France, which will handle all production and […] Read more

Norwegian Prima: Katy Perry will be the godmother

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has announced that world-renowned pop icon and “American Idol” judge Katy Perry will be the godmother of the all-new record-breaking ship, Norwegian Prima, which will debut in August 2022. Katy Perry will welcome Norwegian Prima, the first of six Prima Class ships, at a majestic event in Reykjavík, Iceland on August 27, […] Read more

Viking: the river fleet expands with eight new ships

Viking welcomed eight new river ships into its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris. Of the eight new Viking longships, four ships, the Viking Fjorgyn, the Viking Kari, the Viking Radgrid and the Viking Skaga, were built specifically to sail along the Seine and take guests to the heart of Paris with an exclusive […] Read more