Cruise Events

Celebrity Ascent soars to new heights

Last week in Fort Lauderdale FL., Celebrity Cruises newest ship Celebrity Ascent was named in a spectacular 2-day event. It was a glorious party that introduced the Travel World to the 16th ship currently flying Celebrity’s colors. At 141,000 tonnes at a length of 1073 feet and carrying 3260 passengers in double occupancy, Celebrity Ascent […] Read more

Viking Cruises: Technical launch for Viking Vela

Viking Vela, the first of a new series of cruise ships that Fincantieri is building for the cruise company Viking Cruises, has been launched at the Ancona shipyard. The vessel, with a gross tonnage of approximately 54,300 tons, 499 cabins, and the capacity to accommodate 998 passengers on board, will position itself in the market […] Read more

Norwegian Viva Christened in Miami

Norwegian Cruise Line, a pioneer in the global cruise travel industry with 57 years of history marked by records and successes, celebrated the christening of the highly anticipated new ship, Norwegian Viva, in Miami, the second in the innovative Prima Class. David J. Herrera, President of Norwegian Cruise Line, expressed genuine delight in celebrating the […] Read more

Launched in Monfalcone Mein Schiff Relax

Mein Schiff Relax, the first of two innovative dual-fuel cruise ships (Liquid Natural Gas – LNG and Marine Gas Oil – MGO) in TUI Cruises‘ new inTUItion class, was christened at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone by Elena Sperti, a shipyard employee. TUI Cruises boasts one of the most environmentally advanced fleets, and these new […] Read more

The International Cruise Summit 2023 in Madrid

The 13th edition of the International Cruise Summit (ICS) took place in Madrid on November 14th and 15th, bringing together leaders and executives from the cruise industry. They explored the strengths of the cruise industry, emphasizing its greater competitiveness compared to traditional travel options like flights and hotels, and showcased its longstanding commitment to sustainability. […] Read more

Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Ascent Delivered

Celebrity Ascent, the fourth ship in the Edge class by Celebrity Cruises, has been officially handed over to the company’s officials at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in St. Nazaire, France. Executives from the Royal Caribbean Group and the crew of Celebrity Cruises were also present. Now officially part of Celebrity Cruises‘ fleet, Celebrity Ascent […] Read more

Celebrity Xcel will be the fifth ship of the Edge Series

Celebrity Cruises has announced, at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, where the first piece of steel has also been cut, that the fifth ship of its award-winning Edge Series will be named Celebrity Xcel. In addition to featuring the innovative experiences already present on its sister ships, this new unit will go […] Read more

ICS 2023: The present and future of the cruise industry

The start of the International Cruise Summit 2023 is just around the corner, the foremost cruise conference in Europe, set to take place in Madrid on November 14 and 15. The event will host key figures in the cruise industry, with representatives from no fewer than 21 cruise companies on stage or in the audience, […] Read more

MedCruise: The Cruise Industry Gathers in Burgas

The official opening of the 63rd General Assembly of MedCruise took place at the new International Congress Center in Burgas, attended by numerous authorities. Resilience and unity were the key themes of the most anticipated event in the cruise sector, held for the first time along the shores of the Black Sea in Burgas, Bulgaria, […] Read more

Two new ships for Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is thrilled to announce the addition of two new Super Ships to its fleet, the S.S. Victoria and the S.S. Elizabeth, set to sail in Europe in 2024 and 2025, respectively. Uniworld will take possession of the ships from the Seaside Collection as part of a three-year lease agreement for each […] Read more