Cruise Events

Seabourn Pursuit Sets Sail on Its Inaugural Voyage

Seabourn Pursuit, Seabourn‘s second ultra-luxury expedition ship, embarked on its maiden journey and welcomed its first guests on board on Saturday, August 12, 2023, with an eight-day itinerary from La Valletta, Malta, to Rome. “For 10 years, we have provided engaging expedition experiences with our team of experts, and now we have two cutting-edge ultra-luxury […] Read more

Silver Nova Sets Sail on its Inaugural Journey

Silver Nova, the first ship of the Nova class and the twelfth vessel in Silversea‘s ultra-luxury fleet, has embarked on its inaugural journey from Venice, Italy. With a seven-day itinerary traversing the Adriatic, it will make stops at Piran, Slovenia; Zadar, Dubrovnik, Split, and Rovinj in Croatia; and Kotor, Montenegro. “Silver Nova revolutionizes ultra-luxury cruising […] Read more

Crystal Symphony successfully completes sea trials

Crystal Symphony, the second ship by Crystal to resume operations following the recent return of Crystal Serenity, has successfully completed sea trials in anticipation of its inaugural cruise from Athens, Greece, on September 1st. Currently in the final stages of an extensive refurbishment at the Fincantieri shipyard in Trieste, Italy, the ship carried a full […] Read more

Silver Nova: Senior Officers Onboard

On August 14th, Silver Nova will embark its first passengers for its inaugural cruise departing from Venice. Silversea Cruises has announced the lineup of its expert senior officers for what will be one of the most environmentally-conscious cruise ships ever built. Silver Nova will visit many of the Adriatic’s most iconic destinations in seven days, […] Read more

Emerald Sakara Embarks on Inaugural Cruise

Emerald Cruises‘ second luxury vessel, Emerald Sakara, set sail from Piraeus port on August 5 for its sold-out inaugural cruise against the captivating backdrop of ancient Athens. The following morning, its twin ship, Emerald Azzurra, officially welcomed it to the fleet as both ships embarked on a picturesque journey through the Corinth Canal. Under the […] Read more

Norwegian Viva delivered to Norwegian Cruise Line

The cutting-edge vessel by Norwegian Cruise Line is now officially part of the fleet, following its delivery to the operator on August 3rd. This marks the nineteenth addition to NCL’s fleet and the second ship in the groundbreaking Prima Class, built at the acclaimed Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. This historic event heralds the arrival […] Read more

Celebrity Cruises wins 18 Wine Spectator Awards

The cruise company is undoubtedly among the most frequent winners of the prestigious “Best Of Awards of Excellence,” thanks to its various restaurants spread across the fleet. Celebrity Cruises has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2023 Restaurant Awards, which celebrate the world’s best restaurants for their wine offerings. Celebrity was […] Read more

Two sisters will be the godmothers of Celebrity Ascent

Celebrity Cruises has revealed the godmothers of Celebrity Ascent, the new ship that will join the fleet in the next month of November. Sandy Yawn, known for her appearance on the famous Bravo TV series “Below Deck,” along with her sister Michelle Dunham, founder of the Jacksonville School for Autism (JSA), have been selected as […] Read more

Explora I sets sail for its inaugural voyage

Explora I, the first ship of the Explora Journeys fleet, has begun its inaugural journey with a seven-night cruise that will take guests through the majestic landscapes of Lerwick in the Shetland Islands and Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands before heading towards Reykjavik, Iceland. The journey has been designed to emphasize the company’s “Ocean State […] Read more

Havila Polaris and Havila Pollux Delivered

On Tuesday, August 1st, the coastal cruise ships Havila Polaris and Havila Pollux were officially handed over to Havila Voyages during a ceremony at the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. “A milestone for the company,” says CEO Bent Martini. On Tuesday afternoon Turkish time, the Norwegian flag and the flag of Havila Voyages were finally hoisted […] Read more