Due to the uncertainty about when international travel restrictions might be lifted, Princess Cruises is extending its pause in operations for cruises departing from Australia and New Zealand through May 31, 2021.
The iconic ship will chart three to 14 night voyages around Europe before making her way through Asia to Australia to end the season.
With the help of celebrity partners past and present, Carnival Cruise Line recently announced that its next Excel-class ship arriving in 2022 to coincide with its 50th birthday celebration will be named Carnival Celebration.
The Danish cruise network, CruiseCopenhagen, is nominated for the prestigious Seatrade Cruise Award in the category Destination of the Year.
Holland America Line announced that Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam and Veendam will be leaving the fleet and transferring to undisclosed buyers.
Following close consultation between the relevant/responsible government authorities and the maritime private sector, the Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Shipping announced that Cyprus has been chosen and awarded as a location (in the Limassol Moni anchorage) for the layup of currently six technically advanced cruise ships by one of the world’s leading cruise vessel operators, under the support of a local maritime provider.
Following the news that the Seychelles will be closing to cruise ships until 2022 in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 across its islands; Rheanna Norris, associate analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offered her view on this news.
American Cruise Lines recently announced that it has extended its popular Cruise with Comfort programme and will continue to protect 100 percent of travel advisor commissions on all Cruise with Comfort bookings.