Cruise News Briefing - April 8, 2019. Holland America reveals the name of their newest ship. Royal Caribbean signs a letter of intent to purchase Bahamian resort. And, Norwegian Joy emerges from her drydock.
Cruise News Briefing - April 1, 2019. Carnival Cruise Line and Virgin Voyages take part in April Fool's Day shenanigans. And, Viking Sky's recent engine failure is traced back to low oil pressure.
Cruise News Briefing - March 27, 2019. Princess Cruises announces its largest Australian cruise program yet. Amsterdam bans tours of its Red Light District. And, Bon Jovi is sailing away with Norwegian Jade on a "festival at sea" cruise.
Cruise News Briefing - March 22, 2019. The Carnival Triumph suffers a minor fire during her refurbishment. Norwegian Breakaway fails her sanitation inspection. And SeaDream Yacht Club announces new mega-yacht.
Cruise News Briefing - March 21, 2019. A cruise-themed hotel in Long Beach, California is being sued for bed bugs. Spectrum of the Seas is sailing backward up the River Ems. And, Carnival Valor wins an award for best shore excursions.
Cruise News Briefing - March 20, 2019. Norwegian Sky returns to Miami after her dry-dock. Royal Caribbean announces the "Caribbean's largest freshwater outdoor pool" at Perfect Day at CocoCay. And, Costa Smerelda suffers a small fire during construction.
Cruise News Briefing - March 18, 2019. Carnival Cruise Line introduces canned craft beer fleetwide. Norwegian Cruise Line wants to "Give Joy" to your favorite teachers. And, Holland America may be backing out of future calls to Antigua and Barbuda.
Cruise News Briefing - March 15, 2019. Costa Cruises celebrates the floating out of its LNG-powered ship - Costa Smerelda. American Queen Steamboat Company hits a construction milestone with the American Countess. And, Royal Caribbean passengers can now plan stateroom decorations directly from the cruise planning website.
Cruise News Briefing - March 12, 2019. Disney Cruise Lines makes headway into their newest private Bahamian destination. Royal Caribbean is facing a $3.38 million lawsuit for the death of a passenger. And, cruise lines begin returning to Turkey as stability and security have improved.
Cruise News Briefing - March 11, 2019. Carnival Freedom is sailing again with some new additions after a three-week dry dock. Princess Cruises is adding a new food venue. And Royal Caribbean has another ship sailing from Galveston, Texas.
Cruise News Briefing - March 8, 2019. Carnival Cruise Line names Cruise Director and Entertainment director for Carnival Sunrise. Bermuda is proposing a new tax for cruisers. And Carnival Corporation released the earnings of President and CEO Arnold Donald.
Cruise News Briefing - March 7, 2019. A frequent-flyer of Princess Cruises celebrates her 282nd cruise with the line. Viking Ocean Cruises announces two new technologically-innovative ships. And, Cunard will be headed out on two world cruises in 2021.
Cruise News Briefing - March 6, 2019. Cruise ship aids in rescuing victims of a plane crash. Emeril Lagasse is partnering with Carnival on a new restaurant for Mardi Gras. And, Vancouver is projecting a record cruise year.
Cruise News Briefing - March 5, 2019. Several passengers are injured after a freak accident on Norwegian Escape. Carnival Cruise Line celebrates Dr. Seuss by donating to educational programming for local kids. And, Princess Cruises is expanding its high-speed internet service fleetwide.
Cruise News Briefing - March 4, 2019. Holland America is testing out a fee for second entrees in the main dining room. MSC Bellisima celebrates her christening in the UK. And, MSC plans to continue the expansion of their line in the United States.
Cruise News Briefing - February 28, 2019. The Bahamas sees a level-two travel advisory following an increase in crime. Norwegian Cruise Line expands its in-cruise app to the entire fleet. And, MSC Virtuosa celebrates a construction milestone.
Cruise News Briefing - February 27, 2019. Another delayed sailing proves why trip insurance is so important. Amber Cove visitors faced with dense smoke. And Norwegian Joy is getting exciting new theatrical offerings.
Cruise News Briefing - February 26, 2019. Global Ports Holding purchases Nassau Cruise Port. Navigator of the Seas returns to Miami after multi-million dollar makeover. And, Cozumel sees record-breaking numbers for 2018 cruising season.
Cruise News Briefing - April 18, 2019. Disney Cruise Line implements the "Captian Minnie Mouse" women's empowerment program. Curacao is expecting huge numbers as the cruising season comes to an end. And, Emerald Princess endures a deck fire after emerging from drydock.
Cruise News Briefing - April 17, 2019. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is thinking about expanding its headquarters. MSC Preziosa is getting a new specialty dining option. And, Carnival Magic guests sought medical attention after waiting in the heat Sunday.
Cruise News Briefing - April 16, 2019. Carnival Fantasy helps rescue 23 Cuban Immigrants stuck at sea. Royal Caribbean is introducing a new facial mapping technology for disembarkation. And, and 81-year-old woman is medivaced off of the Carnival Glory.
Cruise News Briefing - April 15, 2019. Norwegian Cruise Line releases itineraries for 2020 and 2021. Arizona will be getting its own cruise port. And, American Queen Steamboat Company announces new destinations.
Cruise News Briefing - April 12, 2019. Spectrum of the Seas is delivered in Germany. Carnival comes to an agreement with Antigua and returns to the port. And, Celebrity Cruises announces a fifth Edge-class ship for 2024.
Cruise News Briefing - April 11, 2019. Royal Caribbean reveals a new dining package. Norwegian Bliss is greeted for the first time in Acapulco, Mexico. And, a report shows cruise-travel is on the rise across the globe.
Cruise News Briefing - April 10, 2019. Oceania Cruises introduces new vegan options. Windstar Cruises continues to reveal more about their $250 Million expansion program. And, MSC Cruises reveals plans for a brand new terminal in Port Miami.