Signature godmother for Celebrity Silhouette

Michelle Morgan, president and CEO of Signature Travel Network, has been named as the first travel industry executive to serve as godmother to Celebrity Silhouette when the ship is christened in Hamb...

Southampton cheers six cruise ships

Southampton will be tested this Saturday 16 July when six cruise ships berth in the port and 33,500 passengers are expected to pass through over a 24-hour period.

RCI gives entire fleet Royal Advantage

The ‘Royal Advantage’ initiative has gone into overdrive with Royal Caribbean International committing to invest approximately $300 million to enhance their 22- ship fleet in the next 3 years.

Passengers keen on P&O countdown

Gone are the times when a permanent marker was used to cross off the days on the calendar, following last month’s launch of P&O’s desktop and online countdown widget.

German music festival gets Celebrity backdrop

Celebrity kept 25,000 attendees at the Papenburg music festival entertained this month, with its Celebrity Silhouette serving as a back drop to major German musicians a month before her inaugural sai...

QM2 fails sanitation inspection

In a move that has surprised the cruising community, Cunard’s QM2 has failed her recent voluntary Vessel Sanitation Programme (VSP) inspection in New York with an unsatisfactory grading of 84.

Tight squeeze for Celebrity Silhouette

Celebrity Cruises' newest vessel, the $750 million Celebrity Silhouette, was manoeuvred carefully from her birthplace in Papenburg, Germany to open sea in Emshaven, Netherlands on 1 July.

Princess Cruises goes Zumba crazy

Princess Cruises is keeping its passengers in shape, announcing plans to roll out Zumba classes across the entire fleet before the end of the year.

Michelin-starred chefs board Holland America Line

Holland America Line’s revered Culinary Council is tempting guests by introducing new signature dishes and desserts that showcase their unique skills and expertise across 15 of the Line’s ships.

Carnival Miracle calls New York home

In a first for the line, Carnival Miracle will launch year-round, eight-day itineraries to the Caribbean and Bahamas from New York commencing in April 2012.