So you think you can dance…at sea

Crystal Serenity will play host to those who think they can dance and those who just like to try, in December this year when the ‘Big Band and Ballroom Dance’ cruise sails from Lisbon to Miami.

Facelift for Costa Romantica

Costa Cruises is investing approximately €90 million to completely refurbish and rename Costa Romantica later this year.

Celebrity Cruises food hike

Celebrity Cruises has joined sister-line Royal Caribbean in implementing a per person fee increase across several of their specialty dining venues effective 1 September 2011.

QM2 sails through re-inspection

Cunard’s QM2 has received a passing grade of 92 when re-inspected by the CDC as part of their ‘Vessel Sanitation Program’ in New York on 27 July.

Carnival Corp orders ships

Fincantieri is scheduled to build three more ships for Carnival Corporation after their announcement to add to both Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises fleets.

Crystal, Seabourn, Tauck top World’s Best Awards

Travel + Leisure magazine has released the results of the ‘2011 World’s Best Awards’ as voted by their readers, with Crystal Cruises, Yachts of Seabourn and Tauck taking away the top spots in their t...

Crystal Cruises cash giveaway

Crystal Society members and agents are now privy to an all-new ‘Referral Rewards Program’ from the line who was awarded ‘Best Large-Ship Cruise Line’ by ‘Travel + Leisure’ last week.

Norwegian launches military deals

Supporting US and Canadian troops, Norwegian Cruise Lines has unveiled a new program that offers exclusive rates to armed forces and their families.

Costa Fascinosa charming technical launch

A month after her sister Favalosa launched to much fanfare in Italy, Costa Fascinosa touched water for the first time at her technical launch at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Venice.

Tapas and wine on Oceania Marina

Oceania Cruises’ newest flagship, Marina is taking a step further in their culinary offering with ‘Tapas and Wine Lovers’ gatherings daily in the ‘La Reserve’ wine tasting room.

Norwegian enhances Freestyle offering

Passengers sailing on Norwegian Cruise Line are now able to pre-purchase shore excursions across the fleet as well as make dining reservations on board Norwegian Epic with an enhanced online offering

Luxe touches in The Haven by Norwegian

Norwegian Cruise Line announced the name of their ultra-luxe offering aboard their two new Project Breakaway ships as ‘The Haven by Norwegian’ last month.

Norwegian cruises for names

Ever wanted to sail on a ship you named? Well cruise fans in the US now have the opportunity to do so, as Norwegian Cruise Line opens its drawing board to the public.

Costa Favalosa honours Italian identity

Costa Cruises’ newest flagship, the 3,800 passenger Costa Favalosa, was launched earlier this month to much fanfare and celebration in Trieste, Italy.

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...