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Norwegian's New Class Of Ships - Other Cruise News: More Cuba Cruises - The Quintessential One
(February 20, 2017)

Boom In Expedition Ship Orders - Other Cruise News: A'Rosa Plans New River Ships - Swan Hellenic: Minerva Or Another?
(February 13, 2017)

Bravo UK: A Cruise Of The Performing Arts - Other Cruise News: Silversea To Issue Bonds - G Adventures Acquires Swan Hellenic
(February 6, 2017)

Millennials And Cruising - Other Cruise News: Russians Aquire Cruise Ship For Crimea - Stern's Guide to European Riverboats
(January 30, 2017)

Two New Ships For Holland America Group - Other Cruise News: Virgin To Fly Adonia Passengers To Barbados - Carnival Australia To Report To Los Angeles
(January 23, 2017)

Empress Follows Churchill's Tampa Route To Cuba - Other Cruise News: Oceania And Viking Sail To Havana From Miami - Small Ship Cruises To Cuba
(January 16, 2017)

Seabourn Encore Named In Singapore - Other Cruise News: "No Leisure Group" - Star Cruises From Taiwan
(January 9, 2017)

All Leisure Cancels Voyager And Minerva Cruises - Other Cruise News: TUI Group Cruise Business Up - UK Minor Cruise Ports On The Rise
(January 2, 2017)


P&O Australia Back To Hand-Me-Downs - Other Cruise News: Search On For New Liverpool Cruise Terminal - New 42-Day Caribbean Cargo-Passenger Service
(December 19, 2016)

Seabourn Encore Delivered - Other Cruise News: Three Ships For Thomson Cruises' Caribbean - Croisières de France to Disappear
(December 12, 2016)

Fathom To Become Phantom? - Other Cruise News: Crystal Esprit's Caribbean - Jacques Cartier To Enter Overnight Cruise Trade
(December 5, 2016)

Oceanwide Expeditions' 180-berth Hondius - Other Cruise News: 50 Years Ago: The Jamaica Queen and The Sunward – Saga's Second Ship Still An Option
(November 28, 2016)

MSC Cruises To Return To The UK - Other Cruise News: Hurtigruten's Roald Amundsen - Saga Confirms Second New Ship
(November 21, 2016)

New Ships For Celestyal Cruises? - Other Cruise News: New Owners For STX? - Amadeus Picks Up Rhone Slack
(November 7, 2016)

Contest To Name P&O's New 5,200-Berth Ship - Other Cruise News: Ventus Australis - Fifty Years Ago: The Stars of 1966
(October 31, 2016)

Virgin Voyages - Other Cruise News: Louisiane Sets Sail - Hanjin Shuts Down In Europe
(October 24, 2016)

Royal Caribbean's New LNG Orders - Other Cruise News: Damen Reveals New Expedition Design - More New Ships For Norwegian?
(October 17, 2016)

Crystal Cruises Slows Its Tempo - Other Cruise News: Dream Cruises' First New Ship - Genting Malaysia Shares To Golden Hope
(October 10, 2016)

China Closer To Building Cruise Ships - Other Cruise News: MSC Cruises Adds More China - NCLH Management Triumvirate
(September 26, 2016)

Three New Mississippi Riverboats - Other Cruise News: Ponant Names "Four Explorers" - More Cuba For Fathom
(September 19, 2016)

New P&O Flagship To Follow AIDA/Costa Design - Other Cruise News: Celestyal Cruises Plans Newbuildings
(September 12, 2016)

Two Sister Ships For Hapag-Lloyd Cruises - Other Cruise News: New Ship For Cruceros Australis - Ugliness of the Seas
(August 29, 2016)

CMV's Columbus Plans 121-Night 2018 World Cruise - Other Cruise News: New Cruise Ship Design For Russia
(August 22, 2016)

CMA CGM's North Atlantic Passenger Services - Round the World In 84 Days - Baltic Levant Express - Passengers In Kingston Again
(August 8, 2016)

Montreal's New Cruise Terminal - Other Cruise News: New Investors In Hurtigruten? - "Shipless" In Seattle
(August 1, 2016)

The New Hurtigruten Ships - Other Cruise News: Titan Enters River Cruising With Serenade I - Grand Circle Cruise To Cuba
(July 25, 2016)

"The World's Most Luxurious Cruise Ship" - Other Cruise News: Ponant's Sea Voyages - Trouble On The Amazon
(July 18, 2016)

Potential Effects of Brexit On Cruising - Other Cruise News: Genting's German Shipyards - Southern Sea Cruises
(July 11, 2016)

Queen Mary 2 Refit A Success - Other Cruise News: Louisiane Headed For New Orleans - Adventure of the Seas To Acquire 100 More Cabins - New TUI Names
(July 4, 2016)

Port Out Southampton Home, An Exhibition - Other Cruise News: Queen Mary 2 Refit Completes - Airline Seat Pitches
(June 20, 2016)

St Helena Sailings Extended As Airport Delayed - Other Cruise News: National Geographic Quest - Iceland Pro Cruises
(June 13, 2016)

Legend of the Seas To Become TUI Discovery 2 - Other Cruise News: Celebrity's Exclusive Charter Flights - First Carnival Newbuild Goes For Scrap
(June 6, 2016)

Carnival's Big Advertising Deal - Other Cruise News: Queen Mary 2 Begins Blohm & Voss Refit - New Orders By Royal Caribbean
(May 30, 2016)

Harmony of the Seas Enters Service - Other Cruise News: Koningsdam Christened In Rotterdam - Carnival Vista's New Attractions
(May 23, 2016)

Twenty-Five Years Of Cruise Line Branding - Other Cruise News: Genting's World - Royal Caribbean Sells 51% Of Pullmantur - Two Orders For Vard
(May 16, 2016)

Viking Sea Christened In London - Other Cruise News: The Havana Ship They Forgot - Viking Sun World Cruise
(May 9, 2016)

The Northwest Passage: Yet Another Cruise Ship
(May 2, 2016)

The New Look In Cruise Ships - Other Cruise News: New Thomson Ships To Take TUI Names - Rolls-Royce And Passenger Ships
(April 25, 2016)

A Revival In The Australian Cargo-Passenger Trades - Other Cruise News: Princess Cruises Announces 39 Japan Sailings In 2017 - Costa Asia Up To Five Ships
(April 18, 2016)

Three Cruise Lines To Return To British Shores In 2017 - Other Cruise News: MSC Orders Four LNG-Powered Cruise Ships - Ovation of the Seas Arrives in Southampton
(April 11, 2016)

Boutique River Cruises For America - Other Cruise News: New Ships For March - Another Order For Princesss
(April 4, 2016)

100 Years Ago: The End of the Plant Line - Other Cruise News: Hanseatic Cruise Services
(March 28, 2016)

The Crystal Endeavour - Other Cruise News: Ponant Orders New Quartet - CLIA Statistics Confirm UK Still Second To Germany
(March 21, 2016)

German Cruise Market Set To Hit 2 Million This Year - Other Cruise News: Winter Finishes Without A Single Florida-Cuba Cruise - China's Norwegian Joy
(March 14, 2016)

Cruise & Maritime Voyages To Acquire Pacific Pearl From P&O Australia - Other Cruise News: Disney Orders Two More Ships - Anthem of the Seas Amends How It Handles Winter Weather
(March 7, 2016)

First Class & Cabin Class On The Rivers - Other Cruise News: How Small Is Small? The 500/700-Passenger Ship - Cruise Line Stocks
(February 15, 2016)

Crystal Examines the s.s. United States - Other Cruise News: Cruise Ship Creep - Ocean Liner Society Chooses Sovereign
(February 8, 2016)

Norwegian To Add Hamburg And Southampton In 2017 - Other Cruise News: River Lifts And Elevators
(February 1, 2016)

The World's First Cruise Ships - Other Cruise News: The New Hapag-Lloyd Cruises - Royal Caribbean To Donate $5 Million To World Wildlife Fund
(January 25, 2016)

Germany's New Flagship - Other Cruise News: Scenic To Enter Ocean Cruising - Columbia Cruise Services Takes On New Business
(January 18, 2016)

Direct Europe-Australia Cargo-Passenger Trades Close - Other Cruise News: The End Of Direct Cargo-Passenger Service Between Europe and Hong Kong - Grimaldi Lines' New Transatlantic Cargo-Passenger Service
(January 11, 2016)

End Of The Official Steamship Guide Closes An Era - Other Cruise News: P&O Cruises To Build New Ship For Australia - Costa Asia Orders Two Ships For China - Royal Princess 4
(January 4, 2016)


UK Distribution: Costa Direct & An Independent Cunard? - Other Cruise News: MSC Doubles Its Cuba Fleet - Diamond Cruise Acquires Former Explorer
(December 28, 2015)

China's First Purpose-Built Cruise Ship - Other Cruise News: Viking Star To Offer Transatlantic Voyage - Peace Boat's Ecoship Project
(December 14, 2015)

Catch Your China Boat Before She Leaves Europe - Other Cruise News: Azamara's First World Cruise - P&O Australia Appoints Cruiseco UK
(December 7, 2015)

P&O Cruises Australia Up To Five Ships - Other Cruise News: More Sydney Harbour Celebrations - One Out One In For China
(November 30, 2015)

Aranui 5 Prepares For Her Maiden Voyage - Other Cruise News: Change Of Ships At Celestyal - CMI Leisure Takes FleetPro's Ocean Fleet
(November 23, 2015)

Dream Cruises, New Upmarket Brand For Asia - Other Cruise News: Vancouver Returns To Growth - Odds and Ends
(November 16, 2015)

Crystal River Cruises To Open In 2016 - Other Cruise News: Phoenix Reisen To Charter Deutschland - AIDA Cruises Cruises Announces AIDAbella for China
(November 9, 2015)

Carnival Miracle and Splendor Earmarked For China - Other Cruise News: Australians Outstrip Canadians In Their Own Port! - Variety Cruises To Acquire Callisto
(November 2, 2015)

2016 & 2017 Big Years For China Cruising - Other Cruise News: Empress of the Seas To Return to Florida - Pacific Explorer To Bring P&O Australia Fleet To Six
(October 26, 2015)

The Trend To Mid-Size Ships Continues: Saga has ordered a 55,900-ton cruise ship from Meyer Werft
(October 5, 2015)

Expedition Ships: To Convert Or To Build?
(September 28, 2015)

Genting Hong Kong Buys Lloyd Werft - Other Cruise News: Silversea's Fourth Expedition Ship - Queen Mary 2 Refit Details
(September 21, 2015)

Hamburg Cruise Days 2015 - Other Cruise News: Hamburg's Third Cruise Terminal - A Visit To TUI Cruises' Mein Schiff 4
(September 14, 2015)

Harmony of the Seas, The World's Biggest - Other Cruise News: Knud Hansen's New Polar Ship - Coral Expeditions
(September 7, 2015)

TUI's Expedition Side - Other Cruise News: Emerald's Three New Ships - The Windsors' Cruise To Bermuda and Nassau
(August 31, 2015)

85 Years Ago: The Flight To White - Other Cruise News: New Ships And New Port For CMA CGM - The World's Longest Cruises
(August 24, 2015)

TUI Group's Expanding Cruise Fleet - Other Cruise News: Metropolitan Touring's New Santa Cruz II - MSC Cruises Number 1 In Europe
(August 17, 2015)

Norwegian Week - Other Cruise News: Genting Looking At Lloyd-Werft - Astor Returns To Australia In 2016-17
(August 10, 2015)

Dual-Fuel LNG Ships For Costa Group - Other Cruise News: Other Recent LNG Installations - Converting Cruise Ships to LNG
(August 3, 2015)

More Ships For China - Other Cruise News: Norwegian's "Feestyle Cruising" - Record Cruise Day For Dublin
(July 27, 2015)

Three 100,000-tonners For Crystal - Other Cruise News: More Cuba News From Haimark - Norwegian's A La Carte Pricing
(July 20, 2015)

Cuba Cruise Market To Expand In 2016 - Other Cruise News: East Coast Changes At Holland America
(July 13, 2015)

Monfalcone Shipyard Shut For Almost A Week - Other Cruise News: A New Ship For Hurtigruten - Crystal's New Expedition Ship?
(July 6, 2015)

Virgin Cruises - Other Cruise News: Greece & Cruising - Star Cruises To Revisit Australia
(June 29, 2015)

Freak Accident In The Seaway - Other Cruise News: - Carnival's New 6,600-Berth Ships - Cruiseco's Southeast Asia Ships
(June 22, 2015)

Cruising With A Mission - Other Cruise News: - World Cruise Markets - The West Coast Of South America By Small Ship
(June 15, 2015)

Amber Cove Lands fathom's Adonia - Other Cruise News: The River Cruise Line's New Dedicated UK Ship - China's Cruise Trades
(June 8, 2015)

Star Clippers Orders Its First Ship In 15 Years - Other Cruise News: Riviera's New "Author" Ships - Absolute Nevada Take Deutschland
(June 1, 2015)

Cruiseco UK Conference At Sea - Other Cruise News: UK Rock The Boat Cruise Announced - UK Representation For P&O Australia - Exclusive Cruiseco Charter Of Ovation of the Seas
(May 25, 2015)

Saint Laurent First Ship Of The Season At Montreal - Other Cruise News: TUI, Royal Caribbean, Hapag-Lloyd and Thomson Cruises - Viking Star Is Christened In Bergen
(May 18, 2015)

Un-Cruise Adventures, Small Ships In Alaska and Elsewhere - Other Cruise News: Deutschland Goes To Semester at Sea
(May 11, 2015)

Norwegian Introduce All-Inclusive On Norwegian Sky - Other Cruise News: Royal Caribbean Drops Last Minute Discounting
(May 4, 2015)

Three Cruise Ships For 2015 - Other Cruise News: Dynamic Dining Not A Complete Success
(April 20, 2015)

The Other Anthem of the Seas - Other Cruise News: Montreal and Quebec After More Turnarounds
(April 13, 2015)

S.S. Maria Theresa Introduced By Uniworld - Other Cruise News: The Return Of The Kapitan Khlebnikov
(April 6, 2015)

Chinese Cruising Gets Serious - Other Cruise News: Carnival Corp & Plc Orders Nine Ships
(March 30, 2015)

MSC Cruises To Introduce Seaside Class In US Market - Other Cruise News: Overnight Sidewheelers To Return - New Lindblad Ships To Be US-Flag
(March 23, 2015)

Germany Surpasses UK In Cruise Passenger Numbers - Other Cruise News: Lindblad Expeditions To Float
(March 16, 2015)

Star Cruises Owner To Acquire Crystal Cruises - Other Cruise News: TUI Cruises To Acquire Splendour of the Seas
(March 9, 2015)

The Queen To Christen P&O's Britannia - Other Cruise News: Six New Vikings For The Mississippi
(March 2, 2015)

So You've Won A Free Cruise, Have You? - Other Cruise News: Carnival Vista's SkyRide
(February 23, 2015)

Azamara Club Cruises' Cruiseco Charters - Other Cruise News: Pullmantur Changes UK Agent (Again) - Funchal Cancels 2015 Season
(February 16, 2015)

Viking Star Undergoes Sea Trials - Other Cruise News: Haimark Line To Commence Service In May - Stern's Guide to European Riverboats
(February 9, 2015)

The Seven Seas Explorer - Other Cruise News: The Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Ovation - Silversea Yet To Order Against Chinese Finance
(February 2, 2015)

Crystal's "Big News" - Other Cruise News: Pearl Seas Looks To Cuba - American Moots Modern Riverboats
(January 12, 2015)

Cruise & Maritime Voyages - Other Cruise News: Ponant Takes Over Travel Dynamics - Crystal To Make A Big Announcement
(January 5, 2015)


Cruising Into 2015 - Twelve Inviting Voyages
(December 29, 2014)

Cruising To Cuba - Other Cruise News: Two New Ships For Grand Bahama
(December 22, 2014)

Costa Celebration Headed For The Bahamas - Other Cruise News: Sterling Cruise Lines From Aruba - Just Two European Cruise Ship Builders?
(December 15, 2014)

Mid-Size Newbuildings Gather Momentum - Other Cruise News: Celebrity Cruises' New Class - Virgin Group To Branch Into Cruising
(December 8, 2014)

New Cuba Cruise Season Opens - Other Cruise News: More Reports From China - Individual Ship News
(November 24, 2014)

Cruise Ship Deployment In The 21st Century - Other Cruise News: Deutschland's Uncertain Future - Bridgepoint Among Bidders For Riviera Travel
(November 17, 2014)

New Costa Flagship Christened - Other Cruise News: Two German Cruise Ship Owners Insolvent - Cruise Names and Titles
(November 10, 2014)

Quantum of the Seas Sails For New York - Other Cruise News: Oasis of the Seas Makeover - Cruise & Maritime Voyages To Charter Costa Ship
(November 3, 2014)

The "99,000-Tonners" - Other Cruise News: Chinese Finance For Silversea Three - Carnival Develops Its China Hand
(October 27, 2014)

Carnival Plan Evokes Return To The 1930s In Hispaniola - Other Cruise News: Major Changes At Pullmantur Cruises - Book Review: Great French Passenger Ships
(October 20, 2014)

Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships Slims Down - Other Cruise News: CroisiEurope To Cruise Between Athens And Istanbul - Three Weeks on the Mississippi
(October 13, 2014)

Growth Of World Cruise Markets - Other Cruise News: A Revival Of Sorts At Punta Arenas - North Pole Cruises To Continue
(October 6, 2014)

Australian Riverboats In Europe - Other Cruise News: MSC Armonia Returns To Sea - Saga To Sell Through Travel Agents
(September 29, 2014)

Thirty Years Of Northwest Passage Cruises - Other Cruise News: TUI Cruises Places Options For Two More Ships - New Ship Names For Royal Caribbean
(September 22, 2014)

Norwegian's "All-Inclusive" - Other Cruise News: A Prestige Ship For Bermuda? - Chinese Taishan Enters Service
(September 15, 2014)

Century Sold To Chinese "Joint Venture" - Other Cruise News: Norwegian Acquires Regent and Oceania - Things That Were Not To Be
(September 8, 2014)

The Athenia, The Southern Cross & The Enigma Machine - Other Cruise News: The Quantum Factor - Hanseatic Sets Northernmost Record
(September 1, 2014)

Trying To Squeeze Cruise Numbers Up - Other Cruise News: Iceland's Volcano - Funchal Returns to The Europe-Australia Run
(August 25, 2014)

Quark Takes Ocean Endeavour For Antarctica - Other Cruise News: Cruise Like A Mathematician - 4,000 Berths: The New Standard For Cruising
(August 18, 2014)

TUI Orders Two As Meyer Takes 70% Of Turku Yard - Other Cruise News: Rivages du Monde Expands - Xiamen Cruise Ship Won't Be Built
(August 11, 2014)

Inland Cruising Market Shows Huge Promise - Other Cruise News: A Third Royal Class Ship, Fourth Of The Line - Celebrity Eclipse Gets A Refit
(August 4, 2014)

More Northwest Passage News - Other Cruise News: Prestige Cruise Holdings' Vancouver-Montreal Cruises - Titanic II An Unlikely Prospect
(July 28, 2014)

Crystal "Discovers" The Northwest Passage - Other Cruise News: More Beakaway Plus Orders - Shipping Activity By Royal Caribbean Shareholders
(July 21, 2014)

Rising And Falling Cruise Markets - Other Cruise News: "The Cruise Ship" On ITV - Duchess of Richmond's 1939 Pacific Cruise
(July 14, 2014)

Bermuda's Italian-Flag Cruise Ships - Other Cruise News: Cruise & Maritime's New Line-Up - Two Queens Elizabeth
(July 7, 2014)

Viking Star Floated Out At Marghera - Other Cruise News: Saga Takes Space With MSC Cruises - What Happened In 1914
(June 30, 2014)

European River Cruising Guides: Stern vs Ward - Other Cruise News: To Dubai, Australia Or Cape Town With MSC Cruises - Costa Joins The Outdoors Crowd
(June 23, 2014)

To Alaska With The Pacific Princess - Other Cruise News: Top Marks For Crystal Symophony - Mein Schiff 3 On Maiden Voyage
(June 16, 2014)

The Evolution of Cruise Ship Design - Other Cruise News: Noble Caledonia Goes To Three Ships - Louis Expands in France and Canada
(June 9, 2014)

The Latest Cruise Ship Changes and Orders - Other Cruise News: Whither the Oases? - Explorer Abandons Shorter Cruises
(June 2, 2014)

Shipping Connections on the Royal Caribbean Board - Other Cruise News: Carnival's Costa Ups Chinese Participation
(May 19, 2014)

Queen Mary 2 Celebrates 10th Birthday - Other Cruise News: Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2 Celebrates 1st Year - Pearl Mist To Cruise The Great Lakes
(May 12, 2014)

Princess 50th Anniversary Cruise On Pacific Princess - Other Cruise News: Princess Pair Reflagged to UK - Adventure Canada Takes On Larger Ship Next Year
(May 5, 2014)

Saga Set To Announce Share Float - Other Cruise News: The New Emerald Waterways - Norwegian Schedules Two UK Cruises
(April 28, 2014)

Quantum of the Seas To Go To China - Other Cruise News: Holland America Expands UK Program (Again) - Who Needs A North Star Capsule When You've Got This?
(April 21, 2014)

Vancouver To Regain Its Lead Over Seattle? - Other Cruise News: Explorer of the Seas To Australia - Bermuda Forecasts 21,000 More Cruisers This Year
(April 14, 2014)

Cruise Examiner Special - Cruise Ferries - Nova Star Cruises - Cruise Ferry Services Around The World
(April 7, 2014)

No More North Pole Departures After 2015 - Other Cruise News: Royal Caribbean Hires Jamie Oliver's "Jamie's Italian" - The Introduction of Hagenisms
(March 31, 2014)

Record 24 River Cruise Vessels Christened In March - Other Cruise News: The New MSC Ships - The Case of The 64,000 Disappearing Brits - Carnival Returns To Norfolk
(March 24, 2014)

Cruise Examiner Special - Slow Boat To China: Travel By Cargo Ship - Cruise Shipping Miami News To Follow Next Week
(March 17, 2014)

New Ships For MSC - Other Cruise News: Cruising To The Northern Lights - Royal Princess Trio All In Europe In 2015
(March 10, 2014)

National-Flag Cruise Fleets (Such As They Are) - Other Cruise News: Panama Canal Cruises 100 Years Ago And Today – Royal Caribbean Announces Black Sea Cruises (Oops)
(March 3, 2014)

Celebrity Cruises Launches Its Suite Class - Other Cruise News: Stretched Liricas To Carry 400 More Passengers - Hamburg-Süd Relaunches USA/Australasia Passenger Service
(February 24, 2014)

The Battle For Southampton 2015 - Other Cruise News: More Large Ships For Star Cruises and MSC – Costa Voyager Goes To Bohai Ferry
(February 17, 2014)

Veendam To Return To Bermuda In 2015 - Other Cruise News: Queen Mary 2 Celebrates Ten Years On The Atlantic – Allure of the Seas To Follow Oasis To Europe
(February 10, 2014)

Holland America's New "Pinnacle" Class - Other Cruise News: New Policy Coming For Hapag-Lloyd Cruises - Cruise & Maritime Takes Over Transocean's Operations
(February 3, 2014)

Mid-Size Newbuildings Take On New Importance - Other Cruise News: Small Ship Fleets Continue To Evolve - Carnival To Charge For Live Concerts
(January 27, 2014)

Traditional Cruising To Return In 2015 - Other Cruise News: Oceania Cruises' Riviera at Reviewed.com - Veteran Cruise Ship Retired - Heritage Sailing To Go Ahead
(January 13, 2014)

Royal Caribbean's UK "Royal Family" - Other Cruise News: Heritage Expeditions Hopes To Get Ship Back - Saigon Pandaw Lost
(January 6, 2014)


The Best Ship of 2013 - Other Cruise News: Changes In Expedition Ship Operations - 100 Years Ago: The Alsatian
(December 30, 2013)

Funchal Re-Enters Service On Sunday - Other Cruise News: American Cruise Lines Orders Four Riverboats - The Sunborn Gibraltar
(December 23, 2013)

Last Voyage of the Saga Ruby Rerouted - Other Cruise News: Finland Secures Finance - Limit at Tampa - Cruising's Slow Recovery
(December 16, 2013)

Century To Move To Croisiéres de France - Other Cruise News: NCL Shares vs Facebook - MSC's New 902-Footers
(December 9, 2013)

Anthem of the Seas To Be Southampton-Based - Other Cruise News: Insignia To Become 180-Day World Cruiser - P&O Cruises Questions & Answers
(December 2, 2013)

The Southampton to New York Run - Other Cruise News : Un-Cruise Revives A Legacy - How Will Britannia Turn Out?
(November 25, 2013)

Larger Ships Soon To Reach Montreal - Other Cruise News: Venice Port Fears Loss Of Cruise Passengers - Cunard 175th Anniversary Celebrations At Liverpool
(November 18, 2013)

Cunard's Amazing Transatlantic Fares - Other Cruise News: Slow Cruising With The Costa NeoCollection - Venice Bans Megaships From Its Lagoon
(November 11, 2013)

Profits For Crystal And Losses For Fred. Olsen - Other Cruise News: Four Voyager Class To Gain 75 Staterooms - Four MSC Ships To Be Lengthened?
(November 4, 2013)

Crown Princess Trapped by Storm - Other Cruise News : The Winter Season Of Liner-Style Voyages - Four-Night Sampler Cruises On Top-Rated Europa 2
(October 28, 2013)

Seabourn's New Order Changes Balance With Silversea - Other Cruise News : On The Way To Asia - Anthem of the Seas For Southampton?
(October 21, 2013)

How Berlitz Rates The Ships For 2014 - Other Cruise News : Orders New Ship From Meyer Werft - Seven New Names
(October 14, 2013)

Berlitz Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships 2014 - Other Cruise News : Bermuda Allows Gambling on Cruise Ships - Carnival Publishes First Brochure In Five Years
(October 7, 2013)

The Northwest Passage Now Boasts Six Operators - Other Cruise News: The Day Of The Big Show Lounge Over? - Ambiente To Return In 2014 With MS Azores
(September 30, 2013)

APT, AMA Waterways and Noble Caledonia - Other Cruise News: Grand Mistral To Become Costa NeoRiviera - Australia Liner Profile Revealed
(September 23, 2013)

Europa 2 Takes Top Berlitz Rating - Other Cruise News: Europa 2 To Sail Transatlantic in 2014-15 - Aegean Odyssey To East Africa & the Indian Ocean
(September 16, 2013)

Cunard Line Announces 175th Anniversary World Cruises - Other Cruise News: s.s. Keewatin To Turn Over Her Engine This Week - Celebrity Millenium Cancels Balance Of 2013 Alaska Season
(August 26, 2013)

Enjoy learning something new about cruise ships with guest columnist Danielle Fear
(August 19, 2013)

Holland America Asserts Its Primacy In The St Lawrence - Other Cruise News: Brilliance of the Seas Drops Quebec - Updates Under Way For Several Ships
(August 12, 2013)

Rockefeller Tries To Tax Cruise Lines - Other Cruise News: Cruise Naysayers - Work Under Way on AIDA Sisters In Japan
(August 5, 2013)

A Long World Cruise From Oceania - Other Cruise News: Early World Cruises - And A Different Kind of World Cruise
(July 29, 2013)

Ponant and Norwegian Each Order A Ship - Other Cruise News - Princess Cruises Policy To Undermine Other Cruise Lines
(July 22, 2013)

Regent Orders A Fourth Ship - Other Cruise News - Queen Mary 2 Completes 200th Atlantic Crossing - MSC To Double Its Ex-UK Fleet Next September
(July 15, 2013)

River Cruise Orders Dominate Order Book - Other Cruise News: QE2 To Sail For Singapore - Saga's Price Guarantee Satisfies
(July 8, 2013)

LNG Powers New Bergensfjord and Stavangerfjord - Other Cruise News: Le Solèal Delivered to Compagnie du Ponant - Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Being Prepared
(July 1, 2013)

Is CLIA Off Message? - Other Cruise News: UK Cruise Lines Could Be Breaking Competition Law - Norwegian vs Facebook
(June 24, 2013)

The Duchess of Cambridge Christens Third Royal Princess - Other Cruise News: P&O Cruises Stung In The Tail By Vantage Fares
(June 17, 2013)

What Kind Of Pressures Are Bearing On Carnival UK? - Other Cruise News: Dickinson Returns to Carnival in the US
(June 10, 2013)

Cruise "Bill of Rights" Uncalled-For - Other Cruise News: Lindblad Expeditions To Cruise The Northwest Passage - Who Owns The American Empress?
(May 27, 2013)

Viking Cruises Announces Details Of Its 925-Berth Viking Star - Other Cruise News: P&O Cruises Lays Keel For Its New 3,600-Berth Flagship - 210-Berth Canadian-Built Pearl Mist Is Finally Delivered
(May 20, 2013)

Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2 Is A Game Changer - Other Cruise News: Another Australian Cruise Record - Carnival Abandons Europe Again - New Names For Portuguese Ships
(May 13, 2013)

Norwegian Breakaway Due In New York - Other Cruise News: Monarch Enters Service For Pullmantur - Cruise Passengers Make Cheap Tourists
(May 6, 2013)

Quantum of the Seas' New North Star Capsule - Other Cruise News: Holland America Line Celebrates 140th Anniversary - Carnival's $300 Million Fleet Improvement Program
(April 22, 2013)

Vancouver Anticipates 20% Boost In Cruisers This Summer - Other Cruise News: San Francisco Gains A Year-Round Ship - Bella Desgagnés Arrives In The Gulf of St Lawrence
(April 15, 2013)

Genting Acquires Superfast Ferry For Florida-Bimini Run - Other Cruise News: Celebrity To Increase Australian Capacity By 50% In 2014 - Can Global CLIA Solve Perception Problem?
(April 8, 2013)

Oasis of the Seas To Drydock in Europe in 2014 - Other Cruise News: Quark Expeditions Introduces New Ship in 2014 - Viking River To The Mississippi in 2015
(April 1, 2013)

Cunard Line Announces 2014 Programme - Other Cruise News: Viking River Names Ten Ships In One Day - Un-Cruise Adventures Acquires Eighth Vessel
(March 25, 2013)

AidaStella and MSC Preziosa Join World Cruise Fleet - Other Cruise News: European Markets - UK & Canadian Incoming Markets
(March 18, 2013)

UK Cruise Market Stagnates, Ports Gain, Airports Lose - Other Cruise News: Lindblad Buys Orion Expeditions - Travel Dynamics Revives An old Tradition - Norwegian (NCLH) vs Facebook (FB)
(March 11, 2013)

Celebrity & Azamara Top Cruisers Choice Awards - Other Cruise News: Nassau Forgot the Epic Was Coming To Town - Two More Ships Go All-Inclusive This Month
(March 4, 2013)

Crystal Cruises Extends Offer on Getaway Cruises - Other Cruise News: Cuba Back on the Map - The World's Largest Container Ship Takes Passengers - South Africa Liner Voyages
(February 25, 2013)

New Media: 1st Annual Cruise Examiner YouTube Survey - Other Cruise News: Carnival Splendor and Carnival Triumph - Cruise & Maritime via Suez - Norwegian (NCLH) vs Facebook (FB)
(February 18, 2013)

Which Shares Would You Buy? - Other Cruise News: Cruise & Maritime Enters The Australian Market - Classic International Revived?
(February 11, 2013)

The World of Cruising According to Condé Nast - Other Cruise News: Argentina and Falklands Conflict Calms - A New Home For Queen Elizabeth 2 in Asia
(February 4, 2013)

The Growth of Cruising - A Twenty-Five Year Comparison - Other Cruise News: Norwegian Cruise Line Float - The New SuperStar Gemini
(January 28, 2013)

Two Trios of Mega Ships A Century Apart - Other Cruise News: Norwegian Cruise Line Float - Costa Concordia One Year On
(January 14, 2013)

The New Crop of Cruise Ships - Other Cruise News: 100th Anniversary of Florida's First Cruises - Tere Moana Is Christened in St Martin
(January 7, 2013)


The Cruise Examiner - Kevin Griffin 2012 in Outline
(December 31, 2012)

CLIA Goes Global Today - Other Cruise News: Holland America, Seabourn & P&O Cancel Argentina Calls - Australian Consumer Protection
(December 17, 2012)

The New All-Inclusive Crystal (Crystal Serenity Part 2) - Other Cruise News: Viking Plans Six-Ship Ocean Fleet - Viking River Orders Ten More Longships
(December 10, 2012)

Cruising in the Crystal Serenity - Other Cruise News - Azamara Club Cruises Going All-Inclusive - The Ocean Liner Society Chooses MS Hamburg
(December 3, 2012)

Holland America Extends The St Lawrence Cruise Season - Other Cruise News: Australian Consumer Protection - Royal Caribbean Brands Go Blue
(November 26, 2012)

Cruising, Travel Agents and The Social Media - Other Cruise News: Vancouver To Gain While Victoria Loses - Port of Boston Sets A Record - Houston To Gain Two Ships
(November 19, 2012)

A New Cruise Ship Lexicon: SunStone, FleetPro and Waterland - Other Cruise News: TUI Cruises Orders Fourth Ship - UK Cruise Market Stalls But Holds
(November 12, 2012)

Cruising: What A Difference Thirty Years Makes - Other Cruise News: Classic International Australia Calls In Administrators - New Liner Service Between Europe and Australia?
(November 5, 2012)

The Latest Cruise Ship Orders - Other Cruise News: Classic International Australia Charters The Delphin - Cruise Lines Cutting UK Travel Agents' Commissions
(October 29, 2012)

Another Look At Cruise Ship Registry: Little Changed
(October 15, 2012)

The Chinese Market Continues To Grow - Other Cruise News: Classic International Fleet Totally Immobilized - FCCA Counts $2 Billion Caribbean Cruise Impact
(October 8, 2012)

"Undercover" Reporter Goes Cruising - Other Cruise News: Italian Cruise Statistics - FCCA Conference Opens in Curacao
(October 1, 2012)

Berlitz Guide to Cruising 2013 Now Available - Other Cruise News: What Goes at Classic International? - Reader Offers, Cruise Agent - Mistral Cruises in Croatia
(September 24, 2012)

Enrichment Voyages' Explorer Comes to Europe - Other Cruise News: A Closer Look at Europa 2 - UK Lines: We Won't Take Advantage Of You Any More
(September 17, 2012)

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises To Expand Internationally - Other Cruise News: Carnival UK's Commercial Management - Thomson Cruises' Future Plans - Berlitz Best Ships for 2013
(September 10, 2012)

Seabourn Goes To Antarctica - The Right Way - Other Cruise News: Discovery To Replace Ocean Countess - MS Hamburg Also To Sail Antarctica
(September 3, 2012)

The Cruise Examiner Samples A Cargo Ship Voyage - Other Cruise News: Star Clippers To Cruise Cuba - American Queen Steamboat Company
(August 27, 2012)

Cunard Line and P&O Cruises Each To Offer Three World Cruises in 2014 - Other Cruise News: Royal Princess Floated Out - The Cruise Examiner Goes To Sea Again
(August 20, 2012)

Yet Another Line Cuts Bermuda Calls - Other Cruise News: Costa Pacifica Goes Green - Royal Caribbean Keeps Steady Eye on Pullmantur
(August 13, 2012)

Reaction To North American ECA - Other Cruise News: First Quarter Cruise Results Vary - Royal Caribbean Denies China Newbuilding Role
(August 6, 2012)

The Big Names Behind China's First Cruise Ship - Other Cruise News: San Francisco - A New Cruise Terminal & A Year-Round Ship - All-Inclusive Cruising Spreads Further
(July 30, 2012)

Australian Cruise Market Booms: Grew By A Third In 2011 - Other Cruise News: P&O Cruises' New Fares, Cancellation Penalty & Final Payment Date - Will Venice Ban Larger Cruise Ships?
(July 23, 2012)

Compagnie du Ponant Goes to UK-Based Investment Firm - Other Cruise News: Andrea To Reappear As Serenissima in 2013 - Comments On A Review Of Oceania's Marina - Revised Details For Viking Ocean Ships
(July 16, 2012)

How Cruise Sales Differ Across the Atlantic - Other Cruise News: P&O Celebrates 175 Years - Queen Elizabeth 2 to Become 300-Room Hotel at Port Rashid
(July 9, 2012)

In The Wake of the s.s. Keewatin - Other Cruise News: Cruising The Great Lakes in 2012
(July 2, 2012)

New Expedition Company in the Costa Rica to Ecuador Range - Other Cruise News: One Ocean Plans Two Northwest Passage Transits This Summer - Keewatin Sails For Canada Tomorrow
(June 18, 2012)

Cunard's Three Queens Celebrate Diamond Jubilee - Other Cruise News: Carnival Revives the Dominican Republic's North Shore - Classic International Loses Founder / Charters Athena to Ambiente
(June 11, 2012)

The Cruise Examiner Tries Out Croisières de France's Horizon - Other Cruise News: s.s. Keewatin Finally Leaves Douglas, Michigan
(June 4, 2012)

Regent Seven Seas Celebrates Twenty Years - Other Cruise News: Weekend Events in Marseilles
(May 28, 2012)

STX France Mix Up Their Facts on Delivery of MSC Divina - Other Cruise News: Royal Caribbean In Europe: 12 to 9 Ships, But UK Goes From 2 to 3 - Salvage Work Begins on Costa Concordia
(May 21, 2012)

Caledonian Sky Enters Service - Other Cruise News: Could Greek Cruises Get Cheaper? - Oceania Cruises' Riviera Confirms Positioning in the Market
(May 14, 2012)

New Cruise Destination: West Africa - Other Cruise News: Costa Fascinosa Delivered
(May 07, 2012)

Miami Lands Yet Another Cruise Line - Other Cruise News: About Cruise Ship Safety - Norwegian Dream Returns To Service In Asia
(April 30, 2012)

Richard Fain Named to UK Travel Hall of Fame - Other Cruise News: Viking Ocean Cruises Goes To Italy - Does Princess Listen To Its Passengers?
(April 23, 2012)

Columbus 2 Enters Service Tomorrow - Other Cruise News: More Details Released For Europa 2 - Saga Sapphire Breaks Down on Delayed Maiden Voyage
(April 16, 2012)

Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2 Looks Like A Stunner - Other Cruise News: Princess Plans A Japan Season - Azamara Quest Incident Well Handled
(April 2, 2012)

Two New Cruise Ports For Italy? - Other Cruise News: Manhattan Pier To Be Adapted for Norwegian Breakaway - Louis Cruises Goes Back to Greek Roots - Fred. Olsen Outlaws Agent Rebates
(March 26, 2012)

Norwegian To Let Passengers Enjoy the Sea - Other Cruise News: Ex-UK Cruises Grew by More Than 15% in 2011 - Italian and Spanish Cruise Numbers
(March 19, 2012)

Facebook Is No Way To Sell A Quality Cruise - Other Cruise News: A Spate of Mid-Life Refits - From the Latest Carnival Quarterly Report
(March 12, 2012)

Two New-Look Ships Introduced On Friday - South Africa Liner Voyages - Rhapsody of the Seas Enters Sembawang
(March 5, 2012)

New Celebrity and Carnival Ships for the UK Market - Other Cruise News: Royal Princess Debut A Prelude To New P&O Ship - British and Spanish Cruise Awards
(February 27, 2012)

Is a Liverpool Revival in the Works? - Other Cruise News: English-Speaking Opportunity on a French Cruise Ship - The Latest on Costa Concordia
(February 20, 2012)

Spirit of Chartwell to Become The Royal Barge - Other Cruise News: Quark Expeditions Makes Plans For Its Latest Ships - New Cargo-Passenger Voyages to Australia and Canada
(February 13, 2012)

TransOcean's Astor To Be Opened Up To English-Speaking Passengers - Other Cruise News: Dertour's Mozart Is Relaunched on the Danube - Three Ships To Tackle Canada's Northwest Passage in 2013
(February 06, 2012)

Goodbye Los Angeles, Seattle & New York, Hello Miami, Vancouver and Barcelona - Other Cruise News: Royal Caribbean and Xiamen Cruise Ship - Weddings on UK-Flag Ships - Lyubov Orlova Finally Sold
(January 30, 2012)

New Small Ship Cruise Services in the South Pacific - Other Cruise News: The Keewatin is Prepared for her Homecoming
(January 23, 2012)

Costa Concordia: The Loss of a 114,147-ton Cruise Ship - Other Cruise News: The IMO's New 2010 Passenger Ship Safety Regulations
(January 16, 2012)

American Cruise Agency Franchisors Expand to the UK - Other Cruise News: Two Carnival Corp & PLC Ships In For Emergency Drydockings Before World Cruises
(January 9, 2012)

Happy New Year from The Cruise Examiner - Ten Predictions For 2012 and Beyond
(January 2, 2012)


Viking Ocean Cruises Orders Two 888-guest Luxury Cruise Ships - Other Cruise News: Passat Revives the Delphin - Saga's Plans for Quest for Adventure
(December 26, 2011)

Cruise Line Tag Lines Over The Years - Other Cruise News: Princess To Operate Three World Cruises From Australia in 2013 - Harmony Princess to Cruise From South Korea
(December 19, 2011)

Norwegian Announces Its 2013 Program - Other Cruise News: Queen Mary 2 Under Bermudian Flag - Ocean Diamond Joins Quark Expeditions - Princess Cuts New York-Bermuda Program to Two Cruises
(December 12, 2011)

Cruise & Maritime Voyages Sells Out Its Winter Program - Other Cruise News: Portsmouth International Port - London's Cruise Port of Tilbury - Saga and Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation
(December 5, 2011)

Some Great Cruises Away From the Mass Market - Other Cruise News: Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation 2012 - German Cruise Market Getting Close To Par With the UK
(November 28, 2011)

Some World Cruises For 2013 and 2014 - Other Cruise News: Norwegian Breakaway's Transatlantic Maiden Voyage - Amsterdam's River Cruise Expo - Ex-UK Cruise Projections
(November 21, 2011)

Berlitz Guide to Cruising 2012 - Other Cruise News: US Gulf Ports Celebrate New Ships - Vancouver Sees 15% Cruise Passenger Increase
(November 14, 2011)

Carnival Abandons Bermuda - Other Cruise News: UK Winter Turnaround - Carnival Hikes Gratuities by 15% - And Tips Down Under
(November 7, 2011)

British Tipping and Cruising - Other Cruise News: Seattle Has A Bumper Year - Crystal's 7-Night Round Trip From Montreal Revives an Old Format
(October 31, 2011)

Cunard's Queen Elizabeth Leaves UK Registry Today - Other Cruise News: Celebrity Adds A Second UK Ship - Bermuda Seeks Smaller Ship for 2013
(October 24, 2011)

Singapore Aims For Cruise Hub of Asia - Other Cruise News: 2010 Winners and Losers Among Cruise Ports - Princess Daphne Chartered to Ambiente - Canadian Pacific's Keewatin To Return to Canada
(October 17, 2011)

Icebreaker News - Other Cruise News: Norwegian Breakaway Year-Round From New York - Carnival Europe, Australasia and Asia Account for 40% of Revenue
(October 10, 2011)

New AIDA Cruise Ship Order Goes To Japan - Other Cruise News: Paul Gaugin Cruises Expands - St Kitts Sees Cruise Boom - Cruise Surveys
(October 3, 2011)

New Orders by TUI Cruises and Compagnie du Ponant - Other Cruise News: One Ocean Doubles Fleet - Happy Cruises Shuts Down - Cuba Cruise Delay
(September 26, 2011)

After Private Islands, Do The New Cruise Ports Really Appeal? - Other Cruise News: The Fall of Far East Cruises - The Rise of Chinese Cruising
(September 19, 2011)

The Great American Steamboat Company: Return of an Icon - Other Cruise News: Alaska Steady in 2011 - Louis Drops Genoa and Marseilles To Concentrate on Piraeus - Royal Caribbean's New Chinese Joint Venture
(September 12, 2011)

Three Ships In, One Out For UK's Smaller Fleets - Other Cruise News: Minerva To Get An Upgrade - East of Aden for Voyages to Antiquity - Royal Caribbean Fails the Avis Test: Update
(September 5, 2011)

Royal Caribbean Fails the Avis Test : "We Try Harder" - Other Cruise News: Of Boats and Balconies - Tahiti's Aranui 3 To Be Upgraded This Winter
(August 29, 2011)

CLIA's 2011 US Cruise Market Profile Study - Other Cruise News: The Cruise West Fleet Finds New Homes - A Brief History of Great Lakes Cruising
(August 22, 2011)

A New Concept in Cruising: STX Europe's Eoseas - Other Cruise News: Cruising's Economic Impact In The US - Canadian and US Reaction to North American ECA - Disney's West Coast Itineraries
(August 8, 2011)

Why Some European Cruise Lines Now Avoid America - Other Cruise News: On Board Drink Prices in 1983 - The New Celebrity Silhouette
(August 1, 2011)

Cruise Ship Design - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - Other Cruise News: MSC Cruises To Sail From Abu Dhabi - Antarctic Cruise Numbers In Decline - Havana To Have Three Cruise Ships This Winter
(July 25, 2011)

The UK's Third Largest Cruise Retailer Goes Bust - Other News: Seattle: A New West Coast Cruise Centre - Detroit Opens Its New Cruise Terminal Today
(July 18, 2011)

Havana To Get Another Cruise Ship - Other News: Costa Favolosa: Fifteenth Ship for Costa Crociere - Cunard and P&O To Operate Seven World Cruises in 2013
(July 11, 2011)

How Will Brands Affect Cruising? - Other News: Shipboard Spas: If It's On A Ship, It Must Be A Steiners - Three Carnival Lines Restrict Smoking
(July 4, 2011)

"Back to the 30's" - Tomorrow's Cruise Ships Will Be More Crowded - Other News: Royal Caribbean Fights Back Down Under - Greece Gets Expensive
(June 27, 2011)

Costa Cruises: The Biggest In Europe Offering Worldwide Itineraries - Other Cruise News: Charleston Residents Sue Carnival Cruise Lines - Europe Generated 5.5 Million Cruisers in 2010
(June 20, 2011)

Cruise Passengers Welcome on m/v Explorer's Semester At Sea - Other Cruise News: Two Expedition Ships Carry New Colours - Prince Philip Turns 90
(June 13, 2011)

A Big Issue: On Board Revenue - Other Cruise News: A Revival In Two-Funnelled Ships - Royal Caribbean Shareholder Sammy Ofer Dies At 89
(June 6, 2011)

The Market for Middle Size Ships - Background - A Survey of Mid-Size Cruise Ship Operators
(May 30, 2011)

Local Politics Become A Pain in Certain Cruise Ports - Other News: Growth Trends in European Cruise Markets 2010 - Polar Star Expeditions Closes
(May 23, 2011)

Holland America To Cruise Year-Round From Rotterdam - Other News: American Lines Show European Weakness - MSC Takes Over Starlight Cruises - Mediterranean Ports - Events Elsewhere
(May 16, 2011)

Could Europe Become the World's Largest Cruise Market? Other News: Australasia: The World's Fastest-Growing Market - San Diego Loses Another Ship to Australia - UK Cruise Convention 2011
(May 9, 2011)

The Cruise Examiner has a new writer - The Cruise Market Today - L'Austral "Revealed" in Marseilles - Changes at Saga
(May 2, 2011)

The French Cruise Market Finally Awakens - AidaSol Enters Service and Costa Favolosa Soon To Follow - Disney Cruise Line Expands - A Discovery II?
(April 11, 2011)

Seabourn and Hapag-Lloyd Go After the UK Market - Other Cruise News: Royal Caribbean Drinks Packages - What Of The Libyan Cruise Ship? - Success at Meyer Werft
(April 04, 2011)

Cruise Shipping Miami: "Luxury at Sea" - MSC Yacht Club - Seabourn - Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2 - Other Cruise News: Royal Princess - Princess in the UK - Azura Round the World in 2013?
(March 28, 2011)

Hotel Barging with European Waterways
(March 21, 2011)

A Look At Cruise Ship Registry
(March 14, 2011)

Celebrity & Holland America Beef Up Their Presence Down Under - Other Cruise News: NCL Adds 58 New Cabins to Norwegian Star - Princess Returns To Galveston - Cruise Ship to Become Museum
(March 07, 2011)

P&O, Cunard & Princess Cut UK Agents Commissions - Other Cruise News: North Africa - Princess Australia World Cruise - Hapag-Lloyd To Let Go Of Columbus
(February 28, 2011)

New Cruise Terminal for London Olympics - Other Cruise News: Celebrity Eclipse to have British Beers - Crystal's Spanish Atlas - Marina's Log Jam
(February 21, 2011)

Meyer Scores Again - Other Cruise News: Grand Princess To Lose Her Shopping Handles - Polar Star Update - Staying On Board
(February 14, 2011)

Bad Luck Year For Polar Cruise Ships - Other Cruise News: How Marina Compares - SeaDream Calls at Dover in 2012 - Croisières de France on TV - Cruise Lines Drop Tunis
(February 7, 2011)

Marina Maiden Voyage - Other Cruise News: Disney Dream Now In Service - Tunisia and Egypt Port Situation
(January 31, 2011)

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Expands - Other Cruise News: Carnival Goes Down Under - California Loses Out - Churchill in Miami
(January 17, 2011)

Upmarket Cruise Lines Play Musical Chairs - Other Cruise News: Southampton Sets A Record - January Transatlantics - What People Forgot About NCL's Freestyle
(January 10, 2011)

Could Canada Support Its Own Cruise Industry? Other Cruise News: Down Under Correction for Royal Caribbean and Celebrity
(January 03, 2011)


Six Cruise Ships Now Based Down Under - Other Cruise News: New Zealand Has Its Own Ship - A Down Under Cruise Publication - South African Supports Two Ships
(December 27, 2010)

Southampton Cruise Improvements: Fifth Cruise Terminal and More Boat Trains - Other News: Lines Bring In Higher Tips and Fuel Surcharges - TUI Cruises Succeeds - New Mexican Cruise Line
(December 20, 2010)

From Cruise Ships To Floating Theme Parks - France Is Finally Awakening - On Board Revenues - Other Cruise News
(December 13, 2010)

Cruise Ship Orders Recommence - New Emission Rules Threaten Cruising - On Board Revenues - Other Cruise News
(December 6, 2010)

New Ships For French Cruise Lines - Round-the-World From CMA CGM - Investor for Compagnie du Ponant? - Other Cruise News
(November 29, 2010)

Transatlantic Competition? - Shipboard Lecturers Play Musical Chairs - Eight New Expedition Ships - Other Cruise News
(November 22, 2010)

The Dominican Republic Cruise Scene - A Cruise with Azamara Club Cruises - Other Cruise News: Saga to Acquire Bleu de France?
(Novembre 15, 2010)

FCCA Meets in Santo Domingo - Other Cruise News: Tropicana Gets Started While Plein Cap Takes a New Ship
(October 25, 2010)

The New Queen Elizabeth - Other Cruise News: Crystal Startles Travel Agents And Delphin Disappears
(October 18, 2010)

An Extra $100,000 Per Cabin - Mediterranean Crowds - Other Cruise News
(October 4, 2010)

Oriana World Cruise Sails Full - InnerSeas Discoveries to take over from Cruise West? Other Cruise News
(September 27, 2010)

Joe Farcus Changes His Focus - Cruise West Closes its Doors - Other Cruise News
(September 20, 2010)

Do Some Ships Have A Jinx? Now It's Cruise West's Turn - New Cruise Ship Orders? - Other Cruise News
(September 13, 2010)

Cruise Ship Design - On Board Revenue - Passenger Lawsuits
(September 06, 2010)

New and Imaginative Itineraries - And Greek Cruising
(August 30, 2010)

CLIA Report for 2009 - MSC Offers - US Cruise Ship Security Act - Bad Weather in the Channel Islands
(August 23, 2010)

Cruising Away From the Crowds
(August 16, 2010)

All-Inclusive Cruising Grows in Europe
(August 9, 2010)

Disney Prepares for the Dream
(August 3, 2010)

A New Method of Crewing? - Rowing the Atlantic - The World of Residensea
(July 26, 2010)

Class Comes Back to Cruising - The North American Emission Control Area
(July 12, 2010)

The Effects of Cruising on Europe (Part II) - Norwegian Epic and Nieuw Amsterdam Christened - North American Port Business
(July 05, 2010)

The Effects of Cruising on Europe - Norwegian Epic Debuts - Croisières de France to sell Brazil winter program and the Sovereign in 2011
(June 28, 2010)

Antarctic Passenger Fee to Rise as Passenger Numbers Drop
(June 21, 2010)

118 New Ships Since 2000 - Ship Sizes - The New Panama Canal
(June 14, 2010)

Turkish Cruise Shipping - Vistamar Detained (Again) - Two NoroVirus Strikes for Princess - Sojourn Joins Seabourn
(June 07, 2010)

UK Cruise Market Still Growing - Fuel Surcharges Return - Hurtigruten Fleet Replacement Plans - Mein Schiff 2
(May 24, 2010)

Cross-Border Cruise Sales - Twiggy to Name Seabourn Sojourn - Northern Expedition - Stena Hollandica
(May 17, 2010)

Royal and Regal Princess? - Croisières Paquet - Island Cruises 2nd Ship? - Carnival to Bermuda
(May 10, 2010)

The Expedition "Space Ship" - Le Boréal & L'Austral - American Small Ship Operators
(May 03, 2010)

Celebrity Eclipse Will Be One of Six Celebrity Ships in Europe - Celebrity Must Be A Success - Volcanic Ash Brings About Unusual Cruise Ship Schedules
(April 26, 2010)

P&O Goes Back to the Future with Azura - A Move Back to Single Cabins - The New Cruise Port of Portsmouth
(April 12, 2010)

Viva L'España: Pullmantur Advances on the World - Azamara's Overnight Stays - A Second Cruise Ship for South Africa
(April 05, 2010)

Shipyards Anxious For New Cruise Ship Orders - The "Daily Telegraph" Cruise Show in London - P&O's New Azura Delivered - Pullmantur's English-Language Brochure
(March 29, 2010)

Ultra-Luxury ships - Alaska In Retreat - Hapag-Lloyd's Air Cruises and a Non-Stop Sailing - Cunard Joins The Overnight Stay Lines
(March 22, 2010)

Are The Americans Taking Control of World Cruising? - The Cruise Market in Brazil - Croisières de France
(March 15, 2010)

Winter Cruising Weather - The MSC Magnifica - The Cruise Report
(March 08, 2010)

The New Crop of Ships - New Ship Orders - Updates on Last Week's Column
(March 01, 2010)

Boom Down Under - The End of EasyCruise? - The German Market
(February 22, 2010)

New Orleans Year-Round - Bon Voyage Parties - Ocean Liner Society - Barcelona: The Miami of Europe
(February 15, 2010)

A "Four Queens" Cruise - Costa's World Cruise - How Not to Charter a Ship - Ten Years of Europa
(February 08, 2010)

Two Twentieth Anniversaries - Holland America Supports Tilbury - Carnival in Europe - MSC to Southampton - Cruise Ships and Haiti
(February 01, 2010)

Queen Victoria Arrives Early in New York - The Veendam's Retreat - Queen Elizabeth Getting Ready - Ships at the Vancouver Olympics
(January 11, 2010)

2010 Cruise News Update No. 1
(January 4, 2010)


Ten Questions for the New Decade
(December 21, 2009)

Cruising in "the Dominions"
(December 14, 2009)

Guides: Berlitz, Stern or Frommer
(December 07, 2009)

Now: The Oasis of the Seas
(November 30, 2009)

Cruising to (and from) Cuba
(November 23, 2009)

Dutch Cruise News
(November 16, 2009)

New Ports: Coney Islands of the Seas?
(November 9, 2009)

Not the Oasis of the Seas
(November 2, 2009)

Cruising à la Française
(October 26, 2009)

New St Lawrence Cruise Ports
(October 12, 2009)

Ships "Touch" in Busiest Cruise Port
(October 5, 2009)

A Bizarre Cruise Survey from the UK
(September 28, 2009)

European (and BRIC) Cruise Markets
(September 21, 2009)

The Battle of the Cruise Giants?
(September 14, 2009)

Ships From the "A" Team
(September 07, 2009)

Cruise News Update No. 3
(August 31, 2009)

Cut and Splice: Stretching Cruise Ships
(August 24, 2009)

The Birth of Two New Cruise Lines
(August 17, 2009)

Things That Can Hurt Cruising
(August 10, 2009)

The New Celebrity Equinox
(August 03, 2009)

Ocean Liner Days: The Real Thing
(July 27, 2009)

112 years of the Miami-Nassau route (III)
(July 20, 2009)

112 years of the Miami-Nassau route (II)
(July 13, 2009)

112 years of the Miami-Nassau route (I)
(July 06, 2009)

A Tale of Three Queens: World Cruises
(June 29, 2009)

New Ship Deliveries and Updates
(June 22, 2009)

New York, New York (and Dover)
(June 15, 2009)

A New Concept in World Cruising
(June 01, 2009)

Clip-On Balconies Add Value (and an Antarctic update)
(May 25, 2009)

Good news for Antarctica (and Mexico too)
(May 18, 2009)

More Slow (but Huge) Boats to China
(May 11, 2009)

Liquid Assets: How Ships Can Move
(May 05, 2009)

Cruise News Update No. 2
(April 27, 2009)

A Few Small Ship Mysteries
(April 20, 2009)

Are the Cruise Lines Leaving Money on the Table?
(April 14, 2009)

Alaska: Is the Gold Rush Over?
(April 06, 2009)

Good News and Bad News
(March 30, 2009)

Seatrade Week 2009
(March 23, 2009)

Has Thomson trumped P&O?
(March 9, 2009)

Free cruises for job losers?
(March 2, 2009)

Ex-UK Cruising Booms
(Feb. 23, 2009)

Big Reductions on Small Ships
(Feb. 09, 2009)

Cruising in the Canadian North
(Feb. 02, 2009)

A Comparison in Styles: Queen Mary vs Carnival Paradise
(Jan. 26, 2009)

Do Low Fares Attract the Wrong Crowd?
(Jan. 12, 2009)

Wave 2009": Into Unknown Waters?
(Jan. 05, 2009)


Year-end Cruise Update 2008
(Dec. 29, 2008)

The End of the Steamship Era?
(Dec. 22, 2008)

Are people too spooked about pirates?
(Dec. 15, 2008)

Escape the Downturn: Go Cruising
(Dec. 08, 2008)

Could Club Cruise Still Survive?
(Dec. 01, 2008)

Games with Olympic Charters
(Nov. 24, 2008)

Winners and Losers in Cruising: II
(Nov. 17, 2008)

Cruising Down Under Booms
(Nov. 10, 2008)

Winners and Losers in Cruising
(Nov. 03, 2008)

Small Ships: A World of Difference
(Oct. 27, 2008)

Tall Ship fleet still expanding
(Oct. 20, 2008)

Taking the Slow Boat to China
(Oct. 13, 2008)

All the New Ships and where will they go?
(Oct. 6, 2008)

May You Live in Interesting Times
(Sep. 29, 2008)

Accessible Cruising for the Disabled
(Sep. 22, 2008)

Where to buy your cruise
(Sep. 15, 2008)

Cruise Week in the UK and an update on the Bermuda column of the August 18th
(Sep. 8, 2008)

Cruise Ship Building: Asia Invades Europe
(Sep. 2, 2008)

The Med: Ships and Docks
(Aug. 25, 2008)

Bermuda: Left Behind by Ship Size
(Aug. 18, 2008)

Food Court Cruising
(Aug. 11, 2008)

Luxury, Luxury, Luxury! Part 2
(Aug. 4, 2008)

Luxury, Luxury, Luxury!
(Jul. 28, 2008)

Carnival, Carnival, Carnival!
(Jul. 14, 2008)

The Quest for Adventure: the destination market expands
(Jul. 7, 2008)

Holland America Line: Lucky No. 14?
(Jun. 30, 2008)

It's cruising Jim, but not as we know it - life on the 1,000-footers
(Jun. 23, 2008)

Unknown Destination - the Great Lakes
(Jun. 16, 2008)

A Return to Greek-flag Cruise Ships?
(Jun. 9, 2008)

Expedition Cruising - Is Antarctica getting too crowded?
(Jun. 2, 2008)

The Spring Cruise Conventions - A Look at Distribution & Marketing
(May. 26, 2008)

Vancouver vs Seattle: The Great West Coast Battle
(May. 19, 2008)

The Middle Way - A Return to Medium-Size Ships?
(May. 12, 2008)

As Europe Grows - The Future of Cruising
(May. 5, 2008)

Norwegian Cruise Line - New shareholders, Hawaii out, Bermuda in, and new ships for old
(Apr. 28, 2008)

New ships and new ideas. This month is seeing a rapid series of new cruise ship introductions, all in the UK
(Apr. 21, 2008)

Articles on cruise ships, ports of call, exhibitions, conferences, cruise destinations, cruise ferries, cruise companies, cruise events, river cruises ...




Cruise Port Review by MedCruise
Ancona
The port of Ancona, Italy, is located in a strategic position. Ancona is the capital of Marche region, a territory rich in history, and extremely various
(February 14, 2017)


Cruise Port Review by MedCruise
Lisbon
Cruise lines have four dedicated cruise terminals located in the heart of Lisbon, all within easy walking distance from the city center and historical sites
(January 10, 2017)


Life On Board
A Look At The Best Things To Do On A Cruise
Travelling by sea offers the perfect pace to see many of the delights of the world and are even better if your cruise has designated stop-offs for you to take a closer look
(October 20, 2016)


Cruise Ships Review
Viking Sea
The non-traditional layout and understated Scandinavian décor of the Viking Sea is so impressive to give the feeling of being in a deluxe hotel rather than on a ship
(Steven B Stern, October 4, 2016)


Cruise Ships Review
Viking Ingvi
The Ingvi is a sister ship to the dozens of 190-passenger "long boat class" Viking riverboats entering service since 2012
(Steven B Stern, September 6, 2016)

Medically Speaking
What the cruise passenger should know
In an attempt to provide cruisers with the information they need before boarding we offer these suggestions of what a passenger should know about medical concerns before cruising
(Linda Allen MBA MCC, October 27, 1998 - Updated April 17th, 2012)

Dining
Food allergies & Cruising
The same vigilance that is required at home when you eat out is also required on the ship
(Linda Allen MBA MCC, January 6, 2004 - Updated April 10th, 2012)

Insurances
Traveling Bare
Going "bare" is an insurance slang for having a potential liability that is not covered by insurance. In today's world, insurance is something that we purchase routinely for our cars, home, and business. However, sometimes we don't realize exactly what type of liabilities we may encounter in our travels
(Linda Allen MBA MCC, 11-11-97 - Updated April 10th, 2012)


Cruise Ships Review
Costa Atlantica
What type of North American passenger would like this type of Costa cruise? A value oriented traveler who has traveled in Europe preferably on land rather than ship
(Linda Allen MBA MCC, March 6, 2012)


Cruise Ships Review
Norwegian Epic
The vibe and excitement on the Norwegian Epic is palpable. The target market is young and active. I was surprised at how much there is to see and do
(Linda Allen MBA MCC, February 28, 2012)


Cruise Ships Review
Celebrity Summit
The Summit is a sister to the other very popular Millennium Class ships which have all been undergoing the process of being "Solsticized"
(Linda Allen MBA MCC, February 21, 2012)


Cruise Ships Review
Azamara Journey
A 700 passenger ship is a luxury unto itself. The Journey is a unique experience to mature well traveled adults who want to experience destinations rather than just stop in ports
(Linda Allen MBA MCC, January 11, 2011)


Cruise Ships Review
Cruise And Maritime Services' Marco Polo
Built in the early 60s, in East Germany as the Alexander Pushkin, this ship was one of several sisters, and has undergone numerous substantial modifications during her now very long life. Now she is operated by Cruise and Maritime Voyages, targetting the British Market
(Matthew Sudders, January 4, 2011)


Spaces On Board
The Spa and the Azamara Journey
Overall a spa vacation at sea combines the best attributes of being on a cruise with the pampering of a spa and various destinations for sightseeing along the way
(Linda Allen MBA MCC , May 4, 2010)

Cruise Ships Review
Oasis of the Seas
A three night pre inaugural of this magnificent new ship was just enough time to see all of the highlights of this innovative vessel but not enough time to enjoy all of her many charms
(Linda Allen MBA MCC , December 15, 2009)

Cruise Ships Review
Plancius
Oceanwide Expeditions' Plancius has been totally rebuilt over the past two and a half years into a top-notch ice-class passenger vessel capable of operating in polar regions
(Mark Tré , December 8, 2009)

Cruise Ships Review
Celebrity Equinox
Celebrity Equinox is the second of the five new Solstice ships to come from the shipyard of Meyer Werft at Papenburg
(Mark Tré , August 25, 2009)

Cruise Ships Review
Norwegian Gem
Norwegian Gem is a great, tasteful constructed american ship for nearly all kind of passengers including families
(Birgit Wachmann - PR-Cruiser, November 13, 2007)

Cruise Ships Review
Vision of the Seas
She is one of the Vision series that constitutes the third generation of Royal Caribbean ships. The maintenance of this ship is impeccable: outside and in, one could not tell that she is over 10 years old
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 16/2/99, update by Linda Allen, MBA MCC February 6, 2007)

Cruise Ships Review
Carnival Liberty
She is the fourth sister of the Conquest series and the first to sail a full season in Europe
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, January 8, 2007)

Cruise Ships Review
Norwegian Jewel
She was built following the freestyle cruising concept, and is a modern resort ship, in which NCL has taken such an idea a step or two further than on previous ships
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, July 18, 2006)

Cruise Ships Review
Braemar
With her beautiful and comfortable public rooms, moderate size and personal service, Braemar combines the best Fred. Olsen traditions in a relaxing, comfortable, contemporary environment
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, January 31, 2006)

Cruise Ferries
Hurtigruten
103 years of service between Bergen and Kirkenes along the west coast of Norway. The route is recognised as one of Europe's biggest attractions and has been internationally acknowledged as the "world's most beautiful sea voyage".
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, November 22, 2005)

Cruise Ships Review
Seabourn Pride
Seabourn Cruise Line was founded in the mid eighties in order to establish a new standard in the ultra-luxury market
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, October 18, 2005)

Spaces On Board
Design and location of hospitals on cruise ships
We have seen a certain degree of evolution in the last years, but it must be recognized that a fully satisfying solution has not been reached yet
(Dr. Antonio E. M. Attanasio, September 20, 2005)

Cruise Ships Review
Grand Latino
She began her life as Royal Viking Sky and is currently operated by Iberojet Cruceros. Sold to Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be renamed Boadicca
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, August 30, 2005)

Cruise Ships Review
The Voyager
When was delivered she was the fastest cruise ship in the world capable of covering more ports in a week than any other ship
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, January 18, 2005)

Cruise Ships Review
Costa Fortuna
Her impressive decoration combines classic elements together with modern elements and the overall effect will not let indifferent anybody
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, November 9, 2004)

Cruise Ships Review
Queen Mary 2
The most important reason for the QM2 fame is because she is the only ship that can be properly named an ocean liner
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, September 14, 2004)

Cruise Ships Review
Diamond Princess
She is the first in a new class with sister ships Sapphire and Caribbean launched in the last months
(Jack and Toni White, June 29, 2004)

Cruise Ships Review
Costa Mediterranea
The spirit of the Mediterranean is captured in the latest ship from Costa Cruises, with lots of art work everywhere
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, May 18, 2004)

Cruise Ships Review
Queen Mary 2
She reflects the recent advance in cruise ship design and technology in a breath taking feat of engineering, while at the same time continuing Cunard's long and historic tradition of transatlantic liners
(Ina Laversuch, March 23, 2004)

Cruise Ships Review
Brilliance of the Seas
The Radiance class ships are the latest generation of world cruise ships to enter the Royal Caribbean fleet
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, Feb. 24, 2004)

Cruise Ships Review
MSC Lirica
A friendly pleasant Italian atmosphere aboard the ship that heralds the start of a new phase of expansion for the Naples based MSC Crociere
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, Dec. 9, 2003)

Cruise Ships Review
Carnival Glory
The Fincantieri shipyard in Malfalcone, Italy gave birth to the Glory, the sister ship of Conquest, the largest "Fun Ship" ever
(Jack and Toni White, September 9, 2003)

Cruise Ships Review
Royal Clipper
She is the biggest sail cruise ship in the world
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, July 29, 2003)

Cruise Ships Review
Costa Europa
While still retaining influencesfrom the old transatlantic liners, she is a typical example of a modern second-generation cruise ship
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, April 22, 2003)

Cruise Ships Review
Norway
She was one of the last liners specifically designed for transatlantic crossings and the first true mega cruise ship, ten years in advance over the present ones. The Norway should be reserved for clients who like older, historic vessels
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra and Linda Allen, February 18, 2003)

Cruise Ships Review
Carnival Spirit
She offers a wonderful vacation value in opulent surroundings
(Jack and Toni White, December 17, 2002)

Cruise Ships Review
Silver Whisper
The Ultimate in Luxury! She is the latest addition to the Silversea fleet and is the most elegant cruise ship afloat
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, October 22, 2002)

Cruise Ships Review
Viking Neptune
Viking River Cruises' newest ship was created specifically for the American passegers representing a new breed of river cruise ships
(Stefano Fermi, September 17, 2002)

Cruise Ships Review
Victoria Princess
The Princess carries 152 passengers and is one of a fleet of 11 ships built in China to cruise the Yangtze River
(Jack and Toni White, August 6, 2002)

Cruise Ships Review
Norwegian Dream
She combines the amenities found on some of today's new post panamax megaships with the intimacy of the yacht style small luxury cruise ships
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, July 9, 2002)

Cruise Ships Review
Celebrity Millennium
Millennium and her sister ships, introducing several new elements, have exceeded passenger expectations and are the reference for ships coming in the next decade
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, March 12, 2002)

Cruise Ships Review
Costa Tropicale
Built in 1981 as Carnival Tropicale she underwent a refit in Genoa last year to adapt the ship to the new European passengers. She is a very pretty ship with a stylish and intimate atmosphere
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, February 12, 2002)

Spaces On Board
Cruising Casinos
They vary in size and style and are strategically based where passengers frequent
(by Jack and Toni White, January 29, 2002)

Cruise Ships Review
European Vision
She is a ship specifically designed for the European market, has been designed and constructed by a European yard, and flies an European flag
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, December 11, 2001)

Cruise Ships Review
Crown Odyssey
Built in 1988 and transferred to Orient Lines in 1999 the Crown Odyssey is very nice and with very interesting itineraries represents an excellent alternative to cruises on mega-ships
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, October 30, 2001)

Cruise Ships Review
Costa Atlantica
She is a spectacular ship and her first season was a big success. The comfort, the warmth and hospitality makes her the true flagship of the Costa fleet
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, June 12, 2001)

Cruise Ships Review
Amsterdam
Sample Holland America Lines Amsterdam's suite life while enjoying tradition
(Jack and Toni White with the contribution of Arturo P. Mazorra, April 24th, 2001)

Cruise Ships Review
R6, Renaissance Six
The ship is compact and has a well balanced design. Inside the R6 is one of the most elegant, more traditional-looking ship on the market with plenty of character, style and personality
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, March, 27th 2001)

Cruise Ships Review
Costa Classica
She is one of the most exciting ship in terms of design and decoration and her planned refitting will enhance this fact
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, January 23rd, 2001)

Cruise Ships Review
Sovereign of the Seas
A ship review of the first 3rd generation cruise ship from two different points of view
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra and Linda Allen, October 31, 2000)

Cruise Ships Review
Seven Seas Navigator
She is the first move by Radisson Seven Seas to become the big rival of Crystal Cruises in the 'ultra de luxe' big ship niche market
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, September 26, 2000)

Cruise Ships Review
Vistafjord
She was designed and built for a dual role and so her classic lines reflect the best of the transatlantic liners' evolution
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, June 27, 2000)

Cruise Ships Review
Century
She is a vessel of nice and balanced appearance and with her two sisters form the most impressive premium category fleet
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, May 9, 2000)

Cruise Ships Review
Wind Song
She was delivered on April 1987 and left Le Havre, for her maiden trip to New York, on 30 April 1987. She is a vessel of unmistakable form and was a novelty in the cruise industry
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, March 28, 2000)

Cruise Destinations
Palma de Mallorca
Palma is the capital of Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands and passengers, who see the town for the first time, from the ship, are lucky as the whole town can be taken in with one glance
(Francesca Grazzi, March 14, 2000)

New Cruise Ships
Deutschland
Delivered to the German owner Peter Deilmann Rederi on 11 May, 1998, she has some very particular characteristics and is dedicated to the German national market
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 15-2-2000)

New Cruise Ships
Europa
Delivered on September 1999, for the operator Hapag-Lloyd, she is one of the most spacious cruise ship on the market and is intended for the luxury cruise segment of the German speaking market
(Stefano Fermi, 8-2-2000)

New Cruise Ships
Mistral
The first cruise ship built by Festival Cruises, is a vessel of striking square appearance, with a clipper bow, a compact stern, a straight funnel, and presents some very interesting novelties
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 14/12/99)

Cruise Ships Review
Flamenco
Delivered as Spirit of London in October, 1972, she has sailed worldwide under different companies and names and in February 1997 she became Flamenco for Festival Cruises
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 19/10/99)

Cruise Ferries
Excelsior
The fifth new ship of Grimaldi Group's Grandi Navi Veloci fleet
(Stefano Fermi, 10/8/99)

New Cruise Ship
SuperStar Leo
The first megaship specifically designed and destined for the Southeast Asian market offers several dining and entertainment options to both local and international guests who will appreciate her colourful and intimate style
(Stefano Fermi, 25/5/99)

Cruise Destinations
Amsterdam
Visit the city following the itinerary suggested by the Amsterdam Journal
(Elizabeth Cross, 9/3/99)

Cruise Companies
Costa Crociere
An Italian line to lead the European pack
(Angelo Scorza, 2/3/99)

New Cruise Ships
Paradise
The eighth and final ship in the highly successful Fantasy-class cruise liner series for Carnival Cruise Lines, delivered on October 29 at Kvaerner Masa-Yards' Helsinki New Shipyard, is a tribute to great ocean liners of the past
(Stefano Fermi, 1-12-98)

River Cruises
Delta Queen
A national historic landmark preserves America's past
(Stefano Fermi, 13-10-98)

Cruise Ship History
Independence
Built in 1951 intended for use as a trans-Atlantic passenger liner she is now the only cruise ship in the world to sail the waters of Hawaii year-round
(Stefano Fermi, 8-9-98)

Medical Concerns
Classic Ships and the Handicapped Traveler
After traveling and touring many newer ships it was interesting to sail on a classic cruise ship again. This year for Spring break we chose the Oceanbreeze so that we could see the Panama Canal before the US handover at the end of 1999
(Linda Allen, 28-07-98)

New Cruise Ships
Disney Magic
After selling the Magic for many months and knowing the ship so well from her deck plan and her photos seeing her for the first time was like seeing a dear friend. The Magic is truly a beautiful ship
(Linda Allen, 21-07-98)

Cruise Ferries
Excellent
After Majestic, Splendid and Fantastic, came the baptism on Saturday May 23rd of the fourth vessel in the fleet of Grandi Navi Veloci, Grimaldi Group
(Stefano Fermi, 14-07-98)

Press Conference
Mediterranean Cruise and Ferry Convention
Seatrade Organization's speech at the press conference held in Genoa, Palazzo S. Giorgio on June 19, 1998
(Chris Hayman, Seatrade Organization, 23-06-98)

Cruise Ships Review
The new Arcadia
As the newest addition to the P&O line she will be a perfect running mate not only for the Oriana and the Victoria but also for the new superliner ordered from Jos L. Meyer shipyard
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 16-06-98)

Cruise Ships Review
Oceanbreeze
She is aging gracefully and she does not look her age. In a word she is pretty, well designed and appointed
(Linda Allen, 09-06-98)

Cruise Ships
Elation
The seventh Fantasy-class liner for Carnival Cruise Lines, was delivered February 24, 1998 at Kvaerner Masa-Yards' Helsinki New Shipyard
(Stefano Fermi, 24-03-98)

Cruise Events
Mediterranean Cruise and Ferry Convention
The second edition this September returns to Genoa and is again organised by Seatrade in association with Stazione Marittima Porto di Genova
(Stefano Fermi, 17-03-98)

Cruise Ships History
Salamis Glory
Originally named Anna Nery she was built in Yugoslavia.
The Salamis Glory has the unusual history of having three bankruptcies in her past
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 16-12-97)

Cruise Companies
HAL's Rotterdam VI
Delivered in Venice the November 7th with this size and speed the new ship is capable of the round the world cruises or the transatlantic crossings
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 02-12-97)

Cruise Companies
P&O
Princess' parent company, P&O, has illustrious history
(Stefano Fermi, 18-11-97)

Cruise Ferries
Grandi Navi Veloci
Sicily, Tunisia, Spain, Morocco and the Canaries are the ports of call for two fascinating cruises under the Mediterranean sun onboard the uncomparingly comforting Splendid and Fantastic cruise ferries
(Stefano Fermi, 04-11-97)

Maritime Laws
SOLAS
The new rules are the death kneel of the old ladies of the sea
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 21/10/97)

Cruise Ships Review
MSC's Melody
Delivered in April 1982 as Atlantic in January of this year she was bought by Mediterranean Shipping Cruises for $70 million
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 07/10/97)

Conference Speeches
The Internet for Marketing and Sales of Cruise and Ferry Products in the Future
Conference speech presented at the Cruise + Ferry 97 Exhibition (London, 13-14-15 May 1997)
(John Broughan, Partner - Travel Technologies Group - USA, 23/9/97)

Conference Speeches
Volume, Value and Characteristics of Maritime Tourism in the Eastern Mediterranean
Conference speech presented at the Cruise + Ferry 97 Exhibition (London, 13-14-15 May 1997)
(George Michaelides, The Louis Organization - Cyprus, 16/9/97)

New Cruise Ships
Enchantment of the Seas
The fifth Royal Caribbean International's Vision Class ship carried out her first call in Barcelona last July 19th
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 26/08/97)

Cruise Ships
Ro-ro twins with different fate
The Norwegian owner Fearley & Eger entrusted the construction of two ro-ro ships in 1973, the Fernbay and Fernhill destined to the charter market in the then incipient traffic of rotated loads to the Norwegian yard Kristiansands Mek.Verksteds A.S.
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 12/08/97)

Cruise Ship Review
Seabourn Legend
The vessel was acquired in 1996 by Seabourn Cruise Line as Queen Odyssey from the Norwegian Royal Cruise Line (Kloster Group) for USD 55 mill.
(Carlo Nuvolari and Angelo Scorza, 05-08-97)

Conference Speeches
The State of the Industry in the Asia Pacific
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Asia Pacific Cruise Convention (Singapore, 4-7 December 1996)
(John Kimbrough, CruisePhone Inc., 29/07/97)

Cruise Ships
Dawn Princess, second of four P&O' sisters ships
Last April the Italian shipyard Fincantieri delivered the 300 m.$ Dawn Princess, sister twin of the Sun Princess. The Dawn is the fourth ship delivered to Princess Cruises, the American branch of the British owner P&O, by Fincantieri in the last seven years
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 22-07-97)

Vessels History
Odysseus, 35 years history
The 20/ 4/ 60, a consortium of Spanish yards won the building contract of two coastal passenger ships for the Brazilian owner Cia. Nacional of Nav. Costeira
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 10-06-97)

Conference Speeches
CyberShips - Cruising into the 21st Century
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Asia Pacific Cruise Convention (Singapore, 4-7 December 1996)
(John Kimbrough, CruisePhone Inc., 03/06/97)

New Cruise Ships
Grandeur of the Seas
The vessel is the first mega class cruise liner in a series of two for Royal Caribbean International planned at the Finnish Kvaerner Masa Yard.
The ship left Helsinki (November 1996) for Miami, where the naming ceremony took place on December
(Stefano Fermi, 13-05-97)

Vessels History
Black Watch
The Norwegian owner Fred. Olsen has bought a new cruise ship, that has been renamed last year "Black Watch," and entered service at the end of 1996 as the third ship with such name
(Arturo Paniagua Mazorra, 06-05-97)

Cruise Destinations
Rhodes Island
The animated history of the third Greek island is due to the importance of its geographical position and is strictly related to the sea
(Livia Taglioli, 22/04/97)

Cruise Ferries
Cruising with Corsica Ferries
Also this year Corsica Ferries is successfully running its original formula of minicruises during the non-peak seasons
(Angelo Scorza, 15/04/97)

Conference Speeches
The State of the Industry in the Asia Pacific
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Asia Pacific Cruise Convention (Singapore, 4-7 December 1996)
(Aloysius Lee, Star Cruises , 25/03/97)

Cruise Ferries
The Baltic Superferries
It is almost a cruise experience doing a minicruise between the ports of Helsinki and Stockholm, sailing in the better "cruise-ferries" of the world
(Arturo Paniagua, 11/03/97)

Cruise Ships Review
The Wind Star
Launching in 1986 the vessel named Wind Star, Windstar Cruises was the brave operator that introduced in the world a new generation of cruise ships
(Albert Sturlese, 04/03/97)

Vessels History
The Albatros sisters
The history of the ferries and cruise ships of the "Albatros" design built in the middle of the sixties for the Spanish Compania Trasmediterra'nea
(Arturo Paniagua, 11/02/97)

Conference Speeches
Futuristic Cruise Liners
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Asia Pacific Cruise Convention (Singapore, 4-7 December 1996)
(Vittorio Garroni Carbonara, Garroni Progetti, 04/02/97)

Conference Speeches
Destinations, itineraries and the economic impact of cruise calls
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Asia Pacific Cruise Convention (Singapore, 4-7 December 1996)
(Lee Loong Koon, Director cruise business, Singapore Tourist Promotion Board, 7/01/97)

Vessels History
Rotterdam
Holland America Line's Rotterdam History and Tradition
(Holland America Line, 07/01/97)

New Ship Review
Carnival Destiny
Onboard the world largest passenger ship ever built
(Angelo Scorza, 17/12/96)

Conference Speeches
Cruise Ship Design
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Mediterranean Cruise and Ferry Convention (Genoa, 17-20 September 1996)
(Fabio Mosetti, Gerolamo Scorza Spa,10/12/96)

Conference Speeches
Ports and Passengers in the Mediterranean
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Mediterranean Cruise and Ferry Convention (Genoa, 17-20 September 1996)
(Luis Montero, Port of Barcelona, 12/11/96)

Conference Speeches
The State of the Markets
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Mediterranean Cruise and Ferry Convention (Genoa, 17-20 September 1996)
(Nicola Costa, Costa Crociere, 29/10/96)

Cruise Ferries
Cruising in the Faroe Islands
The richy coloured Faroe Islands rise in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean with an unspoiled nature offering a number of breathtaking experiences to its visitors
(Angelo Scorza, 22/10/96)

Conference Speeches
Outlook for the European Cruise Market
Conference speech presented at the Seatrade Mediterranean Cruise and Ferry Convention (Genoa, 17-20 September 1996)
(Pamela C. Conover, Carnival Corporation, 15/10/96)

Cruise Event
Mediterranean Cruise and Ferry Convention
In excess of 350 exhibitors from 18 Countries and more than five thousands visitors have determined the full success of the event
(Angelo Scorza, 08/10/96)

New Ship Review
Costa Victoria
The new flagship and pride of the Costa Crociere fleet, is one of the finest examples of italian style at seas.
She is the ideal cruiseship to meet not only the demands of a rapidly expanding competitive international cruise industry, but to ensure a proper, competitive place for her owners well into the next century
(Stefano Fermi 17/09/96)

Tall Ships
Cutty Sark Races 1996
The traditional regatta, dedicated to the sail training ships, ended in Naples with a big final parade last August 3rd
(Paolo Maccione 19/08/96)

Cruise Destinations
Crete Island
The island of Crete leads the passanger not only to a jump in the past full of treasures of the minoan art but it also offers an unspoilt sea with recreational beaches and good facilities for bathing and practising water sports
(Isabella Ferrari Aggradi 15/07/96)

New Ship Review
Aida
Operated by the german Tour Operator Deutsche Seetouristik the luxury Club-concept cruise ship was delivered the June 7th at the Finnish Kvaerner Masa Shipyard
(Stefano Fermi 08/07/96)

Cruise Terminals
Port Everglades
Claiming to be the world's second busiest cruise ship terminal, Port Everglades in Florida continues to expand
(Dag Pike 01/07/96)

Cruise Destinations
Singapore
Located at the crossroads of South East Asia, Singapore is a natural cruise destination and served by a major international airport it is also expanding as a cruise terminal
(Dag Pike 01/07/96)

Cruise Event
Mediterranean Cruise and Ferry Convention
Partecipants from the USA, the Caribbean and Asia will join an array of European delegates for the four-day programme. An axhibition of over 3,500 square metres runs alongside the conference
(Stefano Fermi 26/06/96)

Cruise Ships
"Royal Star" Cruises and Safaris
Sail the waters of the sunny Indian Ocean and then go on a safari adventure in the land of the Masai tribe
(Stefano Fermi, 01/01/96)

River Cruises
From St. Petersburg (Leningrad) to Moscow
See the Venice of the Baltic Sea and then continue on to Moscow, immersing yourself in the culture and mysticism of the 'old' Russia
(Paolo Maccione, 01/01/96)

Port of call
If you have a day in Genoa
If you have a free day in Genova, famous for having once been the birthplace of Christopher Columbus and more recently for the cruise and tourist industry, come and have a day trip!
(Angelo Scorza, 01-01-96)

Sailing Ships
The Bodrum's Cup
A regatta open to everybody. To go on board a Turkey wooden caique for a race/cruise
(Paolo Maccione, 01/01/96)




























































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