Cruise


6 April 2021

Italy bans cruise ships from Venice city centre

The Italian government has announced a temporary measure that will see all large cruise ships diverted from Venice to Marghera, a mainland industrial port across Venice, […]
31 March 2021

Celebrity Cruises to offer departures from Greece in June

Celebrity Cruises announced that it will resume operations in Southern Europe in June. The first trips will be in the Mediterranean exploring the Greek islands. The […]
18 March 2021

UK cruise company launches ‘voyages to nowhere’ for vaccinated travellers only

The UK’s leading cruise line, P&O Cruises, has announced it will only allow vaccinated passengers on board its cruises when it resumes domestic sailings in June, […]
15 March 2021

Crew and guests to travel fully vaccinated on Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International will launch the Odyssey of the Seas, its newest ship, from Israel in May. The Odyssey of the Seas will be the first […]
2 March 2021

First LGBT+ cruise to set sail to Antarctica in 2022

Travel company Vacaya in Argentina has announced that the first-ever LGBT+ cruise will navigate to Antarctica in December of 2022. The ship is the Ponant Le […]
19 February 2021

A robot bartender onboard ready to mix your favorite cocktail

MSC Cruises is ready to bring on board a robot bartender who will make you some delicious and refreshing cocktails. Get ready to meet Rob. The […]
10 February 2021

Exploring Harry Potter locations by Portuguese cruise

Viking River Cruises Helgrim ship takes travellers along Portugal’s River of Gold, the Douro, exploring the many beautiful sights of the country by boat. However, in […]
8 February 2021
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Canada extends its cruise ban until 2022

The Alaska cruise season has arrived, however it has been hit hard by Covid-19 and with increasing positive cases being reported daily, the Canadian government has […]
8 January 2021

Costa Cruises postpones resumption of activities until January 31

Costa Cruises has decided to postpone the resumption of its activities, initially scheduled for January 7, until January 31, “in view of the many uncertainties regarding […]
10 December 2020

Cruises striving for sustainability in Corfu and Heraklion

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have joined forces with city leaders in Corfu and Heraklion, Greece, to outline a plan for the […]
16 November 2020

Covid-19: passengers test positive on Caribbean cruise

SeaDream I has been the first cruise ship to resume its service in the Caribbean after the Covid-19 outbreak. Last week, the ship was forced to […]
12 November 2020

A lifeline for small island states: The importance of cruise tourism

In a joint statement issued in early November, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) highlight the importance of the cruise sector […]
11 November 2020

Domestic Cruise ships return to the sea in Japan

Cruise ships in Japan are cautiously resuming domestic operations eight months on from the forced halt to cruise ship operations country wide, brought on by the […]
9 November 2020

Cruise tourism may not restart until February 2021

Despite the CDC having lifted its No Sail Order (NSO) on cruises, many analysts and stakeholders in the industry believe that the Conditional Sail Order, the […]
28 September 2020

Costa Cruises Announces New 2021 Itineraries

The Italian company continues its program for the gradual and responsible resumption of cruising, redesigning its itineraries from April through November 2021. Further expansion of Costa’s […]
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