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Viking Cruises Getting $500 Million Infusion

Viking Cruises is getting a $500 million investment to be used in its continued development.

Celebrity Cruises Announces ‘Always Included’ Pricing

Celebrity Cruises has announced a new approach to cruising—Always Included: Starting Nov. 17, every Celebrity vacation will include WiFi, drinks and tips.

Royal Caribbean — 2022 Alaska Deployment

For its summer 2022 Alaska season, Royal Caribbean is introducing new itineraries that tout four ports of call and others that showcase twice the glaciers.

Crystal Esprit’s New ‘Iconic Passages: Corinth & Suez’ Voyage

Crystal Esprit will set sail on a new Iconic Passages: Corinth & Suez itinerary in April, visiting a range of ports from Dubrovnik to Aqaba.

Oceania Cruises Launches Summer 2022 Europe and America Voyages

Oceania Cruises has released its 2022 Europe & North America Collection of itineraries for preview prior to opening for sale on Nov. 11, 2020.
MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises Pauses Sailings Through the End of 2020

MSC Cruises has announced an extension of the temporary pause of its US-based sailings through and including December 31, 2020.
Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Cancels Rest of 2020 Sailings

Royal Caribbean Group will be extending its voluntary suspension of cruising through Dec. 31, 2020 as the cruise line prepares to restart in 2021.

CDC Issues Phased Return Protocols To Bring Back Cruising

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises. 

Princess Cruises Extends Australian Pause

As a result of the uncertainty about when international travel restrictions might be lifted, Princess Cruises is extending its pause in operations for cruises departing from Australia and New Zealand through May 31, 2021.

American Cruise Lines — 2021 Mississippi Season

American Cruise Lines’ 2021 Mississippi River season offers new modern riverboats, a new Music Cities cruise, and 15 new shore excursions.
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line to Sail in December

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line will not start sailing on Nov. 4 on the Grand Celebration as it was planned, but instead will resume operations on December 18 on the Grand Classica.

Cruises to Nowhere in a COVID World

Royal Caribbean International and Genting Cruise Lines are taking to the high seas again with cruises to nowhere.

AmaWaterways Introduces New Offer & Extends Booking Deadline

AmaWaterways has announced a new Solo Traveler offer, as well as the extension of special offers for travel in 2021 and 2022.

Cruising Outlook: Optimism for 2021

Executives, travel advisors and the industry as whole are looking at 2021 with a glass half-full view due to pent-up demand, solid bookings and the health and safety protocols the cruise lines have put in place.
Carnival Celebration

Reservations Open for Carnival Celebration

Reservations are now open for Carnival Celebration, Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship set to debut in November 2022 as part of the company’s 50th birthday.

Carnival Cruise Line Creates Future Cruise Credit Toolkit 

As part of its “Onboard with You” pledge, Carnival Cruise Line has launched a new Future Cruise Credit (FCC) Toolkit designed to support travel advisors.

Windstar’s Star Breeze Leaves For First Sea Trial

Windstar Cruises’ expanded Star Breeze has left for its first sea trial. Star Breeze is the first of its...

Seabourn Extends “Early Bonus Savings” Promotion

Seabourn has extended its Early Bonus Savings promotion, as well as its Book with Confidence policy through Nov. 20, 2020.

Carnival Cancels Some 2020 Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line has cancelled cruises from all U.S. homeports except Miami and Port Canaveral for November and December 2020.
Atlas Ocean Voyages

Atlas Ocean Voyages Offers Emergency Evacuation

Atlas Ocean Voyages has announced that it will include emergency medical evacuation for all guests.