Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Silversea Reveals Dining Options aboard Silver Muse

With only six months to go before it enters service, Silversea today began detailing some of the dining that will be available aboard their new flagship, Silver Muse.

In the cruise industry, Silver Muse is seen as a small ship, but by culinary offerings, Silversea says it is probably the largest ship in the world. Eight restaurants will offer an array of culinary experiences, some favorites of Silversea passengers and some brand new offerings.

The complete story appeared in the October 19 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Other Things You'll Want to Know - October 19, 2016

CND subscribers also read about:
  • A former cabin steward convicted of a brutal attack on a passenger getting his sentence explained and being sent back to jail.
  • Pacific Princess going in for repair
  • Royal Caribbean working on a new signature event for Anthem of the Seas code-named "Flash Bang." It will be a 3D virtual reality event where you won't have to wear any glasses. A video tease is below. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Well, This Is Going to Be Different

Not many cruise line corporate announcements feature two bathing-suit-clad girls dancing on deck chairs, but it's a sign this cruise line is going to be different. The still-to-be Virgin Cruises had summoned the media to a swanky Miami Beach hotel today to update the industry on the progress the line is making in becoming a reality.

A different type of corporate event with Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin
Voyages President and CEO Tom McAlpin, and friends

Carnival Maritime Expands

Carnival Maritime's Hamburg Fleet Operations Center has expanded by taking on responsibility for the P&O (UK) and Cunard fleets. Until this week, the FOC has been responsible for the26 ships in the fleets of AIDA, Costa and Costa Asia. With the additional two brands, the center now manages 37 Carnival ships.

The complete story appears in the October 18 edition of Cruise News Daily.

Harmony by the Numbers

Just five more days and Harmony of the Seas will be leaving Europe for Port Everglades, her new home port. (She arrives on November 4.) The third Oasis-class ship, Harmony is slightly larger than the others, making her the world's largest cruise ship. Packed with new and interesting experiences, this video will show her to you like you've never seen her before - by the numbers.
(Please note: For those of you who are susceptible, there are many flashes and quick cuts in the video.)