Friday, April 20, 2018

Come Back Fit

Something almost unheard of is going on aboard Celebrity ships. People are returning from their cruises more fit that when they left.

It's all the fault of Canyon Ranch who has somewhat reinvented the idea of fitness at sea programs.

The complete story appeared in the April 20 edition of Cruise News Daily. 
CND subscribers also read about:
  • The topping off of the new nine-story parking garage at Port Miami which is currently under construction
  • Meyer Werft delivered Norwegian Bliss yesterday, and today the yard gives us a look around (video below)
Details appeared in the April 20 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Norwegian Bliss Delivered

Norwegian Cruise Line grew to 16 ships today when Meyer Werft delivered the 168,028-ton Norwegian Bliss. The handover took place at Bremerhaven at the conclusion of an 18-month building period.

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


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Happy Birthday

In case it wasn't marked on your calendar, today is the 145th birthday of Holland America Line - and I still have to get my gift wrapped. 

The complete story appeared in the April 18 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Other Things You'll Want to Know - April 18, 2018

CND subscribers also read about:
  • Carnival Horizon's new features (video below)
  • An island-wide blackout (again) in Puerto Rico today
Details appeared in the April 18 edition of Cruise News Daily.


Tuesday, April 17, 2018

All Talk

Princess Cruises will again offer their Encounters with Discovery at Sea program in 2018, and the speakers for Princess' summer European voyages have been announced.

The complete story appeared in the April 17 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Other Things You'll Want to Know - April 17, 2018

CND subscribers also read about:
  • Queen Mary 2 passengers being among the first to visit the newly opened QE2 hotel in Dubai
  • Most calls continuing as scheduled at Roatan despite the damaged pier
Details appeared in the April 17 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Monday, April 16, 2018

QE2 at Last

It appears the former Cunard liner Queen Elizabeth 2 is finally going to open as a hotel - and in Dubai.

The complete story appeared in the April 16 edition of Cruise News Daily.

A Deluxe guest room aboard the QE2 Hotel in Dubai 

Photo courtesy of the QE2 Hotel. All rights reserved. May not be copied or used without express permission. 

Overboard from Anthem of the Seas

A 24-year-old man went overboard from Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas on Friday about 3:30pm when it was 65 miles off the coast of Chincoteague, Virginia.

Royal Caribbean said the man was seen “intentionally going overboard.” The ship immediately began a search for the man and notified the appropriate authorities, including the US Coast Guard which initiated a search by air and sea.

Details appeared in the April 16 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Police Statement on Pacific Dawn Death

Australia's Queensland police have determined the woman who went overboard from Pacific Dawn last week did so intentionally.

Details appeared in the April 16 edition of Cruise News Daily.