If you liked Celebrity Edge when it debuted last fall, there are going to be five of the technologically advanced ships five years from now, because today, Chantiers de l'Alantique said Royal Caribbean ordered a fifth Edge-class ship for Celebrity.
The French yard said the vessel is scheduled for delivery in the fall of 2024.
The complete story appeared in the April 11 edition of Cruise News Daily.
MSC Cruises is full of surprises. First, between the time of saying they were going to build their own cruise terminal at Port Miami and the formal board action, the project doubled in size to encompass two berths to handle two megaliners at the same time.
Yesterday, at the Seatrade Global Cruise Conference in Miami, MSC unveiled the actual design for the terminal, and it's stunning.
The complete story appeared in the April 10 issue of Cruise News Daily.
With the success of the Hasbro games on Carnival ships beginning a few years ago, when Mardi Gras enters service next year the line will be turning to classic TV game shows for entertainment and engaging passengers.
Carnival has partnered with Fremantle to bring “Family Feud Live” aboard Mardi Gras.
Details appeared in the April 10 edition of Cruise News Daily.
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Carnival Cruise Line seems to be trying to jump on the luxury suite bandwagon with Mardi Gras when it debuts next year - but they aren't quite going to full “exclusive” route most other mass market lines have.
The line said they would debut four types of Excel suites aboard Mardi Gras when it enters service next year.
The complete story appeared in the April 9 edition of Cruise News Daily.
Royal Caribbean has suspended the use of Sky Pad aboard both ships which have it while they review their safety measures after a February accident in which a passenger was severely injured. The line did say the attraction would eventually reopen.
Details appeared in the April 9 issue of Cruise News Daily.
Holland America said today their third Pinnacle-class ship will be named Ryndam. It will be the fourth Holland America ship bear that name.
Fincantieri began cutting steel for the ship last month at their Marghera yard, and when it's delivered in May 2021, it will be very similar to its sisters, Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam, carrying 2,662 passengers and sized at 99,500 tons.
The complete story appeared in the April 8 issue of Cruise News Daily.