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Fights lead to removal of 23 passengers from Carnival Line cruise

Nasty fights and uncivilised behaviour on a 10-day Carnival Line cruise in the South Pacific forced the ship to dock early so that Australian police could remove a huge family of 23 people.  ... … [Read more...]

Queen Elizabeth cruise to be based in Melbourne for 2019 to 2020

One of the world’s most reputable cruise ships would be based in Australia for over 100 days over the summer season of 2019 to 2020.   But instead of enjoying the iconic Sydney Harbour as its... … [Read more...]

The AIDA 2018 season is kicked off with fireworks and escort ships

AIDAcara returned from the first world tour in the history of AIDA to its “home port” of Hamburg. The ship had cast off on a 116-day cruise around the world with around 1,100 guests on... … [Read more...]

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Introduces Newest Certification: Travel Agency Executive (TAE)

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has launched a new Travel Agency Executive (TAE) Certification for people who work in a leadership capacity in a travel agency. In order to qualify for... … [Read more...]

Royal Caribbean Invites Travelers to Amp up Their Weekends

Royal Caribbean International is inviting adventure seekers to break out of their ordinary routine and take their weekends to new heights with the debut of the reimagined Mariner of the Seas. After... … [Read more...]

First major cruise after Hurricane Maria welcomed by Dominica

After the island was hit by Hurricane Maria, Dominica is all set to welcome its first major cruise ship.   On January 28, Tui Cruises’ MV Mein Schiff 3 arrived  bringing more than 2,000... … [Read more...]

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister stressed on further growth of Jamaica’s cruise

The Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says that cruise shipping for Jamaica is growing and the development is in rapid stage.     Edmund Bartlett who is currently attending the Caribbean... … [Read more...]

Fincantieri and Princess Cruises launched the bow section

Fincantieri and Princess Cruises held a unique launch ceremony for the bow section of the line’s fourth Royal-class ship, to be named Sky Princess in Castellammare di Stabia (Naples) on February 1,... … [Read more...]

European Waterways Waives Single Supplement on Hotel Barge Cruises

With travel industry surveys reporting on the growing popularity of solo travel, European Waterways announced that it is waiving its single supplement fee on a variety of hotel barge cruises... … [Read more...]

Portarlington ready to welcome 2,400-cruise vessel Norwegian Jewel

Portalington is getting all braced up for a massive influx of tourists just prior to the arrival of the largest passenger cruise ship to anchor in the region.   Corio Bay of Geelong is too... … [Read more...]

European Waterways Offers 20% Off Spring Special on Canal Cruises

European Waterways is jump-starting its spring 2018 hotel barge cruising season by offering up to 20% off cabins and charters in Burgundy, France. The offer is available for select departures in... … [Read more...]

Princess Cruise docks at Brisbane as 200 passengers fall ill

According to media reports, the Princess Cruise vessel anchored in Brisbane, Australia, on Thursday morning after around 200 passengers suffered from a norovirus outbreak.   The Sea Princess... … [Read more...]

Dream Vacations, CruiseOne & Cruises Inc. Hosting LGBT Group Cruise

Home-based travel agencies Cruises Inc., CruiseOne and Dream Vacations is hosting its first annual LGBT Getaways group cruise. This lifestyle cruise will join together an intimate group of... … [Read more...]

Carnival Cruise to host music concert in 2018

Carnival Cruise Line is going to host free concert with unlimited music and fun with the performance of Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum, singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen on Carnival Splendor... … [Read more...]