Critical cruise health initiatives on trial in Europe with MSC and Costa

European sailings by big ship lines such as MSC and Costa are seen as critical tests for the cruise industry’s ability to handle COVID-19. Cruise lines have cited the success in Europe, where lines have […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Sep 24 2020

Welcome Pepper robot aboard AIDA and Costa Cruises

Germany based cruise line Aida will launch its first robotic crew member aboard its new ship, the AIDAprima .

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 2 2016

Dubai cruising on the rise in 2014

Plans to build the emirate city into a booming cruise tourism destination are already playing a hand at attracting more cruisers to Dubai. Twenty global cruise line operators are expected to sail in with 300,000 […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 12 2013

Ten godmothers for AIDAstella

Ten godmothers are expected to attend the ceremony led by  Captain Nico Berg and attended by cruise line employees and clients. Eight staff from AIDA Cruises and two staff members from  Meyer Werft shipyard will […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 4 2013