Explora Journeys


The new cruise ships launching in 2024

The cruise industry continues to grow with a throng of new ships launching across the contemporary, premium and luxury spaces.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 1 2024

Cruise Month: The most luxurious ships afloat 

October not only signifies Cruise Month but also marks the beginning of the Australian cruise season. It's the time when major cruise lines from around the world send their most exquisite vessels from the Mediterranean or the Caribbean down under.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 19 2023

Explora Journeys is building two hydrogen-powered ships

New luxury cruise line Explora Journeys has ordered two hydrogen-powered ships that will be built at the famous Fincantieri shipyard. The ships will be Explora journey's 5th and 6th in the fleet.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 22 2023

Explora Journeys reveals the first ever Rolex store on its newest ship

The newest luxury line, Explora Journeys will be the first ever cruise line that will have a Rolex boutique onboard its upcoming ship. On EXPLORA I, the new ‘Rolex at sea mono brand store’ will […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 8 2023

Explora Journeys shows off brand new “Homes at Sea” suites

Explora Journeys, a new lifestyle brand by the MSC Group, has shown off the designs for its new Ocean Penthouses and Ocean Residences on board of Explora I. Explora I is set to be the first […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 21 2023

New luxury line with hydrogen-powered ships targets Australians

A new luxury line will go head-to-head with the likes of Silversea, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Seabourn when it launches next year – and it is already targeting high spending Australians. Explora Journeys is […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jul 7 2022

Luxurious EXPLORA I floats out of Fincantieri

Italian ship-builder Fincantieri has floated out Explora I, set to lead the fleet for new cruise line Explora Journeys. Owned by MSC Cruises, luxury brand Explora Journeys is set to take to the seas next […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 1 2022

Sail in style with MSC’s new luxury brand Explora Journeys in 2023

MSC is to enter the luxury market with the launch of Explora Journeys, targeting well-heeled travellers who want to sail in style. The first of four luxury ships, Explora l will debut in 2023 with […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 11 2021