MSC Seaside revealed at handover ceremony and the line announces environmentally friendly ships

MSC Cruises has revealed its high-tech new ship, the MSC Seaside at the official handover ceremony. The ship will be officially launched on December 21 Built with an innovative ‘beach condo’ style structure, it’s the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 30 2017

Billionaire and businessman Sir Richard Branson launches Virgin Voyages

Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson revealed his new cruise brand, Virgin Voyages, with the first ship launching in 2020. The cruise brand has officially signed a contract with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct three […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 20 2016

MSC Cruises’ new offering

MSC Cruises has cut the first steel of its new generation of ships – the first of which being MSC Seaside – in Italy. MSC Seaside – at an estimated cost of £700 million (AUD$1,423,183,791) – will […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 23 2015

Is this a design for Virgin Cruises?

Is this amazing and revolutionary design Sir Richard Branson’s secret weapon in his multi-billion dollar bit to conquer the cruise industry? Sir Richard announced last week he is in the final stages of ordering two […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 13 2015

Virgin announces negotiation of cruise ships

Sir Richard Branson has revealed that Virgin will commission two giant cruise ships, spending billions of dollars on the new venture. In an interview with The Telegraph UK, Sir Richard said the ships are likely […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 10 2015

Norwegian Cruise Line serves new cocktails

If ‘Norwegian Cruise Line’s chocolate night’ didn’t grab your attention, then maybe this will. The company has announced it will serve new and creative cocktails across its fleet as part of its $250 million Norwegian […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 28 2014

Costa sends second ship to the Caribbean

Costa Cruises is almost doubling its capacity in the Caribbean, with plans to send a second ship to Miami. Revealed at the annual conference, Cruise Shipping Miami, the 2,114-passenger Costa Mediterranea will join 2,260-passenger Costa […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 13 2014

9 best repositioning cruises

Thinking of a relaxing holiday? Maybe a cruise? Want to save a few dollars but avoid getting on and off on a daily basis? Then a repositioning cruise is probably for you. What is a […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 28 2014

Child drowns on NCL

A four-year-old boy has died on board Norwegian Breakaway this week, while a six-year-old has been airlifted to the closest hospital. According to a Norwegian Cruise Lines Facebook update, the two children were found unresponsive […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 4 2014

Norwegian Getaway delivered

Norwegian Cruise Lines has received its newest vessel, Norwegian Getaway. The 3,969-passenger ship was delivered to the cruise line during a ceremony in a shipping yard in Bremerhaven, Germany. Norwegian Getaway is second of the […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 13 2014

Did you see? MSC Divina makes diva-style entrance into Miami

It’s hard to miss a 139,400-ton ship sailing into port – but MSC Cruises wanted to ensure all eyes were MSC Divina as she arrived into Port Miami for the first time this week. The […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 21 2013