Princess Cruises announces basketball legend Yao Ming as new ambassador

Princess Cruises has announced its new ambassadors for the inaugural sailing of its newest ship, the Majestic Princess. Basketball legend Yao Ming and his wife Ye Li have been chosen by the line for the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 22 2017

Ports: China

DALIAN Who goes there: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Holland America Line, Royal Caribbean, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seabourn, Silversea. Cruisers like: Dalian is famous for its lawns, squares, fountains and gardens. Its former mayor started […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 2 2016

Royal Caribbean unveils Quantum Asian itineraries

Royal Caribbean has released Quantum of the Seas’ Asian itineraries, which will see the ship visit ports in China, India and Southeast Asia. The ship, which is scheduled to launch in November this year, will […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 27 2014

Azamara Journey cruise cancelled

Holiday plans for around 373 Australians and New Zealanders have been disrupted this week after Azamara Journey experienced propeller damage. The 684-passenger ship was sailing to Kyoto on a 14-night East China & Japan itinerary […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 28 2014

Azamara cruise cut short over propeller damage

Around 145 Australians and New Zealanders have had their cruise cut short this week after Azamara Journey experienced ‘unusual vibrations’ at sea. The 684-passenger vessel was on the eighth night of a 14-night East China […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 27 2014

Hapag-Lloyd introduces rare Russian voyages

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Hanseatic will make two premiere voyages in Russian territory in 2014. The line’s 184-passenger ship will sail to the scarcely visited regions of Primorye in South-East Siberia and Wrangel Island in Chukchi Sea. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 26 2013

Travelmarvel extends Ha Long Bay cruise

Travelmarvel has announced it has added an extra night to its Ha Long Bay cruise, as part of its 2014/15 cruise program. Cruisers will enjoy two nights instead of one aboard the traditional junk sailing […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 22 2013

Sapphire Princess moves to China

Carnival has announced it will introduce its premium product, Princess Cruises, in China next year, in a bid to tap into the growing tourism market. Commencing May 2014, Sapphire Princess will be moved to Shanghai […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 23 2013

Costa Victoria arrives in Shanghai for her launch

Costa Victoria was welcomed at her new homeport in Shanghai last week making the Costa Cruises the largest international operator at the Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 22 2012