MSC Cruises is giving members of its MSC Voyagers Club (past passengers) the first crack at booking MSC Grandiosa's maiden voyage in November 2019.
In order to avoid the path of Hurricane Michael in the Gulf of Mexico, Carnival Cruise Line revised routes for six vessels, while one of its Pacific itineraries was tweaked due to Hurricane Sergio. Norwegian Cruise Line changed one itinerary, while Royal Caribbean International is monitoring the storms but has no alterations so far.
Carnival Corp. and several of its brands—AIDA Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises—have been working on a number of community projects to support Caribbean destinations. These include rebuilding schools, youth training, emergency response, beach cleanups, literacy and more.
Carnival Maritime in Hamburg announced Sandra Diana Bratland has been appointed director, destination affairs for Carnival Group Norway, a new representative office located in Bergen.
Less than a week after her last voyage for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Hanseatic is headed to Canada to begin service for One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) as Resolute.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced the opening of Ivan Dawson Primary School, the first school to be constructed as a result of the company’s Hope Starts Here hurricane relief campaign.
As expected, Silversea Cruises' expansion under the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. umbrella will be happening fast. The companies today announced agreements to build three new ships for the Silversea fleet.
Genting Cruise Lines celebrated SuperStar Virgo’s inaugural homeport sailing from Tianjin on September 30, from where she will offer seven cruises to multiple destinations in Japan, including Kagoshima, Fukuoka, Beppu and Nagasaki.