Princess Luxury Beds, the latest fitness equipment and new shows are in place aboard Royal Princess for the ship's West Coast debut 100 days from today.
Royal Caribbean International is deploying its first Oasis-class ship from the US Northeast starting in 2020, while Anthem of the Seas will return to the UK alongside Independence of the Seas, making the line's largest UK presence to date.
Developed in partnership with wellness innovator Canyon Ranch, Mareel Wellness & Beauty is a new spa concept to be rolled out across the Cunard fleet. Mareel will launch aboard the newly-refurbished Queen Elizabeth this month, closely followed by Queen Victoria and on Queen Mary 2 in November 2020.
Hurtigruten's 2007-built expedition ship Fram is set for a makeover with updated cabins and suites, new restaurants, a high-tech Science Center and more environmentally friendly engines.
Windstar Cruises is going to lengthen and upgrade Star Breeze, Star Legend and Star Pride in a massive project that will add 50 suites per ship, re-do all accommodations and expand dining choices, the spa, fitness center and pool deck. Further, a re-engining will make the ships far more fuel efficient while adding 4 knots to the cruising speed, opening new destinations for Windstar like New Zealand and Spitsbergen in the Arctic.
When Carnival Radiance emerges in 2020, the totally transformed ship (now sailing as Carnival Victory) will operate 10- to 13-day Mediterranean voyages and Carnival Cruise Line's first Cuba sailings from New York, Norfolk and Port Canaveral. Canada/New England cruises are also planned.
Fried chicken sandwiches and breakfast items like chicken and egg biscuits will be served at no charge in Shaquille O'Neal's first Big Chicken outlet at sea, aboard Carnival Radiance.
The bow-to-stern renovation of Norwegian Jewel has been completed on the eve of the 93,502gt ship’s return to Australasia.
Emerging from an almost four-week dry dock in Bremerhaven, Crystal Serenity is ready to welcome travelers after its most extensive refurbishment ever.
More comfort, cutting-edge 'green' technology and better views are goals of the Richard With makeover begun this week at Norway's Fosen yard. It is the largest ship upgrade in Hurtigruten's history.