Oasis of the Seas emerged from its drydock at Rotterdam's Keppel Verolme with a new dining spot replacing Royal Caribbean's traditional Viking Crown Lounge, the triple-deck main dining room converted for Dynamic Dining—with new menus for added venues to start in March—new suites, retail, entertainment and vastly expanded bandwidth.
Celebrity Cruises said it will become the first cruise line to offer Kate Spade and Cole Haan fine leather goods, accompanied by Italian-made leather brand Furla, in an unveiling on board Celebrity Reflection starting Oct. 14.
Spa provider Steiner Leisure Ltd. extended its agreement with Windstar Cruises through April 2017. After that, automatic successive one-year renewal terms kick in which may be canceled by either party with 90 days' notice.
Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises said they've made it easier for travelers to plan and reserve all their activities and entertainment in advance of sailing using the new digital Cruise Planner. In addition, Quantum of the Seas’ Dynamic Dining reservations are open for booking.
As the Miami representative for a couple leading European tour operators and an emerging Mediterranean port, the developer of the excursions for a new western Caribbean destination and the provider of strategic cruise industry sales support for a maritime security specialist and a technology innovator, Access Cruise has a varied and growing portfolio.
Celebrity Equinox is scheduled to emerge from a drydock in Cadiz, Spain, on May 8 with brand-first dining and beverage spots, along with a new photography studio, retail and Internet lounge.
To mark the 10th anniversary of Queen Mary 2, Canyon Ranch is introducing a selection of new spa and beauty services during the ship’s 2014 Transatlantic season.