Between February 20 and June 21, Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth will sail an additional 17 international voyages to destinations in Europe, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean among others.
Messaging on safety, continuous engagement via multimedia outlets and training support for the travel agent community will continue to be key focusses for European-based cruise brands as they hone in on a full fleet resumption.
The consensus among industry experts is that 2022 will be a transition year for the industry, with 2023 expected to see a return to pre-pandemic levels of cruising.
Silversea Cruises resumed Antarctica sailings but delayed its Australia restart until February.
Bahamas Prime Minister Philip Davis joined Pierfrancesco Vago to break ground for MSC Cruises' Marine Conservation Center at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.
Sophia Loren officially named MSC Seashore during Thursday evening festivities with the ship alongside at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.
Fincantieri's Monfalcone shipyard floated out MSC Seascape, to be delivered in November 2022, and US-bound.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises returned to service in the US and Caribbean with Seven Seas Explorer’s call at PortMiami Monday.