Cruise News

Celebrity Edge floats out in France ahead of November debut

Celebrity Edge floats out in France ahead of November debut

Celebrity Cruises has offered the first glimpse of what will be the brand’s first ship in a new class in more than ten years, as Celebrity Edge floated out of her dry dock at the STX France shipyard. “This truly is an exciting moment for our brand,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, president, Celebrity Cruises.

Ferry operator DFDS overhauls on-board dining options

Ferry operator DFDS overhauls on-board dining options

Ferry operator DFDS will refresh its restaurants on the Newcastle to Amsterdam route, as part of extensive plans to improve customer dining choices while also lowering the price. The new restaurants will launch on King Seaways and Princess Seaways from January.

Star Princess back at sea following comprehensive renovations

Star Princess back at sea following comprehensive renovations

Princess Cruises’ 2,600-guest vessel, Star Princess, has received a multi-million-pound renovation. After a two-week dry dock, the refurbished ship now boasts improvements including redesigned youth centres, a wider choice of shopping, an enhanced spa and an updated fitness centre.

Carnival launches Loyalty Rocks Club app to agents

Carnival launches Loyalty Rocks Club app to agents

Carnival Cruise Line has launched a Loyalty Rocks Club app, a brand-new communication tool for the UK travel trade. The app will allow agents to become more engaged with the Carnival International team and all things Carnival.

Carnival Cruise Line reveals craft beer line-up for Horizon

Carnival Cruise Line reveals craft beer line-up for Horizon

Carnival Cruise Line has announced the names of the four craft beers that will be brewed aboard the new Carnival Horizon which is set to debut in Europe in April. The refreshing new brews were developed by Carnival’s expert brewmaster Colin Presby and will be offered at Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse|Brewhouse, a new dining concept.

American Constellation headed to Puget Sound for 2018 cruise season

American Constellation headed to Puget Sound for 2018 cruise season

American Cruise Lines’ ship, American Constellation, is on its way to Puget Sound for the 2018 Pacific Northwest cruise season. The new ship left Florida last week, after concluding a successful 2017 inaugural season on the East Coast, and is now en route to the Panama Canal, and is expected to arrive in Puget Sound in late January.