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American Cruise Lines debuts American Constellation

American Cruise Lines debuts American Constellation

American Cruise Lines has photos of its newest ship, American Constellation, as the vessel leaves Boston on the inaugural Grand New England cruise. The brand new ship accommodates 175 guests and is uniquely designed to navigate coastal waterways.

Six Senses Zighy Bay launches Dhahab, the Golden Dhow

Six Senses Zighy Bay launches Dhahab, the Golden Dhow

What better way to say goodbye to the stresses of modern life than by escaping to another century on a classic Omani dhow? Inspired by the word, dhahab, which means golden in Arabic, this handcrafted vessel is reminiscent of the golden age of Arabian voyages as it cruises the rugged Musandam fjords at a comfortable ten knots.

Royal Caribbean extends Empress of the Seas Cuba itineraries

Royal Caribbean extends Empress of the Seas Cuba itineraries

Royal Caribbean is offering travellers more opportunities than ever to explore the vibrant island destination of Cuba, with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas. The cruise company’s newly refreshed ship will sail 58 cruises of four- and five-night itineraries from January 2018 through to March 2019; more than half offering overnight stays in the culturally vibrant city.

Red Funnel signs Enterprise as car rental partner

Red Funnel signs Enterprise as car rental partner

Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries has announced the appointment of Enterprise Rent-A-Car as its preferred car hire partner. It will now be possible to book vehicles from any Enterprise branch location using a quick and easy-to-use booking widget on Red Funnel’s website.

New ships drive up revenue at Norwegian Cruise Holdings

New ships drive up revenue at Norwegian Cruise Holdings

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has reported GAAP net income of $61.9 million or earning per share of $0.27 for the three months to March 31st. Adjusted net income for the period was $91.2 million, compared to $86.7 million for 2016.

P&O celebrates anniversary with new exclusive gin

P&O celebrates anniversary with new exclusive gin

To commemorate 180 years of P&O history – and to celebrate World Gin Day on June 10th - P&O Cruises is launching its first-ever exclusive blended gin, which combines global botanicals with a distinctive British flair.

Norwegian Cruise Line signs partnership with Alibaba

Norwegian Cruise Line signs partnership with Alibaba

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has announced the launch of a new partnership with Alibaba Group. Utilising Alibaba’s expansive ecosystem for engaging consumers, the two companies will look to further increase the awareness in China of the unique offerings of a cruise vacation.

Royal Caribbean to return to New Orleans for first time in three years

Royal Caribbean to return to New Orleans for first time in three years

After a three year hiatus, Royal Caribbean will return to the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, with the newly announced repositioning of Vision of the Seas for the 2018-2019 winter season. The 915-foot cruise ship will sail seven-night itineraries to culture rich destinations across the Bahamas and Yucatan Peninsula.

Bahamas signs on for new Carnival Cruise port in Grand Bahama

Bahamas signs on for new Carnival Cruise port in Grand Bahama

Officials from Carnival Cruise Line and the Bahamian government signed an agreement today during a special signing ceremony in Freeport, Grand Bahama, for the construction of a new cruise port facility to be funded and operated by Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama Island.