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Royal Caribbean to base Quantum Ultra-class ship in Asia

Royal Caribbean to base Quantum Ultra-class ship in Asia

Royal Caribbean has unveiled future plans for the first Quantum Ultra-class ship to be based in the Asia-Pacific region. Set to be launched in spring 2019, the yet-to-be-named ship will be the next evolution of the ground-breaking Quantum class and will join her sister ships, Quantum of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean makes first ever call in Cuba

Royal Caribbean makes first ever call in Cuba

Royal Caribbean has made its inaugural visit to Cuba, with the newly revitalised Empress of the Seas calling as part of a five-night sailing from Miami. Adventure-seeking holidaymakers were among the first guests to explore the island country known for its legendary nightlife, iconic music and distinct culture.

Silversea christens Silver Muse in Monaco

Silversea christens Silver Muse in Monaco

Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea has welcomed distinguished guests to Port Hercule in the heart of Monaco for an intimate ceremony marking the christening of the latest addition to the fleet, Silver Muse.

Costa neoRomantica heads for Asia deployment

Costa neoRomantica heads for Asia deployment

Costa Cruises has announced the Costa neoRomantica will be based in Asia. She will be deployed regularly in the region and operated by the Costa Asia brand, offering cruises designed for local guests.

American Cruise Lines reveals American Constitution

American Cruise Lines reveals American Constitution

American Cruise Lines has announced the name of its latest vessel, American Constitution, now under construction at Chesapeake Shipbuilding of Salisbury, Maryland. The name was inspired by the USS Constitution, the United States Navy’s oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat and named by president George Washington.

Silversea to welcome Heywood Hill-curated library to Silver Muse

Silversea to welcome Heywood Hill-curated library to Silver Muse

Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea has announced a partnership with literary institution Heywood Hill, which will create a bespoke library for its new flagship, Silver Muse. Over Heywood Hill’s illustrious 80-year history, the London-based bookshop has become renowned for curating collections of new, old, and antiquarian books for private libraries.

Saga names new ship Spirit of Discovery

Saga names new ship Spirit of Discovery

Saga Cruises has today announced their new cruise ship will be named Spirit of Discovery. The new ship will carry less than 1,000 passengers, retaining the intimacy and personal touch for which Saga is renowned and will have more than 100 cabins for solo travellers, 20 per cent of the ships capacity.

Norwegian Joy begins journey to homeport of Shanghai, China

Norwegian Joy begins journey to homeport of Shanghai, China

Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, began her journey to her homeport of Shanghai, China, earlier. She departed the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, for her approximately 14-hour long conveyance along the Ems River.