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Scenic Eclipse further delayed following shipyard strikes

Scenic Eclipse further delayed following shipyard strikes

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has been forced to delay the launch of its first ocean-going ship for a second time. The company blamed the “continuing financial issues” at the Uljanik shipyard in Pula, Croatia, pointing in particular to a strike by specialist engine and systems commissioning workers.

Southampton begins expansion at Ocean Cruise Terminal

Southampton begins expansion at Ocean Cruise Terminal

Construction work has begun to upgrade Ocean Cruise Terminal at the Port of Southampton, to support continued growth in the cruise sector. Representatives from ABP, Carnival UK and contractors, Graham, came together to mark the start of main construction work for this major investment at Ocean Terminal.

Virgin Voyages headed for Cuba in augural season

Virgin Voyages headed for Cuba in augural season

Virgin Voyages’ first ship, Scarlet Lady, will feature Cuba as one of her voyage destinations during her inaugural season in 2020. The decision to sail to Cuba was influenced by customer and travel partner research it conducted in North America and the United Kingdom.

Peninsula Hong Kong welcomes new yacht to luxury offering

Peninsula Hong Kong welcomes new yacht to luxury offering

The introduction of the yacht results in The Peninsula being the first luxury hotel in Hong Kong to offer a trio of deluxe transportation options, complementing the existing fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms and a customised helicopter.