With less than seven months until her maiden voyage, the new Carnival Magic cruise ship has reached another construction milestone after being “floated out” in Italy. Carnival Magic is slated to debut with a nine-day cruise from Venice to Barcelona in May next year, before heading to a new base in Texas.
Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that Norwegian Epic, the company’s largest and most innovative ship to date currently under construction in France, will make her inaugural transatlantic seven-day cruise on June 24, 2010, departing from London (Southampton). The 4,200 passenger Freestyle Cruising ship will arrive in New York, her first port of call in the United States, on July 1, 2010. In addition, Norwegian Cruise Line also announced that a new seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruise has been added to Norwegian Epic’s inaugural season, departing Miami on July 10, 2010, one week earlier than previously scheduled.
The word “silhouette” conjures up images of light and shadow, and sleek profiles in the world of design and fashion, so it’s fitting that Celebrity Cruises has named the fourth ship in its stylish Solstice Class fleet Celebrity Silhouette. And what better date to announce it than on winter solstice?
When ms Rotterdam sailed from Fort Lauderdale Wednesday, December 16, guests enjoyed many new Signature of Excellence enhancements and amenities just completed in a 28-day drydock in Freeport, Bahamas.
Norwegian Cruise Line recorded a net profit of $15.4 million in the three months ending June 30 following a $27 million loss for the same period last year.
Saga Rose, the flagship of the Saga cruise fleet, has been a firm favourite with Saga cruisers – maintaining a tradition of classic cruising and carrying well over 100,000 people to great destinations across the globe. There has been a series of very special final cruises, which culminate in the farewell cruise departing Southampton on 30th October heading for the Mediterranean.
Committed to elevating the modern Maldivian experience, Huvafen Fushi continues to leave others in its wake with the launch of inspiring new packages aboard its exclusively-designed Dhonis.
Royal Caribbean International’s ‘Oasis of the Seas’ has reached an important maritime milestone when she was “floated out”—moved from dry dock to wet dock—to begin the final stages of interior work. The ship is under construction at STX Europe in Turku, Finland.