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Sales open ahead of MSC Seashore debut

Sales open ahead of MSC Seashore debut

MSC Cruises has opened sales for MSC Seashore ahead of her inaugural season in the western Mediterranean. Starting in June 2021, she will perform a seven-night itinerary calling at the ever-popular ports of Barcelona, Marseille, Genoa, Naples, Messina and Valetta.

Carnival celebrates Mardi Gras keel laying in Finland

Carnival celebrates Mardi Gras keel laying in Finland

In keeping with maritime tradition, a keel-laying ceremony has been held at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras. The vessel is scheduled to enter service in August next year.

Booking slowdown sees Saga shares fall

Booking slowdown sees Saga shares fall

Saga has warned that heavy discounting is taking a toll on its tours business. At the same time, an overhaul of its insurance arm has yet to take effect, sending shares in the company to a record low.

Azamara reveals largest ever pre- and post-cruise land programme

Azamara reveals largest ever pre- and post-cruise land programme

Azamara has debuted what it is branding the largest selection of pre- and post-voyage land programs in the cruise industry. As of today, the destination-focused brand offers a total of over 1,700 land program offerings, which complement its immersive voyages.

P&O Cruises celebrates latest Iona construction milestone

P&O Cruises celebrates latest Iona construction milestone

A key stage in the construction of Britain’s newest and most contemporary cruise ship has been marked at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. The team building P&O Cruises 180,000-ton ship, Iona, which will be powered by liquefied natural gas, celebrated the milestone with the traditional coin-laying ceremony.

Sun Princess arrives in Southampton for first time

Sun Princess arrives in Southampton for first time

The Port of Southampton has welcomed the Sun Princess cruise ship on her maiden call. A traditional plaque and key ceremony took place on board the ship to mark her first call to Europe’s leading cruise turn around port.