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MSC Grandiosa christened in Hamburg, Germany

MSC Grandiosa christened in Hamburg, Germany

Following on from the christening, MSC Grandiosa will embark on a grand tour, visiting Southampton in the UK, Lisbon in Portugal, Barcelona in Spain, Marseille in France and Genoa in Italy, before commencing her usual seven-night cruises on November 23rd.

Hornblower to acquire City Cruises

Hornblower to acquire City Cruises

City Cruises has been acquired by Hornblower UK, an American dining and excursion cruise operator based out of San Francisco. City Cruises was founded in 1985 and now comprises the operation on the River Thames, City Cruises York, City Cruises Poole, ThamesJet and R.S Hispaniola.

Royal Caribbean to offer purpose-built destination in Vanuatu

Royal Caribbean to offer purpose-built destination in Vanuatu

Vanuatu has been revealed as the home of Royal Caribbean’s newest island destination – Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu. The project was announced by Vanuatu’s prime minister, Charlot Salwai, and Royal Caribbean International president, Michael Bayley.

Holland America Line celebrates latest Ryndam milestone

Holland America Line celebrates latest Ryndam milestone

Holland America Line has reached a milestone in the building of Ryndam, its next Pinnacle-class ship, with the successful launch of the forward lower section. Also known as the “troncone,” the element was launched at Fincantieri’s Palermo shipyard in Italy.