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Carnival Mardi Gras debut delayed by two months

Carnival Mardi Gras debut delayed by two months

Carnival Cruise Line has been forced to delay the inaugural sailing of Carnival Mardi Gras. The ship had been pencilled in to debut on August 31st next year, but will not now take to the water until November 14th, with the loss of eight planned itineraries.

Sutherland to lead turnaround at Saga

Sutherland to lead turnaround at Saga

Saga has appointed Euan Sutherland to the role of group chief executive, with effect from January 6th. As announced earlier this year, Lance Batchelor is retiring and will continue as a statutory director until he leaves the business on January 31st.

Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve opens in Bahamas

Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve opens in Bahamas

MSC Cruises has welcomed the very first guests to Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, its new private island destination in the Bahamas. As part of a multi-faceted restoration strategy, the company has transformed the island from what once was an industrial sand excavation site.

Roux to take La Gavroche to sea with Cunard

Roux to take La Gavroche to sea with Cunard

Luxury Cruise Line Cunard has announced a world-class line-up for their first-ever Festival of Food & Wine on board Queen Mary 2. The seven-night Transatlantic crossing will bring together leading authorities in the food and wine industry, including legendary chef Michel Roux Jr.

Uniworld to make Amazon debut in 2020

Uniworld to make Amazon debut in 2020

Uniworld has announced that it will set sail in South America for the first time. The boutique river cruise collection will offer two new itineraries on the Peruvian Amazon aboard the Aria Amazon, set to debut in September.

Viva Cruises to launch MS Seaventure in 2021

Viva Cruises to launch MS Seaventure in 2021

River cruise specialist Viva Cruises is entering the expedition market with its new ship MS Seaventure. Viva Cruises now offers four-star expedition cruising for just 164 guests.