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Holland America Line Opens Bookings for 2026 Grand World Voyage

Holland America Line Opens Bookings for 2026 Grand World Voyage

Holland America Line has officially opened bookings for its 2026 Grand World Voyage aboard Volendam. The premium cruise line also unveiled and opened bookings for its 2026 Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage on Zaandam. The two extended cruises sail roundtrip from the United States in January 2026 and will rendezvous in Sydney, Australia, during their journeys.

Viking Announces Float Out of Newest Egypt Ship

Viking Announces Float Out of Newest Egypt Ship

Viking today announced its newest ship for the Nile River—the 82-guest Viking Sobek—was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time the ship has touched water. Set to sail in the autumn of 2024, the Viking Sobek will join the company's growing fleet of state-of-the-art ships for the Nile River and will sail Viking's popular 12-day Pharaohs & Pyramids itinerary.

New Design Unveiled for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024: The Discover More Garden

New Design Unveiled for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024: The Discover More Garden

Viking®, one of the world's leading travel companies, which offers river, ocean and expedition voyages on all seven continents, today announced a new collaboration with award-winning garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes at the 2024 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which will take place from 21 – 25 May. The Discover More Garden sponsored by Viking will act as a gateway welcoming guests into the balcony garden section, showcasing best practices and excellence in horticulture and offering practical tips and inspiration for visitors.

Emirates and MSC Cruises Renew Partnership for Two More Seasons

Emirates and MSC Cruises Renew Partnership for Two More Seasons

Emirates and MSC Cruises have renewed their partnership for another two seasons, cementing Dubai’s position as a major cruise hub. Announced at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, UAE, the partnership builds on an existing 10-year relationship and will leverage the strengths of the airline and MSC Cruises to enhance the guest experience and support the growth of Dubai’s cruise tourism eco-system.

Princess Cruises to Sail Largest-Ever Europe Cruise and Cruisetour Season in 2026

Princess Cruises to Sail Largest-Ever Europe Cruise and Cruisetour Season in 2026

Princess Cruises is going big in Europe for 2026. The "Love Boat" line today announced that its 2026 European cruise and cruisetour season will be its biggest ever, with five Princess cruise ships sailing the region, including the sensational new Sun Princess. Set to sail on a record-breaking 222 cruises, guests will have unparalleled opportunities to explore the beauty and diversity of Europe.

Oceania Cruises Announces Four-Category Upgrade Sale

Oceania Cruises Announces Four-Category Upgrade Sale

Oceania Cruises, the world's leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, is offering guests an ultra-premium experience in addition to ultimate value with an up to four-category upgrade on more than 60 sailings throughout 2024 and 2025 across the world.

AROYA Cruises Signs MOU with Production Powerhouse MBC STUDIOS at Arabian Travel Market 2024

AROYA Cruises Signs MOU with Production Powerhouse MBC STUDIOS at Arabian Travel Market 2024

AROYA Cruises, the new Arabian cruise line from PIF-owned company Cruise Saudi, and MBC STUDIOS, a leading global production powerhouse, by MBC GROUP, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU signing between the two Arabian entities took place at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, where AROYA Cruises is exhibiting for the first time, and where travel trade leaders, pioneers, and professionals from across the globe have gathered for four days of meetings, networking and events. ATM is the leading global event for the inbound and outbound travel industry in the Middle East.

Princess Cruises Expands Caribbean Program with Return to San Juan Home Port

Princess Cruises Expands Caribbean Program with Return to San Juan Home Port

Princess Cruises today announced its return to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a season of Southern Caribbean cruises onboard Grand Princess, from October 2025 through March 2026. This vibrant capital city of Puerto Rico offers rich history and culture with must-see attractions for Princess guests pre- and post-cruise. These seven-day cruises, which visit more ports than any other 7-day Princess cruise to the Caribbean, are on sale May 16.