Mein Schiff Schlagerliner 3 - 2025

My Ship 5 - Schlagerliner 3 - 2025

June 11, 2024 - bookings start for Schlagerliner 3 - 2025. Schlager fans, watch out! From April 23 to 28, 2025, the decks of the Mein Schiff 5 will be transformed into a huge Schlager stage when the Schlagerliner 3 sets sail in the Mediterranean for the first time. On board are Ben Zucker, Marie Reim, Oli P., the Dorfrocker, Ramon Roselly and many other artists. The third edition of the Schlagerliner will be hosted by TV presenter Andrea Kiewel and will really get things going.

TUI Cruises took over Mein Schiff 7 from Meyer Turku shipyard

TUI Cruises took over Mein Schiff 7 from Meyer Turku shipyard

June 11, 2024 – Yesterday Wybcke Meier and Frank Kuhlmann, CEO and CFO of TUI Cruises, officially took over the brand new Mein Schiff 7 from the Finnish Meyer Turku. Mein Schiff 7 is the seventh cruise ship built in Finland in the Mein Schiff fleet.

Celestyal Cruises will station two ships in the Persian Gulf in winter 2025/26

Celestyal Cruises will station two ships in the Persian Gulf in winter 2025/26

June 07, 2024 - The Greek Cypriot cruise company Celestyal Cruises will station its two cruise ships in the Persian Gulf in winter 2025/26. The Celestyal Discovery (ex AIDAaura) and the Celestyal Journey (ex MS Ryndam) are currently sailing under the company’s flag.

Oceania Cruises relies on the Cruise Vacation Guide

Oceania Cruises relies on the Cruise Vacation Guide

June 7, 2024 – Cruise companies have long preferred to deliver travel documents in digital form. Oceania Cruises takes the opposite approach and prefers to send the ship's documents by post.

TUI Cruises: first voyage of the Mein Schiff 7 before the ship's christening
Limited time upgrade sale at Oceania Cruises

Update May 31, 2024 – Further anticipation trips with the Mein Schiff 7 can now be booked! TUI Cruises: first voyages of the Mein Schiff 7 before the ship's christening

Update May 31, 2024 – Further anticipation trips with the Mein Schiff 7 can now be booked! On June 22, 2024, Mein Schiff 7 will be officially christened in Kiel. The sister ship of the Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 will undertake so-called “anticipation trips” in the Baltic Sea from June 12th to 21st, 2024.

Limited time upgrade sale at Oceania Cruises

Limited time upgrade sale at Oceania Cruises

May 13, 2024 - Premium Plus cruise brand Oceania Cruises is offering interested parties a limited-time upgrade sale. Book by June 30, 2024 Those interested in a specific cabin category. Oceania Cruises will upgrade the booking to the next higher cabin category.

MS Amadea and MS Deutschland back in service after a fresh treatment

MS Amadea and MS Deutschland back in service after a fresh treatment

May 8, 2024 - The Bonn-based cruise operator Phoenix Reisen had two of its cruise ships, the MS Amadea and the MS Deutschland, brought into shape by Bremerhaven shipyards for around 20 million euros.

Mein Schiff 7: traditional Lucky Coin ceremony performed

Mein Schiff 7: traditional Lucky Coin ceremony performed

April 30, 2024 - The Mein Schiff 7 is still berthed at the equipment quay at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, and expansions to the interior and exterior areas still need to be made before TUI Cruises takes over the new flagship and christens it on June 22, 2024. As a foretaste of the impending completion, the ttraditional Lucky Coin Ceremony took place in the new building.

Celebrity Ascent embarks on its first cruises in Europe

Celebrity Ascent embarks on its first cruises in Europe

April 29, 2024 - Celebrity Ascent, Celebrity Cruises' new flagship, debuts its first cruise in the Mediterranean. Commissioned in 2023, the Edge-class vessel will sail from Barcelona, ​​Rome and Piraeus/Athens throughout the summer, visiting a range of spectacular destinations in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean.

Port of Hamburg: Germany's leading cruise port

Port of Hamburg: Germany's leading cruise port

April 23, 2024 – With a record number of 1.204.089 passengers, Hamburg consolidated its top position among German cruise ports in 2023. Last year, the number of passengers handled was 50 percent lower than in 2023.

Cunard Line takes over Queen Anne from Fincantieri shipyard

Cunard Line takes over Queen Anne from Fincantieri shipyard

April 21.04.2024, 249 - Last Friday, the Italian shipbuilding company handed over the fourth cruise ship, the Queen Anne, to the traditional British-American shipping company Cunard Line. Queen Anne is the XNUMXth ship to fly the Cunard flag.

MSC Cruises "Stay & Cruise" program summer 2024

MSC Cruises "Stay & Cruise" program summer 2024

April 18, 2024 - MSC Cruises is pleased to introduce its new "Stay & Cruise" program for summer 2024. This add-on package allows guests to extend their cruise with two or three additional nights in some of the world's most fascinating cities, combined with a half-day city excursion covering the top attractions.

Princess Cruises is revolutionizing dining on board

Princess Cruises is revolutionizing dining on board

April 18, 2024 - The US premium shipping company Princess Cruises is significantly improving its dining options, thereby contributing to guest well-being.

Celebrity Cruises: 2025/26 – Caribbean and Panama Canal voyages

Celebrity Cruises: 2025/26 – Caribbean and Panama Canal voyages

April 16, 2024 - Celebrity Cruises, the premium brand of the Royal Caribbean Group, announces delightful itineraries for 2025 and the 2025/26 winter season. These are short trips through the Caribbean and Panama Canal crossings with three different ships.

My ship 7 will be christened on June 22nd in the Bay of Kiel

My ship 7 will be christened on June 22nd in the Bay of Kiel

April 16, 2024 – On June 22, 2024, the naming ceremony of Mein Schiff 7 will take place in the picturesque Bay of Kiel, an event that is of great importance for both cruise lovers and environmentally conscious people. This event marks the beginning of a new era for the Mein Schiff fleet, known for its commitment to sustainability and innovation.

MSC World America receives “Cliffhanger” – a unique overwater swing

MSC World America receives “Cliffhanger” – a unique overwater swing

April 12, 2024 - MSC Cruises announced the launch of a spectacular new attraction: Cliffhanger, the first and only overwater swing at sea, to be experienced exclusively on MSC World America. This groundbreaking attraction will float 50 meters above sea level and offer guests an unparalleled experience.

Oceania Cruises presents tropical and exotic collection

Oceania Cruises presents tropical and exotic collection

April 12, 2024 - Discerning modern "crusaders" who appreciate Oceania Cruises' small and medium-sized boutique ships will be offered a wealth of interesting travel destinations in the 2025/26 season with the Tropical and Exotic Collection.

AIDAmar season start 2024 in Warnemünde: Big party at the cruise quay

AIDAmar season start 2024 in Warnemünde: Big party at the cruise quay

12 April 2024 - On Sunday, April 14, 2024, the cruise season begins with the AIDAmar in Warnemünde. As the market leader in the German cruise industry, AIDA Cruises uses this location as its home port, making it a central meeting point. 2024 calls are planned for the 69 season, with the AIDAmar docking 40 times alone. These ships offer various itineraries in Northern Europe, lasting from three to twelve days.

MEYER Werften Group: well positioned for the future

MEYER Werften Group: well positioned for the future

At the Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, the MEYER Group is presenting innovative ship concepts that place an emphasis on green technologies and underline its dominant position in the maritime industry.

835TH HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY - AIDA Cruises transforms the Elbe into a festival stage

835TH HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY - AIDA Cruises transforms the Elbe into a festival stage

09 April 2024 - From May 9th to 12th, 2024 it's that time again: Hamburg will celebrate the 835th port anniversary, one of the largest maritime events in the world. AIDA Cruises, a proud sponsor for the tenth time, is taking the celebrations to a new level with an impressive light and music show.

Celebrity Cruises presents new brand positioning

Celebrity Cruises presents new brand positioning

April 9, 2024 - "Nothing Comes Close," Celebrity Cruises' new brand positioning and identity, celebrated its global premiere yesterday. The repositioning builds on the positive response to the launch of Celebrity Ascent in late 2023 and the highly anticipated launch of Celebrity Xcel later this year 2025.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings orders 8 new ships from Fincantieri

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings orders 8 new ships from Fincantieri

April 08, 2024 – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings unveils visionary plans for the future: fleet expansion and private island development

Discover the Northern Lights with Hurtigruten and Tom Kerss

April 6, 2024 – Hurtigruten, renowned for its traditional, year-round routes along the Norwegian coast, is improving its offerings in the next two autumn and winter seasons.

Family travel with the Mein Schiff fleet: an overview

Family travel with the Mein Schiff fleet: an overview

April 05, 2024 - The Mein Schiff® fleet offers specially designed trips for families who want to discover the world together. Here's a precise look at what makes these trips special and what families can expect on board, beyond any shiny marketing promises.

Successful author Hera Lind inspires the guests at VASCO DA GAMA

Successful author Hera Lind inspires the guests at VASCO DA GAMA

April 4, 2024 – The kClassy singer, television presenter and successful author Hera Lind accompanies the guests of the classic cruise ship VASCO DA GAMA on a total of four trips from Tahiti to Rio de Janeiro from January 4th to March 7th.

Port of Rostock: Start of the cruise season on April 14, 2024

Port of Rostock: Start of the cruise season on April 14, 2024

April 3, 2024 – Rostock-Warnemünde is another important German cruise port alongside Hamburg and Kiel. The 14 cruise season begins on Sunday, April 2024th with the departure of the AIDAmar and music and dancing.

Meow Majesty: The cruise ship for cat lovers

Meow Majesty: Revolutionary cruise ship for cat lovers

April 01, 2024 – The international cruise industry is on the verge of a remarkable breakthrough that could change the world of sea travel forever. One of the most renowned shipping companies has revealed the almost complete plans for a unique cruise ship designed specifically for cats and their owners. The "Meow Majesty", a majestic ship whose ornate design is reminiscent of an elegant cat, is scheduled to set off on its maiden voyage in two years.

MEYER WERFT: Carnival orders fifth Excel class ship

MEYER WERFT: Carnival orders fifth Excel class ship

March 26, 2024 – The one in Miami/Fl. Based Carnival Cruise Line ordered a fifth Excel class cruise ship from MEYER WERFT. Just in February of this year, Carnival ordered a fourth Excel-class cruise ship from the Papenburg shipyard.

My ship Andrea Berg & Friends

Mein Schiff Andrea Berg & Friends: The cruise for hit fans

March 26, 2024 – Prepare for an unparalleled musical adventure that will transform the North Sea into a dazzling sea of ​​music! The legendary Andrea Berg, known as the audience's favorite and the power woman of the pop scene, appears on a cruise ship for the first time. From September 27th to October 02nd, 2024, the “Mein Schiff 7”, the youngest member of the renowned Mein Schiff® fleet, will be the stage for the unique event trip “Mein Schiff Andrea Berg & Friends”.

My ship cruises winter 2025/2026

My ship cruises winter 2025/2026

March 23, 2024 – Welcome aboard the Mein Schiff fleet for winter 2025/2026! Escape the cold weather and embark on a journey to some of the most breathtaking destinations in the world. From the sunny beaches of the Caribbean and Central America to the fascinating cultures of Asia, the magic of the Orient and the picturesque islands of eternal spring in the Canary Islands - the Mein Schiff cruises offer something for everyone.

MEYER WERFT – Construction of the Disney Destiny has begun

MEYER WERFT – Construction of the Disney Destiny has begun

March 21, 2024 – The construction of the Disney Destiny began yesterday at the MEYER WERFT in Papenburg, Lower Saxony, with the traditional coining ceremony and the laying of the keel.

AIDA Easter Sale 2024: Exciting cruises to dream destinations

AIDA Easter Sale 2024: Exciting cruises to dream destinations

March 21, 2024 - Discover irresistible cruise offers to dream destinations in the AIDA Easter Sale 2024, with limited quotas and departures from €529 - a unique chance to discover the world with AIDA.

Hurtigruten Expeditions plans to introduce all-inclusive offers

Hurtigruten Expeditions plans to introduce all-inclusive offers

March 19, 2024 – HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) will be running gradually from November 2024 an all-inclusive offer on all expedition voyages. Guests booked on Antarctic and Galapagos expeditions from October 2024 will be the first to benefit from the regulation.

MSC World America: christening, maiden voyage and highlights 2025

MSC World America: christening, maiden voyage and highlights 2025

March 18, 2024 - MSC Cruises, the world's third largest cruise line, is pleased to announce the christening of its newest flagship, MSC World America, on April 9, 2025.

AIDAcosma “Heart on board” second season

AIDAcosma “Heart on Board” second season

Discover the latest season of the VOX dating show “Heart on board – freshly in love on the high seas”, which starts on March 19, 2024 with five new episodes on VOX. Fans can look forward to: The episodes are broadcast on Tuesdays at 20:15pm or are available exclusively on RTL+ a week in advance.

MeerBeats on the Mein Schiff 7 with the Fantastischen Vier

MeerBeats on the Mein Schiff 7 with the Fantastischen Vier

March 14, 2024 - Party at sea with the giants of German hip-hop! TUI Cruises proudly presents the latest event travel format: MeerBeats, a festival of superlatives that transforms the Mein Schiff 7 into a floating stage for the music legends “Die Fantastischen Vier”.

Aida theme cruises 2024 - an overview

Swan Hellenic Vega: looking for the Northern Lights in autumn 2024

March 13, 2024 - Offers spectacular play of colors across northern landscapes the new expedition cruise ship SH Vega on routes along the Arctic Circle, around Iceland, off Greenland and off the coast of the Canadian Arctic. SH Vega will be running from mid-August to early October 2024 four “Northern Lights trips”. Nature lovers feel addressed.

Aida theme cruises 2024 - an overview

Aida theme cruises 2024 - an overview

March 07, 2024 - AIDA Cruises will be presenting itself at ITB Berlin 5 from March 7th to 20024th, 2024. The market leader for cruises in Germany will also be presenting its highlights for the current year. One focus, among many other highlights, is theme cruises, with a star line-up that has never existed before. More than 40 top acts are traveling on AIDA cruises this year.

nicko cruises: diverse news on river and sea

nicko cruises: diverse news on river and sea

March 6, 2024 - On the occasion of the International Tourism Exchange in Berlin, the Stuttgart cruise company nicko cruises is presenting its highlights for the current year as well as new products for 2025 and 2026.

AIDA winter highlights 2024

AIDA winter highlights 2024/2025

March 06, 2024 - Discover the exciting AIDA cruise highlights for winter 2024/2025 and be enchanted by a variety of destinations ranging from sunny beaches to icy Nordic landscapes. With AIDA Cruises you can expect a winter full of discoveries, culture and relaxation.

AIDA highlights summer 2024

AIDA summer highlights 2024

March 06, 2024 - Summer 2024 is just around the corner and with it comes the anticipation of unforgettable cruise experiences with AIDA. Northern Europe, the Baltic Sea, the Western Mediterranean and even a world tour offer a wide range of itineraries and adventures for cruise lovers. From mystical fjords to exotic destinations, AIDA's summer program promises unforgettable moments at sea.

AIDA Cruises: optimistic for 2024 and subsequent years

AIDA Cruises: optimistic for 2024 and subsequent years

March 05, 2024 - In view of the upcoming International Tourism Exchange (ITB) in Berlin, the German market leader in the cruise segment exudes a lot of optimism.

AIDA Long Northern Europe Travel

AIDA Long Northern Europe Travel

February 29, 2024 - A cruise with AIDA through Northern Europe is not just a break from everyday life, but an invitation to the most breathtaking landscapes and cultural highlights that this region has to offer. From the mystical fjords of Norway to the vibrant metropolises of Denmark, every stage of this journey promises unforgettable experiences and magical views.

MSC Cruises equips fleet with Starlink

MSC Cruises equips fleet with Starlink

February 28, 2024 -MSC Cruises is equipping its entire fleet with SpaceX's Starlink Internet by May 2024 to provide fast Internet speeds, improved Wi-Fi in cabins and public areas, and lower operating costs, with two-thirds of ships already equipped and dedicated Internet packages for are offered to guests.

AIDA Cruises: Get up to €200 in holiday money!

AIDA Cruises: Get up to €200 in holiday money!

February 22, 2024 – For May and June 2024, AIDA Cruises is offering up to €200 in vacation money in the form of onboard credit for certain new bookings made by March 11th, to provide travelers with an even more enriching experience on board and on land.

MSC Opera Canary Islands & Madeira Winter 24/25

MSC Opera Canary Islands & Madeira Winter 24/25

February 21, 2024 - MSC Opera offers impressive 24-night cruises to the Canary Islands and Madeira in the 25/7 winter season, packed with cultural and scenic discoveries, a diverse on-board program and flexible embarkation options.

Booking start for AIDA world tour with AIDAdiva 2025/2026

Booking start for AIDA world tour with AIDAdiva 2025/2026

February 20, 2024 – From now on the AIDA world trip 2025/2026 can be booked with the AIDAdiva. Early birders have the full selection of cabins and receive the AIDA Early Bird Plus discount.

AIDA Cruises is modernizing three Sphinx-class ships

AIDA Cruises is modernizing three Sphinx-class ships

February 19, 2024 – ““AIDA Evolution” is the name of the largest modernization program with which the Rostock cruise line wants to bring parts of its fleet up to date. As a first step, the company plans to optimize the Sphinx class ships AIDAdiva, AIDAbella and AIDAluna in 2025 and 2026.

MEYER WERFT is building another cruise ship for Carnival Cruise Line

MEYER WERFT is building another cruise ship for Carnival Cruise Line

February 14, 2024 - MEYER WERFT is building an environmentally friendly sister ship of the Carnival Jubilee for the Carnival Cruise Line, which will be delivered in 2027, thus continuing its long-standing partnership.

MSC World Cruise 2024: Exquisite gourmet menus from top chefs

MSC World Cruise 2024: Exquisite gourmet menus from top chefs

February 14, 2024 – Experience a culinary journey in a class of its own on the second leg of the MSC World Cruise 2024 on board the MSC Poesia! Three renowned chefs will enchant passengers with their unique creations as the ship sails to 52 destinations in 31 countries.

Carnival Group - Costa Firenze becomes Carnival Firenze

Carnival Group - Costa Firenze becomes Carnival Firenze

February 6, 2024 - After the Costa Luminosa and the Costa Venezia, the Costa Firenze will also be switching to the Carnival group at the end of April 2024. During the launch season, the new acquisition will travel from Long Beach, California, to Catalina Island and along Mexico's coast.

Plantours Cruises: Winter program for 2024/25 is available

Plantours Cruises: Winter program for 2024/25 is available

January 27, 2024 – The Bremer Plantours cruises organize river and ocean trips. When it comes to ocean travel, the company is committed to routing beyond mass tourism at sea. For the MS Hamburg, Germany's smallest cruise ship, this is the case The new winter program 2024/25 is now available in all travel agencies.

Princess Cruises: Delivery of the Sun Princess is delayed

Princess Cruises: Delivery of the Sun Princess is delayed

January 25, 2024 - With poor words, Princess Cruises informs the public about the delayed delivery of the new Sun Princess. The premiere trip planned for February 8, 2024 has been canceled.

Celebrity Cruises: Save money with the “Wave” promotion in 2024

Celebrity Cruises: Save money with the “Wave” promotion in 2024

April 25, 2024 - The premium brand Celebrity Cruises, which is part of the Royal Caribbean Group, is advertising bookings with amazing special conditions. The advantages in brief: The second person traveling in the cabin receives a 75 percent discount on the cruise, passengers receive a discounted all-inclusive package and up to $200 onboard credit is grantedFly & Cruise offers price reductions on European and Caribbean flights

Oceania Cruises - special invitation to foodies

Oceania Cruises - special invitation to foodies

January 24, 2024 - The cruise company Oceania Cruises not wrongly claims to have the “finest cuisine at sea”. The Oceania Riviera starts on September 11, 2024 in collaboration with the gourmet magazine Food & Wine for a remarkable Editor's Cruise. Also included: a Dom Pérignon experience.

Venice starts test phase with online registrations and tickets in 2024

Venice starts test phase with online registrations and tickets in 2024

January 24, 2024 – Those responsible for the lagoon city of Venice have been discussing overtourism and measures to curb the flow of tourists for years. Now it appears that a solution has been found. This year, a test phase will start in the old town area of ​​the Serenissima over 29 days. The attempt requires online registration and a 5 euro ticket.

MSC Football Summer 2024

MSC Football Summer 2024

January 22, 2024 – The European Football Championship will take place in Germany in the summer of 2024. Fans can watch the games live while traveling to different countries. MSC Cruises offers special cruises for this purpose.

Rostock overseas port celebrates record throughput in 2023

Rostock overseas port celebrates record throughput in 2023

January 19, 2024 – Satisfied faces at ROSTOCK PORT: For the first time in its more than 60-year history, the port achieved cargo throughput of 30,9 million tons. This is an increase of 6,5 percent compared to the last throughput record of 2022. The port's management is also satisfied with the development of the cruise business in Warnemünde.

MSC Cruises cancels three planned voyages in the Red Sea

MSC Cruises cancels three planned voyages in the Red Sea

January 17, 2024 – Due to the security situation in the Red Sea, MSC Cruises cancels three cruises planned for April. Passengers on the MSC Splendida, MSC Opera and MSC Virtuosa are affected.

My ship prospects travel year 2024

My ship prospects travel year 2024

January 16, 2024 – My Ship: Outlook for an outstanding travel year in 2024. Expanded variety, additional event trips and the introduction of three new ships."

MSC Cruises Mediterranean cruise routes summer 2024

MSC Cruises Mediterranean cruise routes summer 2024

January 15, 2024 - Discover MSC Cruises' breathtaking itineraries in the Mediterranean for summer 2024.

AIDA remaining vacation

AIDA remaining vacation

January 11, 2024 – AIDA remaining vacation – dream trips at the start of 2024

O’zapft is! at the AIDAprima - warm-up for the “Wiesn”

O’zapft is! at the AIDAprima - warm-up for the “Wiesn”

January 09, 2024 – Enjoy the atmosphere on board the AIDAprima O’zapft is! event, which is reminiscent of a traditional festival tent: With well-known entertainers such as Mickie Krause, voXXclub and the Hermes House Band, an exuberant atmosphere is guaranteed. Of course, Bavarian delicacies and freshly tapped beer are also offered. We will announce more exciting details about this special experience soon!

AIDA is dancing

AIDA is dancing

January 09, 2024 – “AIDA dances” returns as a special event trip that features well-known personalities from the international dance scene. The ship is transformed into a huge dance floor, led by Motsi Mabuse and other well-known professional dancers from television.

COMEDY Cruise AIDAnova 2024

COMEDY Cruise AIDAnova 2024

January 09, 2024 – The entire family will laugh during the COMEDY Cruise on the AIDAnova! The comedians Mirja Boes, Matze Knop, Markus Krebs, Bastian Bielendorfer and comedy magician Marc Weide ensure that the laughing muscles are trained. And the little ones will be thoroughly entertained by the chamber puppet shows.

Oceania Riviera offers three exciting trips in 2024/25

Oceania Riviera offers three exciting trips in 2024/25

January 5, 2024 – Oceania Cruises introduces three brand-new Oceania Riviera itineraries in Africa and Asia to globetrotters between late 2024 and early 2025. The cruises last from 27 to 59 days.

These cruise ships will begin service in 2024

These cruise ships will begin service in 2024

December 31, 2023 – After the corona pandemic has subsided, the cruise ship market is picking up speed again. The same applies to the shipyards, which are carefully increasing their existing capacities. The following new buildings can be expected in the coming year.

Port of Rostock successfully concludes the 2023 cruise season

Port of Rostock successfully concludes the 2023 cruise season

December 29, 2023 – The Rostock-Warnemünde cruise port is closing the 2023 season with significant success. With ship calls remaining almost the same, the operating company of the Warnemünde cruise terminal counted 39 percent more passengers than in the previous year.

Cruise Gate Hamburg closes the 2023 season with two double calls

Cruise Gate Hamburg closes the 2023 season with two double calls

December 24, 2023 - Hamburg's cruise port celebrated its 2023 millionth passenger in November 1 with media attention. At the end of the year, the cruise port experienced another highlight in the company's history with two consecutive double calls by the fully utilized AIDAnova.

AIDA winter routes 2025/2026 can now be booked

AIDA winter routes 2025/2026 can now be booked

December 14, 2023 – Numerous AIDA cruises for the 2025/2026 winter season can now be booked. The sun destinations include the Caribbean, South Africa, the Canary Islands, the Orient, Seychelles and Mauritius. But Northern European cruises are also on the program.

MSC Cruises updates summer 2024 program

MSC Cruises updates summer 2024 program

December 8, 2023 – MSC Cruises today announced updates to its summer 2024 itineraries, including a new itinerary for MSC Musica in the Western Mediterranean and an expanded itinerary to the Greek Islands for MSC Opera.

Visit Emperor Penguins with the Scenic Eclipse in Antarctica

Visit Emperor Penguins with the Scenic Eclipse in Antarctica

December 7, 2023 - A rather unusual cruise takes guests to the emperor penguin colony on Snow Hill Island in Antarctica. You travel on the Discovery Yacht Scenic Eclipse. They cover the last kilometers to the penguins in the two on-board helicopters.

FESTIVAL Cruise on AIDAprima

FESTIVAL Cruise 2024 on AIDAprima

November 07, 2023 - The FESTIVAL Cruise 2024 on the AIDAprima, supported by the GLÜCKSGEFÜHLE Festival, offers a four-day cruise with a party atmosphere and a variety of music from hip hop to hits, presented by top acts such as Sido and Alle Farben, on a route from Hamburg via Copenhagen and back.

MSC WORLD CRUISE 2026 - MSC Magnifica

MSC WORLD CRUISE 2026 - MSC Magnifica

December 6, 2023 – Bookings for the MSC World Cruise 2026 with the MSC Magnifica can now be made. The unforgettable journey departs between January 5th and 7th, 2026 in three European ports: Genoa (Italy), Marseille (France) and Barcelona (Spain).

MEYER Werft hands over Carnival Jubilee to Carnival in Bremerhaven

MEYER Werft hands over Carnival Jubilee to Carnival in Bremerhaven

December 6, 2023 - Three days ago, MEYER Werft recorded a memorable event that will go down in the company's history. It was in Bremerhaven Carnival Jubilee handed over to Carnival Cruise Line on the scheduled date. The Carnival Jubilee is the first ship developed and built in Papenburg for the American world market leader.

My ship 5 sets course for Singapore after renovation

My ship 5 sets course for Singapore after renovation

December 4, 2023 – After the end of the Summer season in the Mediterranean, Mein Schiff 5 has recently been on its way to its Asian winter quarters. Before the trip began, an appointment in the dry dock in Dubai was on the agenda. Aim of the stay: modernization and redesign.

Plantours Cruises: MS Hamburg sets course for Antarctica

Plantours Cruises: MS Hamburg sets course for Antarctica

December 4, 2023 - The MS Hamburg, sailing for Plantours Cruises, starts its Antarctic season. Three cruises with an expedition character are planned. The trips last between 16 and 29 days. Capacity: According to the shipping company, all three trips are fully booked. For the shipping company's Antarctic program, this means the highest capacity utilization in years.

TUI Cruises – My ship 7 has floated up

TUI Cruises – My ship 7 has floated up

December 1, 2023 – We hear good news from Turku, Finland. The Meyer Turku shipyard floated the Mein Schiff 7, which is currently under construction, today. With the flooding of the construction dock, a significant step has been taken towards the commissioning of Mein Schiff 7 in early summer 2024.

Celebrity Cruises: Alaska and Down Under cruises 2025/26

Celebrity Cruises: Alaska and Down Under cruises 2025/26

November 29, 2023 - Fans of the premium brand Celebrity Cruises have reason to book Alaska trips on three of the brand's cruise ships in summer 2025. One of the ships, the Celebrity Edge, will then travel to Australia, New Zealand and the South Seas. The cruises can be booked now.

Oceania Marina invites you to enjoy a pleasure cruise every year from 2024

Oceania Marina invites you to enjoy a pleasure cruise every year from 2024

November 29, 2023 – Oceania Cruises is hosting theirs in October next year first annual "Culinary Masters" cruise on board the Oceania Marina. The trip, which begins in Valletta on Malta and ends in Civitavecchia, is aimed specifically at gourmets. The cruise's culinary experiences are designed by the shipping company's two French master chefs, Alexis Quaretti and Eric Barale , responsible.

MOIN Cruise with AIDAperla and Otto Waalkes!

MOIN Cruise with AIDAperla and Otto Waalkes!

November 25, 2023 - Experience a unique cruise with the most famous East Frisian in the world, Otto Waalkes, on board the AIDAperla from April 23 to 30, 2024. Enjoy humorous entertainment, northern German cuisine and a varied program on this special trip from Hamburg to the most beautiful destinations in Scandinavia.

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen introduces new tariff structure

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen introduces new tariff structure

November 22, 2023 – nicko cruises, the Stuttgart-based cruise company, is introducing an improved and simpler tariff structure with two booking options in the current season.

HX Hurtigruten Expeditions: Program for the 2025/26 season

HX Hurtigruten Expeditions: Program for the 2025/26 season

November 21, 2023 – HX Hurtigruten, the expedition division of the Hurtigruten Group, presents its plans for the 2025/26 season. The company quits new itineraries in Svalbard, Iceland, the Northwest Passage and Greenland. Capacity in Antarctica is being increased. In addition, new goals are being defined in warm water destinations.

Celestyal Cruises take over the AIDAaura

Celestyal Cruises take over the AIDAaura

November 20, 2023 – What has been hinted at for days is now officially confirmed. The Cypriot cruise operator Celestyal Cruises is taking over the AIDAaura, which is currently in Bremerhaven. The ship will enter service under the new name Celestyal Discovery in March 2024.

Celebrity Cruises - Highlights of the 2025/26 European season

Celebrity Cruises - Highlights of the 2025/26 European season

November 17, 2023 - During the 2025/26 European season, the American premium provider Celebrity Cruises will operate a total of seven ships in Europe. In addition to new destinations, the cruise line is offering complete circumnavigations of the island of Iceland for the first time. In addition, there are more overnight stays and lay times in ports of at least twelve hours.

Costa Cruises: The program for the 2025 season has been determined

Costa Cruises: The program for the 2025 season has been determined

November 14, 2023 – Costa Cruises has presented the program for the 2025 season. The traditional shipping company offers its guests one from April to the end of November 2025 offers an impressive selection of itineraries in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe. Two ships, the Costa Favolosa and the Costa Diadema, will be positioned in Germany.

Oceania Cruises: The Black Friday Sale starts today

Oceania Cruises: The Black Friday Sale starts today

November 14, 2023 – today they start in Miami/Fl. Based Oceania Cruises is holding its three-week-long “Black Friday Sale”. The seven luxuriously equipped ships of the top premium brand operate worldwide under the trademark “The finest Cuisine at Sea”. Significant discounts are offered on more than 100 trips worldwide.

Mein Schiff routes summer 2025 can be booked

Mein Schiff routes summer 2025 can be booked

November 14, 2023 - The diverse trips of the Mein Schiff fleet can now be booked. Scandinavian summer dreams, Baltic Sea highlights & the diversity of the Mediterranean

Hamburg welcomes its one millionth cruise passenger

Hamburg welcomes its one millionth cruise passenger

November 13.11.2023, 12 - After the port of Kiel announced record numbers of cruise passengers counted there the week before last, Cruise Gate Hamburg GmbH (CGH) reports that it has recorded a "historic milestone" in the cruise history of the Hanseatic city. On November XNUMXth, the MSC Euribia's check-in passed the one million mark.

AIDA Cruises starts the winter season in Hamburg

AIDA Cruises starts the winter season in Hamburg

November 12, 2023 - Season opening with AIDA Special “Sea of ​​Lights” and Wincent Weiss live on board AIDAnova // Hamburg celebrates passenger record thanks to AIDA presence all year round with 45 percent of all cruise calls in 2023

Port of Kiel reports its best season to date for 2023

Port of Kiel reports its best season to date for 2023

November 11, 2023 - With the call of the AIDAnova at the end of last week, the Kiel cruise port completed its best year to date. The seaport recorded its busiest season ever in 2023.

Celebrity Cruises is formally taking over the Celebrity Ascent

Celebrity Cruises is formally taking over the Celebrity Ascent

November 9, 2023 - Celebrity Cruises, part of the Royal Caribbean Group, took over its new flagship Celebrity Ascent from the French shipyard Chantiers de l'Atlantique. Also in attendance were executives from both cruise companies and the shipyard, the two captains and around 1.400 crew members.

New Edge-class ship will be called Celebrity Xcel

New Edge-class ship will be called Celebrity Xcel

November 07, 2023 - Celebrity Cruises commissions the new construction of the innovative ship class - The Celebrity Xcel is scheduled to debut in the Caribbean at the end of 2025

Gourmet and cultural cruise with star chef Johann Lafer

Gourmet and cultural cruise with star chef Johann Lafer

November 3, 2023 – In spring 2024, nicko cruises offers its guests on the VASCO DA GAMA an exclusive gourmet and cultural cruise with star chef Johann Lafer and the Swiss star chef Cornelius Speinle. The route of the twelve-day cruise: Malta via the Cyclades, Cyprus, Crete, Peloponnese and Sicily to Malta.

The perfect dinner special on AIDAprima

The perfect dinner special on AIDAprima

November 03rd, 2023 – “The Perfect Dinner” special on AIDAprima. November 06.11th at 19:00pm on VOX

Cruise ship Carnival Jubilee masters the Ems crossing

Cruise ship Carnival Jubilee masters the Ems crossing

October 31, 2023 - Carnival's new flagship arrived in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, at around 7:00am this morning after a problem-free passage through the Ems. The 345 meter long LNG-powered new building will be handed over to Carnival Cruise Line on December 4, 2023, provided there are no unforeseen delays.

AIDAsol world tour starts today in Hamburg

AIDAsol world tour starts today in Hamburg

October 27, 2023 - “Cast off” for the fifth AIDA world voyage // Gate of lights projected into the sky // 111th call of an AIDA cruise ship in the port of Hamburg in 2023

Celebrity Cruises – the entertainment of the Celebrity Ascent

Celebrity Cruises – the entertainment of the Celebrity Ascent

October 26, 2023 – Celebrity Cruises' new flagship, Celebrity Ascent, officially begins service on December 3, 2023. There are two short trips on the program beforehand. In the first few months, the ship will travel from the start and destination port of Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale) to the Eastern Caribbean. The premium shipping company has just presented the entertainment program for the new building.

AIDA honored with DACH Spa Award

AIDA honored with DACH Spa Award

October 25, 2023 – Kissing mouth ships are the first choice for wellness or fitness cruises

My ship “TV doctors on board” themed trip

My Ship 4 “TV Doctors on Board” themed trip

October 24, 2023 – The doctors, whom everyone trusts, set sail on the Mein Schiff 4

AIDA Somerwinter Caribbean & long-distance travel

AIDA summer winter Caribbean & long-distance travel

October 20, 2023 – Desired destinations in the Caribbean between dream beaches and adventure

Christmas and New Year's Eve on board the AIDA fleet

Christmas and New Year's Eve on board the AIDA fleet

October 19, 2023 – Christmas wishes come true with AIDA. The holidays on board the AIDA fleet provide unforgettable moments for young and old

AIDAsol ready for the world trip

AIDAsol ready for the world trip

October 18, 2023 – After a stay at the shipyard, guest areas shine in new beauty

Mein Schiff Relax - First routes can be booked

Mein Schiff Relax - First routes can be booked

October 17, 2023 – The first routes and trips are bookable from today. Secure your feel-good cabin on the new “Mein Schiff Relax” now.

TUI Cruises' eighth ship is called Mein Schiff Relax

TUI Cruises' eighth ship is called Mein Schiff Relax

October 16, 2023 - The sparrows were already whistling from the rooftops that the eighth ship in the TUI Cruises fleet would probably not be called Mein Schiff 8. Now the name has been decided: the new building will be called “Mein Schiff Relax”.

AIDA Cruises is increasing flight quotas for holiday trips in the Caribbean

AIDA Cruises is increasing flight quotas for holiday trips in the Caribbean

October 9, 2023 - Good news for everyone who wants to escape the Christmas stress: AIDA has increased the flight quotas for holiday trips in the Caribbean with AIDAperla and AIDAdiva.

AIDA summer trips 2025 can now be booked

AIDA summer trips 2025 can now be booked

October 5, 2023 - Bookings for the AIDA summer season 5 start on October 2023, 2025. With the new program and around 500 new travel dates, the cruise company is whetting the appetite for long-term vacation planning and has the right offer for a wide variety of travel trends.

My ship fleet receives “World’s Best Cruise Spa 2023” award

My ship fleet receives “World’s Best Cruise Spa 2023” award

September 05, 2023 - Experts from the SPA and wellness industry as well as guests worldwide agree: For the sixth time in a row, the Mein Schiff fleet has been awarded the “World's Best Cruise Spa” award.

MEYER WERFT builds cruise ship for NYK Cruises

MEYER WERFT builds cruise ship for NYK Cruises

September 25, 2023 - The MEYER WERFT in Papenburg began construction of a cruise ship for the Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) with the start of firing on Thursday of last week. The ship, measured at 52.200 GT, will be handed over to the shipping company in 2025.

Hurtigruten Group is renaming two of its business divisions

Hurtigruten Group is renaming two of its business divisions

September 20, 2023 – Hurtigruten Group believes the time has come to change the names of two brands. Hurtigruten Expeditions becomes HX. Hurtigruten Norway will soon be called Hurtigruten again. The rebranding will start for Hurtigruten Expeditions in December 2023.

Cruise Gate Hamburg – cruise destination of the year

Cruise Gate Hamburg – cruise destination of the year

September 15, 2023 - Cruise Gate Hamburg GmbH (CGH), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hamburg Port Authority Anstalt under public law, was named “Destination of the Year” at Seatrade Europe.

Carnival provides first insights into the Carnival Jubilee

Carnival provides first insights into the Carnival Jubilee

September 14, 2023 – The unfinished The new Carnival Jubilee, which can accommodate more than 5.000 guests, is located on the equipment quay of the MEYER shipyard in Papenburg. A select group of people were allowed to view the ship for the first time.

Venice will require admission for day visitors from 2024

Venice will require admission for day visitors from 2024

September 13, 2023 - Venice's main island, the Centro Storico, has been suffering from mass tourism for a long time. The 51.000 residents are confronted with twice the number of visitors on “bad” days. This burden will be addressed in 2024.

MS Hamburg – three Antarctic cruises in the winter program

MS Hamburg – three Antarctic cruises in the winter program

September 11, 2023 - The MS Hamburg is without a doubt Germany's smallest ocean-going cruise ship. On December 4, 2023, MS Hamburg will set off from Santiago de Chile on three spectacular cruises towards Antarctica.

Hamburg Cruise Days – nicko cruises represented with two ships

Hamburg Cruise Days – nicko cruises represented with two ships

September 6, 2023 - This coming weekend, the Free and Hanseatic City will provide insights into the fascinating world of cruising with the brilliantly staged Hamburg Cruise Days. Over the course of three days, hundreds of thousands of visitors see seven ocean-going cruise ships and two river ships. A highlight of the event is the Blue Port.

Mein Schiff Hamburg Cruise Days 2023

Mein Schiff Hamburg Cruise Days 2023

September 05th, 2023 - Mein Schiff presents entertainment, infotainment and the new ship class: InTUItion at the Hamburg Cruise Days 2023

AIDA Cruises and the City of Hamburg are strengthening the cruise location

September 1, 2023 - AIDA Cruises and the Hanseatic City of Hamburg agreed today, Friday, to continue working together in the future. The Rostock cruise line guarantees the port of Hamburg ship and passenger volumes for a further five years as part of the agreement concluded.

TUI Cruises: Construction of Mein Schiff 7 is proceeding according to plan

TUI Cruises: Construction of Mein Schiff 7 is proceeding according to plan

29 August 2023 – Mein Schiff 7 will join the fleet of TUI Cruises ships in the summer of next year. Work on the new building is progressing rapidly in Finland. The block with the allegorical diamond at the stern was recently placed on the ship's hull. The first cabins are currently being added.

Aida last minute autumn trips

Aida last minute autumn trips

August 23, 2023 - The best thing about fall? Last minute vacation with AIDA! On trips along the Adriatic coast, in the Mediterranean, through the North Sea or the Baltic Sea, swap the prospect of gray in gray for a sea view and a colorful variety of experiences. Let yourself be pampered on board or gather new impressions on discovery tours on land - everything is possible, nothing is mandatory.

Mein Schiff 3 - Winter Voyages to the North Country

Mein Schiff 3 - Winter Voyages to the North Country

August 22, 2023 – A varied program on board and ashore awaits the guests 

Princess Cruises - the new Japan cruise program for 2025

Princess Cruises - the new Japan cruise program for 2025

August 17, 2023 – Fancy Japan? Princess Cruises has the solution. The California-based cruise line has just presented the Japan cruise program for 2025. The Diamond Princess, which can accommodate a maximum of 2.670 guests, will be used in the Far East. Built in Nagasaki, Japan, the ship will start its Japan season on March 15, 2025.

Celebrity Cruises are expanding their Caribbean offerings in winter 2024/25

Celebrity Cruises are expanding their Caribbean offerings in winter 2024/25

August 16, 2023 – Premium cruise line Celebrity Cruises is expanding in the Caribbean for the winter of 2024/25. The result: four ships, more than 40 new itineraries and Port Canaveral as an additional home port.

The new AIDA Starlink Internet tariffs

The new AIDA Starlink Internet tariffs

August 11, 2023 - AIDA fleet fully equipped with Starlink from October 2023 / Four flat rates for (carefree) surfing on the high seas / (Best) Wi-Fi experience on board

Celebrity Cruises names godmothers of the latest newbuild

Celebrity Cruises names godmothers of the latest newbuild

August 7, 2023 – Am December 3, 2023, the Celebrity Ascent departs Fort Lauderdale, Florida on her maiden voyage through the Eastern Caribbean. The shipping company has just named the two godmothers and the captains.

TUI Cruises – the restaurant concept for the eighth ship

TUI Cruises – the restaurant concept for the eighth ship

August 5, 2023 – TUI Cruises fans will need a lot of patience until the eighth ship in the fleet is completed and leaves the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. TUI Cruises is using the time to fuel enthusiasm for and interest in the new ship with finely distributed information.

Oceania ships will be heading to the Caribbean and Tahiti in 2024/25

Oceania ships will be heading to the Caribbean and Tahiti in 2024/25

August 4, 2023 - In 2024/25, Oceania Cruises will offer more than 100 voyages to lesser-known destinations in the Caribbean and Tahiti. The shipping company promises its guests over 60 ports and carefully prepared routes. The journeys last between seven and 16 days.

AIDAsol booking start for sections around the world trip 2024/2025

AIDAsol booking start for sections around the world trip 2024/2025

August 04, 2023 - From now on, sections of the world trip 2024/2025 can also be booked with AIDAsol. The duration of the trips varies between 33 and 84 days - a good opportunity to enjoy the trip around the world even in shorter sections and to discover very special places.

AIDA all-inclusive package for free

AIDA all-inclusive package for free

July 28, 2023 - We present you with an exclusive promotion that you should not miss - the "AIDA all-inclusive package for free".

Mein Schiff 4 successfully tested sustainable biofuel

Mein Schiff 4 successfully tested sustainable biofuel

July 24th, 2023 – By the year 2030, the two cruise lines of the TUI Group are planning their absolute CO2-Reduce emissions by more than a quarter, 27,5 percent, compared to 2019. In order to achieve the ambitious goal, the addition of sustainable biofuel to marine diesel was successfully tested during a voyage to the north of Mein Schiff 4.

Amsterdam wants to oust cruise ships from the city

Amsterdam wants to oust cruise ships from the city

July 22, 2023 – Amsterdam, like other world cities, suffers from mass tourism. In 2019, Holland's capital recorded 22 million tourist overnight stays. The city administration has been trying to reduce this number for a long time. According to those responsible, 300.000 to 400.000 cruise passengers also contribute to mass tourism. The consequence: the cruise terminal on the Ij is to be closed.

TUI Cruises – new suite areas on Mein Schiff 8

TUI Cruises – new suite areas on Mein Schiff 8

July 21, 2023 - Peu à peu, TUI Cruises is launching innovations for the design of Mein Schiff 8. The latest information relates to the suite area of ​​the new building. There will be five suite categories on Mein Schiff 8 in the future. All suites are concentrated in the stern area. Two special restaurants are reserved for "noble guests" and the sun deck for suite guests will be enlarged.

Silversea Cruises takes over Silver Nova from MEYER WERFT

Silversea Cruises takes over Silver Nova from MEYER WERFT

July 21, 2023 - Papenburg-based MEYER WERFT has handed over the brand new Silver Nova to Silversea Cruises in Eemshaven, Holland. Extensive sea tests preceded the handover of the 243 meter long luxury ship.

News from Mein Schiff 8 – cabin formats

News from Mein Schiff 8 – cabin formats

July 14, 2023 – Almost four weeks ago, construction of Mein Schiff 8 began at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. At almost 160.000 GT, the newbuild is significantly larger than Mein Schiff 1 or Mein Schiff 2. Mein Schiff 8 belongs to a new ship ship class.

Cruise ship MS Hamburg at home on six continents

Cruise ship MS Hamburg at home on six continents

July 12, 2023 - The Bremer Plantours cruises published their program for the MS Hamburg, Germany's smallest cruise ship. By the end of May 2025, the sprightly old-timer will have traveled across six continents. He crosses the equator three times and undertakes expeditions in arctic and antarctic waters.

AIDA ships: Starlink expansion completed by October 2023

AIDA ships: Starlink expansion completed by October 2023

July 6, 2023 – The Starlink expansion on AIDA ships is progressing faster than originally estimated. Starlink offers ship passengers and crew members more bandwidth and faster Internet connections.

Cruise ship Celestyal Journey celebrates its premiere on September 2nd

Cruise ship Celestyal Journey celebrates its premiere on September 2nd

July 5, 2023 - In just under two months, the Celestyal Journey, the new jewel of the Cypriot shipping company Celestyal Cruises, will start on its one-week premiere voyage. The redesign of the new flagship of the Celestyal fleet is on target.

simply MORE – Oceania Cruises optimizes travel experiences

simply MORE – Oceania Cruises optimizes travel experiences

June 27, 2023 – Oceania Cruises is expanding its inclusions with a drinks package and complimentary shore excursions. The magic word is simply MORE. The tariff just introduced replaces the previous OLife Choice program. All new reservations from July 1, 2023, for sailings from October 1, 2023, will benefit from the improved concept.

TUI Cruises gives more details about the Jeckliner 2024

June 27, 2023 – TUI Cruises' Jeckliner has firmly established itself on the German cruise market. From September 15 to 19, 2024, the floating fool's party will set sail again.

Port of Aarhus: AIDAmar uses shore power for the first time

Port of Aarhus: AIDAmar uses shore power for the first time

June 20, 2023 – As a German subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc, AIDA Cruises is committed to promoting the climate-neutral ship operation of its fleet by 2050. A message from today fits this statement. The cruise ship AIDAmar was successfully supplied with energy from land in regular operation for the first time in the Danish port of Aarhus.

TUI Cruises: Mein Schiff 8 will be put into service at the end of 2024

TUI Cruises: Mein Schiff 8 will be put into service at the end of 2024

June 20, 2023 - In two days it will start at the Fincantieri shipyard near Monfalcone/Italy the construction of the first of two identical cruise ships for the Mein Schiff fleet. The Hamburg-based premium shipping company is already celebrating the eighth ship in the fleet as the first of a new ship class. TUI Cruises promises full-bodied: Experience well-being in a new way!

Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Ascent is coming at the end of the year

Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Ascent is coming at the end of the year

June 14, 2023 – If everything goes according to plan, on December 3, 2023 the brand new Celebrity Ascent starts from Fort Lauderdale/Florida on her maiden voyage. This takes the ship and its guests through the eastern Caribbean for eight days. The new building tours the Caribbean throughout the winter. From April 27, 2024, the Celebrity Ascent will be sailing in the Mediterranean.

Royal Caribbean Group is testing sustainable biofuels

Royal Caribbean Group is testing sustainable biofuels

June 10, 2023 - By the year 2050, Royal Caribbean Group intends its vision of net-zero emissions. After a first trial in California in 2022, it will be tested on the Navigator of the Seas Royal Caribbean Group is introducing alternative fuels in Europe this summer on two ships, Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Apex and Royal Caribbean International's Symphony of the Seas.

MSC Cruises – MSC Euribia christened in Copenhagen yesterday

MSC Cruises – MSC Euribia christened in Copenhagen yesterday

June 9, 2023 - The MSC Euribia was christened yesterday in front of a distinguished audience in Copenhagen. Godmother for the 19th time was the Italian actress Sophia Loren. The 88-year-old film icon holds the world record for ship christenings. The Swiss cruise line's second LNG-powered cruise ship was christened at Copenhagen's Oceankaj.

A second Hurtigruten mail ship received hybrid propulsion

A second Hurtigruten mail ship received hybrid propulsion

May 25, 2023 – The Norwegian mail route celebrates its 130th anniversary this year. In the anniversary year, the MS Kong Harald was converted into a hybrid ship. As part of a comprehensive modernization program that will last until 2024, the mail shipping company is investing a total of 100 million euros in the "green" upgrade of its seven mail ships. MS Kong Harald is the second mail ship to have been converted to hybrid propulsion.

AIDA Super Summer Sale - The sun is calling!

AIDA Super Summer Sale - The sun is calling!

May 17, 2023 - AIDA Cruises is attracting visitors with its current special, the Super Summer Sale. You can book AIDA summer cruises at bargain prices until May 31, 2023 – from €399 per person!

Princess Cruises: Star Princess will be launched in August 2025

Princess Cruises: Star Princess will be launched in August 2025

May 15, 2023 - Princess Cruises fans can look forward to the second member of the Sphere class fleet today. The ship, powered by LNG liquefied natural gas, will be built at one of Italy's Fincantieri shipyards and will be christened the Star Princess. The first voyage with guests is expected to begin on August 4, 2025.

Celebrity Cruises - Start of the first year-round European season

Celebrity Cruises - Start of the first year-round European season

May 10, 2023 – Celebrity Cruises has more than seven ships operating in European waters this summer – With the Infinity, a celebrity ship is also cruising in the Mediterranean Sea and around the Canary Islands for the first time in winter

Oceania Cruises christens first Allura class ship in Malta

Oceania Cruises christens first Allura class ship in Malta

May 10, 2023 – Malta is one of the best destinations to christen a first class cruise ship, especially a ship like the Oceania Vista. The new ship, measured at a good 67.000 GT, was commissioned last Monday by the Italian-American chef, author and restaurateur Giada De Laurentiis in front of 1.200 invited guests baptized.

Expedition ship WORLD VOYAGER is leaving nicko cruises

Expedition ship WORLD VOYAGER is leaving nicko cruises

May 9, 2023 - The Stuttgart nicko cruises inform that the ocean-going expedition ship WORLD VOYAGER leaves the fleet. This highly regrettable measure is justified by the fact that the minimum number of participants for expedition trips cannot be achieved in the long term. The ship is moving to sister company Atlas Ocean Voyages within Mystic Holding. The last cruise of the WORLD VOAGERS on the German market will take place from September 9th to 13th, 2023.

Mein Schiff winter routes 2024 / 2025 - bookable now

Mein Schiff winter routes 2024 / 2025 - bookable now

May 03, 2023 - Mein Schiff Winter 2024/2025: The diverse routes of the Mein Schiff fleet can now be booked Pure Scandinavia, dreamy Caribbean beaches and pulsating metropolises

Cruise Gate Hamburg acquires Disney Cruise Line for 2024

Cruise Gate Hamburg acquires Disney Cruise Line for 2024

May 2, 2023 – The company that operates the Hamburg cruise terminals, Cruise Gate Hamburg (CGH), is celebrating a small success. The CGH announces that on September 3, 2024, the Disney Dream will call at the Port of Hamburg for the first time as part of a seven-day voyage to the British Isles.

Mein Schiff 1 on its way to new shores after freshening up

Mein Schiff 1 on its way to new shores after freshening up

May 2, 2023 – How time flies. On May 11, 2018, beach volleyball Olympic champions Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst christened the new build of Mein Schiff 1 in Hamburg. Almost five years later, routine maintenance work on Mein Schiff 17 was scheduled in the traditional Elbe 1 dock of the Hamburg shipyard Blohm + Voss.

Oceania Vista - the new flagship of Oceania Cruises

Oceania Vista - the new flagship of Oceania Cruises

May 1, 2023 – May makes everything new! A great day for Oceania Cruises and for the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri Ponente/Genoa. Oceania Cruises just took delivery of its seventh and newest fleet member, Oceania Vista. The ship's christening will take place on May 8th in Valletta/Malta. Godmother is Italian-American chef, author, restaurateur, and Emmy Award winner Giada De Laurentiis.

CLIA: positive for growth and climate protection in cruise shipping

CLIA: positive for growth and climate protection in cruise shipping

April 27, 2023 – Tue Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) in Germany is looking forward to the current 2023 financial year with confidence after the market weakness caused by the corona pandemic. The Hamburg representatives of the global cruise association present their market figures for Europe for the past year. consequently demand for cruises on the German market grew to 1,876 million passengers last year.

Diverse art experiences on Celebrity Cruises ships

Diverse art experiences on Celebrity Cruises ships

April 24, 2023 - Art experiences are included on Celebrity Cruises Edge class ships. On the Celebrity Beyond, the flagship of the fleet, around 4.500 art objects can be admired. They come from around 700 artists from more than 40 countries on all continents. The Celebrity Apex and Celebrity Edge feature more than 4.000 pieces of art.

MSC Meraviglia launches first full-season from New York

MSC Meraviglia launches first full-season from New York

April 21, 2023 | MSC Meraviglia – the first ship in MSC Cruises' Meraviglia class – has arrived at its new homeport in New York City.

AIDA winter routes 2024 / 2025 - bookable now

AIDA winter routes 2024 / 2025 - bookable now

April 20, 2023 - There are many good reasons to plan your 2024/2025 winter vacation with AIDA now. 380 to be exact, because that's how many new travel dates can be booked immediately. 

Costa Crociere offers all-inclusive cruises for its 75th anniversary

Costa Crociere offers all-inclusive cruises for its 75th anniversary

April 20, 2023 - In 1854, brothers Giobatta and Giacomo Costa founded a company trading in olive oil. The operation changed over time to a freight shipping company and later to a cruise company. Dhe more recent history of Costa Crociere began on March 31, 1948. At that time, the "Anna C" left Genoa for Buenos Aires with 768 guests on board.

Oceania Cruises is expanding its included shore programs

Oceania Cruises is expanding its included shore programs

April 18, 2023 - Exquisite cuisine, selected travel experiences, small, luxurious ships is the credo of Oceania Cruises. The future seven ships, which will accommodate a maximum of 684 or 1.250 guests, offer discerning and experienced travelers extraordinary travel experiences. With the "Free Land Programs", Oceania Cruises invites travelers to experience fascinating cities and unique regions of the world even more intensively before or after their cruise.

My ship Jeckliner 4

TUI Cruises - The Jeckliner 2024

April 18, 2023 – Start of bookings jeckliner 4 - 2024. The trip can now be booked. In 2024, the Jeckliner sets sail for the fourth time with numerous top acts! The Mein Schiff 3 will be sailing from Kiel to Gothenburg and Copenhagen from September 15th to 19th, 2024.

Costa Cruises opens the Mediterranean season at Easter

Costa Cruises opens the Mediterranean season at Easter

April 6, 2023 – Costa Cruises will start the Mediterranean season at Easter 2023 with five ships. The two flagships Costa Toscana and Costa Smeralda as well as the extensively renovated Costa Diadema are attractive for Easter cruises.

New holiday program on board the AIDA ships

New holiday program on board the AIDA ships

March 31, 2023 - Holiday season is on Family time on the AIDA ships: At Easter and Whitsun, in the summer and autumn holidays 2023, AIDA Cruises now offers even more good reasons for a family break on board the kissing mouth fleet.

Celebrity Cruises will rely on flex fuel engines in the future

Celebrity Cruises will rely on flex fuel engines in the future

March 29, 2023 – Together with the Finnish engine builder Wärtsilä Marine Power, the premium cruise company Celebrity Cruises is developing so-called flex-fuel engines for the fifth ship in the Edge class. This new engine technology is capable of to use “green” methanol alongside other fuels.

Celestyal Journey will enter service in September 2023

March 28, 2023 – Celestyal Cruises, a Cypriot cruise company with a penchant for pre-owned cruise ships, is sending the €2 million refurbished Celestyal Journey on September 2023, 20 to the Aegean islands for the first time.

Discover Northern Europe with AIDA cruises in summer 2023

Discover Northern Europe with AIDA cruises in summer 2023

March 24, 2023 – Three AIDA Cruises ships invite you to discover Northern Europe in the 2023 summer season. AIDAbella follows in the footsteps of the trolls. AIDAluna visits the highlights of the Arctic Circle and AIDAaura travels to the land of the Qaqortoq, the natives of Greenland.

AIDA - Wiesn Warm-up - Highlight the Höhner

AIDA - Wiesn Warm-up - Highlight the Höhner

March 23, 2023 - Whether it's "Viva Colonia", "Give me your heart" or "If not now, then when?" - almost everyone knows a HÖHNER classic. The Cologne cult band has been keeping everyone in a good mood for 51 years and is therefore an indispensable part of the Wiesn Warm-up 2023 as a top live act.

Official start of construction: the keel laying of Mein Schiff 7

Official start of construction: the keel laying of Mein Schiff 7

March 21, 2023 – Today the first of a total of 85 steel blocks was dry docked at the MEYER shipyard in Turku, Finland. With the placement of the steel block and the symbolic coin ceremony, the new construction of Mein Schiff 7 was officially started in the presence of representatives of the shipping company and Meyer Werft.

Carnival Cruise Line expands 2023/24 offering in Europe

Carnival Cruise Line expands 2023/24 offering in Europe

March 13, 2023 - In the years 2023/24, the US cruise line Carnival Cruise Line will increase its commitment in Europe. A total of four of the current 25 cruise ships are registered for European destinations.

nicko cruises: new products for the 2024/25 season

nicko cruises: new products for the 2024/25 season

At the ITB, the Berlin Tourism Fair, the Stuttgart cruise company nicko cruises presented its new products for the 2024/25 season. We are talking about the expansion of the fleet of river boats, new routes and a new world tour with the comfortable deep-sea ship VASCO DA GAMA.

The first Mein Schiff Dart Cup will start in October 2023

The first Mein Schiff Dart Cup will start in October 2023

February 17, 2023 - The cruise industry has gained a new theme cruise. From October 8 to 15, 2023, TUI Cruises is organizing the first "Mein Schiff Dart Cup" on Mein Schiff 3. Guests play among themselves first. The tournament winners are offered the chance to compete against the dart professionals.

The rocky road to an emission-free cruise ship

The rocky road to an emission-free cruise ship

February 15, 2023 – The Norwegian start-up Northern Xplorer (NX) is pursuing an ambitious goal. It aspires to build a small, zero-emissions cruise ship that will visit regions previously neglected by the cruise industry.

Heart on board the AIDAcosma

Heart on board the AIDAcosma

February 14, 2023 - Just in time for Valentine's Day, VOX is showing the first episode of the new four-part dating format "Herz on Board", which can be seen on VOX every Tuesday from 14:2023pm from February 20, 15 or seven days before the TV broadcast can be streamed on RTL+.

AIDA Pink Valentine

AIDA Pink Valentine

February 10, 2023 – For a whole week, AIDA is celebrating the day of love with tempting Pink Valentine offers.

Valentine's Day: attractive travel offers from nicko cruises

Valentine's Day: attractive travel offers from nicko cruises

February 8th, 2023 - For Valentine's Day on February 14th, nicko cruises surprises with attractive river and high sea travel offers. The Stuttgart-based cruise operator gives the traveling partner 50 percent of the cruise price for free when booking a double cabin on selected river cruises. On the high seas, the second person travels free of charge in the double cabin.

Hapag-Lloyd Inspiration sets course for the Great Sea

Hapag-Lloyd Inspiration sets course for the Great Lakes

February 3, 2023 - After more than ten years, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is once again offering discovery cruises on North America's five Great Lakes. In spring and autumn 2023, the HANSEATIC inspiration will undertake six voyages to these extraordinary destinations.

Allura - the eighth ship in the Oceania Cruises fleet

Allura - the eighth ship in the Oceania Cruises fleet

February 2, 2023 - Next May, Oceania Cruises will take delivery of Oceania Vista, the seventh ship in the fleet. And that's not all: two years later, the Oceania Allura is the eighth ship in the fleet.

AIDA Heartbeat - February Cruises dedicated to love

AIDA Heartbeat - February Cruises dedicated to love

February 01, 2023 - February 14th is Valentine's Day. Millions of people around the world celebrate this day of love. At AIDA Cruises, there is even a whole month of celebrations: February is the motto of the cruise company with the kissing lips “Beating Heart” with stories and activities on the subject of love and appreciation. There are also many highlights on the program.

Valentine's Day highlights on board MSC ships

Valentine's Day highlights on board MSC ships

January 30, 2023 | With 21 ships and countless destinations, MSC Cruises guests have a wide range of romantic options to choose from on board: from exquisite specialty restaurants to a night on the dance floor - there is something for everyone!

TUI Cruises - Rock 'n' Sail 2023 with Peter Maffay and band

Start of booking: TUI Cruises - Rock 'n' Sail 2023 with Peter Maffay and band

January 26, 2023 - start of bookings Rock 'n' Sail 2023 is now bookable - Now TUI Cruises is really letting it rip: For the first time, exceptional musician Peter Maffay and his band are going on board the Mein Schiff fleet and on the 5-day trip from 10.09. to 15.09.2023/4/XNUMX from Kiel via Helsinki to Stockholm and back to Kiel three concerts on the Mein Schiff XNUMX.

Oceania Marina - more beautiful after intensive rejuvenation

Oceania Riviera - more beautiful after intensive rejuvenation

January 25, 2023 - One of Oceania Cruises' two "big" boutique ships, Oceania Riviera has undergone a major makeover. As announced last year, significant changes were made to the equipment and design in all cabins, suites and public areas. In addition, the shipping company donated a new open-air trattoria to the Riviera to optimize the range of restaurants.

AIDA starts the 2023 trade fair season

AIDA starts the 2023 trade fair season

January 13, 2023 - In the coming weeks and months, visitors can be inspired by the AIDA holiday feeling at various holiday fairs within the DACH region.

Across all seas - at home in the world with AIDA - seven travel diaries

"Across all seas" AIDA travel guide

January 12, 2023 – In July 2023 the will be released AIDA travel guide "Across all seas - at home in the world with AIDA - seven travel diaries" in MAIRDUMONT Verlag

AIDAaura will leave the AIDA fleet in September 2023

AIDAaura will leave the AIDA fleet in September 2023

January 5, 2023 - After more than 20 years of service, AIDA Cruises is retiring the aging AIDAaura. On this occasion, AIDA Cruises is starting a nine-month farewell season for the ship.

Cruise ship Viking Orion allowed to call at Sydney

Cruise ship Viking Orion allowed to call at Sydney

January 4, 2023 - There is good news for the roughly 800 passengers on board the Viking Orion. The cruise ship of the Swiss Viking Ocean Cruises AG, coming from New Zealand, was allowed to dock in Sydney/Australia after a long odyssey. Passengers were allowed to go ashore.

AIDA Cruises start marketing campaign and change Corona rules

AIDA Cruises start marketing campaign and change Corona rules

December 28, 2022 – AIDA Cruises start today into the new year with a wide-ranging marketing campaign. The cruise company is attracting visitors with attractive offers especially for the travel period from April to October 2023. The campaign focuses primarily on families. Not to forget: from January 13, 2023, new test requirements for AIDA cruises will apply.

Costa Cruises 2023 - Launch of All Inclusive campaign

Costa Cruises 2023 - Launch of All Inclusive campaign

December 21, 2022 – Costa Cruises, the German branch of Costa Crociere, starts the cruise year 2023 with an all-inclusive campaign. at For voyages through the Mediterranean and for departures from Kiel and Bremerhaven, the company offers full board, drinks package and tips on board. But that's not all: on most departures, children and young people are included in the travel costs at no extra charge, as is the flight to the cruise on selected dates.

Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven repairs cruise ship Ambience

Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven repairs cruise ship Ambience

December 21, 2022 - On Tuesday evening in the Kaiserdock II of the Bremerhaven Lloyd shipyard, the ambience of the English Ambassador Cruise Line expected. Christened in 1991, the aging cruise ship requires short-term repairs to the lifeboat mounts before it can on January 5, 2023 from Tilbury/England on a 42-night cruise to the Caribbean.

TUI Cruises - the last voyages of Mein Schiff ♥ in 2023

TUI Cruises - the last voyages of Mein Schiff ♥ in 2023

December 16.12.2022, 6 – Many regular guests of TUI Cruises will find it difficult to say goodbye to Mein Schiff ♥ after the winter season. The oldest and smallest ship in the fleet is moving to the British Marella Cruises, a subsidiary of the TUI Group. The farewell trip will take place between April 16th and 2023th, XNUMX.

MEYER WERFT hands over the cruise ship Arvia to P&O Cruises

MEYER WERFT hands over the cruise ship Arvia to P&O Cruises

December 15, 2022 - Today, Papenburg-based MEYER WERFT handed over the future flagship Arvia to P&O Cruises. The British cruise line, which belongs to Carnival Corporation & plc, took over Arvia, an identical sister ship to the Iona, which went into service in 2020.

AIDAmar: changed routing due to supply bottlenecks

AIDAmar: changed routing due to supply bottlenecks

December 14, 2022 – AIDAmar circumnavigates the world this winter season. The ship was in Papeete on Tahiti for the last two days. It is expected in Moorea today at 8:00am – an eleven-hour time difference must be taken into account. Tomorrow Bora Bora is on the route list.

nicko cruises - WORLD VOYAGER saves four shipwrecked people

nicko cruises - WORLD VOYAGER saves four shipwrecked people

December 14, 2022 – nicko Cruises WORLD VOYAGER is expected in Bridgetown/Barbados today. Four additional passengers have been on board since leaving Cape Verde. They are shipwrecked people who were rescued yesterday by the expedition ship, which can carry a maximum of 200 passengers.

AIDAprima refueled with 100 percent biofuel for the first time

AIDAprima refueled with 100 percent biofuel for the first time

December 9, 2022 - As a Carnival Corporation & plc company, AIDA Cruises is committed to reducing the carbon intensity of its fleet to be reduced by 2030 percent by 20. The value applies in comparison to 2019. The objective can be achieved by combining various technical options. An solution to the task is to use 100 percent biofuele.

Mein Schiff 5 departs from Singapore for Far East cruises

Mein Schiff 5 departs from Singapore for Far East cruises

December 6, 2022 - TUI Cruises is back in Southeast Asia. After a three-year break due to Corona, Germany's second largest cruise operator is again offering cruises in Asia. Mein Schiff 5 entered Singapore's port on Tuesday. Tomorrow the ship will start six XNUMX-day trips from/to Singapore.

Discover Iceland with the expedition ship SEAVENTURE

Discover Iceland with the expedition ship SEAVENTURE

December 6, 2022 – Iceland ProCruises, the specialist provider of sea voyages with expedition character, is offering ten-day sea voyages around Iceland starting on May 27 next year. The expedition ship SEAVENTURE calls at ten ports and bays on the world's largest volcanic island during the journey.

Oceania Marina undertakes 2023 Grand Voyage in the Mediterranean Sea

Oceania Marina undertakes 2023 Grand Voyage in the Mediterranean Sea

December 2, 2022 – Oceania Marina will embark on a 33-day voyage from Venice to Barcelona next October. The list of destinations includes ports of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Holy Land. Three shorter sections of a maximum of twelve days are also offered.

AIDAnova has a successful start in the Canary Islands season

AIDAnova starts successfully in Canary Islands season

November 30, 2022 -  AIDA Cruises draws a positive balance after the official series of dialogues with local partners

Disney Cruise Line bought the Global Dream at a bargain price

Disney Cruise Line bought the Global Dream at a bargain price

November 30, 2022 - The NDR reported yesterday, with reference to reports from the magazines "Capital" and "Stern", that Disney Cruise Line has acquired the "Global Dream" of the Genting Group, which was affected by insolvency, for a price of 40 million euros. The often quoted saying that success lies in purchasing would be confirmed once again in this case.

MEYER Werft begins building the Silver Ray

MEYER Werft begins building the Silver Ray

24.11.2022/2023/2024 – Silversea Cruises' fleet of eleven cruise ships continues to grow. With the start of production of the Silver Ray, MEYER Werft in Papenburg and Silversea Cruises celebrated the start of production of a second Nova Class ship. The Silver Nova, which is currently under construction, is expected to start service in August XNUMX. The Silver Ray will follow her in the summer of XNUMX.

Mein Schiff 7 first voyages are bookable

Mein Schiff 7 first voyages are bookable

November 24th, 2022 – Anticipation for the new Mein Schiff 7. The first voyages for the summer of 2024 for the Mein Schiff 7 are unlocked!

Port of Hamburg records best cruise season to date

Port of Hamburg records best cruise season to date

November 22, 2022 - With 280 ship calls, Cruise Gate Hamburg GmbH (CGH) reports the strongest season in Hamburg's cruise history. More than 750.000 passengers are expected to pass through the cruise terminals by the end of the year. Other passengers arrived on 41 river boats.

Europe's cruise industry is experiencing a significant drop in sales

Europe's cruise industry is experiencing a significant drop in sales

November 22, 2022 - The cruise industry is currently attracting potential cruisers with attractive offers and spreading pure optimism. We now owe the EU statistical authority and the Federal Statistical Office insights into the true situation of the industry. In 2019, 7,4 million people traveled on cruise ships. In 2021, only 1,3 million passengers were counted. The booking numbers are still far from the pre-corona levelt.

AIDAcosma maiden call in Dubai

AIDAcosma maiden call in Dubai

November 21, 2022 -  On November 17, 2022, the cruise ship AIDAcosma called at the new Dubai Harbor Cruise Terminal for the first time.

My ship BLACK WEEK 2022

My ship BLACK WEEK 2022

November 17, 2022 – Feel-good trips at top prices. now Mein Schiff® Book BLACK WEEK 2020 deals from Friday, November 18.11.2022, 28.11.2022 to Monday, November XNUMX, XNUMX.

Updated: Disney Cruise Line acquires Global Dream

Updated: Disney Cruise Line acquires Global Dream

November 17, 2022 – Disney Cruise Line yesterday confirmed the takeover of Global Dream, which was 70 percent completed by MV Werften on behalf of the insolvent Genting Group. The Papenburg MEYER shipyard confirms today that the ship will be completed by the newly founded shipyard company MEYER Wismar.

Disney Cruise Line takes over Global Dream out of bankruptcy

November 17, 2022 - Disney Cruise Line yesterday confirmed the takeover of Global Dream, which was 70 percent completed by MV Werften on behalf of the insolvent Genting Group. Completion will take place in Wismar under the management of the Papenburg MEYER shipyard.

MSC Seascape delivered to MSC Cruises

MSC Seascape delivered to MSC Cruises

September 17, 2022 | MSC Cruises today officially took delivery of its new flagship, MSC Seascape. It is the largest cruise ship ever built in Italy.

Mein Schiff-Fleet: Routes for the summer of 2024 have been set

Mein Schiff-Fleet: Routes for the summer of 2024 have been set

November 15, 2022 – As of today, the new trips of the Mein Schiff fleet for the summer of 2024. The trips will be available to book soon.

Christmas and New Year's Eve on board the AIDA ships

Christmas and New Year's Eve on board the AIDA ships

November 15st, 2022 - In winter 2022/2023, the 12 ships of the AIDA fleet will travel to the most beautiful winter destinations in summer as well as to winter and Christmas in Europe.

Christening of MSC World Europe in Doha, Qatar

Christening of MSC World Europe in Doha, Qatar

September 16, 2022 | MSC Cruises, the third largest cruise brand in the world, yesterday christened its newest flagship at the brand new Grand Cruise Terminal in Doha MSC World Europe.

Carnival Cruise Line announces two additions to the fleet

Carnival Cruise Line announces two additions to the fleet

November 09, 2022 – The Carnival Cruise Line fleet currently comprises 23 ships. In keeping with the company's 50th anniversary, two more ships have joined the fleet. They are the Carnival Celebration and the Carnival Luminosa.

TUI Cruises unveils seven highlights of Mein Schiff 7

TUI Cruises unveils seven highlights of Mein Schiff 7

November 8, 2022 – MEYER Turku shipyard is building the new Mein Schiff 7. Production of the 1.447 cabin ship started in June this year. The new building, around 316 meters long, will go into service in 2024. The sister ship of Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 is the first of three new ships that will complete the Mein Schiff fleet by 2026.

Mein Schiff 5: Kick-off for the 2022/2 Asian season

Mein Schiff 5: Kick-off for the 2022/23 Asian season

November 4, 2022 - Tomorrow, Saturday, Mein Schiff 5 will depart from Antalya for Singapore. After arriving in Singapore, six fortnightly trips are on the program from December 7th.

Around the world with Azamara Onward in 2025

Around the world with Azamara Onward in 2025

November 3, 2022 - The renowned cruise brand Azamara offers in the first half of 2025 a "Once-in-a-Lifetime" World tour with the Azamara Onward. The 155-night cruise travels westbound from San Diego to Southampton. The Premium Plus ship passes 37 countries and breathtaking cities.

MEYER WERFT transfers P&O newbuilding Arvia to Eemshaven

MEYER WERFT transfers P&O newbuilding Arvia to Eemshaven

November 3rd, 2022 - Next Saturday, November 5th, MEYER WERFT will transfer the latest newbuild on the Ems to Eemshaven in the Netherlands. The technical and nautical tests follow the Ems passage. Then MS Arvia sets course for Bremerhaven, where the handover to P&O Cruises (GB) takes place.

The new AIDA promise for travel in winter 2022/23

The new AIDA promise for travel in winter 2022/23

November 01st, 2022 - In winter 2022/2023, the 12 ships of the AIDA fleet will travel to the most beautiful winter destinations in summer as well as to winter and Christmas in Europe.

Experience World Cup football live on AIDA ships

Experience World Cup football live on AIDA ships

October 28, 2022 - "Get to the ball" will soon be the motto worldwide and AIDA guests can be there live on board. Games from this year's World Cup will be shown on all twelve AIDA ships.

Start of booking AIDA world trip with AIDAsol 2024/2025

Start of booking AIDA world trip with AIDAsol 2024/2025

October 27, 2022 - UPDATE. From now on the AIDA World Cruise 2024/2025 bookable with the AIDAsol. Early bookers have the full range of cabins and receive the AIDA Early Bird Plus discount.

AIDAmar starts world cruise in Hamburg

AIDAmar starts world cruise in Hamburg

October 27, 2022 – Yesterday evening, at 20:00pm sharp, AIDAmar set off from Hamburg on its first world voyage.

Advent and Christmas on board Mein Schiff

Advent and Christmas on board Mein Schiff

October 25, 2022 – Advent and Christmas on board the Mein Schiff fleet. Soothing warmth at Christmas: the Caribbean, the Orient, Asia or the Canary Islands.

AIDAcosma - kick-off event for the Orient season with DJ ALLE FARBEN

AIDAcosma - kick-off event for the Orient season with DJ ALLE FARBEN

October 20, 2022 – On the 7-day premiere cruise with AIDAcosma from/to Dubai starting November 18, 2022, guests can expect a special program from 1001 Nights

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection: Things are moving forward

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection: Things are moving forward

October 18, 2022 - More than five years ago, luxury hotel brand Ritz-Carlton broke plans to enter the cruise business with three super yachts. Little was heard of the project for a long time. Now the time has come: The Evrima, the first of three planned new buildings, is heading for Nice from Barcelona.

Celestyal Cruises: new pricing model and new routes

Celestyal Cruises: new pricing model and new routes

October 14, 2022 – The Cypriot shipping company Celestyal Cruises is starting the 2023/24 season with a new price model and new routes. The specialist for Aegean cruises offers its guests longer stays and deeper insights into the destinations visited. The company is also introducing a new, two-tier pricing model.

TUI Cruises: Mein Schiff 3 – restart after a fresh cell cure

TUI Cruises: Mein Schiff 3 – restart after a fresh cell cure

October 6th, 2022 – Today, after an eleven-day stay in the shipyard in Hamburg, Mein Schiff 3 sets off on an eight-day voyage to Mallorca. The trip was preceded by a renovation in the Elbe 17 dry dock at Blohm & Voss. In addition to general technical maintenance work, the ship experienced a few notable innovations and improvements.

Don't miss: Oceania Free Land Tour Program 2023

Don't miss: Oceania Free Land Tour Program 2023

October 5, 2022 – In the coming year Oceania Cruises guests benefit from an included land program on select cruises. Destinations are the greatest natural or architectural wonders on earth as well as world-famous cities. The offer is valid for trips booked by January 8, 2023.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is committed to sustainable shipping

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is committed to sustainable shipping

September 29, 2022 – The German cruise company Hapag Lloyd Cruises, which operates in the luxury and expedition segment, reports on the occasion of today's World Shipping Day on its efforts to optimize the ecological balance.

nicko cruises: Winter break 2022/23 on the VASCO DA GAMA

nicko cruises: Winter break 2022/23 on the VASCO DA GAMA

September 28, 2022 – “Escape the bad weather and rising energy costs; Overwinter on VASCO DA GAMA.” With these words, nicko cruises advertises long-term vacationers on the VASCO DA GAMA. The Stuttgart cruise company makes tempting offers for ship vacationers.

Costa Cruises: more freedom when it comes to cruises

Costa Cruises: more freedom when it comes to cruises

September 27th, 2022 - From October 8th, the health rules will change at Costa Cruises. The shipping company promises its guests all-round carefree cruises.

Apprenticeship as hotel and hospitality assistant on TUI Cruises ships

Apprenticeship as hotel and hospitality assistant on TUI Cruises ships

September 23.09.2022 – Many aspects contribute to the success or failure of a cruise. A key factor in the success of a holiday on board the ships is the commitment of the crew. To ensure that this leads to success, TUI Cruises cruise ships offer training programs for hotel and hospitality assistants.

Hurtigruten converts mail fleet to hybrid technology

Hurtigruten converts mail fleet to hybrid technology

September 22, 2022 – Hurtigruten Norway will convert its fleet of seven mail ships to hybrid propulsion by the end of summer 2023. The company is paying almost 100 million euros for the "green" package of measures. The first ship to be upgraded with hybrid technology is the MS Richard With, christened in 1993.

Costa Cruises: All Inclusive becomes the new standard

Costa Cruises: All Inclusive becomes the new standard

September 19, 2022 – Costa Cruises makes All Inclusive the standard for 2022/23. The new offerings include full board, a drinks package, onboard gratuities, and children and youth require no supplement on most sailings. Flights are also included in the cruise price for Dubai and Caribbean cruises.

Princess Cruises unveils details of third Sun Princess

Princess Cruises unveils details of the third Sun Princess

September 17, 2022 – Princess Cruises, a Carnival Group company, revealed details of the new ship, which will enter service in 2024, the day before yesterday. For the third time in the company's history, a cruise ship bears the name Sun Princess. Measuring 175.500 GT, it is the largest and most modern ship ever built for Princess Cruises.

Entertainment offers on board MSC World Europe

MSC World Europa Entertainment offers

September 16, 2022 | MSC Cruises' first World Class ship offers guests of all ages a wide range of entertainment options. Guests will experience five new themed parties, two new interactive game shows and many state-of-the-art attractions in high-tech locations throughout the ship

Full Metal Cruise 2023 - Part II bookable now

Full Metal Cruise 2023 - Part II bookable now

September 15 – From September 20-24, 2023, Europe's loudest cruise will set sail and transform the My ship 4 on their trip to Denmark and Norway to a metal stronghold.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises awarded by Seatrade Cruise Med

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises awarded by Seatrade Cruise Med

September 15, 2022 - Winner in the Expedition Cruise Initiative of the Year category. IAwarded innovative route to Swedish and Finnish Lapland.

MS EUROPA appears in new splendor after a stay in the shipyard

MS EUROPA appears in new splendor after a stay in the shipyard

September 13, 2022 - After a two-week stay in the shipyard, the MS EUROPA presented itself to its guests in new splendor last Sunday. Routine maintenance and repair work was carried out while the ship was in the yard.

MEYER WERFT invests in climate-friendly shipping

MEYER WERFT invests in climate-friendly shipping

September 9, 2022 – Freudenberg e-Power Systems, a strategic partner of MEYER WERFT, has received the world's first certification for seagoing vessels for a fuel cell system operated with methanol. MEYER WERFT sees good chances of using the system on seagoing vessels from now on. It represents an important development step towards new maritime energy systems and climate-friendly shipping.

AIDA Cruises simplify Corona regulations

AIDA Cruises are simplifying COVID-19 regulations

September 9, 2022 - For more than two years, the COVID-19 virus has caused massive strains on travel. The easing of the COVID-19 situation that has been to be achieved in the past few weeks and months has made travel significantly easier in large parts of the world. Governments are lifting restrictions and cruise lines are responding with gradual adjustments to their protocols. From September 17, 2022, AIDA Cruises will no longer require proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

MSC World Europe launch takes place in Doha

MSC World Europe launch takes place in Doha

September 07, 2022 | MSC Cruises' most environmentally friendly ship heralds the future of MSC Cruises with her christening on November 13, 2022.

MS Hamburg offers 250-day cruise around the world

MS Hamburg offers 250-day cruise around the world

September 6, 2022 - On July 29, 2023, MS Hamburg, Germany's smallest cruise ship, on the longest cruise to date. The spectacular journey to six continents begins in Hamburg and ends on April 3, 2024 in Istanbul.

Full Metal Cruise 2023 bookable from today

Full Metal Cruise 2023 bookable from today

September 06th – From September 15th to 20th, 2023, the Full Metal Cruise 2023, the loudest cruise in Europe, sets sail for the tenth time and transforms the Mein Schiff 4 on its journey to the metal strongholds Sweden and Finland into a gigantic anniversary Ship.

nicko cruises gives a Northern Lights guarantee for trips to Norway

September 6, 2022 - From the end of September to the end of March, there is a high probability of being the best time to see the northern lights (Aurora Borealis) north of the Arctic Circle. At the best Northern Lights time nicko cruises' VASCO DA GAMA sails in October 2022 twice from Kiel to the North Cape. In their luggage, fellow travelers have a “Northern Lights Guarantee”.

PONANT unveils 2024 cruises in the Far North

PONANT unveils 2024 cruises in the Far North

September 2, 2022 – For the In the summer of 2024, PONANT is currently presenting 26 downhill runs in the far north. The shipping company offers a total of 16 different routes. There are Arctic voyages to choose from as well as six brand new itineraries exploring the Faroe Islands, Canada and the Great Lakes region of North America. The 2024 summer trips to the Arctic can be booked now.

Mein Schiff 5 - nine cruises from Singapore in winter 2022/23

Mein Schiff 5 - nine cruises from Singapore in winter 2022/23

2 September 2022 - TUI Cruises' Mein Schiff 5 is sailing between December 2022 and May 2023 nine cruises departing from Singapore. Eight journeys begin and end in the city-state. The ninth cruise starts in Singapore and ends in Dubai. The passengers get to know destinations in Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam on the journey.

My ship Jeckliner

TUI Cruises - The Jeckliner 2023

September 1, 2022 – The Jeckliner sets sail for the third time in 2023 with numerous top acts! The Mein Schiff 4 is scheduled to sail through the Mediterranean from May 01st to 05th, 2023 from Mallorca.

MSC Seascape with Robotron ride

MSC Seascape with Robotron ride

September 01, 2022 | From December 2022, the MSC Seascape will offer “Robotron”, the first high-tech entertainment experience of its kind with innovative robot technology for the ultimate adrenaline rush

Canary routes AIDAmar in winter 2022/2023

Canary routes AIDAmar in winter 2022/2023

August 31, 2022 - New Canary Islands program for AIDAmar in winter 2022/2023 offers guests even more variety and flexibility

Royal Caribbean equips entire fleet with Starlink

Royal Caribbean equips entire fleet with Starlink

August 31, 2022 - High-speed Internet via satellite: Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink broadband Internet service will be installed on all ships of the Royal Caribbean Group by early 2023.

Carnival Luminosa will launch in Australia in November 2022

Carnival Luminosa will launch in Australia in November 2022

August 30, 2022 - It is now possible to book trips with the Carnival Luminosa. The ship's home port is Brisbane, Australia. The 294 meter long cruise ship was put into service in May 2009 under the name Costa Luminosa. In the current year, the ship changed within the Carnival Group to Carnival Cruise Line.

Cruise ship Norwegian Prima christened by Katy Perry

Cruise ship Norwegian Prima christened by Katy Perry

August 29, 2022 – The US cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) had the Norwegian Prima christened yesterday in Reykjavík, Iceland. She is the first of six cruise ships in the newly developed Prima class. At 294 meters long, the ship is significantly smaller than the previously built Breakaway-class ships. Godmother of the new flagship was the American singer and songwriter Katy Perry.

Celebrity Cruises - Construction of the Ascent begins

Celebrity Cruises - Construction of the Ascent begins

August 25, 2022 – The traditional coin ceremony of the Celebrity Ascent - the new luxury cruise ship from Celebrity Cruises took place in the French shipyard Chantiers de l'Atlantique
will set sail in early December 2023.

Mein Schiff 3 - "Der Schiffsarzt" broadcast date on RTL has been set

Mein Schiff 3 - "Der Schiffsarzt" broadcast date on RTL has been set

August 25, 2022 - Mein Schiff 3 becomes a secret series star. Broadcast date for the medical drama "Der Schiffsarzt" on RTL has been set.

Mein Schiff - Start of two great offers today

Mein Schiff - Start of two great offers today

August 25, 2022 – Two great offers started today at TUI Cruises.

MSC Seascape successfully completed the first test drives

MSC Seascape successfully completed the first test drives

August 24, 2022 | MSC Seascape, the second ship in the Seaside EVO class, is entering the final phase of preparation ahead of her inaugural season in the Caribbean in four months
The innovative ship brings guests closer to the sea and offers elegant restaurants and numerous entertainment options.

Celebrity Cruises lifts vaccination requirements for cruises departing from Europe and the USA

Celebrity Cruises lifts vaccination requirements for cruises departing from Europe and the USA

August 23, 2022 - Beginning September 5, all guests, regardless of vaccination status, may board provided they meet local testing requirements -
Test guidelines simplified: Self-tests are now also allowed.

TUI Cruises is committed to climate protection and is examining other goals

TUI Cruises is committed to climate protection and is examining other goals

August 23, 2022 - TUI Cruises has always focused on climate protection. The cruise line is now having the targets for reducing its own emissions scientifically reviewed.

Queen Mary 2 – guest star at the Hamburg Cruise Days

Queen Mary 2 – guest star at the Hamburg Cruise Days

August 19, 2022 – The Hamburg Cruise Days will take place from August 19 to 21, 2022. After the previous forced break caused by the pandemic, visitors this year are experiencing for the eighth time Emotions on land and at sea. As in previous years, the focus of interest is on the Blue Port Hamburg light art work. During the three-day event, five ships will visit the Hanseatic city. The star guest is the Queen Mary 2 (QM2), the "Queen of the Seas".

AIDAprima Oktoberfest special with Die HÖHNER, Tim Toupet and Gletscherfezzer

AIDAprima Oktoberfest special with Die HÖHNER, Tim Toupet and Gletscherfezzer

August 17, 2022 – During the Oktoberfest this year, the top acts Die HÖHNER, Gletscherfezzer and Tim Toupet will ensure great fun on board AIDA.

AIDA Cruises invests heavily in digital outdoor advertising

AIDA Cruises invests heavily in digital outdoor advertising

August 15, 2022 – With the assistance of advertising specialist Ströer, AIDA Cruises is jumping on the new trend of three-dimensional advertising campaigns. The sales promotion campaign launched today in Hamburg is not least in connection with the "Hamburg Cruise Days pur" beginning on Friday of this week..

Hanse Sail 2022: AIDAmar and AIDAdiva are there

Hanse Sail 2022: AIDAmar and AIDAdiva are there

August 11, 2022 - AIDA Cruises is bringing two ships from the fleet to the Hanse Sail this year. AIDAmar will be visiting Warnemünde on August 12, 2022 and AIDAdiva on August 13, 2022.

nicko cruises: affordable world tour with the VASCO DA GAMA

nicko cruises: affordable world tour with the Vasco da Gama

Aug 10, 2022 - The Stuttgart-based cruise expert nicko cruises Schiffsreisen GmbH will have its ocean-going ship Vasco da Gama circumnavigate the world between October 2023 and April 2024. A “big” and a “small” world trip as well as individual stages and routes can be booked.

Oceania Cruises is simplifying boarding policies

Oceania Cruises is simplifying boarding policies

August 10, 2022 – The premium cruise brand Oceania Cruises, which belongs to Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), is focusing on safe and easy travel conditions from September 3, 2022. Beneficiaries are vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers and children under the age of twelve.

Cruise industry: Shore power systems urgently needed

Cruise industry: Shore power systems urgently needed

August 8, 2022 – CLIA Germany, the regional branch of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), reports that the CLIA member shipping companies are open to the topic of shore power.

Princess Cruises is expanding cruise offerings from US ports

Princess Cruises is expanding cruise offerings from US ports

August 5, 2022 – Princess Cruises, a Carnival Corporation & plc company, operates 15 premium cruise ships worldwide. More than two million passengers used the brand's service in the pre-corona year 2019. From August 11th, Princess Cruises will present the shipping company's largest cruise offer to date with US ports of departure.

AIDA new summer routes 2023 in the north

AIDA new summer routes 2023 in the north

August 03, 2022 - For the 2023 summer season, AIDA Cruises is launching new routes for the cruise ships AIDAdiva, AIDAmar and AIDAnova. A variety of attractive travel options in the north are now on the agenda. The new cruises can be booked from August 3, 2022.

Mein Schiff 6 receives shore power in Kiel for the first time

Mein Schiff 6 - second TUI Cruises ship ready for shore power

2 August 2022 – After Mein Schiff 4, Mein Schiff 6 is the second cruise ship in the TUI Cruises fleet to have a shore power connection. The upgrade was put through its paces yesterday in the port of Kiel. The finding: all systems work perfectly; Mein Schiff 6 is able to ensure almost emission-free ship operation on port days.

AIDAcoma brings VR attraction YULLBE GO on board

AIDAcosma brings VR attraction YULLBE GO on board

July 29, 2022 – AIDA Cruises is bringing YULLBE GO on board in cooperation with Europa-Park

Celebrity Edge - Halfway around the world in 53 days

Celebrity Edge - Halfway around the world in 53 days

July 25, 2022 – With Celebrity Cruises from Italy to Australia and New Zealand – The Celebrity Edge calls at a total of 2023 countries and 11 ports on its "Grand Journey" between October and December 25.

AIDA Cruises starts using biofuels

AIDA Cruises starts using biofuels

July 20, 2022 - Cruise line achieves major milestone in decarbonization strategy

Carnival Jubilee – MEYER WERFT Papenburg celebrates the laying of its keel

Carnival Jubilee – MEYER WERFT Papenburg celebrates the laying of its keel

July 22, 2022 – With the Carnival Jubilee, Papenburg-based MEYER WERFT is building a cruise ship for the Miami-based cruise brand Carnival for the first time. If everything goes according to plan, the third ship in the “Excel Class” will depart from Galveston, Texas in November 2023 on seven-day Caribbean cruises.

AIDA Cruises advertises jobs on board

AIDA Cruises advertises jobs on board

July 20, 2022 - All AIDA ships are sailing again. For adventurous, cosmopolitan job seekers, there are once again excellent opportunities for a varied job in an international working environment, combined with the opportunity to pursue a career with AIDA and to discover the world.

MSC Seascape offers expanded family offerings

MSC Seascape offers expanded family offerings

July 13, 2022 | MSC Cruises today announced new details on the family offering on MSC Seascape. The ship will delight guests of all ages with 98 hours of live entertainment per cruise, a 700 square meter children's area and state-of-the-art entertainment. MSC Sescape will enter service in December 2022 and will offer 7-night Caribbean cruises in her inaugural season.

ROSTOCK PORT is expecting 140 cruise ships this year

ROSTOCK PORT is expecting 140 cruise ships this year

July 8, 2022 – The According to the figures available, Rostock overseas port reports goods handling that corresponds to the record result of the first half of 2021. A total of 2021 million tons of cargo were handled in the first half of 15,2. The number of ferry passengers reached 953.000 in the current year. This value corresponds to the pre-corona level. As far as cruises are concerned, the company is counting relevant with 140 ship calls.

PONANT builds fourteenth climate-neutral cruise ship

PONANT builds fourteenth climate-neutral cruise ship

July 7, 2022 – The French Compagnie du PONANT, self proclaimed World market leader for luxury expedition cruises, has been synonymous with comfort, service quality and exclusive travel destinations for over 30 years. Last but not least, the company relies on sustainable travel with regard to the destinations it travels to. For the 14th ship in the fleet, PONANT intends to use non-fossil energy sources for propulsion.

AIDAcosma soon to start filming the dating show "Herz on board"

AIDAcosma soon to start filming the dating show "Herz on board"

July 07, 2022 - On board AIDAcosma: Start of shooting for the new highlight format at VOX. Apply now for the new dating show and experience a cruise to happiness in the Mediterranean

833rd Port Birthday Hamburg with a sea of ​​lights for AIDAprima

833rd Port Birthday Hamburg with a sea of ​​lights for AIDAprima

July 06, 2022 – For the ninth time, AIDA Cruises has been a strong partner for the HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY

Mein Schiff 1 Reboot on North American routes

Mein Schiff 1 Reboot on North American routes

July 04th, 2022 - In autumn 1, Mein Schiff 2022 will again be sailing on interesting North American routes.

Study proves: Millions of Germans tend to cruise

Study proves: Millions of Germans tend to cruise

July 1, 2022 - We owe the amazing realization to Costa Crociere and a market research company commissioned by the shipping company that 6,5 million Germans can imagine embarking on a cruise within the next twelve months.

Kiel Week final production: AIDAbella at the center of the star magic

Kiel Week final production: AIDAbella at the center of the star magic

June 28, 2022 – The most beautiful impressions in the Video: AIDA Cruises thrilled visitors for nine days with unmistakable holiday flair on the Kiellinie and goosebump moments on the water.

Summer in winter on board the Mein Schiff fleet

Summer in winter on board the Mein Schiff fleet

24 June 2022 – The countdown is on: Only 6 months until Christmas. Christmas comes as a surprise every year, which is why TUI Cruises extends the anticipation of Christmas into the summer..

Two more Costa ships are switching to Carnival Cruise Line

Two more Costa ships are switching to Carnival Cruise Line

June 23, 2022 - After the Costa Luminosa changes to Carnival Cruise Line in September 2022, the Costa Venezia and the Costa Firenze also leave the fleet. The change is scheduled for spring 2023 and 2024.

Phoenix Reisen offers music cruises on three ships

Phoenix Reisen offers music cruises on three ships

June 22nd, 2022 – Phoenix Reisen, the Bonn-based operator of river and ocean voyages, invites you to three ocean cruises with musical entertainment. Music-loving guests meet on two ships with Roberto Blanco and Peter Kraus, two veterans of the German Schlager scene. The Swinging Funfares, a big band whose origins go back more than 70 years, perform on the MS Amera.

TUI Cruises – second steel cut within a week

TUI Cruises – second steel cut within a week

June 22, 2022 - One week after the start of production of Mein Schiff 7, TUI Cruises is setting another example for the expansion of the fleet. In San Giorgio di Nogaro, Italy, Wybcke Meier, CEO of TUI Cruises, has completed the first steel cutting for the first of two identical cruise ships for the Mein Schiff fleet. The ships, measured at around 166.000 GT, are being built by the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone near Trieste.

Cuxhaven Cruise Forum illuminates the future of cruises

Cuxhaven Cruise Forum illuminates the future of cruises

June 23, 2022 – The Cuxhaven Cruise Forum took place last week. Topics included the Restarting the industry after the Covid pandemic, new, environmentally friendly ship propulsion systems and the positioning of the city of Cuxhaven as a cruise port.

Holiday program on the AIDA ships

Holiday program on the AIDA ships

June 21, 2022 - AIDA ships offer music, dance and soccer workshops. A vacation full of action and adventure with care for kids and teens as well as relaxation and recreation for the parents - that's what makes a family vacation on the AIDA ships so extraordinary.

MSC and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrate milestones of the two LNG newbuilds

MSC and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrate milestones of the two LNG newbuilds

June 20, 2022 | MSC Group's cruise division and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrated two important milestones over the weekend for MSC Cruises' first two LNG ships, both of which will be built at the French shipyard in Saint-Nazaire.

Costa Luminosa leaves Costa fleet for Carnival

Costa Luminosa leaves Costa fleet for Carnival

June 15, 2022 - In September 2022, the cruise ship Costa Luminosa will change within the Carnival Group from Costa Crociere to the sister brand Carnival Cruise Line. The ship, which was put into service in 2009, will be named after a phase of modernization as Carnival Luminosa.

AIDA winter program 2022 / 2023

AIDA winter program 2022 / 2023

June 15, 2022 – The cruise company AIDA Cruises offers its guests a variety of holiday options with a total of twelve ships in winter 2022/2023. The variety of routes ranges from dream trips to the Caribbean to fascinating South Africa and Northern Europe cruises to unforgettable breaks in the Orient, the Mediterranean and around the Canary Islands.

Hurtigruten is planning two new routes in the anniversary year 2023

Hurtigruten is planning two new routes in the anniversary year 2023

June 14, 2022 - For its 130th anniversary, the traditional Norwegian mail line Hurtigruten is delighting its fans with two special travel destinations. That renovated Hurtigruten mail ship MS Trollfjord sails on the "Hurtigruten Spitsbergen Line" and the "Hurtigruten North Cape Line". The shipping company sees the route guidance as a good opportunity to experience the Norwegian coast in a new way.

TUI Cruises: Construction of Mein Schiff 7 started today

TUI Cruises: Construction of Mein Schiff 7 started today

June 14, 2022 - Ten years after the start of production of the first newbuild of the Mein Schiff fleet, the first steel cutting for Mein Schiff 7 was completed today in Turku, Finland. None other than Wybcke Meier, head of TUI Cruises, gave the signal for the start of production. TUI Cruises will invest in three new buildings by 2026.

Impressions of the Carnival Celebration under construction

Impressions of the Carnival Celebration under construction

June 13, 2022 – Now it's certain: The Carnival Celebration, the second member of the Carnival fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), will make its maiden voyage from Southampton on November 6th towards Miami/Fl. start. Carnival Celebration is a sister ship to Carnival Mardi Gras. The Carnival fleet currently consists of 23 ships.

MSC Bellissima will be positioned in the Mediterranean this summer

MSC Bellissima will be positioned in the Mediterranean this summer

June 10, 2022 | The MSC Bellissima complements the current summer program of MSC Cruises in the Mediterranean

MEYER WERFT hands over third ship to Disney Cruise Line

MEYER WERFT hands over third ship to Disney Cruise Line

June 10, 2022 - Yesterday, Papenburg-based MEYER WERFT handed over the "Disney Wish" to Disney Cruise Line. The Disney Wish is the third ship that the shipyard has built for the shipping subsidiary of the US media group Disney. Disney Cruise Line has ordered two more cruise ships from MEYER.

3 AIDA ships at Kiel Week

Three AIDA ships at Kiel Week

June 10, 2022 - Strong partnership for Kiel Week: AIDA Cruises with three ships and a large holiday world on land

The mask will no longer be used on Costa ships

Masks will no longer be compulsory on Costa ships

June 9, 2022 - One cruise line after the other is lifting the mask requirement on board the ships. This waiver has recently also applied to Costa ships. on all cruises, life on board is without restrictions is possible. A prerequisite for traveling with you is a full vaccination or the recovered status. A negative antigen test is sufficient for embarkation.

Naming: Emerald Cruises christens Emerald Azzurra

Naming: Emerald Cruises christens Emerald Azzurra

May 31, 2022 – Last Saturday, Switzerland-based Emerald Cruises christened its first ocean-going luxury yacht in Venice. The 110 meter long ship sails under the Bahamas flag. Emerald Cruises is part of the Australian Scenic Group, which currently operates nine river vessels in Europe and Asia.

MSC World Europe sets new standards for sustainability

MSC World Europe sets new standards for sustainability

May 24, 2022 - The LNG-powered MSC World Europa will be the first modern cruise ship with fuel cell technology capable of significantly reducing CO2 emissions.

Innovations on board the EUROPA 2

Innovations on board the EUROPA 2

April 22, 2022 – That The luxury ship EUROPA 2 from Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has its shipyard time completed. Numerous modernization and repair work for even more feel-good atmosphere were carried out.

Celebrity Cruises celebrates the LGBTIQ* community with "Pride Party at Sea".

Celebrity Cruises celebrates the LGBTIQ* community with "Pride Party at Sea".

May 24, 2022 – With a "Pride Party at Sea" in June, the "New Luxury" cruise line celebrates the LGBTIQ* community across the fleet - Legally Recognized: Same-Sex Marriages on Board Celebrity Ships

AIDA Cruises: Expert Council "Accessible Travel" begins work

AIDA Cruises: Expert Council "Accessible Travel" begins work

May 24, 2022 – The credo of AIDA Cruises is: A cruise with AIDA should be possible for every guest. Based on this motivation, the cruise company has for many years adjusted to the special needs of people with individual and health impairments.

Summer 2022 Baltic Sea - Mein Schiff 6 becomes a family ship

Summer 2022 Baltic Sea - Mein Schiff 6 becomes a family ship

May 24, 2022 – Attention families: Extra time out on board the Mein Schiff fleet in summer Stable prices for spontaneous cruises during the summer holidays

AIDA Cruises reduces hygiene rules on board the ships

AIDA Cruises reduces hygiene rules on board the ships

May 21, 2022 - After the complete standstill of cruise ships caused by the corona pandemic, the market has been recovering for some time. Even if the booking figures are still not satisfying the cruise companies, the situation on board the ships is gradually approaching the situation before the outbreak of the corona pandemic. This applies in particular to the ships of AIDA Cruises. The company has just lifted the mask requirement on board for the coming summer.

The Kelly Family Cruise - My Ship 6

The Kelly Family Cruise - My Ship 6

May 19, 2022 – TUI Cruises invites you to “The Kelly Family Cruise” on board Mein Schiff 6. Three exclusive concerts on the high seas with the famous singing family.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is relaxing the hygiene concept on board the ships

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is relaxing the hygiene concept on board the ships

May 19, 2022 – In the future, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises will waive certain hygiene regulations when boarding. As of today, simplified boarding regulations apply to ships in the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises fleet. With this measure, the company follows the parent company TUI Cruises. From May 29th, TUI Cruises will relax the hygiene requirements on board the fleet.

My ship fleet relaxes travel requirements

My ship fleet relaxes travel requirements

May 17, 2022 - Summer can come: Mein Schiff Flotte relaxes travel requirements for a carefree cruise

WORLD VOYAGER makes a stopover on Heligoland

WORLD VOYAGER makes a stopover on Heligoland

May 16, 2022 – On its 14-day journey from Lisbon to Hamburg, the WORLD VOYAGER from nicko cruises today made an originally unplanned stopover on the German high seas island of Heligoland.

AIDAdiva and AIDAperla innovations after shipyard stay

AIDAdiva and AIDAperla innovations after shipyard stay

May 13, 2022 - After the stay in the shipyard: AIDAdiva and AIDAperla with numerous new products on board

Start of booking AIDA winter routes 2023/2024

Start of booking AIDA winter routes 2023/2024

May 12, 2022 – Today, May 12, 2022, bookings start for cruises with the AIDA ships from October 2023 to April 2024. On the AIDA cruises in winter 2023/2024, guests will discover the world in all colors and always have the sea in view

Mein Schiff 3 booking start winter timetable 2022/2023

Mein Schiff 3 booking start winter timetable 2022/2023

May 12, 2022 – Caribbean flair, Atlantic islands and Scandinavian highlight ports: Mein Schiff 3 offers the greatest variety in winter 2022/2023

AIDAaura summer season - voyages to Great Britain, Greenland and Northern France

AIDAaura summer season - voyages to Great Britain, Greenland and Northern France

May 08, 2022 – On Saturday, May 7, 2022, the time had come: The cruise ship AIDAaura started as the 12th ship in the AIDA fleet from Hamburg on a 14-day journey to Scotland and Ireland. In addition to the impressive nature adventures of the Scottish islands, two-day stays in Killybegs (Ireland) and Dublin await the guests.

MS EUROPA: 2023 trips can be booked in the 2024/25 season

MS EUROPA: 2023 trips can be booked in the 2024/25 season

April 22, 2022 – Hapag-Lloyd Cruises presents thenew MS EUROPA catalog for the 2023/2024 season. The plunger contains 25 single trips. In particular, the shipping company recommends three combinations of trips with a duration of 46 to 69 days. The trips can now be booked.

AIDA Cruises: World cruise 2023 with AIDAsol can be booked immediately

AIDA Cruises: World cruise 2023 with AIDAsol can be booked immediately

April 21, 2022 – On October 26, 2022, AIDAsol will embark on a 117-day trip around the world. From today on, the second world cruise of the AIDAsol planned for October 2023 can be booked. The journey takes in 43 ports, 20 countries and four continents. Attractive early bird discounts will be granted for travel bookings made by April 30, 2023.

AIDA Cruises: AIDAmar starts cruises from Warnemünde

AIDA Cruises: AIDAmar starts cruises from Warnemünde

April 14, 2022 - Starting today, AIDAmar will operate nine- and ten-day cruises from Rostock-Warnemünde to Scandinavian destinations.

AIDAcosma christened in Hamburg

AIDAcosma christened in Hamburg

April 09, 2022 - Under the motto "The world is becoming more colorful", AIDAcosma was christened on April 9, 2022 as part of a colorful music and light show in the port of Hamburg.

AIDA Cruises opens cruise season in Warnemünde

AIDA Cruises opens cruise season in Warnemünde

April 08, 2022 – On April 11, 2022, AIDAdiva opens the cruise season in Warnemünde. With AIDAmar and AIDAvita, two more AIDA ships set sail from Warnemünde.

Cruises with the Costa Firenze started from Genoa

Cruises with the Costa Firenze started from Genoa

Genoa, April 7th, 2022 - The Costa Firenze made its debut today in Genoa. The activity represents the incorporation of Costa cruises departing from Genoa.

AIDAcosma has to stay in Zeebrugge one day longer

AIDAcosma has to stay one day longer in Zeebrugge

April 06, 2022 - The cruise ship AIDAcosma has to stay one day longer in Zeebrugge due to a storm.

Celebrity Beyond has officially been handed over

Celebrity Beyond has officially been handed over

April 06, 2022 - Today the delivery ceremony of Celebrity Beyond took place at the French shipyard Chantiers de l'Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire. Crafted here, the newest addition to the Celebrity Cruises fleet is the third and most luxurious ship in the Edge class, one of the most modern and innovative ship classes in the world.

AIDAcosma will be christened on Saturday, April 9, 2022 in Hamburg

AIDAcosma will be christened on Saturday, April 9, 2022 in Hamburg

April 05, 2022 – On Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 21:30pm the time has come: The exceptional athlete Kristina Vogel will christen the cruise ship AIDAcosma accompanied by AIDA Captain Vincent Cofalka in the port of Hamburg

MS Germany will be sailing for Phoenix Reisen from April

MS Germany will be sailing for Phoenix Reisen from April

April 1st, 2022 - MS Deutschland, the former dream ship of the Germans, will be sailing from April 22nd on a half-yearly full charter for the Bonn-based tour operator Phoenix Reisen. MS Deutschland departs from the base port of Bremerhaven to selected European destinations.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises new catalog 2023 to 2024

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises new catalog 2023 / 2024

March 31, 2022 - Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, the experienced provider of luxury and expedition travel, publishes the main catalog for the 2023/2024 season of the new expedition class and opens the booking channels.

Hurtigruten plans to use zero-emission mail ships

Hurtigruten plans to use zero-emission mail ships

March 31, 2022 - In collaboration with the Norwegian research organization SINTEF develops Hurtigruten Norway zero-emission ships for the Norwegian coast. After the material moisture meter shows you the two world's first hybrid expedition ships MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen the traditional Norwegian company is planning a forward-looking innovation for the classic mail boat line. The shipping company intends to use the first zero-emission mail boat on the mail boat route from 2030.

TUI Cruises presents routes for the 2023/24 winter season

TUI Cruises presents routes for the 2023/24 winter season

March 29, 2022 - The routes of the Mein Schiff fleet for the winter season 2023/2024 can now be viewed. The destinations all lure with plenty of sun and soothing warmth. At the moment the winter timetables of five ships are presented. The Mein Schiff 3 route plans are expected to follow from the summer of this year.

Princess Cruises - Enchanted Princess will be rerouted

Princess Cruises - Enchanted Princess will be rerouted

March 24, 2022 – The attack by Russian troops on Ukraine affects the route planning of many shipping companies. The Enchanted Princess, which will be commissioned in 2021, is also affected by the Ukraine conflict. The "enchanting princess" will not spend her summer season in the Baltic Sea as planned. Instead, the cruise ship departs from Southampton for cruises.

AIDAprima back in action after class and maintenance work

AIDAprima back in action after class and maintenance work

March 23, 2022 - Launched five days ago the cruise ship AIDAprima into the summer season. Prior to this, routine classing and maintenance work was carried out on the 300-metre-long ship in Rotterdam, and the stay in the dockyard was used to install a battery storage system. In addition, AIDAprima was given a makeover in the public areas.

Mein Schiff 6 becomes a hit stage on the Baltic Sea

Mein Schiff 6 becomes a hit stage on the Baltic Sea

March 22, 2022 - A week ago, TUI Cruises announced the ninth Full Metal Cruise of Mein Schiff 3 from Bremerhaven. As of today, the date for the second music event of the Hamburg shipping company has been set. Mein Schiff 6 chooses Kiel as the starting point of a five-day hit cruise on the Baltic Sea.

MEYER WERFT Papenburg builds the first ship for Carnival

MEYER WERFT Papenburg builds the first ship for Carnival

March 18, 2022 – With the traditional start of firing, MEYER WERFT in Papenburg heralded the construction of the Carnival Jubilee. The future, 345 meter long flagship of the Carnival Cruise Line is a sister ship of the Mardi Gras, which was previously built by MEYER TURKU. Following the current trend, the new building will be operated with low-emission liquid gas (LNG)..

Emerald Azzurra welcomes first guests on maiden voyage

Emerald Azzurra launched from Aqaba on maiden voyage

March 15, 2022 - Last Saturday, the Emerald Azzurra set out from Aqaba/Jordan on her first eight-day voyage in the Red Sea. The 110 meter long ship combines the term "cruise" with the luxury of a private yacht. The ship offers 44 suites and six outside cabins on six decks.

TUI Cruises - the ninth Full Metal Cruise starts in June 2022

TUI Cruises - the ninth Full Metal Cruise starts in June 2022

March 15th, 2022 – On June 2nd, 2022, Mein Schiff 3 starts from Bremerhaven for the ninth Full Metal Cruise. The five-day journey takes in Invergordon and Newcastle on the east coast of Great Britain. Representatives of the heavy metal scene present themselves on three stages and other locations. The supporting program of the trip includes comedy, metal karaoke, meet and greet with the stars, readings, cinema, tattoo artists, metal wellness and music workshops.

Norwegian Escape ran aground off Puerto Plata

Norwegian Escape ran aground off Puerto Plata

March 15, 2022 – Norwegian Escape, 326 meters long, ran aground while leaving the port of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic last night. Strong winds are cited as the cause of the accident. The Dominican Republic's Navy chief said there was no danger to passengers or crew. Apparently the ship got free on the next high tide. As passengers reported on Twitter, the ship was on its way to the next destination.

Mein Schiff 3 sets course for Great Britain in summer 2022

Mein Schiff 3 sets course for Great Britain in summer 2022

March 11, 2022 – TUI Cruises is promoting new bookings for trips to Great Britain with Mein Schiff 3 with attractive weekend offers. Until March 11.03th, 14.03.2022, attractive prices for trips from/to Bremerhaven will be called up.

nicko cruises reroutes river and ocean-going vessels

nicko cruises reroutes river and ocean-going vessels

March 9, 2022 – AIDA Cruises, TUI Cruises and others are avoiding Russian ports because of the war against Ukraine. Nicko cruises, the Stuttgart provider of ocean and river cruises, is also reacting to the current warlike developments between Russia and Ukraine with detours. All guests affected by the plan changes have now been informed about the alternative routes in the Baltic Sea.

Azamara Club Cruises names godmother of Azamara Onward

Azamara Club Cruises names godmother of Azamara Onward

March 9, 2022 – Azamara Club Cruises is about to launch its fourth boutique ship. The 181 meter long ship of the so-called R class will in future be called "Azamara Onward". The naming ceremony will take place during the inaugural cruise in Monaco. Godmother is Beth Santos, American entrepreneur and communication talent.

AIDA Cruises: Adjustments to the itineraries in the Baltic Sea

AIDA Cruises: Adjustments to the itineraries in the Baltic Sea

March 3, 2022 - The war in Ukraine is causing AIDA Cruises to adjust the itineraries in the Baltic Sea. St. Petersburg in Russia will be removed from the list of destination ports in summer 2022. The following ships are affected by the route changes in the 2022 summer season: AIDAdiva, AIDAmar, AIDAnova and AIDAvita.

Round the world with the cruise ship VASCO DA GAMA

Round the world with the cruise ship VASCO DA GAMA

March 3, 2022 - 183 days, 90 ports, 40 countries and five continents: In the 2023/24 season, the Stuttgart cruise company nicko cruises is sending its flagship VASCO DA GAMA on a world tour. The catalog for the trip around the world is now available online and will be available in printed form next week.

TUI Cruises adjust Baltic Sea timetables to the crisis situation

TUI Cruises adjusts Baltic Sea timetables to the crisis situation

February 28, 2022 – The war Russia has sparked in Ukraine is forcing companies to adjust their planning and operations. Cruise lines are not exempt from the exceptional situation. Hamburg-based TUI Cruises is informing its customers about upcoming timetable changes in the Baltic and Black Seas.

AIDAcosma embarks on her first cruise

AIDAcosma embarks on her first cruise

February 27, 2022 – On Saturday evening, February 26, 2022, AIDA Cruises welcomed the first guests to AIDAcosma’s premiere cruise in Hamburg. The seven-day cruise runs from Hamburg to Southampton and on to Cherbourg in France.

Mein Schiff 5 sets sail again on March 6th

Mein Schiff 5 sets sail again on March 6th

February 26, 2022 - Reboot + Easter offers + great video of Mein Schiff 5

The new ship AIDAcosma is expected in Hamburg tomorrow

The new ship AIDAcosma is expected in Hamburg tomorrow

February 24, 2022 – The AIDAcosma, AIDA Cruises' new flagship, will call into Hamburg for the first time tomorrow, Friday. The cruise ship will call at the Hanseatic city a total of seven times. Before mooring at the Steinwerder cruise terminal, the AIDAcosma will probably meet the AIDAprima before Teufelsbrück.

Hurtigruten relies on modern environmental technology for mail ships

Hurtigruten relies on modern environmental technology for mail ships

February 21, 2022 - The Norwegian mail shipping company Hurtigruten, which gave itself the apt nickname "the original", is upgrading its mail ships to modern environmental technologies. The investment in sustainability gives the shipping company and its passengers a clear conscience in the future and pollutes the environment along the Norwegian coast with significantly lower carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions.

SH Vega - a new star in the sky of expedition cruise ships

SH Vega - a new star in the sky of expedition cruise ships

February 16, 2022 - In December 2020, we reported that the Swan Hellenic brand was making a comeback with three ships in the expedition cruise market after a year-long hiatus. It has now become known that the SH Vega, the second new building of the traditional brand, has left the construction dock in Helsinki, Finland. At the end of May 2022, SH Vega will embark on her maiden voyage to Iceland.

P&O Cruises – new build of P&O Arvia completes keel laying

P&O Cruises – new build of P&O Arvia completes keel laying

February 16, 2022 - The P&O Iona gets a sister ship. P&O Cruises and MEYER WERFT in Papenburg celebrated the laying of the keel and the coin ceremony of the P&O Arvia yesterday. A crane lifted the first 570-ton component of the Arvia's underwater hull onto the slipway.

Plantours cruises: fully vaccinated on cruise

Plantours cruises: fully vaccinated on cruise

February 15, 2022 – In addition to five river vessels, Bremer Plantours Cruises operates a single ocean-going vessel, the MS HAMBURG. The company likes to flirt with the statement that the extensively renovated MS HAMBURG is Germany's smallest cruise ship. For the European season starting in March, only fully vaccinated passengers will be allowed on board.

Ponant: Polar expedition ship Le Commandant Charcot now bookable for summer 2023

Ponant: Polar expedition ship Le Commandant Charcot now bookable for summer 2023

February 15, 2022 - Globetrotters who want to combine expedition cruises with exclusive travel destinations and excellent cuisine are in good hands on board the twelve PONANT ships. PONANT is opening the booking portals for the newcomer, the Le Commandant Charcot, with immediate effect. Ten exclusive departures to regions in the high North.

Costa will start in 2022 with the entire fleet

Costa will start in 2022 with the entire fleet

February 14, 2022 | This year the entire Costa fleet will start. Good news for cruises from Germany

Disney Cruise Line - MEYER WERFT undocks Disney Wish

Disney Cruise Line - MEYER WERFT undocks Disney Wish

February 11, 2022 – MEYER WERFT in Papenburg undocked the Disney Wish from Baudock II this Friday. Present at the maneuver were representatives from Disney Cruise Line, representatives from the shipyard and Captain Minnie Mouse. According to the shipyard, the comic figure attended the maneuver and supported the shipyard captain and the tugs.

Cunard Line: The fourth and newest ship is called Queen Anne

Cunard Line: The fourth and newest ship is called Queen Anne

February 8, 2022 – Cunard Line has just announced the name of its fourth ship. The new building is named "Queen Anne". The 249th ship in the history of the shipping company will set off on its maiden voyage in early 2024. The good news for Cunard Line fans: The travel program for their inaugural season can be booked from May 2022.

Sea Cloud Cruises – change of ownership at the Hamburg cruise operator

Sea Cloud Cruises – change of ownership at the Hamburg cruise operator

February 3, 2022 – A change of ownership is imminent for the Hamburg provider of cruises under sail. According to press reports, Sea Cloud Cruises will be acquired by The Yacht Portfolio. Both companies have signed a corresponding letter of intent. The value of the transaction and the time of the transition are open.

Carnival Cruise Line - 50th Anniversary Discounts

Carnival Cruise Line - 50th Anniversary Discounts

February 3, 2022 - On March 11, 2022, Carnival Cruise Line celebrates its 50th anniversary. To mark this occasion, the company is giving passengers a discount of 50 euros. The discount campaign applies for every new booking made by the end of February.

Discovery Princess - Princess Cruise's last Royal Class new build

Discovery Princess - Princess Cruise's last Royal Class new build

February 2, 2022 - As of January 28, the Princess Cruises fleet consists of 15 ships. On this day, the cruise line belonging to the Carnival Group took delivery of the sixth newbuild of the Royal Class, the “Discovery Princess”..

TUI Cruises extends early booking discounts for selected Mein Schiff cruises

TUI Cruises extends early booking discounts for selected Mein Schiff cruises

February 01st, 2022 – Save up to 28 euros per person until February 130th.

Costa Toscana brings the Sanremo Festival to the sea

Costa Toscana brings the Sanremo Festival to the sea

February 01, 2022 | Costa Cruises' new "green" ship, moored in Sanremo, will be the first floating stage in the history of the Festival.

MSC extends the season in the United Arab Emirates until the end of June 2022

MSC extends season in the United Arab Emirates until the end of June 2022

November 29, 2021 | MSC Bellissima completes its Red Sea season on schedule, replacing MSC Virtuosa for cruises to destinations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha from April 2nd. The additional twelve cruises will soon be bookable

AIDAcosma competition at AIDAradio

AIDAcosma competition at AIDAradio

January 31, 2022 - Today the big AIDAcosma competition starts at AIDAradio

WORLD VOYAGER – Entertainment on the expedition ship

WORLD VOYAGER – Entertainment on the expedition ship

January 26, 2022 – nicko cruises' WORLD VOYAGER is currently traveling to dreamlike Caribbean destinations. At the beginning of March the ship moved to Europe. Several cruises to certain Canary Islands and Madeira are on the itinerary list in March and April. The shipping company points out special entertainment for two of the upcoming Canary Islands trips.

AIDA Cruises expands Selection program

AIDA Cruises expands Selection program

January 26, 2022 - AIDA Cruises will continue to expand its Selection program.

TUI Cruises creates new management position in sales

TUI Cruises creates new management position in sales

January 25, 2022 – TUI Cruises announces that Clas Eckholt will be appointed Vice President Marketing & Sales for the “Mein Schiff” brand as of May 1, 2022. Mr. Eckholt was previously 15 years worked in various marketing and sales functions at Stage Entertainment. His task will be to promote the interaction of all commercial disciplines of the cruise line and the premium brand "My ship" to strengthen.

AIDA once again recognized as a top employer

AIDA once again recognized as a top employer

January 21, 2022 - The cruise company AIDA Cruises is again one of the best employers in Germany this year, awarded by the Top Employers Institute.

Celebrity Cruises is sending two ships to Asia

Celebrity Cruises is sending two ships to Asia

January 12, 2022 - More destinations than in the previous season and two new home ports: In addition to the Celebrity Solstice, the Celebrity Millennium will also be sailing in Asian waters in the 2023/24 season

Regent Seven Seas Cruises will offer top-class luxury on 2024 voyages by 280

Regent Seven Seas Cruises will offer top-class luxury on 2024 voyages by 280

January 20, 2022 - Booking start of the Upgrade Your Horizon offer with upgrades of up to two suite categories and a reduced deposit.

AIDA Summer Promise 2022 - PCR test remains included

AIDA Summer Promise 2022 - PCR test remains included

January 20, 2022 - In the summer of 2022, AIDA Cruises will take its guests to the most beautiful European destinations. Sun-seekers can look forward to trips to the western and eastern Mediterranean and the Adriatic, for example.

TUI Cruises – My ship fleet affected by Corona

TUI Cruises – My ship fleet affected by Corona

January 18, 2022 – TUI Cruises is sailing in choppy waters. Since July 2020, the Hamburg cruise line has been operating cruises without any problems after the previous business interruption caused by the corona pandemic. Corona cases have recently been reported on three ships.

Celebrity Cruises cancel free of charge up to 48 hours before departure

Celebrity Cruises cancel free of charge up to 48 hours before departure

January 17, 2022 - Celebrity Cruises expands Cruise with Confidence offering and continues to offer Best Price Guarantee

Costa Cruises is a partner of the RYDER CUP 2023

Costa Cruises is a partner of the RYDER CUP 2023

January 17, 2022 | Costa Launches New Golf Cruise Offering: “Cruise & Golf”

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen launches new brand identity

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen launches new brand identity

January 11, 2022 - In the 30th year of the existence of the Brand nicko cruises, the company improves its brand image and invents the term “time to discover”. The term stands for the slow cruising practiced by nicko cruises. At the same time, the company logo was modernized.

MSC Magnifica starts the first winter season from / to Hamburg

MSC Magnifica starts the first winter season from / to Hamburg

January 03, 2022 | Yesterday, Sunday, the MSC Magnifica set sail for her first departure of the new winter program

TUI Cruises: Mein Schiff 6 is stopping the Dubai cruise for the time being

TUI Cruises: Mein Schiff 6 is stopping the Dubai cruise for the time being

January 3, 2022 | According to AIDA Cruises (AIDAnova), TUI Cruises is forced to cancel the Dubai cruise that starts today due to corona cases on board Mein Schiff 6. The Hamburg cruise company announces that the company has decided to take a short break to protect guests and crew.

AIDAnova travel interruption in Lisbon. New start on January 15th from Gran Canaria.

AIDAnova travel interruption in Lisbon. New start on January 15th from Gran Canaria.

January 02, 2022 - The cruise ship AIDAnova ends its current cruise unplanned in Lisbon. The ship will be completely disinfected and will continue its cruises from Gran Canaria on January 15th.

More than 60 corona outbreaks on US cruise ships

More than 60 corona outbreaks on US cruise ships

December 28, 2021 | A corona outbreak on board Mein Schiff 4 hit TUI Cruises last Sunday. As a result of several corona cases on board the cruise ship, around 300 passengers were forced to end their cruise early in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Mallorca will limit cruise ship calls from 2022

Mallorca will limit cruise ship calls from 2022

December 22, 2021 | Residents of Palma de Mallorca lament the pollution caused by cruise ships and overtourism. To counteract both factors, limited the Balearic Government together with individual shipping companies and the International Association of Cruise Lines (CLIA) visited the cruise ships in the island's capital, Palma.

AIDA Cruises took over the AIDACosma from MEYER WERFT today

AIDA Cruises took over the AIDACosma from MEYER WERFT today

December 21, 2021 | The MEYER WERFT in Papenburg in Lower Saxony today handed over the AIDAcosma, the sister ship of AIDAnova, to AIDA Cruises in Rostock. The cruise ship measured at around 183.900 GT has a low-emission propulsion system with liquefied natural gas (LNG). According to the shipyard, the AIDAnova, launched in 2018, was the world's first cruise ship with this innovative propulsion system.

Costa inaugurates new cruise terminal in Dubai

Costa inaugurates new cruise terminal in Dubai

December 17, 2021 | Big event for the start of the season of the Costa Firenze with premieres of the Costa special tours for the EXPO 2020

VASCO DA GAMA 2022/23 - nicko cruises presents new cruises

VASCO DA GAMA 2022/23 - nicko cruises presents new cruises

December 16, 2021 - The VASCO DA GAMA 2022/23 program includes classic destinations on the western and northern European coasts as well as on the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean and the Baltic states, but also special travel destinations such as Cape Verde and West Africa. If you want to get a taste of the cruise air and get to know the ship, you will get your money's worth with the short trips along the North and Baltic Sea coasts

AIDA booking start summer 2023 - secure early bird benefits & cabins

AIDA booking start summer 2023 - secure early booking benefits & cabins

December 16, 2021 - The AIDA vacation for summer 2023 can now be planned: On December 16, 2021, bookings for the most beautiful AIDA cruises from April to October 2023 and an eventful summer in the most exciting places in Europe will start.

AIDAnova is the 10th ship in the AIDA fleet to leave the port

AIDAnova is the 10th ship in the AIDA fleet to leave the port

December 13, 2021 - This morning AIDAnova entered the port of Hamburg for the first time. Upon arrival, the crew and ship sent a loving light message "We ❤ HH" to the people in Hamburg along the Elbe.

AIDA winter promise

AIDA winter promise

December 9, 2021 - Since December 09.12.2021, 31.03.2022, AIDA has been offering the following for your flexible vacation planning: When booking a new trip with a departure by March 40, XNUMX, you can rebook free of charge up to XNUMX days before the start of the trip - in all tariffs, both the travel date and the route.

Costa Cruises offers a new pricing model with 3 tariffs

Costa Cruises offers a new pricing model with 3 tariffs

December 7, 2021 | Costa Cruises simplifies the price model for guests: The three new offers are easy to understand, individually adaptable and offer all-inclusive services.

Celebrity Cruises expands South America program

Celebrity Cruises expands South America program

02 December 2021 | The Celebrity Eclipse will be sent to southern South America in the 2023/24 season and most of it will be launched in Chile and Argentina

The entire MSC Cruises fleet is set to sail again for the 2022 summer program

The entire MSC Cruises fleet will set sail again in summer 2022

December 02, 2021 | 14 ships are used in the Mediterranean - more than half of the fleet - and with over 40 routes offer the shipping company the largest range of services in this region to date

Hurtigruten Expeditions offers more departures from Hamburg

Hurtigruten Expeditions offers more departures from Hamburg

December 2, 2021 | German vacationers love Norway and especially the North Cape. Since August XNUMX the expedition ship MS Otto Sverdrup has been making regular trips to the far north since August 2021. The expedition voyages are fully booked in the first quarter of 2022. This is why Hurtigruten Expeditions will be deploying another hybrid expedition ship from Hamburg, the MS Fridtjof Nansen, from January 2022. As a result of the good number of bookings, the Nordland offer will be expanded in the 2023/24 season.

Costa Crociere receives second LNG ship with Costa Toscana

Costa Crociere receives second LNG ship with Costa Toscana

December 2, 2021 | Costa Crociere took over its new flagship, Costa Toscana, from Meyer Werft in Turku today. It is another liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered cruise ship from the Costa Group. The ship with more than 2.600 cabins was built by the MEYER TURKU shipyard in Finland.

In view: Princess Cruises' Australia program 2023/24

In view: Princess Cruises' Australia program 2023/24

December 2, 2021 | After the first outbreaks of the corona pandemic, Australia quickly enforced strict border closings for its own nationals and foreigners.

AIDAbella celebrates first call in Dubai

AIDAbella Dubai - first call of the cruise ship

November 29, 2021 | On November 25, 2021, the cruise ship AIDAbella visited the new Dubai Harbor Cruise Terminal for the first time.

MSC Virtuosa christened in the United Arab Emirates

MSC Virtuosa christened in the United Arab Emirates

November 29, 2021 | MSC Cruises celebrated the christening of the MSC Virtuosa in Dubai

MSC Cruises is introducing 1G on all cruise lines

MSC Cruises is introducing 1G + on all cruise lines

November 25, 2021 | Cruises with MSC Cruises are now only possible for vaccinated guests on all ships

PORT OF KIEL describes the path to climate neutrality by 2030

PORT OF KIEL describes the path to climate neutrality by 2030

November 24, 2021 | The three-stage plan specifies the port's BLUE PORT concept                      

To the Expo Dubai with the Costa Firenze

To the Expo Dubai with the Costa Firenze

November 24, 2021 | World exhibitions have been held at regular intervals since 1851. World exhibitions have been dealing with educational and environmental issues for a long time. This is particularly true of the Expo in Dubai (UAE), which is the largest expo in history with 192 countries represented.

Experience Norway for the first time in winter and spring with Mein Schiff 1

Experience Norway for the first time in winter and spring with Mein Schiff 1

  • November 23, 2021 | Maximum variety with 4 to 14-day trips from February 23 to April 22, 2022  
MSC Seascape floated up

MSC Seascape floated up

November 22, 2021 | MSC Cruises and Fincantieri are celebrating the next flagship of the fleet with the float of MSC Seascape

PONANT Seychelles - shipping company is back first

PONANT Seychelles - shipping company is back first

November 18, 2021 | Expedition cruises in the Indian Ocean start again. PONANT is the first shipping company to return to the Seychelles

More Europe with Cunard: Queen Elizabeth's New Voyages 2022

Attention Cunard fans: Queen Elizabeth on a trip to Europe in 2022

November 18, 2021 | Good news for fans of the cruise brand Cunard: In the spring and early summer of next year, the renowned shipping company will be presenting 17 new trips to Europe for the Queen Elizabeth. Further destinations are the passage of the Panama Canal and trips to Alaska.

Ascent is the name of the new cruise ship from Celebrity

Celebrity Ascent is the name of the new cruise ship from Celebrity Cruises

November 18, 2021 | Start of construction for the fourth ship in the Edge class from Celebrity Cruises - the Celebrity Ascent will set sail in early 2023.

PONANT Antarctica - cruise line is the first to return

PONANT Antarctica - cruise line is the first to return

Hamburg, November 15, 2021 | Back in the eternal ice: With the start of the premiere season of the new fleet entry Le Commandant Charcot, PONANT is the first cruise line to return to the Antarctic.

Hamburg cruise port: doing the right thing and talking about it

Hamburg cruise port: doing the right thing and talking about it

November 11, 2021 - Making the Port of Hamburg a pioneer in terms of climate neutrality and at the same time maintaining its attractiveness for cruise lines can only be achieved together. That is the conclusion of the dialogue between shipping companies, associations of the cruise industry and politics.

WORLD VOYAGER offers many cruise highlights in 2022/23

WORLD VOYAGER offers many cruise highlights in 2022/23

November 11, 2021 - The new nicko cruises catalog provides for highly attractive sea voyages by WORLD VOYAGER in the 2022/23 season. The excellent expedition ship from the Stuttgart provider calls at destinations in Western and Northern Europe. The Mediterranean, the archipelagos of the Canary Islands, the Azores and Cape Verde are also on the list of routes. Goals are In addition the Caribbean, Central America, Svalbard, Greenland and Iceland.

AIDA opens the season in the Canaries

AIDA opens the season in the Canaries

November 9, 2021 - In the winter of 2021/2022, no fewer than three AIDA ships will set course for the "blissful islands" off the coast of West Africa and Madeira, the flower among the islands in the Atlantic.

USA - cruises in the land of opportunity

USA - cruises in the land of opportunity

November 09, 2021 - As of yesterday, fully vaccinated Europeans are allowed to enter the USA without restrictions. Deutsche Lufthansa is now offering 160 flights per week to US destinations. Opening up the US to travel will boost tourism from a standstill. During the dreary European winter months, cruise companies such as Norwegian Cruise Line rely on sun-hungry Europeans who start their journeys into the warmth from North American ports.

Two more Celebrity Cruises ships go into operation

Two more Celebrity Cruises ships go into operation

November 9, 2021 - The Celebrity Reflection and the Celebrity Constellation will initially be deployed in the Caribbean. Ten celebrity ships are currently sailing the world's oceans. The recently named Celebrity Apex and Celebrity Edge are offering new courses for children and teenagers

AIDA Cruises will expand use of shore power in German ports in 2021

AIDA Cruises will expand use of shore power in German ports in 2021

November 8, 2021 - With the restart of its cruises from Germany, AIDA Cruises has expanded the use of green shore power with ships in its fleet to two other German ports in the 2021 summer season.

Celebrity Cruises currently has many special conditions

Celebrity Cruises currently has many special conditions

November 8, 2021 - The second guest only pays half and the “Cruise with Confidence” promise is extended. Train to flight and local transfers are included in the travel package. The single room surcharge does not apply to single travelers

Hamburg expects a record high for cruise ships in 2022

Hamburg expects a record high for cruise ships in 2022

November 2, 2021 - The corona pandemic has damaged cruise lines and port operations worldwide over the past two years. The Port of Hamburg was not spared from this negative development. But there is cause for hope. Norddeutsche Rundfunk NDR reported today that 300 cruise ships are expected to make calls in the coming year.

Mallorca - is the cruise ship restriction coming?

Mallorca - is the cruise ship restriction coming?

October 31.10.2021, XNUMX - Mallorca Magazin, Palma's German-language weekly newspaper, reports on a conflict that has been simmering for a long time. Accordingly, the state government of the Balearic Islands has asked the Spanish central government to set a maximum limit for cruise ships. Cruise ships calling at Mallorca and the neighboring islands would be affected. The regional government argues internally about the maximum limit.

Hurtigruten Expeditions with a focus on the 2023/24 season

Hurtigruten Expeditions with a focus on the 2023/24 season

October 28, 2021 - News from Hurtigruten: The market research company YouGov and the business and financial newspaper Handelsblatt determine the Germans' most popular brands every year. In the current year, the respondents put Hurtigruten in first place in the cruises sector for the fifth time in a row. On top of that: Hurtigruten Expeditions gives first insights into the 2023/24 season.

The Warnemünde cruise season ends today

The Warnemünde cruise season ends today

October 26, 2021 - The summer cruise season in Rostock-Warnemünde officially ends on October 26th with the arrival of the AIDAsol. Three more cruise ship visits are planned for November and December. Including the stragglers, a total of 47 cruise ships visited the Baltic Sea port in the current year.

Hurtigruten's new guest lounge in Bergen, Norway

Hurtigruten's new guest lounge in Bergen, Norway

October 22, 2021 - Traditional pcket ship voyages with Hurtigruten usually begin in the Norwegian port city of Bergen.For a relaxed and pleasant start to the journey, the Hurtigruten shipping company has opened a guest lounge in the city's harbor, which is considered the gateway to the fjords. The location is the Hurtigruten terminal atNøstebukten.

AIDAcosma starts overpassing the river Ems

AIDAcosma - Ems transfer after midnight today

After a construction period of more than two years, the AIDAcosma is leaving the shipyard in Papenburg tonight and starting the Ems transfer to Eemshaven (NL). With the AIDAcosma, MEYER WERFT is delivering the third cruise ship equipped with a low-emission LNG drive.

nicko cruises: The 2G rule will apply in the future on rivers and at sea

nicko cruises: The 2G rule will apply in the future on rivers and at sea

October 5, 2021 - The Stuttgart cruise company nicko cruises is introducing the 2G rule on rivers and seas. The travel provider justifies this measure by saying that a large majority of guests want 2G as a security factor. In addition, the new regulation improves planning security for operational processes on board the ships.

Families on a cruise - offers from German shipping companies

Families on a cruise - offers from German shipping companies

September 15, 2021 - To coincide with the upcoming autumn holidays, nicko cruises and TUI Cruises are offering time out for families at VASCO DA GAMA (nicko) and Mein Schiff 4 (TUI Cruises). Related to the autumn holidays, both companies organize boat trips for the entire family in the Mediterranean region.

Cruise ship WORLD VOYAGER: crew members infected with corona

Cruise ship WORLD VOYAGER: crew members infected with corona

September 15, 2021 - It couldn't have been worse for the WORLD VOYAGER, the small, fine cruise ship from nicko cruises. The expedition and cruise ship, which can hold a maximum of 200 passengers, is moored in the port of Hamburg. Several crew members are infected with the corona virus.

Mein Schiff 6 - TUI Cruises confirms Orient cruises in 2021/22

Mein Schiff 6 - TUI Cruises confirms Orient cruises in 2021/22

September 07th, 2021 - Mein Schiff 6 will carry out Orient cruises in autumn and winter as planned. Travelers are requested to provide proof of full vaccination protection against COVID-19 before starting their journey. In addition, two negative COVID-19 test results are expected to be proven. There are restrictions on excursions.

Vasco da Gama cannot call at Visby

Vasco da Gama cannot call at Visby

August 26, 2021 - The Vasco da Gama, nicko cruises' ocean-going ship, was scheduled to call at Visby port on Gotland / Sweden at 13pm today. An hour before the planned arrival, the approximately 00 guests on board the ship learned that this destination had been removed from the route list. 

nicko cruises: VASCO DA GAMA starts next Baltic Sea cruise

nicko cruises: VASCO DA GAMA starts next Baltic Sea cruise

August 18, 2021 - In July of this year, VASCO DA GAMA started its service with Baltic Sea cruises for the Stuttgart-based nicko cruises. Today another cruise in the Baltic Sea area starts from the Ostseekai in Kiel. Top destinations are Copenhagen, Stockholm and Tallinn. The 12-night trip ends in Bremerhaven.

Fincantieri¬ shipyard in Marghera undocks Norwegian Prima

Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera undocks Norwegian Prima

August 13, 2021 - Today it became known that the new flagship of the Norwegian Cruise Line, the Norwegian Prima, in one Fincantieri shipyard has floated. The external work on the 18th ship in the NCL fleet has been completed. From now on, the interior fittings of the cruise ship will be pushed ahead with high pressure. In the summer of 2022, the Norwegian Prima will be handed over to NCL and start operating.

AIDAmar starts on week-long cruises from Hamburg

AIDAmar starts on week-long cruises from Hamburg

July 29, 2021 - Good news comes from the Port of Hamburg. Cruise activity is picking up speed again in Hamburg. AIDA Cruises has the AIDAmar set off on 7-day cruises thirteen times. The trips take place between July 31, 2021 and October 24, 2021.

TUI Cruises - Finally free travel to Norway again

TUI Cruises - Finally free travel to Norway again

July 22, 2021 - Norway lovers and TUI fans can breathe easy: From August 22nd, Mein Schiff 1 will start sailing towards Norway. Destinations are the Norwegian fjords, the historic Hanseatic city of Bergen or the capital Oslo. The only downer: all adults on board - guests and crew - must be fully vaccinated. A test is compulsory for children aged four and over.

Port of Hamburg vaccinates cruise ship crews

Port of Hamburg vaccinates cruise ship crews

July 13, 2021 - Great caution is still required with regard to SARS-CoV-2. A step towards normality will in future be the vaccination offer for the crews of the cruise ships in the port of Hamburg.

Expedition ship WORLD VOYAGER comes to Kiel in July

Expedition ship WORLD VOYAGER comes to Kiel in July

July 7, 2021 - The corona situation is forcing cruise lines to react quickly to developments caused by pandemics. Nicko cruises made this experience again. Instead of completing two cruises from / to Funchal, three mini-cruises in the Baltic and North Sea are on the program for now. The trips start on July 20th.

nicko cruises: VASCO DA GAMA's maiden voyage from Kiel

nicko cruises: VASCO DA GAMA's maiden voyage from Kiel

June 30, 2021 - After the successful debut of the WORLD VOYAGER in the Canary Islands and the Azores, the VASCO DA GAMA, the second ocean-going ship of the established river shipping company, will start its service for German-speaking guests on July 13. The maiden voyage leads from Kiel to Denmark, Sweden and the Estonian Tallinn.

Christened Crystal Endeavor - an ice class luxury ship

Christened Crystal Endeavor - an ice class luxury ship

June 27, 2021 - Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's Prime Minister Manuela Schwesig christened the Crystal Endeavor yesterday as part of a festive ceremony. MV WERFTEN in Stralsund built the 164 meter long ship for the Crystal Expedition Cruises shipping company. The ship is the world's largest and most comfortable expedition yacht with ice class PC6.

Princess Cruises - Cruises restart at the end of July 2021

Princess Cruises - Cruises restart at the end of July 2021

June 25, 2021 - Princess Cruises is planning the Resumption of cruise operations with week-long trips to Alaska. The Majestic Princess is the first ship to sail. On September 26th, eight MedallionClass ships will be restarted with cruises to the Caribbean, Hawaii and Mexico. Trips for European guests can probably be booked from September 1st.

AIDAcara will shortly be leaving the AIDA fleet

AIDAcara will shortly be leaving the AIDA fleet

June 23, 2021 - The AIDAcara, AIDA Cruise's first and oldest ship, is leaving the fleet after 25 years. The buyer was not named. The ship, which is getting on in years, can accommodate almost 1.200 guests with double occupancy. AIDA Cruises relies on sustainable fleet growth and low emissions Liquefied natural gas (LNG). The AIDAcosma, which is powered by LNG, will join the fleet this year.

Meyer Turku shipyard builds cruise ship for Royal Caribbean

Meyer Turku shipyard builds cruise ship for Royal Caribbean

June 19, 2021 - Last Monday, the MEYER TURKU shipyard in Turku, Finland celebrated the first steel cut of the Icon of the Seas. Delivery of the new building is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023. The ship, which is fired with environmentally friendly liquefied natural gas, is measured at around 200.000 GT. It takes around 5.000 passengers.

Royal Caribbean is planning its first test trip in June

Royal Caribbean is planning its first test trip in June

May 26, 2021 - Royal Caribbean is preparing for the restart. The company received preliminary approval from the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to conduct a test run with volunteers. The Freedom of the Seas test trip will take place June 20-22. The CDC is an agency of the United States Department of Health

nicko cruises are rerouting World Voyager to the Azores

nicko cruises are rerouting the World Voyager to the Azores

May 18, 2021 - The ongoing corona situation prompts the Stuttgart-based nicko cruises to reroute the World Voyager trip planned for May 28, 2021. The trip was originally supposed to lead from Lisbon to Hamburg. Since many ports on Europe's west coast are currently still closed, World Voyager is being rerouted to the Azores.

Start of booking AIDAsol Reisen from Kiel

Start of booking AIDAsol Reisen from Kiel

May 12, 2021 - Now it's back to "Ahoy" for AIDA cruises from Germany: On May 12, 2021, bookings for AIDAsol's first voyages from / to Kiel will open. Dates are available between May 22nd and June 9th, 2021.

TUI Cruises will start with “Blue” trips from Kiel in May

TUI Cruises will start with “Blue” trips from Kiel in May

May 12, 2021 Update - TUI Cruises is currently offering trips to the Canary Islands and Greece. That is not all: On Whitsunday, May 23, 2021, the first “German” cruise of the Mein Schiff fleet will start in Kiel. A “blue voyage” without going ashore is offered.

Norwegian Cruise Line presents the Norwegian Prima

Norwegian Cruise Line presents the Norwegian Prima

May 12, 2021 - From today it is possible to make cabin bookings on Norwegian Prima, the newest NCL ship. According to the current plans, the new flagship will start its service in the summer of 2022. Norwegian Cruise Line is celebrating the ship as another milestone in the history of the shipping company.

Greece cruises - TUI Cruises requires two corona tests

Greece cruises - TUI Cruises requires two corona tests

May 20, 2021 - Starting May 13, Mein Schiff 5 will undertake a total of six trips through Greece's archipelago. The announcement arouses hope among holidaymakers and the Greek tourism industry. The trips take place in accordance with the health and hygiene concept introduced by TUI Cruises. What is new is that two corona tests are required for the trips.

Norwegian Cruise Line: Cruises restart July 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line: Cruises restart July 2021

April 6, 2021 - Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) starts the Corona season 2021 with three ships. The shipping company announced today that it will start shipping operations for the first time on July 25, 2021 with new routes in Europe and the Caribbean. The shipping company operates a total of 17 ships, of which the Norwegian Jade, Norwegian Joy and Norwegian Gem are restarted. The ships go to destinations in Greece and the Caribbean Sea.

MEYER shipyard receives new construction order for cruise ship

MEYER shipyard receives new construction order for cruise ship

March 31, 2021 - MEYER Werft and the Japanese group NYK have signed a contract for the construction of a medium-sized cruise ship. Since the outbreak of the corona pandemic, it is the first new construction order for a cruise ship that has been placed with a shipyard worldwide. The client is one of the largest shipping companies in the world.

Cunard: Queen Elizabeth will travel around England in the summer of 2021

Cunard: Queen Elizabeth will travel around England in the summer of 2021

March 29, 2021 - Cunard's Queen Elizabeth will resume operations in the summer of 2021. The shipping company is making its ship ready for operation and will send it on ten cruises along the British Isles and on three so-called "Sun Voyages" from July to October 2021. However, there is one downer: the trips can only be booked for guests resident in Great Britain who have been vaccinated against Covid-19.

The neverending theme: Venice and the cruise ships

The neverending theme: Venice and the cruise ships

March 27, 2021 - For what seems like forever, there has been a dispute in Venice about the access of the cruise ships to the Stazione Marittima. Environmental activists are demanding that cruise ships no longer pass through the Giudecca Canal and past St. Mark's Square. The operating company of the cruise terminal and its employees have a fundamentally different view of the subject.

Cunard extends cruise break for all 3 ships

Cunard extends cruise break for all 3 ships

March 12, 2021 - The cruise industry's business disruptions continue. After Princess Cruises announced at the beginning of the week that trips by three cruise ships from / to Southampton will be suspended until September 25, 2021, Cunard is extending the cruise break for all three Cunard Queens.

nicko cruises invests millions in VASCO DA GAMA

nicko cruises invests millions in VASCO DA GAMA

March 3, 2021 - The cruise operator nicko cruises Schiffsreisen GmbH is investing a double-digit million euro amount in the conversion of the ocean-going ship VASCO DA GAMA, which was previously operated by CMV. The cruise ship named after the Portuguese navigator and explorer will be in the Lisnave shipyard near Lisbon visually and technically prepared for the requirements of the Stuttgart cruise operator.

Odyssey of the Seas begins its premiere season in Haifa

Odyssey of the Seas begins its premiere season in Haifa

March 2, 2021 - Royal Caribbean announces that the brand new Odyssey of the Seas will make tours of the Mediterranean Sea from Haifa / Israel in the summer of 2021. The trips are offered as three- and seven-night trips. According to the press release, Israeli citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 will be the first to travel on the new ship.

Oceania Cruises' 2022/23 tropical and exotic collection

Oceania Cruises' 2022/23 tropical and exotic collection

February 25, 2021 - Oceania Cruises, part of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, see high demand for cruises on the summer routes 2022 and the world tour 2023. From March 3, 127 trips from the new "Tropical and Exotic Collection" from Oceania Cruises can be booked become.

MEYER Werft: The construction of the P&O Arvia has started with the steel cutting

MEYER Werft: The construction of the P&O Arvia began with the steel cut

February 22, 2021 - The situation of the cruise companies and their shipyards is extremely bad as a result of the corona pandemic. Most cruise ships are stuck without employment and the crews are without work. MEYER shipyard is considering layoffs and the shipyard's suppliers are worried about their future.

Princess Cruises: Dream around the world with the Island Princess

Princess Cruises: Dream around the world with the Island Princess

February 17, 2021 - The corona pandemic is paralyzing all areas of cruise shipping. It is unclear when worldwide regular ship operations can again be assumed. The Princess Cruises offer comes at the right time. The Island Princess will sail from / to Fort Lauderdale around the world from January 5 to April 26, 2023.

Mein Schiff 6 and Corona - TUI Cruises cancels Dubai trip

Mein Schiff 6 and Corona - TUI Cruises cancels Dubai trip

February 01, 2021 - TUI Cruises canceled the 14-day Dubai trip planned in March with Mein Schiff 6 today. The trip should start on March 1st, 2020. The shipping company cannot guarantee that the situation in the individual countries will make a call possible or that the necessary promises will be made in good time before your voyage begins. Booked guests are offered personal Mein Schiff travel credit with bonus options.

Azamara Club Cruises buys fourth ship

Azamara Club Cruises buys fourth ship

January 25, 2021 - A few days ago it was announced that the Royal Caribbean Group is selling the cruise brand Azamara Club Cruises to the New York private equity firm Sycamore Partners. Now Azamara announces that Sycamore is adding a fourth ship to its fleet. This ship is the former Pacific Princess.

Royal Caribbean sells cruise line Azamara Cruises

Royal Caribbean sells cruise line Azamara Cruises

January 20, 2021 - Royal Caribbean Holding is selling its Azamara Club Cruises to Sycamore Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. Royal Caribbean intends to focus exclusively on the brands Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and the majority holding Silversea in the future. The sale is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021.

Cruise ship Costa Toscana floated in Turku

Cruise ship Costa Toscana floated in Turku

January 16, 2021 - In February 2020, the Meyer Werft in Turku, Finland began the Assembly work on the hull of the Costa Toscana. Eleven months later, the new building was completed to the extent that the building dock could be flooded. Yesterday afternoon the Costa Toscana left the dock and moored at the equipment quay.

New cruise ships of the year 2021

New cruise ships of the year 2021

December 29, 2020 - Cruise enthusiasts expect cruises to resume worldwide. TheCoronavirus Sars-CoV-XNUMX hit the cruise industry at full speed and forced an emergency stop. In the meantime, attempts to resume cruises on the back burner, which were successful in some respects, were unable to reduce the financial damage associated with the shutdown. When to expect regular ship travel is (still) in the stars. And yet new ships have been announced for the coming year.

Royal Caribbean repels Empress and Majesty of the Seas

Royal Caribbean repels Empress and Majesty of the Seas

December 17, 2020 - Royal Caribbean is separating from two veteran ships this month: the Empress of the Seas and the Majesty of the Seas. Both ships are being sold to an undisclosed buyer from the Asia-Pacific region.

Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 certified by Fresenius

Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 certified by Fresenius

December 11, 2020 - Do the right thing and talk about it. TUI Cruises acts according to this motto. The hygiene concept of the cruise company battered by the COVID-19 pandemic has been certified for Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2. The hygiene certificate was issued by the independent SGS Institute Fresenius.

Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth are on pause until early summer 2021

Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth are on pause until early summer 2021

December 09, 2020 - The information about COVID-19-related shutdowns in the cruise industry doesn't want to end. Today Cunard announced the extension of the cruise break for the Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth.

Caribbean cruise Mein Schiff 1 - Severe setback for TUI Cruises

Caribbean cruise Mein Schiff 1 - Severe setback for TUI Cruises

December 04, 2020 - The effects of Corona on the cruise industry are terrifying. Royal Caribbean is considering extending the lay offs. NCL and its brand subsidiaries are suspending cruises for an extended period of time. Costa cancels Christmas and New Year cruises. TUI Cruises and their guests are hit hard. The planned 35-day Caribbean voyage of Mein Schiff 1 is canceled.

Swan Hellenic back at the expedition cruise market

Swan Hellenic back at the expedition cruise market

December 1st, 2020 - In January 2017 the British All Leisure Holidays had to file for bankruptcy. This also sealed the fate of the cruise brands Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery. Swan Hellenic is now back on the market with three new buildings. The first trip is scheduled for November 2021.

MEYER WERFT - Odyssey of the Seas successfully undocked

MEYER WERFT - Odyssey of the Seas successfully undocked

28th November, 2020 - The Royal Caribbean Group's latest new building, the Odyssey of the Seas, has left construction dock II at MEYER WERFT. At the beginning of May 2019, the shipyard celebrated the laying of the keel of the 347-meter-long cruise ship. The takeover of the ship was originally planned for this month. Due to COVID-19, delivery has been postponed to April 2021.

Over and over - the cruise ship MS Astor is scrapped

Over and over - the cruise ship MS Astor is scrapped

November 25 th, 2020 - The friends of MS Astor will be saddened that the 33 year-old cruise ship is being scrapped in Turkey. On Monday of this week, the ship landed in Aliaga, Turkey.

Mein Schiff 1 Caribbean Cruise - Christmas and New Years Eve 2020

Mein Schiff 1 Caribbean Cruise - Christmas and New Years Eve 2020

November 20th, 2020 - The cruise ship Mein Schiff 1 of TUI Cruises is going on a 35-day voyage. The destination is the Caribbean. On a private island nine days island vacation are offered. The journey with the special Caribbean feeling starts and ends in Germany.

USA - Royal Caribbean is hiring volunteers for test drives

USA - Royal Caribbean is hiring volunteers for test drives

13th November, 2020 - What sounds like a joke is true. Royal Caribbean International has launched a website for potential test subjects. The cruise brand is looking for volunteers who will be available for test purposes for the upcoming test cruises.

Norwegian Cruise Line: Normality will not be reached before 2023

Norwegian Cruise Line: Normality will not be reached before 2023

November 12, 2020 -Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings boss Frank Del Rio sees the coming year as a year of transition for the three companies in the NCL Group. Full employment can be expected in 2022. Normality will only come about in 2023.

Celebrity Cruises introduces all-inclusive pricing system

Celebrity Cruises introduces all-inclusive pricing system

November 12, 2020 - Celebrity Cruises, one of the Royal Caribbean brands, is introducing the all-inclusive pricing system on all trips. The new Always Included program includes internet access, drinks and tips.

Costa Deliziosa: Greece cruises suspended

Costa Deliziosa: Greece cruises suspended

November 7, 2020 - AGreece is introducing new travel restrictions in response to the rising number of coronavirus cases. These measures are forcing Costa Crociere to temporarily suspend Costa Deliziosa's cruises to Greece.

TUI Cruises slowed down - Schleswig Holstein stops blue trips

TUI Cruises slowed down - Schleswig Holstein stops blue trips

November 4, 2020 - According to RTL, the state of Schleswig-Holstein has banned the Hamburg shipping company TUI Cruises from operating cruises from this state. The ban will come into force on November 5, 2020.

Leading cruise brands are on hold until the end of the year

Leading cruise brands are on hold until the end of the year

November 3rd, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic claims its victims among the cruise brands. Small, financially weak companies like the Spanish Pullmantur Cruceros, the British CMV including the subsidiary brand TransOcean and FTI Cruises were hit hard. The list is not exhaustive. They were forced to cease operations. The industry giants Carnival, MSC, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean are hit no less hard. With a few exceptions, their ships will be on hold until December 31, 2020.

VIVA Cruises will start ocean cruises in April 2021

VIVA Cruises will start ocean cruises in April 2021

November. 3rd, 2020 - Düsseldorf-based VIVA Cruises have so far only offered river cruises on European rivers with ten ships. In April 2021, the company will venture out to sea with the MS SEAVENTURE. An eight-day Baltic Sea cruise will begin on April 18. The journey begins and ends in Bremerhaven.

Breakwater shutdown - TUI Cruises reacts calmly

Breakwater shutdown - TUI Cruises reacts calmly

October 29.10.2020, 16 - Yesterday, the federal government, together with the 2020 federal states, decided on measures to combat the corona pandemic. The drastic measures in force until the end of November XNUMX all serve to limit contacts. What influence does the decision have on Germany's cruise lines?

Costa cancels the Costa Deliziosa world tour planned for 2021

Costa cancels the Costa Deliziosa world tour planned for 2021

October 29.10.2020, 2020 - The corona pandemic is forcing Costa Crociere to revise the 21/XNUMX winter timetable. The Timetables of the ships used in winter 2020/21 were made updated. The ships used for Mediterranean cruises and the 2021 world tour of the Costa Deliziosa are affected.

Hurtigruten establishes expedition cruise unit

Hurtigruten establishes expedition cruise unit

16.10.2020 - Hurtigruten sees strong demand in all markets and destinations for the second half of 2021 and beyond. The company expects expedition cruises to grow in popularity following COVID-19. With the establishment of a separate unit for expedition cruises, Hurtigruten is adapting to the changed situation.

Royal Caribbean Group - Booking Situation and Finances

Royal Caribbean Group - Booking Situation and Finances

October 14, 2020 -The Royal Caribbean Group commented on the situation of the group in the last few days. In particular, it was about the booking situation, the budget and the financial situation.

TUI Cruises - Canary Islands Cruises 2020 bookable now

TUI Cruises - Canary Islands Cruises 2020 bookable now

October 13, 2020 - TUI Cruises today publishes travel dates and sailing areas for the 2020 winter season. The shipping company is convinced that there is something for everyone. The offer includes classic one to two-week cruises into the sun with shore excursions as well as short trips from German ports. The two routes around the Canary Islands to be completed by Mein Schiff 2 are particularly interesting.

MV WERFTEN received a loan of 193 million euros

MV WERFTEN received a loan of 193 million euros

October 10, 2020 – The financially stricken MV WERFTEN are granted a breathing space. The shipyard group receives a bridging loan of 193 million Euro. The funds will be used to complete the expedition ship Crystal Endeavor and to maintain the shipyard's operations.

Cruises - general compulsory COVID-19 test decided

Cruises - general compulsory COVID-19 test decided

October 08, 2020 - The international cruise association CLIAhas aGlobal compulsory testing for COVID-19 for all passengers and crew members decided. With this decision, the cruise industry is taking on a pioneering role in the international tourism industry.

MEYER Werft visitor center - destination for cruise fans

MEYER Werft visitor center - destination for cruise fans

October 07, 2020 - The autumn holidays are in sight. What to do in times of the corona pandemic? The MEYER shipyard in Papenburg is an interesting and educational destination in Northern Germany. At the moment there are two newbuildings of cruise ships in the building docks.

Azamara Club Cruises - Cruises depart March 2021

Azamara Club Cruises - Cruises depart March 2021

October 07, 2020 - Azamara Club Cruises regularly informs regular guests about new developments during the corona pandemic. Today we learned that the winter season is canceled. The spring season starts in March with cruises in Europe.

Cruises USA - No Sail Order will remain until October 2020

Cruises USA - No Sail Order will remain until October 2020

October 2, 2020 - Cruise lines have to accept further delays when it comes to cruises from US ports. The CDC, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have extended the No Sail Order through October 31th.

Costa Crociere - new timetables for April to November 2021

Costa Crociere - new timetables for April to November 2021

28.09.2020 - Costa Cruises has just presented its new timetables from April to November 2021. The focus is on an expanded Mediterranean offering and the resumption of northern European cruises departing from German ports.

TUI Cruises CEO Meier gives an interview with Tagesspiegel

TUI Cruises CEO Meier gives an interview with Tagesspiegel

September 26, 2020 - Wybcke Meier, has been managing the cruise company TUI Cruises GmbH for six years. The company is one of the premium providers on the cruise market. Ms. Meier talks about current topics at TUI Cruises in an interview with the Berliner Tagesspiegel. We quote from the report.

My ship Jeckliner

TUI Cruises - The Jeckliner 2

September 7, 2020 - The Rockliner and Metal Cruises already existed. Now the "Jeckliner" is put on. On April 07th, 2022 Mein Schiff 6 will start a four-day “fifth season cruise” from Palma de Mallorca. TUI Cruises promise a superlative costume party. On board: ten well-known carnival artists such as the "Höhner", the Bläck Fööss "or the" Klüngelköpp ".

Azamara with double cabin upgrade and points promo

Azamara with double cabin upgrade and points promo

September 1, 2020 - Azamara Club Cruises, the 3-ship cruise line, lures customers with a double cabin upgrade and double ship club points. The luxury brand belonging to the Royal Caribbean Group starts today, September 1st, with the sales campaign.

The cruise industry is struggling in difficult waters

The cruise industry is struggling in difficult waters

August 29, 2018 - The cruise boom was yesterday. Today there is need and lamentation. Three current examples: In Venice, port workers demonstrated for the return of the cruise ships. AIDA Cruises is postponing the resumption of ship operations until the beginning of November, and the luxury brand Oceania entices with special prices.

Costa certified: cruises start in September

Costa certified: cruises start in September

August 25, 2020 - As we reported on August 13th, Costa Crociere is planning a restart in the Mediterranean in September 2020. The cruises are exclusively reserved for Italian guests. The Costa Deliziosa and the Costa Diadema are used for driving.

Cunard Line will suspend ship travel until spring 2021

Cunard Line will suspend ship travel until spring 2021

August 25, 2020 - Cunard ships have been sailing the oceans for 180 years. The Cunard Line has never before been forced to suspend ship operations for a long time. The corona pandemic is forcing the company to suspend the ship-related travel season until March / May 2021. In addition, planned routes are changed.

Costa - New start in Italy only with Italian guests

Costa - New start in Italy only with Italian guests

August 13, 2020 - Costa Cruises is rehearsing the restart with two ships from Italian ports in September. The Costa Deliziosa and the Costa Diadema are starting their first cruises from Trieste and Genoa exclusively with Italian guests.

TUI Cruises: Blue trips and the Greek islands

TUI Cruises: Blue trips and the Greek islands

August 13, 2020 - The corona pandemic is being extended for cruise companies. A normal business operation is out of the question. As an intermediate step, TUI Cruises is again planning “Blue Voyages” in September with Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2. At the same time, Mein Schiff 6 will offer 13-day cruises to and from Crete from September 7th.

AIDA Cruises is planning a restart from Kiel on September 6, 2020

AIDA Cruises is planning a restart from Kiel on September 6, 2020

August 10, 2020 - After the flag state of Italy approves the resumption of business operations at AIDA Cruises, the company plans to start its first cruises from German ports on September 6, 2020.

MSC Cruises is planning a new start of cruises to Corona

MSC Cruises is planning a new start of cruises to Corona

August 8, 2020 - Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, thanked the MSC congregation for their "unbroken support" with warm, unctuous words. At the same time, he announced the resumption of cruises. What does the MSC cruise concept look like in relation to the corona pandemic?

Costa Crociere introduces the Costa Security Protocol

Costa Crociere introduces the Costa Security Protocol

August 8, 2020 - Costa Crociere is hoping for the cruise ports to open soon. In order to be prepared for the resumption of ship operations, the cruise line together witha package of measures for independent health expertsdesigned to protect guests and crew members.

Hurtigruten hit hard by coronavirus - update

Hurtigruten hit hard by coronavirus - update

August 01, 2020 - Yesterday we reported that three crew members on the Hurtigruten ship Roald Amundsen were infected with COVID-19. It has now been established that 38 of a total of 158 crew members tested positive for the virus. None of the employees showed symptoms of infection. Ship guests are requested to go into quarantine.

Hutigruten - Ship Roald Amundsen with COVID-19 on board

Hurtigruten - Roald Amundsen ship with COVID-19 on board

July 31, 2020 - According to various media reports, three crew members on the Hurtigruten ship Roald Amundsen were infected with COVID-19. All 160 crew members of the expedition ship were quarantined. The passengers have in NorwegianTromsø left the ship.

Carnival Cruise Line - Post Corona time claims its victims

Carnival Cruise Line - Post Corona time claims its victims

July 27, 2020 - There have been rumors for a long time about a fleet reduction at the Carnival Cruise Line. It is now clear: two old ships will leave the fleet and two more ships will be decommissioned for an indefinite period.

TransOcean cruises insolvent - future uncertain

TransOcean cruises insolvent - future uncertain

July 21, 2020 - We heard sad things from TransOcean Cruises. The company had to as well as its sister brandCruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) file for bankruptcy. All future trips by both brands have been stopped. Attempts to rescue the financially troubled companies through loans from banks and investors failed.

Papenburg-based MEYER shipyard in difficult waters

Papenburg-based MEYER shipyard in difficult waters

July, 2020 - The management of the MEYER shipyard in Papenburg is forced to close the shipyard for six weeks from today. The shipyard will have extended company holidays until August 30th. The liquid funds are scarce due to the standstill caused by Corona; The usual vacation pay is paid out late to the more than 3.000 employees.

USA: no cruises until the end of September 2020

USA: no cruises until the end of September 2020

July 17, 2020 - The decision of the US health authority CDC is a blow to the cruise line's office. The administrationextended their "No Sail Order" until the end of September 2020. The brands of the Carnival and Royal Caribbean groups are particularly affected by this decision.

MS Amsterdam, MS Rotterdam and Costa neoRomantica change hands

MS Amsterdam, MS Rotterdam and Costa neoRomantica change hands

July 16, 2020 - The Carnival Group announced changes to the fleet structure for the individual brands. A total of thirteen less efficient cruise ships will enter the second-hand market between 2019 and 2021. The Holland America Line brand is hit particularly hard. Five ships leave the fleet. With four ships, Costa Crociere is in the sights of the Carnival savings commissioners.

AIDA Cruises is rehearsing a new start with three ships in August

AIDA Cruises is rehearsing a new start with three ships in August

July 09.07.2020th, 2020 - AIDA Cruises is planning to resume cruises with three ships in August 5. AIDAperla, AIDAmar and AIDAblu will be the first ships to depart between August 16th and XNUMXth.

TUI Cruises - Blue cruises with Mein Schiff 2 from July 2020

TUI Cruises - Blue cruises with Mein Schiff 2 from July 2020

July 9, 2020- Something's happening at TUI Cruises! The “Blue Journeys” will begin on July 24th, 2020. The starting point is Hamburg. The cruise will be with Mein Schiff 2. Until further notice, 3- and 4- day trips are planned. There are no ports of call and the number of guests on board the ship is limited to a maximum of 60 percent of capacity.

Hurtigruten is planning a gradual restart

Hurtigruten is planning a gradual restart

July 7, 2020 - Spurred on by the success of the resumption of mail voyages for Norwegian guests, Hurtigruten plans to offer trips with 14 of 16 ships on the Norwegian coast, in the Arctic, around the British Isles and to Svalbard in August and September.

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean: Together they want to fix it

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean: Together they want to fix it

July 07, 2020 - Two leading global cruise lines, Norwegian Cruise Line and the Royal Caribbean Group, have teamed up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Your goal: theDevelopment of improved hygiene and safety standards for cruises.

Costa Crociere: closed until August 15, 2020

Costa Crociere: closed until August 15, 2020

July 03, 2020 - Like the daughter like the mother. Yesterday, AIDA Cruises extended the business interruption caused by COVID-19 until August 31, 2020. Today Costa Crociere is following suit. The Italians announce a renewed extension of the break in operation until August 15th, 2020.

TUI Cruises cancels trips to South Africa with Mein Schiff ♥

TUI Cruises cancels trips to South Africa with Mein Schiff Herz

June 25, 2020 - TUI Cruises cancels the trip planned for winter with "Mein Schiff ♥". The shipping company considers it "rather unlikely" that the South African ports will be opened to cruise ships in the next few months.

Cruise company Pullmantur in bankruptcy proceedings

Cruise company Pullmantur in bankruptcy proceedings

June 23, 2020- The Spanish cruise line Pullmantur Cruceros is in insolvency proceedings under Spanish law. The “restructuring” insolvency proceedings could be the beginning of the end of the three-ship cruise company.

Hurtigruten starts with Norway trips from Hamburg in June

Hurtigruten starts with Norway trips from Hamburg in June

June 17, 2020 - In one week, on June 24 2020, Hurtigruten will start its Norway cruises from Hamburg. The brand new hybrid expedition ship Fridtjof Nansen takes six 15-day cruises along the Norwegian coast from Hamburg between June 4th and September 15th.

TUI Cruises: resumption of cruises in summer

TUI Cruises: resumption of cruises in summer

June 17, 2020- The TUI Group, the world's leading tourism group, has expressed its opinion on the resumption of activities in submarkets in Europe. The company also comments on its cruise activities in this context. The main player, TUI Cruises, will start as soon as possible with short cruises in the North and Baltic Seas.

Hurtigruten ships: liquidity secured until 2021

Hurtigruten ships: liquidity secured until 2021

June 6, 2020 - Liquity is everything. The Norwegian post and expedition shipping company Hurtigruten has raised around 105 million euros on the financial market to secure liquidity. This measure increases the company's available liquidity to an estimated 200 million euros.

Hurtigruten will station MS Otto Sverdrup in Hamburg in 2021

Hurtigruten will station MS Otto Sverdrup in Hamburg in 2021

In the coming year, Hurtigruten will station the MS Otto Sverdrup, which was renovated at the beginning of 2020, formerly MS Finnmarken, in Hamburg. The shipping company is planning a total of 30 calls by the expedition ship in the Hanseatic city in the coming year. 17 departures are for Norwegian destinations in winter; 13 departures are in the summer months. MS Otto Sverdrup has had low-emission drive technology since its conversion.

Costa Crociere starts a far-reaching booking campaign

Costa Crociere starts a far-reaching booking campaign

June 9, 2020 - Cruise lines have their backs against the wall in view of the corona pandemic. The season of the current year can be ticked off. What matters now are ideas for the future.