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Royal Caribbean launches Wonder of the Seas; The world’s largest cruise ship embarks on its maiden voyage

For the second time in four years, Royal Caribbean has launched the largest cruise ship in the world. The massive ship set sail for its maiden voyage from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Friday. Royal Caribbean’s new Wonder of the Seas ship debuted March 4 in Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades, where it set sail to the […]

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Ocean Liner vs Cruise Ship – What are the differences?

Often the words cruise ship and ocean liner are used interchangeably. Most people don’t realize that there are significant differences between the two types of ships. Some are fundamental, while others are measurable. We dig deeper into what constitutes an ocean liner as opposed to a cruise ship. Differences between ocean liners and cruise ships […]

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Silversea Cruises New Galapagos Luxury Ship Silver Origin Receives Floating Baptism

(5:30 PM EST) — Anchored off San Cristobal in the Galapagos, the 100-passenger Silver Origin was christened Friday in a floating ceremony conducted from eight Zodiac craft from the expedition. Godmother Johanna Carrion, executive director of Fundacion Scalesia, an educational foundation with a strong conservation focus in the Galapagos, blessed the ship and “everyone who […]

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Pandemic travel news: The world’s largest cruise ship is about to set sail

Editor’s note – Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Carnival celebrations are taking place around the world ahead of Mardi Gras, and […]

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Virgin Voyages ‘adults only’ cruise ship arrives in Australia

Glamorous rock star suites, no hidden fees and not a single child in sight; Virgin Voyages promises to deliver a boutique hotel experience at sea and hopes to change everything we know about cruising. Australia will see its first Virgin Voyages liner arrive in late 2023, so what can guests expect from this adults-only cruise […]

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Malaga presents the potential of its port to the main American cruise lines

Cruise ships in the port of Malaga / on The virtual conferences are taking place all week and are being followed by cruise lines based in cities including Los Angeles, Seattle and Miami The port of Malaga has suffered from the loss of cruise activities as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and several institutions […]

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Port of New Brunswick forecasts busy season for cruise ships after two-year hiatus – New Brunswick

By Staff The Canadian Press Published on February 22, 2022 at 12:40 p.m. Smaller font Decrease article font size –A Bigger font Increase article font size A+ Cruise ships are expected to return to the port of Saint John, New Brunswick, after a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The first ship is scheduled […]

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How the World’s Largest Cruise Ship Was Built

(CNN) — It has been preparing for three years, but the largest cruise ship in the world is finally ready to welcome passengers. Measuring 1,188 feet, Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas was delivered last month and is due to begin its maiden voyage from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to the Caribbean on March 4. The […]

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Genting Hong Kong to sell world’s largest unfinished cruise ship

Genting Hong Kong Ltd., the bankrupt parent company that closed Crystal Cruises earlier this month after two ships were seized over unpaid fuel bills, is now looking to sell what is billed as the largest cruise ship in the world in terms of capacity. The Global Dream, still under construction at a German shipyard, is […]

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Largest cruise ship ever built debuts in two weeks

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas, the largest cruise ship ever built, will debut in two weeks when the ship sails a week-long Caribbean cruise from Port Everglades. Wonder of the Seas will sail its maiden cruise on March 4, a seven-night Caribbean and Bahamas cruise with stops in Labadee, San Juan, Nassau and CocoCay. […]

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Cruises canceled in early 2023 for cruise ship Royal Caribbean

In an email sent to travel partners, Royal Caribbean International announced that nearly three months of departures in early 2023 will be canceled for sailor of the seas, to allow more time for a planned drydock and refurbishment. Customers have several options for their modified plans, including full refunds if they choose. sailor of the […]

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What does it look like on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship right now?

The pandemic has made cruising a somewhat different experience. Covid has impacted most areas of life around the world, but cruises have been hit harder than most travel. All US cruise lines including Royal Caribbean (RLC) – Get the Royal Caribbean Group ReportCarnival Cruise Lines (CCA) – Get the Carnival Corporation reportNorwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) […]

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The world’s largest cruise ship joined Royal Caribbean’s fleet to begin sailing in March – see inside the Wonder of the Seas

The wonder of the seas.Royal Caribbean Royal Caribbean has welcomed the world’s largest cruise ship, the new Wonder of the Seas. The 1,188-foot-long cruise ship will begin sailing on March 4. Take a look around the ship, which can accommodate nearly 6,990 guests and 2,300 crew. Cruising just got a little bigger: Royal Caribbean welcomed […]

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8 cruise activities I would like to see return this year

Royal Caribbean restarted cruises about eight months ago, and yet there are still onboard activities and entertainment that have not returned. The reason most of these activities have not resumed is due to social/physical distancing requirements. While we understand the rationale for the decision, that doesn’t mean we’re not missing out on these fun things […]

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Health expert shares tips for going on a cruise ship in the middle of Omicron

Going on a cruise means new challenges, but how do you reconcile the pleasure of a vacation and the best health practices? Covid-19 has changed not only the protocols on board cruise ships, but also the way guests approach vacations. So what should you do to better protect yourself along the way? Since I am […]

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Cruise ship under rocket flight path forces another SpaceX launch scrub – Spaceflight Now

A Falcon 9 rocket stands on pad 40 at Space Force Station Cape Canaveral on Sunday evening before a launch attempt with an Italian COSMO-SkyMed radar imaging satellite. Credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now A cruise ship that ventured under the planned flight path of a Falcon 9 rocket near Cape Canaveral on Sunday forced SpaceX to […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship arrives in Singapore 6 months early

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship will arrive in Singapore earlier than expected and cruises from the city will now begin on April 11, 2022. Spectrum of the Seas will operate three- and four-night ocean cruises starting in April, six months earlier than originally planned. “We know vacation time is precious and choosing how to spend […]

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World’s largest cruise ship completes delivery and departs

Wonder of the Seas is the largest cruise ship in the world (Royal Caribbean) Posted on January 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. by The Maritime Executive Royal Caribbean Group celebrates the final handover of its new cruise ship, which is also the largest cruise ship in the world. The fifth ship of the Oasis class, […]

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Vaccination requirements for cruise ships: some now require booster shots

As cruises continue to make headlines for the rapid spread of COVID on board, more and more companies are tightening requirements for passengers. Now three cruise lines, Azamara,Silversea Cruisesand Lindblad Expeditionsall announced updated vaccination requirements for passengers. These small luxury liners will require reminders for passengers who received their initial dose of the vaccine more […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship to reposition early in Singapore

Royal Caribbean has decided to reposition its Specter of the Seas in Singapore earlier than expected. The Quantum-ultra-class ship is set to begin sailings in early April 2022. It comes after a difficult period of operating cruises to nowhere outside of Hong Kong. Spectrum of the Seas heading to Singapore early Cruise passengers departing from […]

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Ex-Royal Caribbean cruise ship beached to be scrapped after 50 years in service

One of the original cruise ships purpose-built for Royal Caribbean in the early 1970s was beached for demolition in India. Formerly known as viking sunthe ship’s service finally ended after 50 years of service. The Ancient Sun Viking Reaches the End viking sun was once a pioneer in the cruise industry and an important part […]

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Cruise ship heads back to Bahamas after US judge orders seizure over unpaid fuel bill

Crystal Symphony Ship JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP via Getty A cruise ship has taken a surprise detour to the Bahamas after a US judge ordered the vessel seized in a lawsuit over unpaid fuel. The Crystal Symphony, which was originally scheduled to bring passengers back to Miami on Saturday, instead headed to the Bahamian island of Bimini, […]

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Royal Caribbean International Ship Locations and Status: January Update – Cruise Industry News

While some of Royal Caribbean International’s ships have again been temporarily decommissioned, another 15 cruise ships are operating commercially for the cruise line at the start of the year. Here is the location and status of the Royal Caribbean fleet as of January 21, 2022: Sea Odyssey Year Build: 2021 Capacity: 4,100 guests Status: In […]

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The World’s Largest Cruise Ship, Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas, Will Have a New Southern Restaurant

(11:30 a.m. EST) – The Mason Jar, a restaurant dedicated to Southern comfort food, has been added to the lineup of dining options on Wonder of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship, which will debut in March 2022. A new specialty restaurant for Royal Caribbean, The Mason Jar will serve brunch, dinner and late […]

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This residential cruise ship turns your whole life into a vacation

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do many things – including how we interact with others (punches only, please), how we work (remotely all the time), and how we go to work. vacation (wait…did we get it’s out again?). For many people, travel has been put on the back burner due to travel […]

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The new Royal Caribbean ship offers southern restaurants and more than 20 restaurants

Royal Caribbean has announced new catering details on its next ship marvel of the seas, which happens to be the largest cruise ship in the world. Departing in March, passengers will be able to choose from more than 20 dining venues, including a brand new restaurant called The Mason Jar Southern Restaurant & Bar. Wonder […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship changes route due to berthing dispute

Guests aboard the Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas January 22, 2022, have already been notified of route changes for their navigation. Unlike recent departures which have been marred by port cancellations, changes to Allure of the Seas are only a rearrangement of the stopovers planned on the initial itinerary. Allure of the Seas Route […]

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Carnival cruise ship kicks off departures from Charleston

After covering cruises from Fort Lauderdale and Miami for Horizon Carnival these last weeks, carnival sun has finally arrived in her home port of Charleston, South Carolina. The cruise ship begins operations from Charleston today, Jan. 13, with the first guests welcomed aboard in true carnival style. carnival sun is the first ship to make […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels three crossings from Florida

Royal Caribbean independence of the seas canceled three departures from Port Canaveral in Florida, including two charter cruises that were scheduled to depart on January 14 and 22, 2022. Guests have been notified of the cancellations. independence of the seas Cruise Cancellations The Royal Caribbean cruise ship is not leaving its home port of Port […]

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Cruise ship medic exposes conditions aboard ship amid Omicron crisis

Last Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a general warning that all passengers “avoid cruise travel,” regardless of their vaccination status. This followed the agency’s advice that more than 80 cruise ships sailing in U.S. waters were reaching the threshold for health investigations due to positive cases of COVID-19 on board. […]

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Celebrity cruise ship denied entry to Nassau, Bahamas

the Celebrity summit cruise ship was not allowed to make its scheduled stopover at Nassau, Bahamas Friday January 7. It comes as the cruise line says authorities have turned down the ship due to an “emergency decision by local health officials.” Celebrity Cruises has sent a letter to guests on the current navigation to inform […]

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Thousands held on cruise ship amid Covid fear in Hong Kong

Francesca Street and Teele Rebane, CNN More than 3,000 passengers and crew were detained on a large cruise liner in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning after a Covid alert prompted authorities to order the ship to return to port. Nine people aboard Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas, which was on a ‘cruise to nowhere’ […]

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Cruise ship workers must form committees to protect the lives, health of passengers and crew!

Thousands of cruise ship crews and passengers around the world are at risk from the rapidly spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Following the precipitous reopening of the cruise ship industry after the 2020 global shutdown, in which at least 70 people died and around 200,000 crew members were stranded around the world, another wave […]

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Almost all cruise ships report cases of COVID-19 on board, despite precautions

Almost all cruise ships operating in U.S. waters have reported recent cases of COVID-19 among passengers or crew, despite numerous precautions to guard against the spread of the virus – including vaccination, testing and testing. face coverage requirements. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now advise people to avoid the cruise, even if […]

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Avoid cruise ship travel, regardless of Covid-19 vaccination status

The Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas (L), pictured here in Miami, Florida, is one of 91 ships … [+] who have reported cases of Covid-19 and have met the CDC’s investigation threshold. (Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images) Getty Images Oh, boat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a new […]

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Check if the cruise ship is being monitored for COVID

Cruise ships are seen docked at PortMiami as the industry prepares to resume operations. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images) (NEXSTAR) – On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 88 cruise ships were under investigation or observation due to COVID-19. Four other vessels were also monitored by the CDC. Concerns about COVID-19 outbreaks […]

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Carnival Celebration is the most anticipated new cruise ship for 2022

As the results continue to be announced in the Cruise ship prices, it can now be revealed that Carnival Cruise Line’s second Excel-class cruise ship is the most anticipated new cruise ship of 2022. The carnival celebration is the most anticipated for 2022! Carnival Cruise Line’s second Excel-class cruise ship, currently under construction at the […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels ports, adjusts itinerary

In a letter presented to the guests on board, Odyssey of the seas has announced several changes to its current navigation. Instead of making a stopover in St. Thomas as planned on December 29, the ship spent a day at sea and the December 30 stopover in Puerto Rico was replaced by the Dominican Republic. […]

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Carnival says most ship routes remain unchanged amid Omicron

December 28 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp said on Tuesday that the majority of its ships’ itineraries were unchanged despite an increase in cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, which has threatened to block the recovery of the cruise industry. The world’s largest cruise operator, however, said a few destination ports were revising their protocols and […]

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Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras Voted Best New Cruise Ship of 2021

Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras cruise ship named Best New Cruise Ship of 2021 in Cruise Hive’s Annual Report Cruise ship prices. These are the first results in the category to be announced, and more results will arrive before the end of 2021. Mardi Gras is the best new cruise ship The flagship of the […]

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Carnival cruise ship returns to Miami with ‘small number’ of Covid cases

A Carnival Cruise Line ship returned to Miami on Sunday after several people on board tested positive for the coronavirus, the cruise line said. The ship, the Carnival Freedom, departed Miami on December 18 for an eight-day cruise when “a small number on board” were isolated due to a positive coronavirus test, the cruise line […]

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It is the largest cruise ship in the world – 24/7 Wall St.

Transport December 27, 2021 7:30 a.m. The cruise ship business was once an important part of the global travel industry. The huge ships carried hundreds if not thousands of people per ship for trips ranging from days to months. Carnival Cruises and Royal Caribbean each had a market value of $ 50 billion. Royal Caribbean […]

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First cruise ship visit to Grand Cayman in over 21 months canceled

After careful consideration and reviews of health and safety protocols, Cayman Islands have decided to cancel Holland America’s next visit Nieuw Statendam cruise ship, which was scheduled to visit Grand Cayman on December 28, 2021. This stopover had been planned as testing COVID-19 testing protocols of new visitors to the popular Caribbean island, as it […]

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COVID-19 outbreak hits another Florida-based cruise ship, the Carnival Freedom

A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred on a South Florida-based cruise ship for the third time this week, as the number of coronavirus cases in Florida are at their highest level since the start of the pandemic. An undisclosed number of passengers and crew aboard the Carnival Freedom cruise caught the virus, resulting in the ship […]

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Florida-based third cruise ship has COVID outbreak

The Carnival Freedom this week became the third Florida-based cruise ship to be affected by a COVID-19 outbreak, according to the company. The ship, which was due to return to Miami on Sunday after an 8-day trip, has since been denied entry to Bonaire and Aruba, Carnival said in a statement. The ship carries 2,497 […]

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Carnival Cruise becomes third Florida ship affected by COVID-19 in one week

A Carnival cruise ship was denied entry to Bonaire and Aruba on Thursday after a positive COVID-19 test was reported on the ship, making it the third cruise to be infected with the virus in one week. Carnival Cruise Line confirmed to The Hill on Friday that a small number of passengers are isolating themselves […]

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COVID-19 outbreak detected on cruise ship; they banned entry into 2 countries – CVBJ

More than 50 people aboard a boat of Royal caribbean who sailed from Florida, tested positive for covid-19 while on a cruise ship in the Caribbean, the company reported days after reporting another outbreak on a boat that returned to Miami, local media reported on Thursday. The company noted that a total of 55 passengers […]

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Islands block Royal Caribbean cruise ship after testing positive 55 aboard for COVID

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship was hijacked in Aruba and Curacao this week after 55 passengers and crew tested positive for COVID-19, the Miami Herald and other media reported. The outbreak on the mega-ship Odyssey of the Seas occurred just over a week after another Royal Caribbean ship, the Symphony of the Seas, docked in […]

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Royal Caribbean cruise ship reports dozens of coronavirus cases

Dozens of people aboard a Royal Caribbean International cruise ship tested positive for the coronavirus after leaving Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Saturday, according to the cruise line. Fifty-five fully vaccinated passengers and crew aboard the ship, the Odyssey of the Seas, tested positive, the cruise line said in a statement on Thursday, noting that the […]

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Royal Caribbean ship denied entry to port, cruise continues as normal

Royal Caribbean Sea explorer was refused the scheduled stopover in Saint Lucia on December 16 and instead spent a day at sea due to confirmed cases on board. The vessel continued its voyage normally. Explorer of the seas refused in Saint Lucia There is no doubt that cruise ships are operating with cases of COVID […]

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Royal Caribbean details four cruise ship deployments for summer 2023

Royal Caribbean details its Caribbean deployments for the summer of 2023, including three oasis-class cruise ships, Wonder of the seas, Allure of the Seas, and Harmony of the seas. All ships will provide exceptional vacations from major cruise home ports in the United States. The Oasis class in the Caribbean for summer 2023 The cruise […]

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Another Royal Caribbean ship resumes cruises from Tampa

After 21 months without guests, the Royal Caribbean International ship The shine of the seas returned to the cruise. The ship departs today from Port Tampa Bay on a four-night cruise, part of a new four- and five-night cruise program in the Western Caribbean and Bahamas. Today’s trip will visit the Costa Maya and have […]

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Royal Caribbean ship welcomes guests to Tampa – Cruise Industry News

The Brilliance of the Seas is back in service for Royal Caribbean International today. After a 21-month hiatus, the ship is once again welcoming guests to Tampa, Florida. Launching a four- and five-night cruise program from port, the Brilliance became the 19th of Royal Caribbean’s fleet of 25 ships to resume guest activities. The Radiance-class […]

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Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, to sail from Port Canaveral in 2022

Perhaps no ship is as anticipated in 2022 as Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas. The newest ship in the fleet isn’t just another addition to the cruise line’s Oasis Class ships. When he makes his debut from March 2022, he will ascend the throne of the largest cruise ship in the world. Wonder of […]

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World’s largest cruise ship to dock in Port Canaveral in 2022

PORT CANAVERAL, Florida – The world’s largest cruise ship is causing a sensation in Port Canaveral from November 2022, Royal Caribbean announced on Wednesday. Central Floridians ready to sail around the Space Coast can do so all year round in the Wonders of the Sea, the global giant of Royal Caribbean, officials said. [TRENDING: 3 […]

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What is a Royal Caribbean Quantum-Ultra Class cruise ship?

Cruise ships come in many different styles and configurations, and recognizing different classes is a way to quickly note a ship’s size and characteristics. One of the most distinctive and popular classes in the world is Royal Caribbean’s Quantum-Ultra class, but what exactly do these ships offer that set them so apart? The first Quantum-class […]

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How Cruise Ship Kitchens Are Different from Restaurant Kitchens

According to The meal of the day. However, they differ in some essential points. On the one hand, while many restaurants receive frequent deliveries of fresh produce, meat, dairy and other items to meet the daily needs of the service, this is not the case for cruise ships, who are often at sea for several […]

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Former Costa cruise ship beached for scrapping in Pakistan

2020 and 2021 have not been good years for cruise ships showing their age. Many Carnival Corporation and Royal Caribbean cruise ships have been scrapped this year, and we can add one more to this list. Antares Experience, formerly known as Costa Romantic, Costa neoRomantica, and Celestial Experience, was beached at the Gadani Shipbreaking Center […]

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Silversea launches construction of hybrid cruise ship

The luxury cruise brand Silversea has started construction on its latest ship: the Silver Nova. The ship, which is under construction at Meyer Werft, is expected to be delivered in the summer of 2023. These include the very first hybrid-powered luxury cruise ship, which will be free of local emissions at the port, according to […]

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SILVER NOVA: SILVERSEA BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF THE FIRST NOVA CLASS SHIP, PUSHING THE LIMITS OF SUSTAINABLE CRUISE

(MONACO) Ultra-luxury travel brand Silversea Cruises has announced the name of its first ship, Silver Nova, developed as part of its innovative new build project known as Project Evolution, as well as the start of construction of the ship at Meyer Werft in Papenburg. The leaders of Silversea and Meyer werft marked the occasion with […]

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Fuel cell systems discussed as MSC’s newest cruise ship floats

Float began on December 2 for the LNG-powered MSC World Europa (MSC Cruises) Posted on Dec. 2021 20:08 by The maritime executive MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique today celebrated the start of the afloat of the company’s newest and most technologically advanced cruise ship, as well as the laying of the first keel block […]

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Record number of cruise ship visits forecast for 2022 after two years of absence

The cruise ships are coming back. Two years after COVID-19 closed borders to large passenger ships and left ports empty, Victoria’s Ogden Point will be the first to welcome a cruise ship into Canadian waters on April 6. The Greater Victoria Port Authority on Tuesday released a draft schedule for the Victoria cruise ship season […]

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Cruise ship passengers return to Key West from COVID

Two cruise ships arrived in Key West over the weekend, ending a 20-month absence during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled the industry. The Crystal Serenity docked Saturday morning at Private Pier B of the Opal Key West Resort and Marina. The smaller Azamara Quest has arrived at Mallory Pier, owned by the nearby town. The […]

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Lifeguards on Royal Caribbean cruise ship rescue guest

Anyone who has been on a large cruise ship knows how busy the pool deck can be on a hot, sunny day in the Caribbean. For this reason, Royal Caribbean and other cruise lines have a team of highly skilled and trained lifeguards on duty every day. The importance of this team of rescuers was […]

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Caribbean cruise port welcomes first cruise ship since reopening

The Nieuw Statendam, the largest cruise ship to ever visit Port Royal, arrived Thursday morning with 1,300 passengers aboard the luxury cruise line Holland America. The Jamaica Ports Authority has been working hard to get all cruise ports up and running before the end of the year since Ocho Rios opened just a few weeks […]

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Our daughter disappeared during the cruise ship vacation

A FAMILY still desperately searches for answers almost 24 years since their daughter disappeared from a cruise ship. And the scariest part of the affair is a disturbing photo sent to them which they believe shows him alive and being forced into prostitution. 5 Amy Lynn Bradley disappeared from a cruise ship when she was […]