MSC Group, Fincantieri and Snam team up to design and build the world’s first oceangoing hydrogen-powered cruise ship

Partnership will initially conduct feasibility study to examine requirements to build the ship and its supply infrastructure Aim is to bring attention to the need for the take up of hydrogen fuel in shipping to achieve decarbonisation and to attract much-needed public and private investments to make this possible at scale Initiative part of MSC’s… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils completely re-designed kids’ area and line-up of brand-new kids’ entertainment onboard MSC Seashore

A larger-than-ever dedicated kids’ area with futuristic space-themed rooms The family experience has been re-designed with brand-new activities, specially created to amaze children of all ages 98 hours of kids and family entertainment per seven-night sailing, endless fun for everyone! Geneva, Switzerland , 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises today (21 June, 2021) released… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises publishes its 2020 Sustainability Report

Report focuses on how MSC Cruises navigated the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, adapted its operations and prepared for the return of guests and crew Outlines how the Company’s Industry-leading Health & Safety Protocol allowed a safe and sustainable resumption sailing in the Western Med in August 2020 And despite the pandemic, how MS… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean: Serenade of the Seas Opens First Alaska Cruise Season Since 2019

Serenade of the Seas Opens First Alaska Cruise Season Since 2019, Ahead of Second Ship, Ovation of the Seas, Joining in August MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The great Alaska adventure is now underway – Royal Caribbean is back and bolder than ever as the first cruise line to sail to the Last Frontier… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises opens exclusive pre-sale on its World Cruise 2024, entitled ‘Far East-West’

Amid unprecedented demand for extended voyages, the leading ultra-luxury cruise line today opened an exclusive pre-sale for its 132-day World Cruise 2024 with a cinematic extravaganza Miami, FL, 2021-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises today (July 14, 2021) opened an exclusive pre-sale on its World Cruise 2024, entitled ‘Far East-West.’ Responding to a… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises to convert Silver Wind to an ice-class, ultra-luxury expedition ship

The renovation of the 274-guest, ultra-luxury liner expands Silversea’s Antarctic expedition options, which will include a solar eclipse voyage in 2021 Monaco, Europe, 2021-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises, the global leader in ultra-luxury and expedition travel, is set to enhance its global fleet with the conversion of Silver Wind to an ice-class, ultra-luxury expedition… Read the full press release

Handling Specialty to design and build Underwater Lifts, Diving Boards and Trampoline for Royal Caribbean

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — To have recently landed a project that can be identified as a company’s largest fixed price contract in its long history is reason enough to celebrate, but when it’s with a corporation who is intimately familiar with your work and company values, that validates an organization’s… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas welcomed guests and the first cruise ship to do so from PortMiami

Freedom of the Seas Kicks off an Adventure-packed Summer of Family Vacations with Fourth of July Weekend Cruise from Miami MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s official, Royal Caribbean International is back in the U.S. and delivering the long overdue cruise vacations that families and travelers of all ages have missed. A nearly 16-month journey… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas to set sail from Southampton from 7th July 2021

LONDON, UK, 2021-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 29, 2021), Anthem of the Seas arrived in Southampton before taking UK holidaymakers to new heights on staycation cruises this summer. The first of Royal Caribbean International’s global fleet to once again welcome guests in Europe, Anthem comes complete with the world’s tallest observation capsule at sea, the North Star – an… Read the full press release

Viking Sky welcomed guests on board in Reykjavík

New “Welcome Back” Voyages Mark Viking’s Return to Nordic Countries Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) celebrated today (June 28, 2021) the latest milestone in its return to service as guests were welcomed on board in Iceland. Over the weekend, guests boarded the award-winning Viking Sky® in Reykjavík, where the… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises promotes Barbara Muckermann to Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

Travel industry veteran to spearhead global, guest-centered market approach for iconic luxury line Monaco, Europe, 2021-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises, the leading global, ultra-luxury and expedition cruise line, today (June 23, 2021) announced the promotion of Barbara Muckermann to Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), effective immediately. In her new role, Muckermann, who most… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises unveils two new Venetian Society Reunion sailings for 2022

Miami, FL, 2021-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises today (June 24, 2021) unveiled two new Venetian Society Reunion sailings for 2022, offering members of Silversea’s close-knit loyalty program the chance to reunite at sea. As well as saving 5% on the cruise fare, Venetian Society members will enjoy an… Read the full press release

Viking to restart its European river operations in July 2021

Following Restart of Ocean Operations in England and Bermuda, Viking Prepares to Restart European River Cruises Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) celebrated today  (June 16, 2021) that France and Portugal have reopened to American travelers. As of this week, both countries now allow vaccinated visitors from the U.S. to… Read the full press release

Viking Orion sails from Hamilton to the new Bermuda Escape itinerary

Viking Orion Currently Sailing First of Eight Roundtrip Departures from Hamilton; Space Still Available Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) welcomed American guests on board for the first time in 15 months today (June 15, 2021) in Bermuda, as the company continues its successful restart of operations. Guests boarded the… Read the full press release

Viking announces partnership with Lufthansa for Exclusive Non-Stop Flights from Newark to Malta

Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (June 17, 2021) new details about its upcoming Welcome Back voyages in the Mediterranean that launch in July 2021. Over the course of summer and early fall, Viking will homeport three sister ships—the Viking Star®, the Viking Sea® and the company’s newest ship, the Viking Venus®—for… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean starts construction on its first Icon Class ship, Icon of the Seas

Revealed as Icon of the Seas, the Cruise Line’s First LNG-powered Ship will Make Waves in fall 2023 MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — An iconic day for the cruise industry’s next iconic ship took place on Monday, June 14 when Royal Caribbean International marked the start of construction on its first Icon Class ship. To… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean celebrates the return of Adventure of the Seas to the Caribbean

Adventure of the Seas Sails from The Bahamas with Fully Vaccinated Crew and Guests MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A milestone more than 15 months in the making: Royal Caribbean International and the communities of the Caribbean celebrated the cruise line’s highly anticipated return to the region as Adventure of the Seas set sail from Nassau, The… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces sailings from Florida and Texas in July and August

Freedom of the Seas to Kick Off the Cruise Line’s Return by Fourth of July, before a Full-fleet Return by Year’s End  MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers can once again mark their calendars and set their sights on a summer full of long-awaited cruise vacations. Building on the excitement of its upcoming return to Alaska, Royal Caribbean International has… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean to launch its Alaska season with 7-night cruises roundtrip from Seattle

Returning Favorites Serenade and Ovation of the Seas Begin Sailing from Seattle July and August MIAMI, FL, 2021-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s U.S. comeback marks its first step forward with the cruise line’s return to Alaska this summer. Today (May 21, 2021), the cruise vacation company announced plans to launch its Alaska season with 7-night… Read the full press release

Viking to restart its European river operations in July 2021

“Welcome Back” Collection Now Includes Select River Itineraries in Portugal, France and Along the Rhine Los Angeles, CA, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (May 19, 2021) that it will restart its European river operations in July 2021 with select itineraries in Portugal, France and along the Rhine. Offered exclusively for… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces Seven Seas Splendor cruising from the UK beginning September 2021

Originally Planned European Sailings Anticipated to Go Ahead withFirst Voyage Around the UK Multi-Layered SailSAFE™ Health & Safety Program Implemented to Guide Restart MIAMI, FL, 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises® today (April 28, 2021) announced its return to sailing with Seven Seas Splendor cruising from the UK beginning September 2021. The voyage will mark… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces second consecutive winter season sailing from Bridgetown, Barbados

Rhapsody of the Seas to Offer 7- and 14-night Adventures Departing Bridgetown in 2022-2023 MIAMI, FL, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International continues its bold Bajan adventure with the announcement of a second consecutive winter season sailing from Bridgetown, Barbados. Music to travelers’ ears, Rhapsody of the Seas will make its way to the island nation to… Read the full press release

End of the Travel Brochure? Snowstorm Announces the Global Launch of its Unique Lead Generation Platform

LONDON, UK, 2021-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — OneWurld, Division of Snowstorm Technologies (UK) Ltd. announces the global launch of OnePromote – A unique, disruptive marketing and lead generation platform for travel suppliers and travel agents OneWurld announces the global roll out of its fully integrated lead generation and marketing tool, OnePromote. The breakthrough platform is… Read the full press release

Viking® announces new 2024 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises

Strong Demand Leads to Early Release of 2024 Departure Dates Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (April 20, 2021) that new 2024 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises are now on sale. The company’s first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August 2022 and will sail voyages on the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas to set sail from Shanghai and Hong Kong, China in 2022

First Oasis Class Ship in China to Set Sail on 4- to 9-night Cruises to Japan, Vietnam, South Korea from March 2022 through January 2023 Shanghai, China, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (April 20, 2021) announced that Wonder of the Seas, the latest evolution of the revolutionary Oasis Class, will… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises names acclaimed writer Paul Theroux as the first Tale Teller for Tale of Tales 2022 World Cruise

Silversea Cruises speaks with Paul Theroux to mark the launch of his new book and the writer’s 80th birthday. Monaco, Europe, 2021-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises has named acclaimed writer Paul Theroux as the first of nine Tale Tellers for the cruise line’s World Cruise 2022, the Tale of Tales. Theroux will board Silver Whisper in… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean thoughtful return to sailing continues with science-backed protocols, including vaccines

MIAMI, FL, 2021-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) announced today (April 8, 2021) that it is extending the suspension of some sailings, including all sailings from the United States until June 30, while continuing its measured return to service with more sailings scheduled from different regions around the world. “Safety… Read the full press release

Viking® marks 1st year anniversary of its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV

Cast of New MASTERPIECE Show, “Atlantic Crossing,” Will Appear on Viking’s Enrichment Channel to Mark Milestone Anniversary Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) this week marks the one-year anniversary for its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV (https://viking.tv/). Launched last March, in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Viking.TV was conceived… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises announces its most successful pre-sale in history with its new arts-inspired World Cruise 2023

Shattering the cruise line’s booking records, Silversea’s World Cruise 2023 sold out on the day of its general opening. Miami, FL, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises has shattered its bookings records with its new arts-inspired World Cruise 2023, entitled ‘South Side Story – All the World’s a Stage’. Following the most successful… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas sets sail from new homeport Nassau, The Bahamas

Cruise Line to Offer New 7-night Itineraries from Nassau, The Bahamas, Starting in June MIAMI, FL, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, travelers can trade in virtual travel experiences for their long-awaited vacations and cruise in The Bahamas and Mexico with Royal Caribbean International. The global cruise line has announced a summer lineup of 7-night cruises on… Read the full press release