MSC Cruises to construct new Cruise Terminal AAA at PortMiami

Expanded partnership with Miami-Dade County includes extension of weekend preferential  berthing rights and development agreement for construction of a new cruise terminal Geneva, Switzerland and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade county announced the signing of an agreement for extended preferential berthing rights as well as of a Memorandum… Read the full press release

Viking again voted #1 Ocean Cruise Line at Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World’s Best Awards

Viking Has Been Voted a #1 Ocean Cruise Line Every Year Since its Launch Los Angeles, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel + Leisure readers have again voted Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) to the top of its categories in the 2018 World’s Best Awards, which were announced today (July 10, 2018) by the publication. Viking was named the #1 Ocean Cruise… Read the full press release

DREAM CRUISES SETS NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR MOST PEOPLE DOING THE MERMAID YOGA POSE SIMULTANEOUSLY ON WORLD DREAM

Hong Kong, 2018-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises has successfully set a brand-new Guinness World Record on 23 June 2018, where a total of 269 yoga enthusiasts gathered aboard World Dream to perform the Mermaid Yoga Pose simultaneously; led by Ms. Stefanie Ngai, Asana World Champion 2013, the group had successfully remained in… Read the full press release

Star Cruises Sets New Record for Number of Homeport Deployments in Qingdao

  Qingdao, China, 2018-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit successfully held in Qingdao, Star Cruises continues to raise the profile of the city by celebrating the inaugural sailing of SuperStar Aquarius from her new Qingdao homeport yesterday. Guests from the Shandong peninsula and neighbouring cities will be able to… Read the full press release

Viking again honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine

Viking Remains Only Cruise Line to Win Both Oceans and Rivers Luxury Categories in “Awards of Excellence” Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingruises.com) today (June 11, 2018) announced it has been honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” in Luxury Travel Advisor magazine’s 2018 “Awards of Excellence” for a… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas celebrates maiden call at Subic Bay and Manila, Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Ovation of the Seas, which is Asia’s largest and most revolutionary, arrived at Subic Bay for the first time today, June 8. She will also be making her maiden call at Manila tomorrow, June 9. This is the largest ever cruise ship to call… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises christens its new ship MSC Seaview

The striking ship has been designed for the Mediterranean to create a very special connection between guests and the ocean Godmother Sophia Loren will cut the ribbon on her 13th MSC Cruises ship MSC Seaview to become the third MSC Cruises ship to be launched in just 12 months Genoa, Italy , 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises expands its fleet with the delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview is the third next-generation MSC Cruises ship to come into service in just 12 months, in her inaugural year she will strengthen the Company’s position in two key markets Monfalcone, Italy, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (4 June 2018) at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, MSC Cruises officially took delivery of… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reveals some of the key environment-friendly features on MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview to receive RINA’s GREEN STAR 3, the latest and most comprehensive of such notations, as she features some of the most modern and advanced environment-friendly maritime technology at sea Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With just a few days to go until MSC Seaview comes into service, excitement is reaching an all-time… Read the full press release

Viking offers guests the opportunity to experience The Passion Play in Oberammergau with a new river cruisetour itinerary

Setting Sail in Spring 2020, Viking Will Offer New River Cruisetour Focused on Germany’s Famous Live Performance Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® ( www.vikingcruises.com) today (June 4, 2018) announced a new river cruisetour itinerary that will allow guests the rare opportunity to experience ThePassion Play in Oberammergau, which is performed only every 10 years…. Read the full press release

Dream Cruises Launches “Ageless Dreamers” Program

Hong Kong, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises announced the launch of “Ageless Dreamers” Program, the first enrichment series at sea of its kind geared towards mature cruisers who yearn to expand their horizons and thrive in their golden years. The program offers year-round activities that encourage mature cruisers to push their boundaries and… Read the full press release

The ultimate family ship: Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas arrives at her new home in Southampton

Each ship visit worth an estimated £2m to local Southampton economy- totalling a whopping £44 million a year London, UK, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Independence of the Seas, voted the UK’s favourite cruise ship*, and one of the Royal Caribbean International fleet, arrived today at her new home in Southampton, amped up with all… Read the full press release

The Registry Collection® program now offers members enhanced cruising experiences, new travel options and more lucrative savings

LAS VEGAS, 2018-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Registry Collection® program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program, announced today that its members now have access to a world of new travel experiences. The enhancements provide members more customized travel programs, including worldwide itineraries on leading luxury cruise lines and more lucrative savings. “To deliver more value… Read the full press release

DREAM CRUISES LAUNCHES TASTE THE DREAM – WINE AND DINE AT SEA ON WORLD DREAM

  Dream Chefs toast to the great success of “Taste of Dream – Wine and Dine at Sea” with Mr. Thatcher Brown and Ms. Christine Li, Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing, Dream Cruises. Hong Kong, 2018-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises redefines the concept of haute cuisine with Taste the Dream – Wine… Read the full press release

DREAM CRUISES UNVEILS WORLD’S FIRST ESPORTS FACILITY AT SEA ON WORLD DREAM

  Hong Kong, 2018-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises unveils the world’s first permanent eSports facility at sea today, where members of the public had their eSports experience debut and enjoyed a friendly match of FIFA18 with their favourite radio hosts.  The 1,700-sq.ft venue is part of ESC Experience Lab, the VR games central… Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line names Derek Lloyd as the new national director of sales in Canada

Cruise Line Veteran, Derek Lloyd, Returns as New National Director of Sales – Canada Wiesbaden, Germany, 2018-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian Cruise Line recently announced Derek Lloyd as the new national director of sales in Canada beginning May 1, 2018. Lloyd will be responsible for leading the regional business development team and for continuing… Read the full press release

Viking renews sponsorship of National Geographic’s fully scripted anthology series, “Genius”

Viking Continues Cultural Enrichment Partnership with Second Season of Scripted Series Featuring Picasso and More of the 20th Century’s Most Brilliant Innovators Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has renewed its sponsorship of National Geographic’s fully scripted anthology series, “Genius,” which in season two explores the life and work… Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line expands its fleet with the 167,800-gross-ton Norwegian Bliss

  Norwegian’s newest ship debuts in Europe before commencing her inaugural tour around the U.S. and her official christening ceremony in Seattle, Washington Wiesbaden, Germany, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Apr 19, 2018), Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery of the 167,800-gross-ton Norwegian Bliss, from MEYER WERFT during a ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany, marking the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Cruises introduces new feature to its leading agent reservation system, Espresso

MIAMI, FL, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In today’s fast-paced travel industry, where new automated innovations equal increased productivity, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) introduces another feature to its leading agent reservation system, Espresso. By popular demand, travel professionals now are able to go online to seamlessly transfer one or more individual client bookings into their… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas returns in Singapore for a six-month homeporting season in 2019 to 2020

Royal Caribbean Deepens Commitment to the Region with 30 percent Capacity Increase and Ship Revitalisation SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today announced that its Asia’s largest and most revolutionary ship, Quantum of the Seas, will be back in Singapore for a six-month homeporting season in 2019 to 2020 – the cruise… Read the full press release

Bocelli Wines LAJATICA vinotherapy products now exclusively available for the MSC Aurea Spa

MSC CRUISES INTRODUCES SIGNATURE RANGE OF VINOTHERAPY SPA TREATMENTS MADE FROM BOCELLI WINES  OFFERED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE MSC AUREA SPA MSC Cruises and Bocelli Wines launch a signature collection of spa treatments on MSC Seaside Luxurious facial and body treatments use LAJATICA vinotherapy products from Bocelli Wines MSC Aurea Spa guests will benefit from boosted… Read the full press release

Viking announces its 2019 Ocean & River Voyages

New Destination-Focused Offerings Join River and Sea Sailings Los Angeles, 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) recently announced its 2019 Ocean & River Voyages, which provide guests the unique opportunity to explore Europe’s legendary rivers on an award-winning Viking Longship® before setting sail to Scandinavia on one of Viking’s award-winning ocean ships. Debuting in May 2019,… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveils details for Seven Seas Splendor set to launch in early 2020

From lavish accommodations to stunning public spaces, Seven Seas Splendor will perfect the luxury experience MIAMI, FL, 2018-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises today unveiled details for Seven Seas Splendor’s awe-inspiring public spaces and ten sophisticated suite categories for debut in 2020. The cruise line is building upon the elegance of its existing ships with lush… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International debuts cutting-edge productions on stage, in the air, under water and on ice on board Symphony of the Seas

Astronaut Clayton C. Anderson Informs New Show ‘Flight,’ Featuring Scenes aboard International Space Station MIAMI, FL, 2018-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International continues to push the boundaries of what’s possible in entertainment with the debut of cutting-edge productions on stage, in the air, under water and on ice on board Symphony of the… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises the first cruise line to receive the 8 Golden Pearls award from Bureau Veritas

MSC Cruises is the first cruise line to receive the prestigious award, recognizing the highest notation and certification for Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental management on a cruise ship Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has recognised MSC Cruises with the ‘8 Golden Pearls’ award for sustainable… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean unveils new series of private island destinations around the world — the Perfect Day Island Collection

Private Island Destinations to Deliver the Perfect Day to Thrill and Chill on Vacation MIAMI, FL, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Upping the ante on what it means to thrill and chill on vacation, Royal Caribbean International today unveiled the first details of the new Perfect Day Island Collection, a series of unrivaled private island destinations around… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean launches Royal Amplified program with $900 million investment to modernize its fleet

Royal Amplified will Dramatically Redefine the Future of Adventure MIAMI, FL, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International is amping up vacation adventures by reimagining its fleet with a $900 million investment. The Royal Amplified program spans 10 ships in four years, and touches every facet of the guest experience on a lineup of… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces a multibillion-dollar investment to provide its guests with the most advanced, customizable vacation adventures

New Global Private Island Collection Delivers the Ultimate in Thrill and Chill NEW YORK, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Vacation time is precious, and travelers today have higher expectations and more options than ever. Consumers continue to invest more in experiences and make choices based on the range of emotional benefits gained from quality… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International redefines family and adventure travel with its newest ship Symphony of the Seas

MIAMI, FL, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International is redefining family and adventure travel with its newest ship. Bringing to life every family’s vacation dreams, the ship is a playground of thrill and chill experiences carefully designed with guests of all ages in mind. Families can go head to head in a glow-in-the-dark… Read the full press release

Silversea’s Silver Spirit undergoes lengthening process to create more space and enhance facilities

Silversea’s Silver Spirit undergoes lengthening process to create more space and enhance facilities Fincantieri Shipyard, Palermo, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A great spectacle of naval engineering, Silversea’s Silver Spirit has been cut in two at Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo as part of her planned lengthening. A prebuilt 15-metre (49-feet) segment has been inserted and the ship… Read the full press release