Silversea Cruises’ celebrates float-out of new ship Silver Dawn

Monaco/Trieste, 2021-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises’ new ship Silver Dawn touched water for the first time today (January 14, 2021) during her float-out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. The fitting out phase will now begin — during which Fincantieri’s skilled craftspeople will bring the ship’s elegant interiors to life. Silver… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises offers special bonus commission to travel partners

Miami, FL, 2021-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises, the leading ultra-luxury cruise line, is reinforcing its commitment to its worldwide community of travel partners with the offer of a USD 200 ($255 CAD/$270 AUD/€165/£150) bonus commission for new bookings made on any voyage departing on or after July 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021. The… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean to offer fresh ways to experience the southern Caribbean on Grandeur of the Seas

Grandeur of the Seas Debuts Three Distinct Itineraries to the Sought-after Islands of the Southern Caribbean, beginning December 2021 MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International will for the first time call Barbados “home” next winter, offering travelers fresh ways to experience the southern Caribbean on Grandeur of the Seas. Three… Read the full press release

Genting Cruise Lines to provide temporary on board accommodations for foreign workers in Singapore

Singapore, 2021-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Genting Cruise Lines has successfully completed stringent evaluation checks by the Singapore government for SuperStar Gemini and SuperStar Aquarius to extend support and provide temporary on board accommodations for foreign workers in Singapore who have recovered from COVID-19. “On behalf of Genting Cruise Lines, we thank the Singapore… Read the full press release

Viking® announces British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond as the godmother of its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®

Viking Venus to Join Viking’s Award-Winning Fleet in April 2021 Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 5, 2021) announced that revered British journalist and broadcaster Anne Diamond will be the godmother of its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®, which is scheduled to debut this spring. The 930-guest Viking Venus was… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® launches Upgrade Your Horizon

MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises® has launched Upgrade Your Horizon where guests can enjoy a 2-Category Suite Upgrade, up to a Penthouse Suite, on all published cruises when booked between January 4 and February 28, 2021. Travelers can take the unrivaled Regent experience to new heights by relaxing and unwinding in… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises’ new wave promotion offers up to 20% Early Booking Bonus savings on selected voyages

Miami, FL, 2020-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises has unveiled an enhanced savings promotion for the upcoming wave season, which will encourage travelers to set sail from 2021. The leading ultra-luxury cruise line is offering up to 20% Early Booking Bonus savings on selected voyages in 2021 and 2022—doubling the customary savings available… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean says goodbye to Empress and Majesty of the Seas

MIAMI, FL, 2020-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (Dec. 16, 2020) announced Empress and Majesty of the Seas will depart its fleet later this month. “Empress and Majesty of the Seas made indelible marks on the cruise industry with their revolutionary design and size. Touted as the cruise industry’s most groundbreaking ships when they were… Read the full press release

Discover Qatar invites guests to an awe-inspiring experience with the launch of its first expedition cruise series

The ‘Whale Sharks of Qatar’ expedition cruise will provide guests with a unique opportunity to observe one of the world’s largest gathering of the world’s biggest fish Qatar offers a unique setting for expedition cruises, combining untouched nature and exotic destinations with luxury and comfort DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Discover Qatar,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reconfirms winter cruise programme for 2021/2022

New for the Caribbean – MSC Seashore – the Company’s flagship to homeport in Miami Outstanding selection of Mediterranean itineraries with four ships and flexible embarkation options Cultural aficionados can enjoy the postponed Expo 2020 Dubai with two ships in this region offering overnights in Dubai Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The pandemic has disrupted… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises opens an exclusive pre-sale to its 315 new 2022-2023 voyage collection

Silversea’s new 2022-2023 voyage collection comprises 315 itineraries, calling in 669 destinations in 114 countries, across all seven continents. For the first time ever, shore excursions and roundtrip air included on all voyages in the new collection. Silversea’s 10 ultra-luxury ships will make 61 maiden calls. The new collection includes five pioneering Grand Voyages, among… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises hosts a series of virtual ship tours as first glimpses of Silver Moon

Barbara Muckermann, Silversea Cruises’ Chief Marketing Officer, hosts a series of virtual ship tours aboard Silversea’s newest ship, Silver Moon. Monaco, Europe, 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — After taking delivery of the new ship from Fincantieri in Ancona, Italy, on Friday October 30, 2020, Silversea Cruises today (November 16, 2020) unveils the first glimpses… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association and Travel.Radio launch radio show focused on all things cruise

Washington, DC, 2020-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel.Radio has announced it has partnered with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, to launch a brand-new radio show focused on all things cruise. Named ‘The Cruise Hour’, the show will will take place every Monday between 2-3pm and will be hosted… Read the full press release

One&Only chooses Montenegro for its first foray into Europe

One&Only Portonovi to open in the Boka Bay on 21 March 2021 LONDON, UK, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Montenegro’s iconic Adriatic Riviera will add another property to the country’s luxury portfolio with the opening of the exclusive One&Only Portonovi in Spring 2021, in Herceg Novi, known as “City of flowers”. This resort will be… Read the full press release

Viking® completes installation of the first full-scale onboard PCR laboratory

Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (November 2, 2020) that it has completed installation of the first full-scale PCR laboratory at sea. This new onboard facility – an industry first – allows for unprecedented testing capacity in the cruise industry, enabling Viking to conduct PCR testing of all… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises welcomes its ninth vessel—Silver Moon

Silver Moon is the third ship to be built by Fincantieri for Silversea Cruises, with the fourth—Silver Dawn—scheduled for 2021. ANCONA, ITALY, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises today (October 30, 2020) took delivery of new ship Silver Moon—the ninth vessel in the leading ultra-luxury cruise line’s fleet. During an intimate celebration held at Fincantieri’s… Read the full press release

MSC‌ ‌Magnifica‌ ‌commences‌ ‌a‌ ‌10-night‌ ‌voyage‌ ‌of‌ ‌relaxation‌ ‌and‌ ‌ discovery‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌West‌ ‌and‌ ‌East‌ ‌Mediterranean‌ ‌Sea‌

Stunning itinerary on one of MSC Cruises’ most charming ships visiting destinations at six historic and beautiful European gems in Italy, Malta and Greece MSC Cruises’ second ship restarts operations with implementation of rigorous health and safety protocol following safe and effective restart of MSC Grandiosa in August Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Silversea Academy now available to travel partners globally

Silversea Cruises enhances its digital training platform, Silversea Academy, to polish travel partners’ knowledge and expertise. Silversea Academy is now available to travel partners globally, including those in the US, Canada, LATAM and Asia for the first time. Travel partners can register for the Silversea Academy by visiting:  www.silverseaacademy.com Miami, FL, 2020-Sep-30 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Recognized medical and scientific experts recommend 74 steps for cruise operators to follow in order to mitigate COVID-19 risks

Healthy Sail Panel recommends 74 detailed steps to safeguard the health of guests, crew and communities MIAMI, FL, 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — New recommendations from a panel of globally recognized medical and scientific experts say that by relentlessly focusing on prevention and other measures – including the testing of guests and crew members… Read the full press release

Silver Origin strengthen guests’ connections with the Galapagos Archipelago with 195 regionally-inspired art pieces

Silver Origin’s 195 art pieces will enrich guests’ travels, comprising 122 framed artworks, 69 sculptures, and four installations. A stimulating exhibition of elegance and wonder, Silver Origin’s diverse art collection will strengthen guests’ connections with the Galapagos Archipelago. The ship’s thought-provoking exhibits includes framed artwork, sculptures, rare books, original artefacts, and unusual objects. Basecamp, the… Read the full press release

MSC Grandiosa returns to service; welcomes guests back

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Grandiosa yesterday became the first ship from the MSC Cruises fleet to welcome guests back and the first ship to implement the Company’s health and safety protocol. The first guests began embarking MSC Cruises’ flagship in the port of Genoa, Italy yesterday morning, arriving at the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. now known as Royal Caribbean Group

MIAMI, FL, 2020-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — When a company is known for raising the bar on design and innovation, nothing is exempt from the mantra of continuous improvement—not even the company’s own name. That’s why Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is now known by a new moniker: Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL). “The name is simpler,… Read the full press release

Dr. Calvin Johnson appointed Global Head, Public Health and Chief Medical Officer at Royal Caribbean Group

Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Health to lead strategic planning and operation of global health program Miami, FL, 2020-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean Group has named Dr. Calvin Johnson as Global Head, Public Health and Chief Medical Officer. In this new role, Johnson will lead the Group’s global health and wellness policy, manage… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line collaborate to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards

“Healthy Sail Panel” comprises top experts in public health, infectious disease, biosecurity, hospitality and maritime operations MIAMI, FL, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise industry leaders Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL)  and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) announced a collaboration to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards in response to the global COVID-19… Read the full press release

Viking® puts new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises on sale

Strong Demand Leads to Early Release of 2023 Departure Dates Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.viking.com) today (July 2, 2020) announced that new 2023 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

Fofoti Tours & Transfer first company in Aruba awarded the Aquila ACE Tour Operator Designation

Oranjestad, Aruba, 2020-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Fofoti Tours & Transfers has the honor of announcing that they are the first company in Aruba to receive official global accreditation status from the Aquila Center of Cruise Excellence (ACE) located in Saint john, Canada. Designation is awarded to Tour Operators who meet the requirements for ACE… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises to welcome new ship Silver Origin

Demonstrating great resilience and ingenuity, the De Hoop Shipyard overcame unprecedented challenges during the construction of Silver Origin. Monaco, Europe, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises prepares to take delivery of new ship Silver Origin, following a great display of resilience, determination and fine European craftsmanship from Dutch shipyard De Hoop. Despite of… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises further extends fleet-wide halting of all its cruise departures through to 10 July

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises announced today (28 April 2020) a further extension of the halting of all its cruise departures fleet-wide through to 10 July. MSC Cruises is offering guests affected by this measure a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) where they have the opportunity to transfer the full amount… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises launches new measures to offer unprecedented flexibility to travelers

Miami, FL, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises today (April 20, 2020) introduces new measures to offer unprecedented flexibility to travelers, enabling them to start planning future trips by taking away the uncertainties of today. REDUCED DEPOSIT & $1,000 ONBOARD SPENDING CREDIT FOR EVERY BOOKING UNTIL JUNE 30TH Silversea has reduced its deposit… Read the full press release

Genting Cruise Lines’ ‘Cruise As You Wish’ assurance for Dream Cruises and Star Cruises

Enjoy flexibility and convenience with 48-Hour Cancelation Option and receive 100% future cruise credit Singapore, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Genting Cruise Lines announces its ‘Cruise As You Wish’ assurance via its flexible and convenient booking options for Dream Cruises and Star Cruises to assist guests in their decisions to cruise and most importantly… Read the full press release