Viking® names its newest ship Viking Mars® with Lady Carnarvon as its godmother

The Norwegian-Flagged Viking Mars Named in Malta on Norway Day Los Angeles, CA, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (May 17, 2022) named its newest identical ocean ship, the Viking Mars®, during a private ceremony in Valletta, Malta. As part of the event, the ship’s ceremonial godmother Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the Countess of Carnarvon,… Read the full press release

Accor takes over operations of world-renowned cruise ship, Queen Elizabeth 2, joining the MGallery Hotel Collection

The Group will be operating the first and only floating hotel in dubai starting from May 2022 Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world-leading hospitality group with over 400 hotels across India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey is adding the world-renowned cruise ship, Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2), into its portfolio. Taking… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Wonder of the Seas arrived in Barcelona starting a summer full of memorable holidays in Europe

The Ultimate Summer Holiday Sets Sail from Barcelona, Spain, to the Mediterranean on 8th May BARCELONA, SPAIN, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s newest wonder, Royal Caribbean International’s Wonder of the Seas, arrived in Barcelona, Spain, to kick off a summer full of memorable holidays in Europe. The fifth in the cruise line’s… Read the full press release

Emirates announces more offers in Dubai with its My Emirates Summer Pass

Exclusive deals at hundreds of locations in Dubai and the UAE when customers show their Emirates boarding pass Complimentary Dubai Marina Cruise included Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Your Emirates boarding pass is more than a travel document or travel keepsake, it is also the key to the coolest deals in Dubai… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises unveils latest insight on Silver Nova with revolutionary asymmetrical design and all-new outdoor spaces

The 11th ship in Silversea’s fleet will offer guests a reimagined pool deck and all-new outdoor venues for an unprecedented openness to the destination. Miami, FL, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises has unveiled the latest insight on its fleet’s 11th ship, Silver Nova—scheduled for delivery in 2023. Built with a revolutionary asymmetrical design—a… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils its Summer 2023 programme

MSC Cruises ships visiting more than 140 of the world’s most sought-after destinations across 40 different countries Huge range of itineraries on offer from mini cruises to long cruises available to book now, with something for every kind of holidaymaker MSC Cruises’ newest flagship to sail in Northern Europe offering 7-night itineraries to the Norwegian… Read the full press release

Viking® partnered with Focus Features for the release of new full-length film, Downton Abbey: A New Era

To Celebrate the Global Premiere, Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Visit Highclere Castle and a Viking River Voyage in France Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (April 25, 2022) announced it has partnered with Focus Features, Universal Pictures and Carnival Films for the release of the new full-length film, Downton… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises becomes the only cruise line offering Antarctica expeditions from Puerto Williams

The only cruise line sailing from Puerto Williams, Silversea’s guests will enjoy the most comfortable and seamless journey to Antarctica for the 2022-2023 season. Monaco, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises, the global leader in ultra-luxury and expedition cruise travel, has enhanced guests’ journeys to Antarctica with a more comfortable and convenient connection. Guests… Read the full press release

Viking® and University of Cambridge establish new Professorship to advance research in polar environmental science

New Fund Builds on Existing Partnership and Will Create First-Ever Professorship at the Scott Polar Research Institute Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (April 14, 2022) announced it has partnered with the University of Cambridge to establish a new Professorship aimed at advancing research in the field of polar environmental… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas to be featured in Channel 5’s new series ‘Cruising with Susan Calman’

The Award-winning Harmony of the Seas Stars in Channel 5’s New Series, ‘Cruising with Susan Calman’ LONDON, UK, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas will be featured in two upcoming episodes of Channel 5’s ‘Cruising with Susan Calman’, scheduled to air on Friday, 15th April and Friday, 22nd April, at 8 p.m. The episodes will follow travel expert… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean starts construction on its Sixth Oasis Class Ship, Utopia of the Seas

Coming Spring 2024, the Sixth Oasis Class Ship Will be the First of its Class Powered by LNG MIAMI, FL, 2022-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — A new adventure has begun: Construction on the sixth ship in Royal Caribbean International’s revolutionary Oasis Class is now underway in Saint-Nazaire, France. The cruise line revealed the name of the upcoming… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Spectrum of the Seas arrives in Singapore

Asia’s Most Innovative, Action-Packed Ship’s First Season in Singapore Extended through April 2023 Singapore, 2022-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Singaporeans can set their sights on adventure with the arrival of Royal Caribbean International’s Spectrum of the Seas. In celebration of Asia’s most innovative, action-packed ship calling Singapore home, the cruise line has extended Spectrum’s first season in the region… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces keel-laying ceremony for its highly anticipated cruise ship, Icon of the Seas

April 2022 – Construction on Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated Icon of the Seas reached a new milestone. A keel-laying ceremony took place at Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku to celebrate the progress on the revolutionary cruise ship.  MIAMI, FL, 2022-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The building of Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated cruise ship, Icon of the Seas, has reached… Read the full press release

Viking marks the second anniversary of its enrichment channel, Viking.TV

Anniversary Week to Feature New Content Highlighting Life “Back on Board” Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — This week, Viking® (www.viking.com) marks the second anniversary for its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV (https://viking.tv), with new content highlighting life “Back On Board.” Launched in March 2020, Viking.TV was conceived as a way to build community and stay connected… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Challenges Travel Agents to pitch forward-thinking concepts through ‘The Royal Pitch’ competition

The Royal Pitch’ to Challenge Travel Agents Across UK and Ireland LONDON, UK, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( March 22, 2022), Royal Caribbean International has launched ‘The Royal Pitch,’ a competition dedicated to consortia members. Travel agents, who are members of a consortia, have the exclusive opportunity to pitch forward-thinking concepts to the cruise line… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces its bold season of 2023-2024 Australia cruises

Three Award-winning Ships, including a Down Under Debut, Will Make for a Summer Splash SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting October 2023, a summer full of memories and untamed adventure is on the horizon as Royal Caribbean International announces its bold season of 2023-2024 Australia cruises packed with returning favourites, firsts and new itineraries. Ovation and Quantum of… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises becomes the Official Cruise Partner of Formula 1

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Formula 1 is delighted to welcome MSC Cruises, as a Global Partner for the upcoming 2022 season. The multi-year deal, which began at the FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX 2022, will see Swiss-based MSC Cruises, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cruise brands,… Read the full press release

Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

New Viking Longships Further Increase Offerings on the Seine, Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (March 16, 2022) welcomed eight new river ships to its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris. Of the eight new Viking Longships®, four ships – Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid and Viking… Read the full press release

Silversea unveils Silver Dawn’s new Otium℠ wellness programme and reimagined spa

With Otium, guests will embark upon a holistic wellness journey that will extend from suites to spa and beyond MONACO, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With Silver Dawn℠ set to welcome guests as the 10th ship in Silversea’s fleet beginning April 1, 2022,the leading ultra-luxury cruise line has taken the opportunity to unveil details of… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International launches hotel booking engine

New System, Powered By Priceline, Has Thousands of Hotel Options for Pre- and Post-cruise Adventures MIAMI, FL, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 16, 2022), Royal Caribbean International launched a hotel booking engine to make it easy for vacationers to opt in for additional days of adventure before or after their cruise. Royal Caribbean… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises to base MSC Meraviglia in New York for year-round cruises to the Caribbean, Bermuda, New England and Canada

MSC Meraviglia to sail itineraries beginning in April 2023 ranging from sun-drenched Caribbean including Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in The Bahamas, Bermuda through to breathtaking Canada Strong focus on international travellers given New York’s comprehensive and convenient year-round air links Sales for the summer 2023 season open tomorrow – 9 March Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-10… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas Sets Out on its First Sailing for the Caribbean from Florida

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship Sets Out on its First Sailing with Adventures Across Eight Neighborhoods MIAMI, FL, 2022-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wonder no more, Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated ship, Wonder of the Seas, welcomes its first guests today as it sets course for the Caribbean from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida…. Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises names Johanna Carrión as Silver Origin’s Godmother

A testament to Silversea’s long-term commitment to sustainability, the leading ultra-luxury cruise line names Johanna Carrión as Silver Origin’s Godmother MONACO, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading ultra-luxury cruise line, Silversea Cruises, christened Silver Origin on February 25, 2022,during an expedition-inspired ceremony in San Cristobal, the Galápagos Islands. Guests took to the water on Silver Origin’s Zodiacs,… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® unveils details of its ultra-luxury cruise line Silver Nova℠ debuting on Summer 2023

Silver Nova’s innovative asymmetrical design and horizontal layout incorporates some of the most spacious suites at sea MONACO, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises® unveils details of its highly anticipated collection of suites set to debut on Silver Nova℠ in Summer 2023. With 364 suites across 13 categories, Silver Nova – the first vessel in the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas debuts in the U.S.

MIAMI, FL, 2022-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s newest wonder Royal Caribbean International’s Wonder of the Seas, arrived in the U.S. yesterday evening ahead of its official debut on March 4, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Vacationers of all ages have in store a combination of new adventures and returning favorites across eight unique… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® launches its all-new 71-day Grand Voyage to Central and South America aboard its latest ship Silver Nova℠

Calling in 38 destinations in 18 countries, Silver Nova’s very first Grand Voyage will include business class flights, elevating the ultra-deluxe all-inclusive offering MONACO, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (February 8, 2022), Silversea Cruises® launches its all-new 71-day Grand Voyage to Central and South America aboard Silversea’s latest ship Silver Nova℠. Setting sail on January 4,… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of avid hotels’ 50th property — avid hotel Ft. Lauderdale Airport – Cruise

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ disruptor brand, avid hotels sees continued growth and strong pipeline Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — avid hotels – part of IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) – today (01 FEBRUARY 2022) announced its 50th property with avid hotel Ft. Lauderdale Airport – Cruise, located in one of Florida’s in-demand travel… Read the full press release

The 82-guest Viking Osiris, Viking’s newest ship for the Nile River, touched the water for the first time

Arrival of Viking Osiris in Summer 2022 Builds on Viking’s Commitment to Egypt Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 27, 2022) announced its newest ship for the Nile River—the 82-guest Viking Osiris—was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time the ship has touched water…. Read the full press release

MSC Cruises opens sales for MSC Seascape’s inaugural season in the Caribbean this winter 2022

Deployment brings once again MSC Cruises’ newest ship to the Caribbean to further enrich the offering in this region MSC Seascape to start sailing from Miami in December 2022 Sales also open for MSC Divina from PortMiami and MSC Meraviglia from Port Canaveral Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises has opened… Read the full press release

Viking® announces float out ceremony for its newest ocean ship – the Viking Neptune®

Set to Debut in Late 2022, the Viking Neptune Will Sail Newest World Cruise Itinerary Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 13, 2022) announced its newest ocean ship – the 930-guest Viking Neptune® – was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time the ship has touched… Read the full press release