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 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

Silversea Cruises’ ‘Project Evolution’ to be First Cruise Ship to Use Fuel Cells to Provide 100% of Power While at Port

MIAMI, FL, 2021-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The cruise industry’s first hybrid powered ship is set to debut summer 2023 as part of Royal Caribbean Group’s (NYSE: RCL) ultra-luxury brand Silversea Cruises. The new class of ships, known as ‘Project Evolution,’ will operate using a trio of power sources including a fuel cell system,… Read the full press release

World’s largest cruise ship Wonder of the Sea to debut in the U.S. and Europe

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas Invites Families to Reimagine What’s Possible starting March 2022 MIAMI, FL, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Paving the way for the biggest adventure yet, Royal Caribbean International has announced the world’s largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas, will debut in the U.S. and Europe. The highly anticipated ship is set… Read the full press release

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

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

MSC Grandiosa set to host the world’s first fine art experience on board a cruise ship

Discover Edgar Degas’ Original Danse Dessin Drawings On Board MSC Grandiosa Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Grandiosa, the newest ship in the MSC Cruises fleet set to launch in November, will host the world’s first fine art experience on board a cruise ship. The immersive art and dining experience featuring “Degas Danse Dessin”… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises orders another stunning cruise ship from Italy’s Fincantieri S.p.A.

MIAMI, FL, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the leading luxury ocean cruise line, today (Jan. 15, 2019) announced an order with Italy’sFincantieri S.p.A. to build another stunning cruise ship that will continue to set the standard for defining elegance at sea. With delivery scheduled in late 2023, the new vessel will be a… Read the full press release

Ferries del Caribe becomes the first-ever cruise operator in the world to install border control kiosks onboard a cruise ship or ferry

Ferries del Caribe Install BorderXpress to Improve Passenger Experience Richmond, B.C., 2018-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 29, 2018), Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) Innovative Travel Solutions(ITS) and Ferries del Caribe celebrated the installation of two BorderXpress kiosks onboard its cruise ship, the MV Kydon. This marks a milestone for the industry as Ferries del Caribe becomes the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International celebrates the delivery of its newest cruise ship Harmony of the Seas

It Is All Hands (4,200) on Deck Onboard the World’s Largest and Newest Cruise Ship MIAMI, 2016-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today honored the crew and project team of the new Harmony of the Seas at a traditional delivery and flag changing ceremony in Saint Nazaire, France. Following 32 months of construction… Read the full press release