Viking Launches 25th Anniversary Sale with Record Number of Bookings in One Week

New Inventory Released as Viking Reports Strongest Sales in its 25-Year History Los Angeles, CA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 12, 2023) announced its 2024 -2025 World Cruise itineraries, including the new  Viking World Voyage I, which sails around the world in 180 days, visiting 37 countries and 85 ports,… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises Reveals Revolutionary New Ship: Silver Nova, the Largest Array of Luxurious Public Venues in Ultra-Luxury Cruise Industry

Silver Nova’s horizontal layout not only enhances her sense of spaciousness, but also allows for a natural flow between venues on entire decks Monaco, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises® has revealed full details on the public venues aboard its new ship Silver Nova℠, including the largest array of bars, lounges, and restaurants of any… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® hosts first ultra-luxury ship christening in Antarctica to celebrate naming of Silver Endeavour℠, world’s most luxurious expedition ship

Silversea Cruises officially names its third new ship in just nine months, hosting the first ultra-luxury ship christening in Antarctica Antarctica, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises® has officially named Silver Endeavour℠, the world’s most luxurious expedition ship—hosting ultra-luxury cruising’s first Antarctica naming ceremony on November 19. The industry-leading cruise line held an expedition-style… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises’ celebrates delivery of MSC World Europa, the first cruise ship to feature fuel cell technology powered by LNG

Delivery ceremony of MSC Cruises’ newest flagship took place today at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire; MSC World Europa represents the most environmentally high-performing cruise ship to date, thanks to a range of technologies and solutions that minimise her impact on the air and marine environment; Vessel also incorporates fuel cell technology that has the… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® unveils array of dining experiences aboard its newest ship Silver Endeavour℠

The new ship will feature four signature restaurants, offering the luxury of choice for the most discerning travellers Monaco, 2022-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises®, the leading ultra-luxury and expedition cruise line, has revealed details on the array of dining experiences aboard its newest ship Silver Endeavour℠, the world’s most luxurious expedition vessel—set to welcome… Read the full press release

Celebrated polar explorer Felicity Aston MBE named as the Godmother of Silversea Cruises’ new ship Silver Endeavour℠

The world’s most luxurious expedition ship, Silver Endeavour will set sail for Antarctica on her maiden voyage on November 21, 2022 Monaco, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises®, the leading ultra-luxury and expedition cruise line, has named Felicity Aston MBE as the Godmother of its new ship Silver Endeavour℠, the world’s most luxurious expedition vessel. A celebrated… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® announces its line-up of experts for the inaugural voyage of new ship Silver Endeavour℠

Silversea executive Conrad Combrink is set to host Silver Endeavour’s maiden voyage, which will depart for Antarctica on November 21, 2022 Monaco, 2022-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises®, the leading ultra-luxury and expedition cruise line, has named its line-up of experts for the inaugural voyage of new ship Silver Endeavour℠, the world’s most luxurious expedition ship…. Read the full press release

Silversea’s entire 10-ship fleet now welcoming guests around the world

Monaco, 2022-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea’s entire 10-ship fleet has now re-entered service. Since Silver Moon℠ first set sail on June 18, 2021, Silversea has led the global restart of ultra-luxury cruising, successfully welcoming guests around the world. As well as hosting the only ultra-luxury world cruise in 2022, converting Silver Wind® into… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® unveils eight signature restaurants for its new ship Silver Nova

Monaco, 2022-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises® has unveiled eight signature restaurants for its new ship Silver Nova—offering guests unparalleled variety. From spacious, open-seated venues to more intimate dining options, Silver Nova’s diverse range of restaurants will serve a selection of cuisines throughout the day, from international to speciality fare. Diners will benefit from a greater… Read the full press release

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

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

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

Silversea Cruises expands its fleet with the delivery of new ship Silver Dawn

Monaco/Ancona, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has taken delivery of new ship Silver Dawn at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. Executives from Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri today (November 12, 2021) attended an intimate delivery ceremony to welcome the 10th ship to the cruise line’s fleet. Following a video… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces Bahamian paratriathlete as Godmother of its new, innovative ship, Odyssey of the Seas

November 2021 – Erin Brown will the first Bahamian Godmother of a Royal Caribbean International ship when she blesses the new, innovative Odyssey of the Seas. MIAMI, FL, 2021-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A Bahamian woman, who lost her leg to cancer and went on to defy odds and inspire many, has been named Godmother… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International brings Asia’s largest and most innovative ship Spectrum of the Seas to Singapore

Asia’s Largest, Most Innovative Ship Will Visit Destinations as soon as October 2022, Quantum of the Seas Extends its Season Through April 2022 SINGAPORE, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidaymakers will have much to celebrate when Royal Caribbean International brings Asia’s largest and most innovative ship, Spectrum of the Seas, to Singapore for the long-awaited comeback of cruising… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean to sail for the first time from Israel with its newest and most innovative ship, Odyssey of the Seas

New Innovative Ship to Launch with Cruises from Haifa, Israel MIAMI, FL, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Israeli holidaymakers will set a new course for adventure this summer when Royal Caribbean International begins sailing from Israel for the first time in May. The global cruise line will offer Israelis a combination of 3- to… 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

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

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

The largest ship ever to call in Oakland arrives at Port of Oakland

MSC Anna, 1,312-feet-long, can transport up to 19,200 20-foot boxes Oakland, Calif., 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Coronavirus may be hampering global trade but it hasn’t broken the supply chain at the Port of Oakland.  The latest evidence: the largest ship ever to call in Oakland arrives this week.  The container vessel MSC Anna… Read the full press release

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT OSLO

oslo norway port

OSLO, Norway, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The capital and most populous city of Norway, Oslo is a diverse and ever-growing metropolis brimming with an air of reinvention.  Surrounded by a refreshing sea and a scenic mountain range, Oslites are very environmentally conscious and nature is indeed a force very admired and respected. The city is one of the world’s greenest cities, committed to sustainable food production and green spaces. It was selected as… Read the full press release

Gaia Gaja named as the Godmother of Silversea’s new ultra-luxury ship Silver Moon

Monaco, Europe, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hailed by many as the ‘Queen of Barbaresco,’ Gaia Gaja has been named as the Godmother of Silversea’s new ultra-luxury ship Silver Moon. Gaja is of the fifth generation to own and manage the renowned Gaja winery in the small Italian town of Barbaresco—a family-run business and… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises unveils five new itineraries for its ultra-luxury ship Silver Dawn

Monaco, Europe, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises unveils five new itineraries for Silver Dawn—the 10th ship in the cruise line’s ultra-luxury fleet. The Fincantieri-built, 596-guest vessel will depart Civitavecchia (Rome) on September 22, 2021, spending her inaugural season in the Mediterranean, before crossing to Fort Lauderdale. Part of Silversea’s new collection of voyages… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International to name its fifth Oasis Class ship Wonder of the Seas; set to sail from Shanghai, China

World’s Largest Cruise Ship to Sail from China SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2019-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Excitement was in the air today (Oct. 10, 2019) as Royal Caribbean International announced the homeport and name of its fifth Oasis Class ship. The next ship to join the leading cruise line’s innovative lineup will be named Wonder of the Seas and set… Read the full press release

MSC Meraviglia arrived in the Big Apple, becomes the largest ship to ever dock in Manhattan

MSC Meraviglia to be the cruise line’s fourth distinct ship sailing from the USA; significant market growth for MSC Cruises Biggest ship to visit Boston, Portland and Bar Harbor following New York call First ship to visit MSC Cruises’ new private island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, before homeporting in Miami to cruise the Caribbean… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship Spectrum of the Seas is the biggest cruise ship ever to call at a Russian port

200 Russian guests were the first to sail a Royal Caribbean cruise from Vladivostok Vladivostok, Russia, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Spectrum of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship and the first Quantum Ultra Class ship is the biggest cruise ship ever to call at a Russian port. On the September 9, 2019 the ship arrived… Read the full press release

Viking’s seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus to join its award-winning fleet in 2021

#1 Ocean Cruise Line Will Launch Seventh Ocean Ship; Viking Sky Will Return to Istanbul with New Voyages Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (September 17, 2019) announced its seventh ocean ship, Viking Venus®, will join its award-winning fleet in early 2021, further solidifying the company’s standing as the largest and world’s best… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Cruises orders third Icon-Class Ship to Feature Environmentally-Friendly Innovation

MIAMI, FL, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with shipbuilder Meyer Turku to order a third Icon-class ship for delivery in 2025. The ship will join its two sister ships – to be delivered in 2022 and 2024, respectively – in… Read the full press release

Silversea to open reservations for new ship, Silver Origin, designed entirely with the Galapagos Islands in mind

Monaco, France, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting on July 16, 2019, travellers will be able to reserve their suites aboard Silversea’s new ship, Silver Origin, which has been designed entirely with the Galapagos Islands in mind and will be the most elegant ship to ever sail the region when it launches in summer 2020. The… Read the full press release

Silversea to launch new culinary programme, S.A.L.T. (Sea and Land Taste) in August 2020 with new ship Silver Moon

Monaco, France, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea’s new culinary programme, S.A.L.T. (Sea and Land Taste), is set to revolutionise culinary travel for the cruise line’s guests, when it launches with new ship Silver Moon in August 2020. The pioneering concept will enable travellers to use food to dive deep into the world’s richest cultures, to truly… Read the full press release