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Princess Cruises pauses cruise operations for 60 days

Princess Cruises has announced that it will voluntarily pause global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months (60 days), covering voyages departing 12 March to 10 May due to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis. Jan Swartz, president of Princess...

Celebrity Travels: Alan Johnson

Former MP and Masked Singer contestant Alan Johnson will be joining Cunard's Literature Festival at Sea in December. Here he reveals his favourite destinations. My most memorable holiday has to be my first trip abroad....

Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady arrives in Dover

Dover, England: Scarlet Lady, the first ship from new cruise line Virgin Voyages was launched by Sir Richard Branson in Dover, England this morning. Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, commented: “I have dreamed of starting...

Saga’s Spirit of Adventure to be named in Portsmouth

Saga has announced that Portsmouth has been chosen as the location for the official naming ceremony of their second new-build boutique cruise ship, Spirit of Adventure. Nigel Blanks, Managing Director of Saga Cruises, said: “We are absolutely delighted...

Emerald Waterways reveals new yacht cruises brand

River cruise line Emerald Waterways is to launch Emerald Azzurra, its first 100-guest ocean-going super yacht, under the newly formed Emerald Yacht Cruises brand. David Winterton, Emerald Cruises director of marketing & global brand curator,...

Regent delivers Seven Seas Splendor

Luxury ocean cruise line Regent Seven Seas Cruises has taken delivery of its fifth ship, Seven Seas Splendor. Jason Montague, president and chief executive officer of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, said: “Wherever you turn on Seven...

Cruise International Feb/Mar 2020 out now

Cruise International Feb/Mar 2020 is on sale now, bringing you even more holiday inspiration and advice for the year ahead. In our latest issue, we have the lowdown on some of the best cruises around,...

Coronavirus: Is it safe to travel to mainland China?

The Foreign Office now warns against all but essential travel to mainland China as concerns grow over the coronavirus outbreak. What does this mean for people booked to travel to the country as part of...

MSC Cruises launches sustainable Protectours programme

MSC Cruises has unveiled a new Protectours programme made up of shore excursions designed to help protect and preserve the planet. The unique excursions will offer guests the chance to make a positive contribution to...

Viking tops Which? cruise satisfaction poll

Luxury cruise line Viking has come top of the table in the annual Which? cruise satisfaction survey for the second consecutive year. Wendy Atkin-Smith, managing director of Viking UK, said: “We are thrilled to top...

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