Entries by Phil Beach

DREAM CRUISES WELCOMES 1,000 RAIL-CRUISE GUESTS IN NOVEMBER

DREAM CRUISES WELCOMES 1,000 RAIL-CRUISE GUESTS IN NOVEMBER Driving inbound tourists via high speed rail in support of Hong Kong cruise tourism  Hong Kong, 30 November 2018 – Upon the official opening of the High Speed Rail (Hong Kong section), Hong Kong is now officially connected to the world’s largest high-speed railway network, opening doors to new opportunities for Asia’s Cruise […]

Windstar Announces New Additions to Key Positions As Small Ship Cruise Line Continues Strong Growth

Windstar Announces New Additions to Key Positions  As Small Ship Cruise Line Continues Strong Growth    John Gunner (left) is named to newly created position as Vice President of Expansion Projects, and Captain Michael B. Ross (right) joins as Director of Marine & Safety Operations. Seattle, WA, December 3, 2018 — Windstar Cruises is pleased to announce the […]

MSC CRUISES NAMES FIRST SEASIDE EVO SHIP MSC SEASHORE AS FIRST STEEL IS CUT AT FINCANTIERI SHIPYARD

MSC CRUISES NAMES FIRST SEASIDE EVO SHIP MSC SEASHORE AS FIRST STEEL IS CUT AT FINCANTIERI SHIPYARD  Coming into service in spring 2021, the first Seaside EVO ship will become an even larger and richer sister ship in the Seaside Class  Geneva, Switzerland / Monfalcone, Italy (November 26, 2018) – MSC Cruises— the world’s largest privately-owned cruise company and […]

SYMPHONY OF THE SEAS OFFICIALLY NAMED BY ROYAL CARIBBEAN’S FIRST-EVER GODFAMILY

SYMPHONY OF THE SEAS OFFICIALLY NAMED BY ROYAL CARIBBEAN’S FIRST-EVER GODFAMILY Actors Alexa & Carlos PenaVega, with Son Ocean, Host Celebration at the Cruise Line’s New Terminal A MIAMI, Nov. 15, 2018 – It’s official, Miami’s newest ship has come in. Royal Caribbean International celebrated the homecoming of the world’s largest cruise ship with the naming ceremony […]

CRYSTAL SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON 2019, 2020 & 2021 EXPERIENCES OF DISCOVERY THEME CRUISES

CRYSTAL SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON 2019, 2020 & 2021 EXPERIENCES OF DISCOVERY THEME CRUISES  Broadway talent, world-class golf courses, culinary delights and more on the marquee for Crystal Ocean voyages MIAMI, November 15, 2018 – Luxury travelers can pursue their favorite passions and create new ones as they travel the world with the World’s Most Awarded Cruise Line, […]

CELEBRITY CRUISES TAKES DELIVERY OF THE GROUNDBREAKING CELEBRITY EDGE

CELEBRITY CRUISES TAKES DELIVERY OF THE GROUNDBREAKING CELEBRITY EDGE The historic delivery ceremony was underscored by another major milestone as the keel was laid for the second-in-series Celebrity Apex  SAINT-NAZAIRE, FRANCE – October 31, 2018 – Following more than four years of planning and 23 months of construction at the skilled hands of thousands of engineers, architects, artisans, designers, […]

CRYSTAL RIVER CRUISES ANNOUNCES COMPLETE 2021 DEPLOYMENT

CRYSTAL RIVER CRUISES ANNOUNCES COMPLETE 2021 DEPLOYMENT  Luxury line becomes the first river company to open its reservations nearly three years in advance Book Now Savings guarantee the lowest fares with up to $2,000 per suite on select sailings  MIAMI, November 1, 2018 – Crystal River Cruises, the World’s Most Luxurious River Cruise Line, announced the complete deployment […]

ROYAL CARIBBEAN AND THE GRAMMY MUSEUM® SET THE STAGE FOR ASPIRING ENTERTAINERS TO MAKE THEIR PASSION A REAL-LIFE ADVENTURE

ROYAL CARIBBEAN AND THE GRAMMY MUSEUM® SET THE STAGE FOR ASPIRING ENTERTAINERS TO MAKE THEIR PASSION A REAL-LIFE ADVENTURE Twenty Miami-Dade County Public High Schools Named to the GRAMMY Museum® Signature Schools Program, Earning them a Grant from Royal Caribbean MIAMI, Oct. 15, 2018 – Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, will bring a new […]

Victory Cruise Lines Removes Single Supplements on Select Cruises

Victory Cruise Lines Removes Single Supplements on Select Cruises and Offers No-Supplement ‘Singles Save’ Fares on Every Cruise Cruise line responds to growing travel trend by removing cost barriers for solo travelers MIAMI (Oct. 10, 2018) — A recent Booking.com survey of over 20,000 global travelers found that 40 percent of Baby Boomers had taken a […]

CRYSTAL CRUISES ANNOUNCES FULL 2021 DEPLOYMENT FOR CRYSTAL SYMPHONY AND CRYSTAL SERENITY

CRYSTAL CRUISES ANNOUNCES FULL 2021 DEPLOYMENT FOR CRYSTAL SYMPHONY AND CRYSTAL SERENITY  Extended exploration of Asia and new Ireland and Holy Land itineraries among the highlights for The World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ MIAMI, October 10, 2018 – Today, Crystal Cruises announced its full lineup of 2021 luxury sailings aboard the award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, becoming the first cruise […]

OF INTEREST TO OUR TWO MILLION+ SHIPBOARDCRUISER.COM FOLLOWERS / SILVERSEA CRUISES ORDERS THREE NEW SHIPS

SILVERSEA CRUISES ORDERS THREE NEW SHIPS   New Evolution Class adds two ultra-luxury vessels to fleet; Silver Origin, a 100-guest ship, will sail Galapagos Islands itineraries  MIAMI and MONACO, October 8, 2018 – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) and Silversea Cruises today announced agreements to build three new ships for Silversea Cruises, the ultra-luxury and expedition cruise brand that […]