Before cruisers can have their drinks mixed by robot bartenders, soar above the ship in the North Star viewing capsule, try the sensation of sky-diving, swing on a circus trapeze or bash around in a bumper car, there is the bear.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings said it reached a definitive agreement with Princess Cruises to purchase Ocean Princess for the Oceania Cruises brand. The 684-passenger ship will be renamed Serena and join its sisters Insignia, Regatta and Nautica in spring 2016.
Carnival Corp. & plc launched its first marketing initiative involving all nine of its brands with a crowdsourcing event inviting consumers to vote on potential television advertising concepts and a contest asking people to tweet why they love cruising. Both offer rich cruising prizes.
Stanley B. McDonald, who launched Princess Cruises in 1965 and is considered a father of modern cruising, died Thursday in Seattle. He was 94.
Just over one year after contracting two 150,000gt cruise ships at Meyer Werft, Star Cruises informs the interior design features are finalised and the project is making good progress at Papenburg.
Total ships: 29
Total berths: 92,195
Total Order Book Value:$22,119,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$270,179