Norwegian Epic conducting her last set of sea trials in the Atlantic Ocean this weekend. Photo courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line Tomorrow, Norwegian Cruise Line will officially take delivery of its latest baby: Norwegian Epic.  Having just completed a very satisfactory three days of sea trials in […]

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Something you don’t see every day: the 296-guest Silver Cloud passes under  London’s Tower Bridge at dusk.  Photo courtesy of Silversea Cruises

Founded in 1994, Silversea is an ultra-luxury line that operates six magnificent ships that specialise in sailing to destinations and ports around the world, many […]

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 When Princess Cruises canceled a scheduled port call at Ashdod, Israel on June 2nd due to safety fears in the wake of the Gaza Flotilla incident, the line thought it was doing what was in the best interests of its passengers. 

Instead, a slanderous email campaign began working its way through the interwebs, […]

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 Feel The Power: Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam  cuts a path through the Med on her recent sea trials. Photo courtesy of Holland America Line

A few weeks ago, the newest ship in the Holland America Line fleet set sail from the Fincantieri shipyards near Venice, Italy […]

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New California Coast cruises aboard Sapphire Princess will call in picturesque San Francisco. Photo © Aaron Saunders With Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean both pulling out of the Mexican Riviera market in 2011 and 2012, the West Coast has had a rough string of bad luck.  […]

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An Epic Mystery

On June 9, 2010 By

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Epic promises to be many things when she embarks on her maiden voyage next month.  Unfortunately, it appears that someone is trying to ensure that event doesn’t occur.

On Sunday, June 6th, the third in a disturbing string of fires broke out aboard the 153,000-ton vessel at the shipyard in […]

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Looking to the Past

On June 8, 2010 By

The beautiful Britannia Dining Room aboard Queen Elizabeth. Photo-illustration courtesy of Cunard Line When Cunard‘s Queen Elizabeth launches this fall, the line plans to make sure its newest vessel honors the past in both name and design – and it will do so with the multitude […]

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The Best Dream Yet

On June 6, 2010 By

 Disney Dream receives her bow section – the major piece of the hull to be welded to the ship. Photo courtesy of Disney Cruise Line

The more we learn about Disney Cruise Line‘s newest ship, Disney Dream, the more convinced we are that it […]

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Holland America Line’s Oosterdam towers over buildings near the pier in Astoria, Oregon. Photo © Aaron Saunders
Our Photo of the Week for this first week of June shows Holland America Line‘s Oosterdam tied up in the beautiful town of Astoria, Oregon. Nestled near […]

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The magnificent chandelier aboard Norwegian Epic. Photo courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line

Interior design is one of the most intricate and fascinating aspects of building a cruise ship.  While two ships may share the same overall hull design and exterior, their interior construction, design, and fittings can be entirely unique.  […]

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