MIAMI (May 4, 2010) -- Princess Cruises, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), today announced that contracts to build two 3,600-passenger ships have been finalized with Italy's Fincantieri shipyard.
The New ships -- which each will have an all-in cost of approximately 155,000 euros per lower berth -- are scheduled to enter service in spring 2013 and spring 2014. At an estimated 141,000 tons, the as-yet-unnamed ships will be the largest in the Princes... Read More
Carnival Corporation & plc has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct a 130,000-ton cruise ship for its Carnival Cruise Lines brand, scheduled to enter service in spring 2012.
To be built at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone yard under a U.S. dollar denominated contract, the all-in cost of the vessel is approximately $200,000 per lower berth.
The New 3,690-passenger vessel will offer many of the same innovations featured on the rece... Read More
SEATTLE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who have sailed even just once with Holland America Line, there's now more to enjoy on future cruises. The new Mariner Society Rewards Program provides past guests with exciting new benefits from generous onboard discounts while sailing and special rates on select cruises to reduced or free third and fourth rates when booking future cruises. Benefits are tiered and vary based on a guest's cruise history. ... Read More
Cruise & Maritime Voyages is being launched as a New cruise brand in the UK by Cruise & Maritime Services (CMS), which has been general sales agents in the UK for Transocean Tours and Louis Cruise Lines.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages will sail the 22,000-ton, 800-passenger Marco Polo, which it previously marketed for Transocean in the UK. Starting Jan. 2, 2010, with the Marco Polo on a five-year charter, the ship will sail a year-round program of cruises, including 24-ex UK... Read More
A New cruise line called Voyages to Antiquity is being launched by Gerry Herrod, who previously launched Discovery World Cruises, Orient Lines, Pearl Cruises and before that, Ocean Cruise Line, all of which he subsequently sold. Voyages to Antiquity has acquired the 1973-built, 11,500-ton, 560-passenger Aegean I to be renamed the Aegean Odyssey. She will be sailing in the Mediterranean on two-week cruises from May to November.