23rd October 2012
Silversea Cruises has announced that its newly acquired ship will be called the Silver Galapagos. Built in 1990 as the Renaissance 3, the 100-passenger vessel is currently sailing as the Galapagos Explorer II.
In a prepared statement, Silversea said that the new name signals the company‘s intent to maintain a consistent level of elegance throughout its fleet, and will take...
18th October 2012
According to reports coming out of the UK and Dubai, where she is berthed, the Queen Elizabeth 2 may be scrapped.
The classic ocean liner was placed in Dubai when she retired, with owners buying her from Cunard Line and Carnival Corporation with sights set on turning her into a hotel and landmark.
With the financial crisis following after her retirement, little progress...
15th October 2012
SeaDream Yacht Club has just announced that, for the first time, they will deploy one of their twin mega-yachts, SeaDream II to Asia for the winter season 2013/14 after the completion of her advertised summer 2013 Mediterranean season.
The first of her Asia programme departures is “Passage to the Far East”, which will depart Athens, Greece on 12th October 2013 and include a...
11th October 2012
Crystal Cruises has announced and opened for booking, its full year of worldwide voyages for 2014, plus itineraries up to mid-April 2015. New 7- to 89-day cruises in 2014 are among the 61 sailings aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, with 16 maiden calls, 194 total ports and 68 countries – including a World Cruise. Early 2015‘s global calendar offers 15 exotic cruises and a 20th...
09 October 2012
The first moves towards construction of P&O Cruises’ biggest cruise ship, due for delivery in 2015, has started at an Italian shipyard.
British hospitality design company Richmond is overseeing the whole ship’s interior to incorporate the “classic and iconic history” of the line.
Richmond has worked on the Langham London, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park,...