Construction of a brand new dedicated cruise terminal for Norwegian Cruise Line at PortMiami started on 01 May 2018.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held just days earlier on 26 April 2018, with senior executive from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. present.
Carnival Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, the 133,500 gross tonne Carnival Horizon set sail on its maiden voyage from Barcelona, Spain on 03 April 2018.
The 13-night Mediterranean cruise will visit Livorno, Florence-Pisa, Italy - Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy - Naples, Italy - Dubrovnik, Croatia - Corfu Island, Kerkyra, Greece - Messina, Taormina, Sicily, Italy - Valletta, Malta and Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy before arriving back to Barcelona on 15 April.
Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of the brand new 133,500 gross tonne Carnival Horizon on 28 March 2018 at the Fincanteri shipyard in Italy.
Carnival Horizon is the 26th cruise ship in the Carnival Cruise Line fleet and a sister ship to Carnival Vista which launched in 2016.
Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that the Grammy award-winning music artist, acclaimed television and film actress, author and entrepreneur, Queen Latifah will be Godmother to its newest ship, Carnival Horizon.
The newest addition to the Carnival Cruise Line fleet will be officially named in New York City on 23 May 2018 during an invitation-only gala overnight event on board Carnival Horizon.
MSC Cruises has announced that MSC Meraviglia, which launched in June 2017 will offer cruises from New York.
The 4,475-passenger MSC Meraviglia currently cruises the Meditterean but will head to North America in October 2019. The ship will arrive in New York for the first time on 07 October 2019.
Royal Caribbean International is to announce details about the 2018 – 2019 deployment for its fleet, which currently consists of 25 cruise ships, with an additional six new build cruise ships due to launch between 2018 and 2024.
The deployment of the Royal Caribbean International’s ships is expected to be announced in phases throughout March 2017 and April 2017. The opening scheduled for 2018 – 2019 deployment is as follows:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced the deployment of its fleet of four ultra-luxury cruise ships, for 2018 and early 2019, offering a total of 113 different cruise itineraries. The ultra-luxury cruise ships will visit a total of 28 maiden ports of call.
Jason Montague, President and CEO of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, said: “We’ve created a highly impressive array of voyages worldwide that will delight and awe our guests. For the intrepid traveler, we also introduced a new Grand Voyage that delves into the Northern Atlantic and Arctic Circle, as well as our 13th annual World Cruise. There is no better inclusive-luxury experience than Regent and we look forward to sharing the world with our guests.”
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that its latest new cruise ship, Carnival Horizon, will offer cruises from Barcelona, New York and Miami during its maiden season next year.
The 133,500 gross tonne cruise ship will depart on its maiden voyage from Barcelona on 02 April 2018 and cruise the Mediterranean. Unlike her sister ship the Carnival Vista, the newer ship will offer just four cruises from Barcelona. The ship will then cross the Atlantic Ocean to New York in May 2018.