The 91,128 gross tonne MSC Magnificia has completed the first ever world cruise undertaken by a ship in the MSC Cruises fleet.
The ship departed Genoa, Italy in January 2019 and covered more than 32,000 nautical miles cruising around the world during the 119-night cruise.
Cruises on board Cruise & Maritime Voyages latest new ship, Vasco da Gama went on sale on 17 May 2018. Joining the fleet in April 2019 the ship will be the sixth vessel operated by CMV.
Following in the steps of the famous Portuguese explorer, the latest edition to the CMV fleet will sail from Singapore to London Tilbury via India in April 2019 on a spectacular maiden voyage.
Viking Ocean Cruises has announced a 245 day world cruise on Viking Sun. The eight month cruise will visit six continents, 59 countries, 113 ports, including 22 overnight stays.
The 930-guest Viking Sun will depart from London on 31 August 2019. The cruise will be the third world cruise which Viking Ocean Cruises have offered but almost double the length of the previous world cruises.
Princess Cruises has announced its 2020 world cruise on the 670-passenger Pacific Princess. The cruise will visit some 42 ports of call, 26 countries on five continents.
The 2020 World Cruise will depart Ft. Lauderdale on 05 January 2020. The 111-day voyage will offer a similar cruise to the 2019 World Cruise due to popular demand. During the cruise Pacific Princess will sail 34,287 nautical miles.
The 694-passenger Azamara Journey set sail from Sydney, Australia on 07 March 2018 on it's 2018 World Journey.
The 102-day voyage is the first time Azamara Club Cruises has offered a world cruise. The voyage will visit 60 ports, 29 countries and include 18 late night stays and 13 overnight stays.
Cunard Line has announced that its 2,092-passenger cruise ship, Queen Elizabeth will spend two months in Australia in 2019.
Queen Elizabeth will offer a total of seven cruises from Sydney and Melbourne. It will be the first time that Cunard Line have based one of its ships in Australia.
Cunard Line’s magnificent flagship Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth visited Sydney in Australia on 25 February 2017 for a Royal Rendezouz.
Both of the ships were on their Cunard World Voyages. They visited Sydney some ten years after Queen Mary 2’s first visit to the city in 2007.
Cunard Line’s 90,049 gross tonne Queen Victoria has become the largest cruise ship to sail 900 miles up the Amazon River, before docking at Manaus.
The 2,014-passenger cruise ship is currently on a 120-night World Voyage round-trip from Southampton. Queen Victoria will visit 23 ports of call in 17 countries.
The luxury cruise ship Silver Whisper, operated by Silversea Cruises, recently emerged from dry-dock having undergone an extensive refurbishment, ready for her 117-night 2017 World Cruise.
The ultra-luxury suites were refurbished and the bathrooms were decorated with dark emperor marble flooring. The pool area was completely retiled and new chaise loungers have improved the levels of comfort and style in the outdoor spaces on board. In addition to this, two new whirlpools were added to the ship and new synthetic turf was added to the jogging track and outdoor spa decks.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages 1,250-passenger Magellan departed London Tilbury on 05 January 2017, setting sail on the first ever world cruise for the British based cruise operator.
The 46,052 gross tonne cruise ship will circumnavigate the globe over four leisurely month, cruising via the West Indies, Panama Canal, French Polynesia, Australasia, South East Asia and the Far East, India, the Red Sea, Suez Canal and the Holy Land & Med before returning to London Tilbury on Friday 5th May 2017. The 121-night cruise will visit 43 ports of call.
In January 2018, Cruise & Maritime Voyages new flagship Columbus will depart on a similar 121-night world cruise, visiting 40 ports of call.