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Thursday 11 April 2024

Viking expands in China

A First for Viking, New Five-Night “Spirit of Mongolia” Extension Offers Fully Guided, Immersive Experiences Before or After China Itineraries


Viking® ( today announced that for the first time, it is offering guests destination-focused experiences in Mongolia with the new Spirit of Mongolia extension program. The five-night, fully guided pre or post-extension will allow guests to further immerse themselves in the rich traditions of the region, from the ancient city of Ulaanbaatar to the Gobi Desert. The Spirit of Mongolia and a variety of other Pre and Post extensions, including Hong Kong and Beijing, are available for Viking’s new, first-of-their-kind China itineraries: Best of ChinaChina DiscoveryClassic China & the Coast and Wonders of China.

Sunday 10 March 2024

MSC Cruises’ Fleet Boosted With Starlink Connectivity

Two thirds of MSC Cruises' ships are now equipped with SpaceX's Starlink onboard connectivity and the fleet roll out programme will be completed by May 2024.

The low earth orbit solution is currently providing faster internet speeds, improved wi-fi in cabins and public spaces, reduced latency levels and lower operational costs for 15 of the line's fleet of 22 ships following bandwidth and data traffic trials in 2022.

P&O Cruises Anchors in Adelaide in Major Economic Boost for South Australia


Australia's favourite cruise line, P&O Cruises Australia, is injecting more than $33 million into the South Australian economy as it offers locals a chance to holiday, without taking flight.

While based in Adelaide, P&O's Pacific Explorer is expected to welcome over 26,000 guests across multiple cruises in February and March, and again in December.

Sunday 3 March 2024

MSC Cruises To Offer Sailings From The Spanish Canary Islands With Brand-New Itinerary For Winter 2024-25

7-night itinerary with MSC Opera to some of the most sought-after winter sun destinations in the Canary Islands and Madeira - sales now open

MSC Cruises has announced it will base a ship in the Canary Islands for the Northern Hemisphere winter 2024-25 winter season and sales are now open.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Six reasons to sail MSC Cruises' flagship, MSC Euribia

 MSC Cruises' flagship, MSC Euribia, is sure to leave guests in awe for her upcoming Northern Hemisphere winter sailings, offering 7-night itineraries to some of the most sought-after destinations in Northern Europe with calls to Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and the United Kingdom.

Tuesday 5 September 2023

MSC adds three ships to Middle East itineraries

7-night Arabian Gulf voyages from Dubai with MSC Virtuosa, featuring a new port of call in the captivating city of Manama in Bahrain

7-night Red Sea sailings from Egypt with MSC Orchestra with a new port of call in Sharm El-Sheikh, further enhancing MSC Cruises' Red Sea itineraries

Friday 21 July 2023

Explora Journeys Takes Delivery of Explora I


Photo credit: Ivan Sarfatti

  • The delivery of EXPLORA I took place on 20 July 2023 at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, where the construction of the 63,900 GT vessel began on 10 June 2021. 
  • The maiden journey will depart on 1 August 2023 from Copenhagen in Denmark for a seven-night sailing to Reykjavik in Iceland with visits en route to Lerwick, Shetland Islands and Kirkwall, Orkney. 
  • With more than 300 years of seafaring history, Explora Journeys will offer an ocean escape that allows travellers to celebrate discovery in all its forms while reconnecting to what matters most.