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A Star welcome - Viking's new ocean-going ship arrives in London

Viking’s first ocean-going ship called in to London today on the way to its christening in Norway on Sunday.

The 930-passenger Viking Star moored on the Thames at Greenwich, home of some of Britain’s richest maritime history. 225 more words


Hands on First Impressions on Pilot Ships - Federation Icarus ~ Bug Ship?

Introducing the Icarus
hands down – the closest the federation will get to having a Bug Ship.

Full disclosure – I purchased the Pilot Escort Mega Bundle… 965 more words

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We’re not Love Boat - we have to change the face of cruising, says Royal Caribbean’s British boss

Royal Caribbean has to show the world it’s about fun and adventure, not the sedate, outdated images of cruising its competitors perpetuate, says the company’s UK and Ireland MD Stuart Leven. 767 more words

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A new Anthem! Royal Caribbean's new baby is christened

Royal Caribbean’s new baby has been christened. Travel agent Emma Wilby named the 167,800-ton Anthem of the Seas in Southampton after winning a singing talent contest to be the ship’s godmother. 321 more words

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Wonder what MSC's new ship will be called? It's Meraviglia


The name of MSC’s new Vista-class ship has just been revealed – it’s Meraviglia, which means wonder or marvel.

The announcement was made at the ceremonial steel-cutting for the start of construction at the STX France shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. 315 more words


Holland America's new president introduces Koningsdam - and says travel is a force for good

Holland America may be gearing up to launch another ship – but its new president is just as keen to talk about the destinations it will take passengers… and how travel should be a force for good. 467 more words


First Impressions of the T6 Iconic Ships: More vanity than practicality.

First and foremost: I’m not disappointed in the new T6 versions of the Star Trek’s iconic line of starships.  I don’t regret buying them.  But it’s clear that regardless of the impressive design work on the new versions, they do not represent the next generation in terms of starship capability. 1,088 more words