The world’s largest cruise ship will call into Southampton for the first time next year. Oasis of the Seas, which boasts a park, boardwalk and a zipline, will make its maiden visit to the city […]
Launch of MSC Preziosa From the first sight of the ship to its spectacular christening – highlights of my tweets, blogs and pictures.
MSC Preziosa is named! In a two-hour ceremony in Genoa, the Italian cruise line’s latest 140,000-tonne arrival was christened in spectacular style with music, dance, fireworks – and Sophia Loren. Hundreds of guests gathered in […]
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12th ship in MSC Cruises’ fleet, making the company the 3rd biggest operator in the world 4th ship in Fantasia class 140,000 tonnes 550million euros (£470million, $712million) cost 4,345 passengers 1,751 cabins 26 lifts 18 […]
Five great ships launching this year My article for Metro on Norwegian Breakaway, Royal Princess, Carnival Sunshine, MSC Preziosa and Europa 2.
Editor’s note: The Titanic II project has since been abandoned Today, Cunard announced tenth birthday celebrations for its flagship QM2, including a ‘Three Queens’ event in Southampton on May 9 next year. There will be […]
Britain remains a nation of cruise addicts despite the Costa Concordia tragedy, new figures reveal. More than 1,700,000 took a holiday at sea last year – and more than half of those went on two […]