Virgin Voyages Announces New Itineraries for Valiant Lady

Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages has announced their second vessel, Valiant Lady, will be sailing in the Caribbean from Miami starting in November 2021. Valiant Lady, currently under construction at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, and sister to Scarlet Lady, will sail a 15 night transatlantic voyage from Barcelona to Miami on October 24, 2021. Upon her arrival, she will commence a series of 6-8 night Caribbean voyages through the winter months. On May 1, 2022, Valiant Lady will sail a 14 night Transatlantic voyage back from Miami to Barcelona. The 15 Night Transatlantic…

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Carnival Sells More Ships and Delays Return of Others

Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line  has announced that Carnival Fascination and Carnival Imagination have been sold. The sale of Carnival Fascination, launched in 1994, and Carnival Imagination, introduced in 1995, is in line with Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet. This follows the sale of Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration which took place in July.  Upon return to operations, Carnival will still operate four upgraded Fantasy-class ships – Carnival Ecstasy, Carnival Sensation, Carnival Elation and Carnival Paradise – which feature additional balcony staterooms as…

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Cruise Lines Pledge Millions for Bahamas Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Dorian Relief

With news agencies covering the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian impact across the Bahamas, many cruise lines have already committed millions to aid in the relief efforts. Royal Caribbean Royal Caribbean International was one of the first cruise lines to publicly announce their plans to help those in need in the Bahamas. Royal Caribbean posted the following: Royal Caribbean is committing $1 million to Dorian disaster relief, and ITM—our partner in the Holistica joint venture that is developing the Grand Lucayan resort in Freeport—is also donating an additional $100,000. To make…

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