Top New Cruise Ships Arriving in 2020

In our 3rd annual guide to the Top New Cruise Ships (2020 Edition), we highlight 9 of the most anticipated cruise ships you’ll likely want to book for 2020. New Cruise Ships 2020 Several of the cruise lines on our list are evolving the proven designs from existing ship classes and expanding their fleets, one luxury cruise line is entering into the expedition cruise market, two other cruise lines are launching their largest vessels ever, and a brand-new cruise line is readying their first ship for launch. Note: This list…

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Princess Cruises takes Delivery of Sky Princess

Sky Princess

At the official handover ceremony event at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, Princess Cruises took delivery of Sky Princess. The milestone handover ceremony was attended by executives from Carnival Corporation & plc including Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corporation; Arnold Donald, President and CEO of Carnival Corporation; Stein Kruse, Group CEO of Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn, Carnival Australia and Carnival UK, and Jan Swartz, Group President of Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia, Fincantieri was represented by Giuseppe Bono, CEO. Jan Swartz, president of Princess Cruises said: While…

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Royal’s Oasis Class 5 Given A Name and Home Port

Wonder of the Seas

Royal Caribbean has certainly been making headline news recently with new ship launches, ship refurbishments and the rebranding of Perfect Day at CocoCay. Today, Royal Caribbean announced that their fifth Oasis Class ship will be named Wonder of the Seas and be homeported in Shanghai, China. Wonder of the Seas will not be the first Royal Caribbean ship to call Shanghai home. Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean launched Spectrum of the Seas, the line’s first Quantum Ultra class ship which sails a regular schedule of cruises from Shanghai year-round. Royal…

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Carnival Excel Class Cruise Ship Coming to Miami in 2022

While announcing that they received approval to expand Terminal F at PortMiami, Carnival Cruise Line also confirmed that they will bring an Excel Class ship to the port in 2022. The yet to be named vessel will be the line’s second ship in this revolutionary Excel class and sister to the Mardi Gras launching in 2020. Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line said: As the largest cruise operator at PortMiami, Carnival Cruise Line has more ships sailing year-round from the port than any other cruise line. The redesigned Terminal…

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Odyssey of the Seas Coming to Fort Lauderdale in 2020

Odyssey of the Seas

Royal Caribbean is planning to bring one of its most innovative classes of ship to South Florida. The highly anticipated Odyssey of the Seas – will be the first Quantum Ultra Class ship to arrive in North America. The global cruise line’s 27th ship will arrive to her seasonal homeport of Fort Lauderdale, FL in November 2020 to offer 8- and 6-night Caribbean cruises. Odyssey will then continue her inaugural year in Europe for summer 2021. Odyssey of the Seas will be just the second Quantum Ultra Class ship, expanding…

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