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On Board the New Majestic Princess

April 12th, 2017

Refined, elegant, and cutting-edge—these are the characteristics of the newest addition to the Princess Cruises fleet: the Majestic Princess. The new ship is the first designed by Princess specifically for the Chinese Cruise market, a blossoming hub in global travel. As the Asia cruise industry grows at a record pace, Park West is also experiencingRead More

Norwegian Cruise Line Orders 4 New Megaships

February 28th, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line ordered four new 3,300-passenger vessels to be delivered in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025. Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard will construct the new vessels with the option of adding two more in 2026 and 2027. Each 140,000-gross-ton ship is designed to focus on energy efficiency, fuel optimization and reducing environmental impacts. The ships areRead More

7 Reasons Cruises are the Best Vacation

January 24th, 2017

When it comes to planning a vacation, not all trips are created equal. Here are 7 reasons cruises are the best choice to fit the most fun into your next holiday: 1. Relax While You Travel Instead of long drives or plane rides to reach your destination, cruises enable you to relax and enjoy while getting whereRead More

Port of Call: Havana, Cuba

January 17th, 2017

Mingle with locals and experience a place untouched by time in Havana, Cuba. Immerse yourself in unique opportunities, fascinating culture, and timeless sights. Hemingway’s Havana Encounter Havana through the eyes of author Ernest Hemingway! Visit Finca Vigia, the novelist’s residence-turned museum immortalizing his 20 years in Havana. Stroll through the village of Cojimar and takeRead More

Princess Cruises Reveals Ocean Medallion Concierge Tech

January 10th, 2017

Imagine your cabin door unlocking as you approach it, or a server bringing your favorite drink without having to order it. Carnival Corp. is inviting guests to not just imagine these perks, but to experience them on November 13 aboard the Regal Princess with the rollout of new concierge technology known as the Ocean Medallion.Read More

New Asia Cruise Ships Setting Sail in 2017

January 3rd, 2017

Do your New Year resolutions include traveling and seeing the world? Then join these two cruise lines as they prepare to launch new cruise ships in 2017. While many cruise lines are looking to 2018 for the maiden voyages of their latest ships, two cruise lines – Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess Cruises – areRead More

Port of Call: Hong Kong

January 3rd, 2017

From cuisine to shopping to the arts, Hong Kong is emerging as one of the most popular ports in Asia. Whether you’re interested in a relaxing break from cruise ship life or a sightseeing adventure, the land will be sure to take your breath away. Victoria Peak Locally known as The Peak, Victoria Peak isRead More

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates 50 Years

December 20th, 2016

December 19, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Norwegian Cruise Line’s first voyage from Miami to the Caribbean, signifying the birth of the cruise line. Park West Gallery has held its unique art auctions and seminars aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s ships for decades. An interesting facet of the relationship has been discovering artists through theRead More

Celebrity Cruises Announces New Ships and Irish Port

December 9th, 2016

Celebrity Cruises is celebrating two major developments: Its first Edge-class ships and a home port in Dublin Ireland, a first in the cruise industry. The luxury cruise line has begun construction on its next generation of cruise ships. Celebrity Cruises cut the first steel for its newest vessel, Celebrity Edge, on November 21. In additionRead More

Cruise Ships Flock to Florida

November 29th, 2016

Miami experienced a record-breaking docking of the world’s largest cruise ships this month, and is expecting to receive yet another cruise ship giant this week. Carnival Cruise Line is delivering its newest and largest ship, Carnival Vista, to homeport in Miami this week from its temporary re-positioning in New York. Once it arrives, the 133,500Read More