Latest Cruise News


The latest cruise news for August 2020

** CORRECTION: Carnival Celebration doesn’t set sail in February 2021, but Mardi Gras DOES! Celebration enters service from MIAMI in 2022! **

We have the latest cruise news for this week, and there’s a lot to discuss!

There are good things happening in cruise news this week. Carnival has found a name for it’s next Excel class ship, and it’s a super fun one.

Carnival Celebration

MSC Cruises News

What about MSC Cruises Grandiosa? As you may know, MSC Grandiosa departed for its first cruise since the pandemic brought cruising worldwide to a halt. How did it go? Were there any hiccups? We have the full story directly from MSC Cruises. And speaking of MSC Cruises, we also have an update on MSC Magnifica. MSC Cruises also has announced a special discounted fare for healthcare heroes to say thank you for all their selfless and tireless work fighting the global pandemic.

News from Costa

Costa is restarting cruises, and has announced the conditions surrounding that restart. We have the details on what will be required of passengers wanting to sail with Costa.

Cunard Updates

Cunard has released news about its pause in cruise operations, and how it their ships, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2, and Queen Victoria.

Princess Cruises Announcements

Princess Cruises has an update on some World Cruises for 2021, specifically Island Princess and Pacific Princess. Tune in to this video to find out what’s happening with those ships and world cruises for 2021.

World Cruise Cancellations Island Princess

Holland America Continues Sale

More good news from Holland America. They have extended their popular “Have it All” offer. We’ll give the details on that including how long the extension will last.


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