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Royal Caribbean International's Harmony of the Seas, the world"s largest and newest cruise ship, previews in Southampton. General view to Central Park
Harmony of the Seas/Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean has received a ton of buzz over its latest ship, Harmony of the Seas, which embarked on its maiden voyage this week. As the largest cruise ship in the world — with 16 decks and 2,747 staterooms — Harmony combines the best features of the Oasis- and... Read More

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athom’s MV Adonia/Carnival Corporation & plc 

As far as cruise deals go, this is one for the ages: the Fathom Adonia is offering fares as low as $199 a night right now. True, the voluntourism-focused Adonia has gotten some bad press of late — most recently, a power outage onboard — and this may be what’s driving prices down... Read More

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 Princess Charlene of Monaco/courtesy Vanessa von Zitzewitz/Palais Princier de Monaco (2016)
Princess Charlene of Monaco/courtesy Vanessa von Zitzewitz/Palais Princier de Monaco (2016)

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip. To impress the rich and famous it hopes to attract as passengers, Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced Princess Charlene of Monaco — wife of Prince Albert II — as godmother of... Read More

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 Harmony of the Seas/Christina Garofalo
Harmony of the Seas/Christina Garofalo

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip. The world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean‘s 5,500-passenger Harmony of the Seas, debuted in Southampton, bringing the latest insane shipboard thrill attraction — the Ultimate Abyss. Those who like heart-stopping fun and/or... Read More

Antarctica
Antarctica/Katie Hammel

Antarctica is a place of extremes: It’s not only the southernmost continent, but also the coldest, driest, and windiest. A trip to Antarctica isn’t a vacation so much as an expedition, an exciting journey into a wild and inhospitable land — and it can only be done via ship.... Read More

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Carnival Vista/Carnival Cruises

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip. The world’s largest ship, Harmony of the Seas, is now officially the 25th ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet. The $1 billion, 5,479-passenger ship left the STX France shipyard this week... Read More

 The Viking Sea christening on the Thames/Courtesy Viking Cruises
The Viking Sea christening on the Thames/Viking Cruises

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip… In London, Gammel Opland aquavit and a Viking battle-axe were used to christen the second ship in the Viking Ocean Cruises fleet, the Viking Sea. The 930-passenger ship became the largest ever... Read More

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 Sirena / Courtesy of Oceania Cruises
Sirena/Oceania Cruises

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip. The MV Adonia, operated by Carnival Corporation’s Fathom brand, sailed from Miami to Havana this week making history as the first ship to travel the route in decades. The 704 passengers... Read More

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 Dr. Birute Mary Galdikas & Orangutans / copyright Orangutang Foundation International
Dr. Birute Mary Galdikas & Orangutans/Orangutan Foundation International

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip. Silversea‘s passengers will no doubt go ape over renowned scientist and conservationist Biruté Mary Galdikas, who is lecturing on the 120-passenger Silver Discoverer in October. Galdikas is famous for her... Read More

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Courtesy of Holland America Line 

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip. Carnival Corporation’s new do-good cruiseline, Fathom, officially launched this week amid controversy. The line’s 704-passenger MV Adonia set sail from Miami to the Dominican Republic with a shipload of folks signed... Read More

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An aerial view of MSC Preziosa
MSC Preziosa/MSC Cruises

It’s almost impossible to walk away from a mega-sized cruise ship and not be impressed. These massive floating resorts/amusement parks/shopping malls carry thousands of guests at any given time, and the shear amount of labor, food, and fuel it takes to power one is mind-boggling. We recently set sail on the... Read More

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Disney Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip… England’s Stonehenge and Alaska’s Icy Strait Point — site of one of the longest zip lines in the world — are among the new itineraries just announced for Disney Cruise Line... Read More

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Courtesy of Royal Caribbean

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip… No, this is not an April’s Fools joke: Royal Caribbean asked James Hand — the 26-year-old who named the UK’s now-infamous polar research vessel Boaty McBoatface — to come up... Read More

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    Rendering of RedFrog Pub and Brewery on Carnival Vista
    Rendering of RedFrog Pub and Brewery/Carnival Cruise Lines

    Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip… Craft beer lovers will have something new to crow about on the 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista, Carnival Cruise Line‘s soon-to-debut largest-ever ship. The ship’s real onboard brewery will handcraft beer in partnership... Read More

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      Blue-footed booby/Fran Golden

      Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip… Attention, blue-footed booby fans! Celebrity Cruises is adding a 16-passenger catamaran and a 48-passenger ship as part of its acquisition of Galapagos tour operator Ocean Adventures. The small ships will explore... Read More