Top 5 News Articles in Latest Cruise News List of cruise news articles updates on Latest Cruise News thoughtout the day en-gb http://www.iglucruise.com 2019-08-19 First World Cruise for Seabourn in Six Years Loyal guests of luxury cruise line Seabourn have long awaited any sort of clue or even implication about an upcoming world cruise itinerary, and after six years, we can now reveal that there is a fabulous voyage ahead.

Departing in January 2020, the 148 night cruise has been meticulously planned in order to provide guests with some wonderful experiences and added extras. The stunning Seabourn Sojourn will depart from Miami, before traversing through the Caribbean, the coast of Africa, the Seychelles, Sri Lanka and India, Southeast Asia, Australia, and Hawaii, before ending the magnificent cruise in San Francisco. Some real highlight ports include:

Barbados – it’s impossible not to relax in this warm and friendly destination, where you’ll be welcomed with the sounds of rhythmic reggae and a glass of rum punch.

Durban – this South African city offers an intoxicating fusion of African, Indian, and Colonial influences which you’ll find in the food, architecture, and atmosphere.

Chennai – steeped in history, this East Indian city has plenty to do whether you’re looking for some cultural enlightenment, or beachside fun and relaxation.

Phuket – probably Thailand’s most well-known island resort, Phuket is absolutely idyllic. Think white sands, crystal clear waters, and some truly incredible food.

Komodo Island – this Indonesian island is undeniably unique, being home to more than 2,500 komodo dragons. Take in some outstanding views of natural beauty here.

Honolulu – the Hawaiian capital juxtaposes a relaxed beach atmosphere and a bustling city life in the best way. Enjoy a bit of cultural exploration knowing you’re never far from a drink and a sun lounger.

This brilliant cruise will take place on Seabourn Sojourn; a beautiful vessel that has transported passengers to some spectacular destinations over the years. Hosting fewer than 500 guests, she is a moderately sized luxury ship offering the very best in facilities and service. Find out more about Seabourn Sojourn, and all the dining, entertainment, and other amenities onboard.

Get more details about this superb round the world cruise, and talk to our sales team for more information.

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Say Hello to MSC Seaview Mediterranean cruise line MSC Cruises are excited to introduce to the world their latest, beautiful ship; MSC Seaview.

Having been built at Fincantieri’s ship yard in Monfalcone, Italy, the traditional delivery ceremony will take place on Monday 4th June, before she traverses the Italian coastline en route to Genoa. It’s here that the glamourous Christening ceremony will take place on the 9th of June.

MSC Seaview will then embark on an inaugural season in some wonderful Mediterranean destinations, including Naples, Valetta, and Barcelona, before spending the winter season in South America. Cruisers will have the option of embarking on the fabulous 19 night Grand Voyage, which begins in Barcelona and ends in Sao Paulo, Brazil, taking in ports including Lisbon, Salvador, and Rio de Janeiro along the way.

Sister to MSC Seaside, this ship has also been built with an exceptional focus on the sea. The design blurs lines between in and outside, with passengers enjoying views of the surrounding ocean at almost every turn. Deck 7 in particular offers a fabulous promenade area in which guests can swim, sunbathe, shop, and dine. There are also panoramic elevators onboard, as well glass-floored walks.

Discover upcoming MSC Seaview cruise holidays, to see which venture suits you.

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http://www.iglucruise.com/news/say-hello-to-msc-seaview_a19736609 2018-05-30
Say Hello to MSC Seaview Mediterranean cruise line MSC Cruises are excited to introduce to the world their latest, beautiful ship; MSC Seaview.

Having been built at Fincantieri’s ship yard in Monfalcone, Italy, the traditional delivery ceremony will take place on Monday 4th June, before she traverses the Italian coastline en route to Genoa. It’s here that the glamourous Christening ceremony will take place on the 9th of June.

MSC Seaview will then embark on an inaugural season in some wonderful Mediterranean destinations, including Naples, Valetta, and Barcelona, before spending the winter season in South America. Cruisers will have the option of embarking on the fabulous 19 night Grand Voyage, which begins in Barcelona and ends in Sao Paulo, Brazil, taking in ports including Lisbon, Salvador, and Rio de Janeiro along the way.

Sister to MSC Seaside, this ship has also been built with an exceptional focus on the sea. The design blurs lines between in and outside, with passengers enjoying views of the surrounding ocean at almost every turn. Deck 7 in particular offers a fabulous promenade area in which guests can swim, sunbathe, shop, and dine. There are also panoramic elevators onboard, as well glass-floored walks.

Discover upcoming MSC Seaview cruise holidays, to see which venture suits you.

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http://www.iglucruise.com/news/say-hello-to-msc-seaview_a19736609 2018-05-30
Introducing P&O Cruises' latest ship: Iona Known in the industry as Project Gala, plans for P&O Cruises’ 2020 ship are being released all the time, and we’re getting more and more excited about what’s instore. It’s thought to be the cruise lines’ most ambitious vessel yet, and will combine the many firm British favourites with some fantastic new additions. Click here to browse P&O's Iona cruise deals, with itineraries and prices.

Onboard Features

The ship will be built to accommodate 5,200 guests, and will offer some brilliant features from dining choices and entertainment venues to an outstanding atrium. It will boast;

• 4 swimming pools including one inside

• 16 whirlpools

• 13 entertainment venues including some adult-only

• 15 restaurants including 8 speciality

• 10 bars and pubs

P&O Cruises have collaborated with some of the world’s best design and hospitality professionals to create these wonderful facilities, in addition to the following highly anticipated new features;

The Atrium – as well as a commanding grand staircase and gallery, the atrium is sure to be a centre of socialising and enjoyment due to the vast glass windows spanning over three decks. These will enable the area to be shrouded in bright, natural light.

The Dome – this original aspect of the ship is set to be a favourite among guests. It’s an outdoor pool with retractable stage, with an overhead roof allowing for its use in all weathers. It will be used for dining and entertainment as well as daytime activities.

The Lanai Deck – a great space for al fresco dining, relaxing, and an evening stroll, at half a mile long the Lanai Deck offers plenty for all guests to enjoy.

The Name

After more than 30,000 entries for suggested names, P&O Cruises had Stephen Mulhern announce the name of their new ship at 4pm on Thursday 24th May. She will be, Iona. The much-anticipated secret was finally released at the beautiful and apt location of Scotland's Isle of Iona.

Before now there has been much speculation over what it could be. Popular guesses have included Gala, Olympia, and of course, Shippy Mc Ship Face! Other ideas were Diana, Celestia, Aurelia, Adventurer, Phoenix, and Victoria. Which is your favourite?

Make sure you’re among the first to discover more about the new P&O Cruises ship as soon as details are released, by registering your interest with us today.

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http://www.iglucruise.com/news/introducing-po-cruises-latest-ship-iona_a19736607 2018-05-24
3 Fred. Olsen Ships Refurbished The classic and traditional cruise line Fred. Olsen have carried out an exciting refurbishment on three of their ships; Braemar, Boudicca, and flagship Balmoral. The updates include things like new carpets and furniture, as well as additional dining opportunities. Here are the highlights of the enhancements.

Braemar

Cabins onboard benefit from amenities including new HD Smart TVs, lamps, bathroom flooring, and in some cases new shower units and balcony furniture. New carpets and fresh fabrics have also been introduced, helping to ensure cabins are light and comfortable. Elsewhere new furnishings, upholstery, and lighting have been fitted in restaurants and lounges, including the casual Palms Café buffet restaurant, and the popular Observatory Lounge.

Boudicca

This ship has seen similar enhancements to accommodation, as well as a range of updates and changes to public areas. A new restaurant – The Indian Ocean Restaurant – has replaced the Heligan Room, and The Oriental Tea Room has also been brought onboard. These both serve some delectable regional favourites and teas. The Morning Light Pub and Lido Bar have benefitted from a range of changes such as new furniture and full-width doors which offer incredible panoramic views.

Balmoral

The flagship boasts several extensive improvements, for instance the Grill Restaurant has been relocated to the Lido Lounge, where large windows give diners a beautiful view to enjoy alongside their meal. Other venues – The Palms Café, the Poolside, Avon, and Spey restaurants – have been refreshed with new carpets and seating, and have been generally upgraded to offer more space and comfortability to guests. New furniture can also be found in The Neptune Lounge, Marquee Bar, and Observatory Lounge, and innovative new venue the Gelato Bar has also been added. Cabins onboard Balmoral have seen enhancements including carpets, lighting, and new fittings and furniture.

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http://www.iglucruise.com/news/3-fred-olsen-ships-refurbished_a19736602 2018-04-13