Category Archives: New Ships

The World’s First Hybrid Electric-Powered Cruise Ship Brings More Sustainable Travel To The Seas

Cruise travel has gotten a bit of a bad reputation. As the industry continues to grow, so do concerns of overtourism and harmful CO2 emissions. It often seems like companies prioritize profit, designating sustainability and the well-being of local communities as an afterthought. Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten hopes to change that—and rather than wait for industry rules… Read More »

Cruise: Sir Richard Branson reveals what ‘fun’ to expect on new Virgin Voyages ship

CRUISE holidays are popular with Britons and the industry is set to grow even more. Business magnate Sir Richard Branson has now opened up about what cruise fans can expect onboard his new venture, Virgin Voyages and first ship the Scarlet Lady, launching 2020. Cruise holidays are to enjoy a fresh look at the hands… Read More »

First look at Norwegian Encore, the world’s newest mega cruise ship

Norwegian Encore is Norwegian Cruise Line’s $1billion sister ship to Norwegian Bliss and takes NCL’s fleet up to 17 ships. This is what it’s like to sail on the cruise ship. Norwegian Cruise Line is unashamedly American, with retro-diners and Las Vegas-style casinos to prove it. The décor has been considerably toned down to a more… Read More »