Even During a Pandemic, Virgin Voyages Wants to Make Cruises Cool

A tour of the much delayed, multi-billion launch of Richard Branson’s cruise line


Soviet Submarine Puts Queen Mary At Risk

Challenging times in the waters near Long Beach


Set Sail on the First Approved US Cruise Since the Pandemic Began

The CDC is allowing a single paid sailing from a Royal Caribbean subsidiary in June


“The Last Cruise” Is a Surreal Look Back at a Pandemic in Its Infancy

The outcome of Hannah Olson’s new documentary is no secret, and yet watching it all unfold is still a genuinely shocking experience


Despite Pandemic, People Are Booking Around-the-World Cruises

Two Viking Ocean Cruise 930-passenger ships set to depart this December have already sold out


Why Cruise Lines Aren’t Taking Any Chances With Vaccinations

Effective July 1, two US cruise lines will make the vaccine a mandate to board


The First Cruise Ship Back in the Caribbean Just Had a COVID Scare

A positive test forced a 53-passenger yacht back to shore


Cruises Are Back Whether the World Is Ready or Not

Germany’s Mein Schiff 2 has already sailed, and others are on the way

New York

You Can Finally Get Back on the Water in NYC

Governors Island re-opens and several cruise lines return this week


Carnival Sees Huge Spike in Cruise Bookings for Planned August Return

Turns out cruise ships have a very dedicated following

News & Opinion

Cruise Ships Unable to Dock Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Thousands of passengers are presently stuck on the high seas


Welcome to the Era of the Luxury Polar Cruise

Ferrying tourists (and Champagne) to the poles is a lucrative enterprise for operators