It’s time for Cruise Hive’s weekly top cruise news, where you’ll find all the cruise news you won’t want to miss from Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Disney Cruise Line.
Cruise News Update
Cruise Hive has you covered with all the exciting cruise events around the world, and last week, we have Carnival Cruise Line adding a new addition to its lineup, Princess Cruises canceling a 2024 Japan cruise, Norwegian Dawn arrive early in port in England, History of Carnival Pride The ship’s navigational problem that hit him on his next trip, a sneak peek at a Disney Cruise Line ship undergoing renovations, is a video showing a questionable enchilada served on board. Carnival Sunshine have viruses.
New Listings to Expand Fleet Wide on Carnival Cruise Line
Foodies booked to board Carnival Cruise Line’s ships in the coming weeks and months have reason to celebrate, after the line announced that it will be expanding its newly-revealed menus to all ships.
New recipes have been introduced in recent weeks Carnival dreamsand includes specialty dishes created by Chief Culinary Officer Emeril Lagasse, who is also a celebrity chef, cookbook author, and TV personality.
The new menus are being updated slowly, and the first vessel, later Carnival dreamsproviding food choices and Conquest of Carnivalwhich added new features in its departure time on July 17 on a trip to the Western Caribbean.
At the end of this month, Carnival Horizon will offer new menus to guests, followed by an August debut of on-board dining Carnival Sunrise, Carnival Vista, Carnival Radianceand Mardi Gras. In early 2024, all cruise ships will offer a new menu, which includes a rotation of 60 new dishes.
Highlights of the new menu include the “Emeril Selects” selection, which is stocked by Lagasse and offers “Beef Carpaccio,” “Coffee Roasted Duck” and “BBQ Salmon,” among others.
Charter Promotes Line to Cancel Japan Cruise
Another waterway has been created he stopped the cruise to give permission to carry all the shipsDisappointing tourists expecting a Japanese cruise in 2024.
Princess Cruises told guests booked on a 19-day “Southern Islands & Sea of Japan” cruise Queen of Diamonds, due to depart on May 16, 2024, that ships have been stopped and given two routes. Guests can receive a full refund, or they can choose the same trip that will depart on June 22, 2024, and for 2,670 guests. Queen of Diamonds.
The alternative route is shorter by one day, and the trip does not include the four ports planned for the canceled trip, including Aomori, Sakata, Toyama, and Sakaiminato, all in Japan. Two new ports are on the way, however – Kagoshima and Akita.
The June cruise makes a return trip from Tokyo, the same port and destination as the scheduled cruise. The charts of all the ships that cause the cancellation of voyages are not uncommon.
In May 2023, for example, Norwegian Cruise Line canceled almost all of them The spirit of Norway Alaska cruises in 2024. Initially, the line did not give a reason for the cancellation, but a month later they revealed that the ship will be sent to a Taiwanese cruise company to go to Asia.
The Early Arrival of the Ship Has Helped the Local Economy
What a difference a day makes. Local businesses around the Port of Portland, in southwest England, reaped the benefits of an unexpected investment while Norwegian Cruise Line’s. Norwegian Dawn he arrived a day before he was supposed to call her.
The to arrive suddenlywhich occurred due to bad weather elsewhere, brought tourists to the harbor and then to the shops, restaurants, and shopping centers nearby, which made the local economy strong.
Dawn, which entered service in 2002, calls regularly at Portland on summer cruises that visit the British Isles and Ireland, plus France and Belgium. Portland is a convenient jumping off point for trips to Stonehenge, for example, and other popular destinations, thanks to its location on the famous Jurassic Coast.
When 2,340-guest Norwegian Dawn Arriving in port early, the port authority arranged for its free shuttle buses to transport about half of the cruise guests to the nearby town of Weymouth, where shops and restaurants welcomed them with enthusiasm.
The port in 2023 has a favorable climate, and the revenue related to the cruises is expected to enter about 13 million dollars in the local economy.
After Repair, Pride of Carnival go on a Sail Shorter Cruise
The story of the deportation that affected the high speed of Carnival Cruise Line’s Pride of Carnival it arrived at the port of Kiel in Germany for repairs, but the line announced that the problem was being fixed and the ship’s next voyage would operate, albeit three days late.
The pre-booked guests were due to depart from Dover, UK, on July 21, but a mechanical problem delayed the start of the voyage until July 24. The original 9-night voyage has been completed. reduce to 6 nightswith calls at Belfast and Cork, Ireland, and Holyhead, Wales, and two days at sea.
Three calls to Scotland, to Edinburgh, Kirkwall, and Stornoway, were cancelled, and the rescheduled route required a re-routing from Kiel to Dover.
The delay was complicated by the fact that many tourists had already arrived in Europe to board the ship, and an unknown number of tourists who had booked return flights were already on the ship. Those on board when the ship is at a scheduled port must remain on the ship, which has a capacity of 2,124 passengers.
The cruise line had various payment methods, such as refunds for those who decided to cancel the cruise, and hotel refunds for those who arrived before departure. All guests on a short cruise will receive a $500 stateroom credit. Pride of Carnival started service in 2001.
Companies Get an Unofficial Peek at Disney Cruise Line’s New Ship
Cruise managers closely watched a Disney Cruise Line ship being refitted at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany. The cruise line has had the vessel grounded since purchasing the vessel, Global Dreamfrom bankrupt Genting Hong Kong by the end of 2022.
It was a German story found pictures of the ship when the shipyard workers opened the doors of the building hall to breathe fresh air, and made a picture of the ship. About 380 sailors are involved in the restoration work.
Disney Cruise Line has revealed very little about the renovations Global Dream, except to say that the ship will be sent to Singapore in 2025. The line has shown that the renovated ship will offer more restaurants and family areas. The 208,000 ton ship is expected to carry 6,000 guests.
From Singapore, it is possible that the new Disney cruise ship could go to places like Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, or India.
Meyer Werft shipyards also built Disney dreams, Disney Fantasyand Disney Wish. The company is also building two more cruise ships, Disney Treasuresdue to debut in 2024, with another unnamed ship scheduled for launch in 2025.
Video or Carnival Sunshine Enchilada Goes Viral
This short video shows a very unappetizing enchilada served to a guest aboard Carnival Cruise Line. Carnival Sunshine it went to TikTok, putting the cruise into perspective.
The video dips in and out of the Mexican dish and shows what it looks like slices of cheese prepared melted on top of a lightly charred enchilada. The creamy green sauce it sits in doesn’t look like it’s flavored, with one commenter calling it “a puddle of Gatorade.”
It seems that the heirloom was served in the main dining room of the ship, considering that the picture shows the Carnival bread and butter dish used in the place. The video, by the end, had 1.3 million views and over 90,000 likes.
It is unclear when the video was taken; The ship is sailing on a 5-night Bahamas cruise to Nassau and Half Moon Cay. Considering what’s captured in the video, it’s good to know that Carnival Cruise Line is in the process of revamping its menus (see the story summary above).
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