Princess Cruises ship to go around the world in 111 days

Princess Cruises has announced plans for another around-the-world voyage that will take place in 2019.

The 111-day sailing on the Pacific Princess will kick off Jan. 5, 2019 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and include stops in 41 ports in 27 countries. It’ll end April 27, 2019 in Ft. Lauderdale.

Venetians vote to ban giant cruise ships from city’s lagoon

Venetians have voted in favour of banning giant cruise ships from the city’s lagoon, saying they disgorge too many tourists and damage the environment.

More than 18,000 Venetians voted in an unofficial referendum organised by a campaign group on Sunday, with nearly 99 per cent saying they wanted the vessels kept away and offered alternative docking facilities.

MSC reveals design for giant ship that will carry world-beating 6,850 passengers

MSC Cruises has revealed the revolutionary designs of its new World Class ships to be built by STX shipyard in St Nazaire, France, for delivery in 2022 and 2024, with options for two more in 2025 and 2026.

The vessels, powered by LNG fuel, will carry 6.850 passengers each – more than any other cruise ship – and the total cost will be around €4.5billion.

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