12/4/23 From the Bridge-Cruise News

Four Seasons, a legendary band in luxury accommodations, is throwing its hat into the ocean. On November 29th the steel was cut for the inaugural Four Seasons Yacths. Parent company Marc-Henry Cruise Holdings CEO Larry Pimentel weighed in on the company’s optimistic expectations. “Today is cause for great celebration, as this moment marks the beginning […]

Frank Del Rio OUT as NCLH CEO

End of an era.  After a long, illustrious and decorated career as a cruise industry executive, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Frank Del Rio is stepping down from his post.  Del Rio will also be giving up his seat on the company’s board of directors as of June 30th, 2023.  Stepping into the position will […]

MSC is Looking to Break More Records

MSC Cruises partners up with the Guinness book of world records In a recent press release, MSC announced a new partnership with Guinness World Records.  Guests on board some MSC ships will be able to take part in daily activities that can earn them the right to participate in stage shows where they will have […]

Cruise Line Looking for New Caribbean Artists

Royal Caribbean is doing something a little different in the way of its art program with its newest ship Icon of the seas.  The cruise line announced that they will be looking to spotlight a few artists local to the Caribbean by featuring their work in highly visible areas on the ship.   The “Artist Discovery […]

So You Want to Start a Cruise Line

So you want to start a cruise line Seatradecruise.com is hosting a yearly trade show called Seatrade global, which kicks off on Sunday, March 26th, and runs through Thursday march 30th.  Various cruise industry executives and dignitaries will be on hand to host conferences and networking events at one of the most well-attended events of […]

More Obstacles for Royal Beach Club in Nassau

Concerns over the current plans that Royal Caribbean has to build a beach club resort on Paradise Island have been coming to a head lately and the voices of many locals and local businesses have been growing louder.  The project, called Royal Beach Club, has been in the works since 2020 and is estimated to […]

Magician Attacked by Passenger on Cruise Ship

When I say the name Ben Murphy, what does that mean to you?  If you haven’t seen his act, or his Australian tv show, I would imagine, not too much.  Entertainers often hear, break a leg, before they go out and do a show, but they don’t often hear “break a skull.” On Wednesday, March […]

Man Overboard- How Likely are You to Fall off a Cruise Ship?

Man Overboard- How Likely are You to Fall off a Cruise Ship? When you consider the number of cruise ships that are at sea at a given time, it is highly unlikely that someone ends up falling overboard.  However, on the few occasions it might happen, the media doesn’t pass up the chance to shine […]

Brand New Ship Shortens Sailing Due to Engine Problems

It seems they don’t make em like they used to.  After entering service just over a month ago, MSC Seaside has changed its most recent itinerary due to engine problems.  A letter from Captain Francesco Di Palma explained to the passengers that there was a significant, ongoing technical problem with the engine’s software that was […]

Major Cruiseline to Introduce Starlink Internet Fleetwide

In a statement made earlier today, Carnival Corporation announced that they will be introducing SpaceX’s Starlink fleetwide- which will provide a next-generation internet connectivity experience on board its cruise ships.  Whether guests are working on board or simply want an easier way to share their cruise experience on social media, there has become an increased […]