Viking Neptune, the company’s newest ocean liner, was named during a ceremony in Los Angeles. Nicole Stott, a retired NASA astronaut, aquanaut, and artist, gave the ship a blessing of good fortune and safe sailing as part of the occasion.
The Falkland Islands Government Customs and Immigration Service has announced on Wednesday that the UK Passport Office, have made a fee increase to passports, which will be implemented Thursday 2 February 2023.
Due to strict maritime bio-security rules, the hull cleaning issue is threatening the cruise sector in Australia and New Zealand. Ports of call are dropped from the schedule, and time is spent at sea waiting for the ship’s hull to be cleaned.
Argentine nationals topped the list of foreign travelers arriving in Uruguay throughout 2022, although Paraguayans were the ones who spent the most money, according to the latest report by the South American country's Ministry of Tourism.
The World Health Organization Wednesday issued a recommendation whereby countries should foster the wearing of facemasks on long-haul flights amid a growing spread of the XBB.1.5 subvariant of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron strain.
By Elizabeth Leane, Anne Hardy, Can Seng Ooi, Carolyn Philpott, Hanne E.F. Nielsen and Katie Marx – As the summer sun finally arrives for people in the Southern Hemisphere, more than 100,000 tourists will head for the ice. Traveling on one of more than 50 cruise ships, they will brave the two-day trip across the notoriously rough Drake Passage below Patagonia, destined for the polar continent of Antarctica.
The luxury cruise ship Azamara Pursuit is due Saturday in Buenos Aires after departing from Brazil and making calls in Montevideo and Punta del Este. Unlike other vessels looking similar on the surface, this particular case is reported to have 564 passengers onboard, most of whom are swinger couples from the United States seeking new experiences with like-minded people.
Data recently released by US National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) show that in October 2022 non-US resident international visitor arrival volume to the United States totaled 5,136,449, demonstrating a 144.9% increase compared to October 2021.
Argentine drivers are flocking across the Andes into Chile for the summer vacations and also to purchase new tires which are in short supply nationwide and sell for up to twice as much, it was reported.
Antarctica is returning to pre-pandemic capacity levels in the 2022-2023 season following a disrupted 2021-2022 season and no cruise traffic in 2020-2021. According to the latest edition of the Cruise Industry News Annual Report, Antarctica will receive a total of 55 ships from several different brands, including Hurtigruten, Ponant, Viking, and Seabourn