Florida casino ship offers preview of cruise gambling

Cruise Radio: While cruise ships are not yet sailing, I recently had the chance to do some gambling on the high seas thanks to a trip aboard the Florida-based casino ship Victory 1. While much smaller than a ship like Carnival Vista or Norwegian Breakaway, the experience offered insight into how mainstream lines might deal with some of their casino-centric returns when they’re finally able to sail again.

SeaDream Yacht Club is the first luxury line to resume sailing

All Things Cruise: SeaDream’s first Norwegian voyage set sail from Oslo on Saturday, June 20th. This marks the start of the first luxury line in the world to resume operations since March 2020. SeaDream’s Norwegian voyages have sparked an overwhelming excitement. The company had initially plan to sail in Norway with only one ship, SeaDream I, for 9 voyages. After the first voyages started quickly selling out, SeaDream made the decision to add SeaDream II to double capacity and meet the overwhelming demand.

Katarina Line launches 2020 season as Croatia reopens borders to European tourism

Travel & Tour World: Croatia’s award-winning DMC and small ship cruise company Katarina Line has announced the launch of its 2020 season following Croatia’s official reopening of its borders to travel from European Union nations.

Meanwhile, the company is working closely with travel advisors overseas to discuss booking opportunities as Croatia reviews further border openings.