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Welcome to our news and blog section. Here you will find the latest updates from theICEway and our IT specialists at ICE. We are frequently invited to attend and speak at industry events, so if you don’t want to miss out on those, this is the page for you.

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Cruise Industry News March 2021

Cruise Industry News March 2021, another month has passed and we’re rounding up some of the key stories from our beloved cruise industry.

Virgin Voyages’ Resilient Lady Will Homeport In Summer 2022

On Monday, Seatrade Cruise News published this article on Virgin Voyages’ third ship. Resilient Lady is scheduled to debut in Piraeus in Greece next summer, offering two 7-night itineraries.

The second Virgin ship to sail the Mediterranean, it will call at Santorini, Rhodes, Crete and then overnight in Mykonos. An Adriatic route will then include Dubrovnik, Kotor, Corfu and Argostoli.

Having previously collaborated with Virgin Voyages, the team here at ICE welcomes this positive news.

Top Tip

Our IT experts have collectively spent over 100 years’ within the cruise industry. Our knowledge and expertise is second-to-none and we can help to support your existing efforts. The stories selected here show that despite the tribulations of the past year, the industry continues to grow. We are proud to be a part of it and work hard every day to grow our own IT solutions for cruise.

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NCLH Update

This article from Cruise Industry News offers an update on our good friends at Norwegian Cruise Lines. In it, they revealed details of an unaffected order book. NCLH also confirmed that it has not sold any of its ships as a result of the pandemic.

Last year, Norwegian admitted that they expected delays in newbuild deliveries due to the effects of COVID-19. As yet, this has not happened, giving something of a boost to the industry as a whole.

English Cruising To Start In May

This week, Breaking Travel News published an update on a restart for English cruise lines. Maritime minister Robert Courts addressed the All-Party Parliamentary Maritime & Group at a virtual meeting. He confirmed that cruise lines are expected to begin domestic voyages from English ports on May 17th.

For anyone interested in cruise, this is fantastic news that once again demonstrates the resilience of the industry.

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