Virgin Voyages unveiled the long-awaited name of its first ship today.
Cruising staid? Dull? Not any more. There is now a bigger choice of ships, adventures and ports of call than ever before.
Ever wondered what happens to old cruise ships? Take a look at the final resting places of these once proud holiday vessels.
Tiny harbours, obscure places, unexpected pleasures and an easy on-board camaraderie of like-minded voyagers.
Our Traveller writers name the best things about cruising right now.
While the tide is turning against megaship visits to Europe's big cities, smaller ships are a good alternative to see Europe's smaller charms.
This is one way of avoiding restaurant queues in food-obsessed Taipei.
In French Polynesia, you can live the tropical island dream everyday.
"Choose fun" on Carnival Horizon and you won't regret it.
From a Picasso to a six tonne panda sculpture - you'll find plenty to feast your eyes on when you embark on your next cruise.
You'd have to suspect that a lot of effort and European flair goes into feeling this relaxed yet looking so good.
There were moments when I wondered if I'd get bored of all the ice.