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Seatrade Cruise Med announces 2022 programming aimed to “Steer Change Together”

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:51:00 +0300

Hosted in the world’s second largest cruise destination, the programme features two keynote opening sessions, followed by a robust schedule of panels tailored to Mediterranean cruising.

Pattern Insurance partners with Variety Cruises to offer their customers hassle-free travel insurance

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:14:00 +0300

Pattern’s platform enables Variety Cruises to offer travel insurance products, including cancellation for a reason, baggage protection and weather protections embedded directly into the customer journey.

A Coruña celebrates de return to record cruise numbers with the prestigious Cruise Exellence Awards Gala

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 09:58:00 +0300

A celebration that will be attended by industry representatives on 29 June at the Rosalia de Castro Theatre.

The Dominican Republic will host the 28th Annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference in October

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 09:40:00 +0300

President Luis Abinader and Minister David Collado highlighted the importance of the 28th FCCA conference for cruise tourism in the country.

Havila Capella to resume operations

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 09:31:00 +0300

Havila Capella is moored at the quay in Bergen with crew on board and is ready to receive guests.

Carnival Cruise Line to bring Costa Venezia to the U.S. in 2023, Costa Firenze in 2024

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 08:03:00 +0300

Carnival will operate the ships, which will marry the great service, food and entertainment that Carnival’s guests enjoy with Costa’s Italian design features.

Cruise line executives explore the Cruise Baltic destinations on FAM trips

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 08:07:00 +0300

During two FAM trips, cruise line executives experienced good times, local delicacies and beautiful surroundings at 10 destinations in the Baltic Sea region.

Quark Expeditions celebrates a successful Arctic 2022 season launch

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 08:11:00 +0300

Quark Expeditions has extended the Arctic 2022 season to the end of September.

Costa Luminosa will tranfer to tjhe carnival fleet ans start service in November 2022

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 08:12:00 +0300

Ship to be renamed Carnival Luminosa, sailing seasonally from Brisbane, Australia and then moving to Seattle for Alaska itineraries from May-September.

Cruise industry seeks partnership with governments to reach decarbonisation goals

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 10:01:00 +0300

As the EU takes critical steps to deliver on its 2030 ambitions, cruise industry leaders and policymakers met today in Genoa to discuss implementation of the industry’s climate goals, latest innovations and investments, and the need for government investment.

Hurtigruten Norway launches two premium journeys for 2023

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 08:48:00 +0300

The new Svalbard Express and North Cape Express itineraries will offer an elevated addition to the existing Coastal Express product. Guests will enjoy a new iconic experience along the Norwegian coast on board a fully refurbished MS Trollfjord, and in the case of Svalbard, the world’s northernmost permanent populated area.

AmaWaterways announces second river cruise ship in Egypt

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 08:22:00 +0300

Like AmaDahlia, AmaLilia will sail the immersive Secrets of Egypt & the Nile itinerary, offering an unparalleled 11-night cruise and land experience including a seven-night roundtrip river cruise from Luxor, paired with three nights pre- and one-night post-cruise stays in historic Cairo.

Windstar Cruises’ reimagined Star Pride makes debut in Greece

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 09:15:00 +0300

The third, and final, Star Plus Class yacht is now transformed and sailing again.

Carnival Cruise Line reveals The Gateway on its newst ship

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 08:10:00 +0300

Zone to feature second seagoing restaurant by eorld-renowned chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse.

CLIA at Posidonia 2022 with a sustainability agenda on the momentum of the dynamic cruise resumption

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 09:04:00 +0300

Sustainability is a top priority for CLIA as well as for the whole maritime industry, as Posidonia discussions confirm. CLIA members have committed to pursuing net zero carbon cruising by 2050 and in order to reach this goal they make significant investments in new, technologically updated vessels.

Dream Vacations/CruiseOne announce new customer engagement tools for travel advisors at first-ever marketing summit

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 07:58:00 +0300

New marketing resources include an automated post-booking review tool, updated customizable assets and increased video content.

The Travel Village Group extends its partnership with TProfile to drive sales of its global river cruising business

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 08:53:00 +0300

TProfile, which provides advanced Customer Experience Applications and CRM technology, will deliver a completely personalised customer experience, using the full suite of tools and applications.

American Queen Voyages lαunches new website and flexible booking program for 2022 sailings

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 07:51:00 +0300

On the new website, travelers can filter their searches to hone in on desired dates, ships, types and destinations under the Voyage feature.

Seatrade Cruise Med returns 14-15 September 2022

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 08:44:00 +0300

Aiming to steer change together, the Conference & Exhibition will gather 3,000+ cruise professionals in Málaga, Spain.

Atlas Ocean Voyages to start homeport operations in Panama

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 09:07:00 +0300

The cruise company’s approach is closely aligned with Panama’s Sustainable Tourism Master Plan, which focuses on sustainable and unique experiences that connect with nature and authentic cultures, elements in which Panama maintains important competitive advantages.

Emerald Cruises’ first ocean yacht, Emerald Azzurra, christened in Venice

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 08:25:00 +0300

Emerald Azzurra entered service on March 12 and is currently sailing an eight-day Croatia in Depth itinerary.

PPA S.A.: Strong cruising growth at the Port of Piraeus

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 09:50:00 +0300

Overall, PPA S.A. is expecting within the fiscal year 2022 the arrival of 750 cruise ships, 66% of which will be homeported at the Port of Piraeus, while arrivals of new companies are also scheduled for 2022.

American Queen Voyages launches its first expedition ship

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 09:03:00 +0300

A choice of  complimentary shore and Zodiac excursions as well as kayaking from the ship’s own marine platform will be available throughout each voyage.

Holland America Line’s holds naming ceremony for Rotterdam with Godmother Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 08:34:00 +0300

Ship christened in namesake city in a ceremony steeped with tradition.

Revamped initiative to boost employment to be revealed at the FCCA Cruise Summit

Tue, 31 May 2022 09:32:00 +0300

The Summit’s keynote meeting, the Heads of Government Meeting that will bring together destinations’ Ministers of Tourism and above with high-level executives from FCCA Member Lines, will also feature the initiative and Committee as one of its main focuses.

Top advantages and disadvantages of fly cruises

Tue, 31 May 2022 08:35:00 +0300

A fly-cruise is perfect if you want a memorable experience and do not mind catching a plane. There are numerous benefits of fly cruising. You get to your destination quickly, and you will be spoilt for cruise destinations.

Variety Cruises start new wine cruises in Greece, the Adriatic, Italy and Malta for 2022

Mon, 30 May 2022 09:05:00 +0300

The company announces its first-ever limited collection Wine Voyage, sails its popular itineraries in Greece, the Adriatic, Italy & Malta and other unforgettable destinations.

CruiseCopenhagen celebrates their 30th anniversary with prospects of a great abd sustainable cruise year

Mon, 30 May 2022 08:34:00 +0300

At their General Assembly, CruiseCopenhagen celebrated 30 years of developing and promoting the cruise industry in Denmark. The cruise network looks forward to a cruise year with 592 expected calls in Denmark and several sustainability initiatives.

Carnival Cruise Line's industry-first partnership with Alaska small businesses

Thu, 26 May 2022 09:35:00 +0300

Onboard Media enables Carnival guests to shop local highlighting Alaska Small Business Development Center plus made in Alaska and Silver Hand programs.

University of Florida and Carnival Cruise Line study finds shift in traveler's priorities for this Summer

Wed, 25 May 2022 09:56:00 +0300

Americans caring more about the “With” rather than “Where” when planning vacations.

Holland America Line extends worry-free promise through December

Wed, 25 May 2022 08:47:00 +0300

Guests can continue to book with confidence through cruise line’s flexible cancellation plan and new COVID-19 Protection Program. 

MSC Lirica to homeport in Pireaus to further strengthen MSC Cruises' offering in the Eastern Mediterranean

Tue, 24 May 2022 10:24:00 +0300

Ship to offer stand out seven-night itineraries to the spectacular Eastern Mediterranean from its homeport in Piraeus.  

Costa Venezia and Costa Deliziosa in Athens

Tue, 24 May 2022 10:08:00 +0300

Different options for Greek guests: Costa Venezia from Athens every two weeks with a unique itinerary towards Turkey and Greece until 18 Nov 2022.  

Carnival Corporation joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for zero carbon shipping

Mon, 23 May 2022 08:34:00 +0300

World’s largest cruise company is first in cruise sector to join research and development center committed to facilitating and accelerating decarbonization of the global shipping industry.

Celebrity Cruises sails into digital frontier with its first-ever NFT

Mon, 23 May 2022 08:07:00 +0300

Launches NFT Collection designed by renowned Brazilian visual artist Rubem Robierb. Each NFT includes an invitation for two to exclusive naming ceremony for new ship, Celebrity Beyond, this November in Fort Lauderdale.

Travel and cruise industry veteran, David Giersdolf, joins American Queen Voyages as acting President

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:46:00 +0300

David Giersdorf will serve as acting president for a term of up to 18 months.

FCCA partners with the Cayman Islands on strategic development agreement

Thu, 19 May 2022 09:39:00 +0300

Some of the other features of the strategic partnership include a focus on converting cruise guests to stay-over visitors, promoting summer cruising, engaging travel agents, creating consumer demand and developing a destination service needs assessment that will detail strengths, opportunities, and needs.

Amawaterways debuts addition of European Wine experts to its celebration of Wine River cruises

Wed, 18 May 2022 09:04:00 +0300

Four select 2022 itineraries through celebrated wine regions now feature wine hosts from Europe.

City of Rotterdam extends charter with Holland America Line ship through September 14 to house Ukrainian families

Tue, 17 May 2022 08:46:00 +0300

Holland America Line will cancel additional voyages and reaccommodate booked guests to allow for the longer Volendam charter.

Royal Caribbean Group unveils 2021 Seastainability Report

Tue, 17 May 2022 07:30:00 +0300

Report revamps Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Framework, highlights efforts to reduce emissions on ship and at port.

Virgin Voyages’ Valiant Lady arrives in new Mediterranean homeport

Mon, 16 May 2022 07:45:00 +0300

Virgin Voyages’ newest lady ship, Valiant Lady, cruises into new homeport of Barcelona ahead of inaugural Mediterranean season. Virgin Voyages sees UK bookings uplift of 174% year-over-year, indicating a strong return to cruising in 2022.

The partners of the Cruise Baltic network invest in social, economic and environmental sustainability

Fri, 13 May 2022 09:45:00 +0300

Despite two years of COVID-19 with almost no calls, the Cruise Baltic Sustainability Report 2021 shows the cruise network’s continuous commitment to making cruising in the Baltic Sea region as sustainable as possible.

Accor adds legendary Queen Elizabeth 2 to its portfolio in Dubai

Fri, 13 May 2022 09:36:00 +0300

Once fully rebranded, Queen Elizabeth 2 will undoubtedly become a landmark property for the MGallery brand and Dubai overall. 

Golf medalist and World Champion Simone Biles names Godmother of celbrity Beyond

Fri, 13 May 2022 09:24:00 +0300

Trailblazing Gymnast will officially name Celebrity Cruises' groundbreaking ship this November.

Carnival Corporation announces new President & CEO effective Aug. 1

Fri, 13 May 2022 08:32:00 +0300

Josh Weinstein, currently Chief Operations Officer for the company, will assume the role of President and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc.

Executive changes at Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association to strengthen partnerships

Tue, 10 May 2022 09:26:00 +0300

Adam Ceserano, formerly the Senior Vice President, has been appointed as the President.

Holland America Line’s Oosterdam back to cruising as Ninth Ship in the Fleet to Return to Service

Tue, 10 May 2022 08:47:00 +0300

Oosterdam to sail a full season of Mediterranean cruises before heading to South America.

Carnival Corporation installs environmentally innovative food waste biodigesters

Mon, 09 May 2022 09:57:00 +0300

Carnival Corporation installs nearly 600 advanced biodigester machines across its global fleet. Investment in green food waste processing technology to naturally break down food waste supports company’s waste management objectives, as part of long-term sustainability goals.

Itinerary planning in the Baltic Sea region and Norway becomes easier with the new edition of the Itinerary Planner

Fri, 06 May 2022 09:53:00 +0300

Since the launch of the Itinerary Planner last year, Cruise Baltic and Cruise Norway have reviewed the Itinerary Planner to improve the planning tool, making it even more convenient to include ports in Norway and the Baltic Sea region in the itinerary.