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Tauck expanding U.S. cruise offerings in 2023 with New York-to-Quebec itinerary

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:56:00 +0300

Tauck’s 2023 small ship cruising portfolio to feature. 100+ departures of 18 journeys board 16 ships.

Quark Expeditions launches the 2022 Canadian Arctic season with its new ship Ultramarine

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 08:09:00 +0300

On August 1, 2022, Quark Expeditions’ newest vessel embarked on the 17-day Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin voyage.

Seatrade Cruise Med announces lineup for 2022 state of the Mediterranean cruise industry keynote

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 09:34:00 +0300

Following a four-year hiatus, the Conference & Exhibition returns with a robust programme, welcoming 2,000+ cruise professionals in Málaga, Spain, 14-15 September 2022.

AmaWaterways welcomes AmaLucia to European fleet with joyful Christening ceremony

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 09:08:00 +0300

AmaLucia offers 78 luxurious staterooms, the majority of which boast twin balconies, so guests can enjoy panoramic views and plenty of fresh air during their journeys.

Juniper acquires IST cruise technology

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 08:16:00 +0300

Juniper creates a new cruise vertical by incorporating IST’s team and its technology.

Royal Caribbean Group reported second quarter 2022 net loss of $0.5bn.

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 08:55:00 +0300

Load factors in the second quarter were 82% overall, with June sailings reaching almost 90%. For 2023, all quarters are currently booked within historical ranges at record pricing.

New tool: Cruise Baltic launches Sustainable Cruise Indicators

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 08:46:00 +0300

Sustainable Cruise Indicators is a result of COWI’s experience with creating sustainable solutions and Cruise Baltic’s insights in the cruise industry.

'Colour the World': Silversea Cruises has unveiled its new 2024-2025 voyage collection

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 08:20:00 +0300

Silver Ray is revealed as the cruise line's second Nova-class ship, due to set sail for Northern Europe and the Mediterranean in 2024.

“FORWARD” announced as motivational theme for Dream Vacations and CruiseOne 2022 National Conference

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 10:06:00 +0300

Home-based travel agents will network and learn ways to take their business to next level.

CLIA welcomes the completion of sustainability destination assessments in the Greek cities of Corfu and Heraklion

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 09:47:00 +0300

CLIA co-financed the sustainability assessments jointly with the two municipalities and port authorities, showing the industry's commitment to taking an active role and directly supporting cruise destinations.

Venture Ashore announces the expansion of its “Essential Collection”

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 08:43:00 +0300

Venture Ashore adds 9 new European offerings to the “Essential Collection” from WALKS and Devour Tours, part of the City Experiences portfolio of brands.

Holland America Line celebrates one year back to cruising since end of industry-wide pause

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 09:07:00 +0300

500,000 nautical miles sailed and 6.5 million meals served in first year back.

Emerald Cruises’ newest Star-Ship, Emerald Luna, Christened in Amsterdam

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 09:10:00 +0300

Line’s ninth river ship will sail on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers in Europe.

SH Vega, Swan Hellenic’s elegant second ship, embarks on inaugural Arctic season

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 08:20:00 +0300

SH Vega, like her twin sister SH Minerva, has been designed to meet the latest environmental regulations and is completely self-sufficient for up to 40 days or 8,000 nautical miles.

Quarks Expeditions successfully launches its innovative Greenland itinerary

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 07:49:00 +0300

Quark Expeditions’ guests are currently navigating the majestic fjords that dominate the southern and southeastern coasts of Greenland on Ultramarine.

Norwegian Cruise Line celebrates Norwegian Escape's successful return to Europe

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 08:20:00 +0300

Breakaway-Plus Class ship homeports in Civitavecchia (Rome) for first Europe season. Eight ships will sail in European waters and call to over 100 Ports. The brand’s newest ship, Norwegian Prima, to sail Northern Europe during inaugural season.

Royal Caribbean Group acquires cruise ship Endeavor

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 07:49:00 +0300

The purchase price for the vessel was $275 million, significantly below the cost of construction.

American Queen Voyages announces new post-cruise experience in Vancouver and Victoria

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 08:21:00 +0300

The Official Vancouver and Victoria City Stay Package is available as a three-day, two-night post-cruise option for guests booked on Ocean Victory on July 18; August 8, 29; September 19, 2023.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announces revisions to SailSAFE health and safety protocols

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 12:26:00 +0300

The relaxation of the testing policy is in line with the rest of the travel, leisure and hospitality industry worldwide as society continues to adapt and return to a state of normalcy. The Company continues to strongly recommend all guests be up to date on vaccination protocols and test at their convenience prior to travel.

Swan Hellenic’s second ship, SH Vega, sets sail for Arctic after naming ceremony

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 12:01:00 +0300

The cultural expedition cruise pioneer’s second purpose-designed expedition cruise ship is now on her way to Tromsø for an 11-day maiden Arctic cruise departing the 20th of July.

The lessons learned for cruises to avoid disasters in today’s world

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 08:30:00 +0300

State-of-the-art equipment has turned the tide against potential cruise ship disasters. However, we can never completely let our guard down; cruise ships should constantly be looking for further innovations to keep passengers safe.

Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association adds Windstar Cruises as a member line

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 09:16:00 +0300

With the addition, there are now 23 member lines that encompass every size, focus and demographic of cruise ships and companies.

American Queen Voyages premieres “The Field of Dreams Experience” on upper Mississippi river voyages

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 08:12:00 +0300

At the actual Field of Dreams baseball diamond and farm from the film, guests may walk the bases like Shoeless Joe Jackson, emerge from the corn and take a break on the bleachers for an Instagram moment.

MSC Lirica Family and Youth Experience and Itinerary

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 08:24:00 +0300

The MSC Lirica cruise spans seven days and takes passengers through the Mediterranean stopping at ports in Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Turkey.

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.