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Sailing in style: The popularity of private cruises amidst the pandemic

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 08:32:00 +0300

The rising trend right now is the popularity of private cruises among people who can afford them as they try their best to get away from stressful epicenters.

Celebrity Equinox is fleet's eighth ship in eight weeks to begin sailing

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:53:00 +0300

Celebrity Cruises leads industry in activating ships after a more than year-long industry hiatus from sailing.

Azamara Quest departs from Glasgow ahead of the brand’s return to service

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:30:00 +0300

The cruise line’s first ship bids a fond farewell to the Glaswegian community who have welcomed and supported the brand over the past year.

Celebrity Cruises returns to "The Great North"

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:55:00 +0300

Celebrity Millennium sets course for Alaska's awe-inspiring glaciers and inside passage.

Norwegian Cruise Line adds Katakolon as new embarkation port in Greece

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:40:00 +0300

The announcement marks the first time NCL has added a secondary homeport in Greece, as part of its ongoing exploration of new itinerary options and in partnership with the Greek government.

Royal Caribbean becomes first to return to Alaska

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:56:00 +0300

Serenade of the Seas opens first Alaska cruise season since 2019, ahead of second ship, Ovation of the Seas, joining in August.

Cruise Baltic makes it easier for cruise lines to plan in times of uncertainty

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:41:00 +0300

To help cruise lines to a smoother planning, Cruise Baltic has recently launched a COVID-19 site that includes all the special measurements taken by ports in the Baltic Sea.

St. Kitts & Nevis celebrates the reopening of cruise

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:23:00 +0300

Seabourn is recognized as one of the world’s leading luxury cruise lines, and caters to the more discerning traveler with their all-suite accommodations and industry-leading service.

“Fit for 55” Statement by CLIA Europe

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 09:02:00 +0300

A phased-in approach and a realistic implementation timeline will be essential to ensure the European maritime cluster has a chance to recover from the negative economic impact of COVID-19 crisis on this sector.

CruisesNews Media Group announces partnership with Escapa TV

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:33:00 +0300

At this moment of tourism activation, ocean and river cruise holiday experiences, life on board and the destinations they visit, will form a significant part of the channel's programming.

Albatros Expeditions announces Arctic 2023 Season with industry leading environmental performance

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:15:00 +0300

Albatros Expeditions has always been an award-winning Greenland expert, and will offer seven different itineraries in 2023.

Swan Hellenic announces new Antarctica and America cruises

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 09:45:00 +0300

From spectacular wildlife to archaeological wonders and remote communities, new 2022 itineraries are set to attract voyagers with an eye for difference.

AmaWaterways partners with Metropolitan Touring to launch new Colombia river cruise experience

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 08:29:00 +0300

Starting December 2023, travellers can discover the hidden treasures of The Magdalena River aboard an all-suite, eco-friendly river cruise ship.

Norwegian Cruise Line appoints Eamonn Ferrin as Vice President of International Business

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 09:00:00 +0300

Eamonn Ferrin will oversee NCL’s sales efforts outside of the US and Canada and grow the company’s international footprint by deepening existing travel relationships.

Royal Caribbean makes highly anticipated US return

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 08:43:00 +0300

Freedom of the Seas kicks off an adventure-packed Summer of family vacations.

Celebrity Cruises returns to the Galapagos Islands

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 08:02:00 +0300

Celebrity's new-luxury mega yacht offers thoughtfully curated experiences to one of the most biodiverse regions in the world.

Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. kick off in-person events with Advisory Council Meeting in Mexico

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 09:43:00 +0300

Mexico was the perfect place to discuss not only strategies for 2022, but also plans for upcoming in-person training events as a Regional Training in Fort Lauderdale, the annual National Conference aboard Celebrity Apex in November and more.

Scenic opens up Europe for 2021 to USA residents

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 09:36:00 +0300

Sailings in multiple countries including France, Germany and Portugal.

Five of the best cruise destinations to consider for your next adventure

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 09:13:00 +0300

With the prospect of cruises looking more and more likely, it begs the question, where should your next adventure be to? Below are 5 of the best cruise destinations that are worth considering.

Resorts World Bimini Cruise Port debuts with first docked vessel

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 08:27:00 +0300

Brand-new, $90M port welcomed the island’s first-ever docked cruise passengers on July 4th.

Poseidon Expeditions begins North Pole cruise pperations this July

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 08:15:00 +0300

The unique 13-day Top of the World cruise includes a full day of activities at the North Pole, 90º north latitude, plus several days of exploration of Franz Josef Land, an infrequently visited archipelago of 192 islands rich in polar wildlife and scenery.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings releases Inaugural 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 09:37:00 +0300

Company unveils redesigned Sail & Sustain Global Corporate Sustainability Program centered around five key pillars.

Carnival Cruise Line expands hub app

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 08:32:00 +0300

The most popular app in cruising with more than 8 million total downloads and 4.6+ rating in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, the HUB App is leading the way in Carnival’s efforts at providing a more contactless and convenient shipboard environment once cruising resumes.

New executive leadership appointments support growth at Azamara

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 08:11:00 +0300

The independent cruise company continues to grow as it prepares to return to sail August 2021.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. takes action against climate change

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 10:00:00 +0300

Company commits to offset three million metric tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Over Three Years to Bridge Gaps in Decarbonization Efforts.

Royal Caribbean Group names Silvia Garrigo Chief Environmental, Social and Governance Officer

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:43:00 +0300

A further demonstration of the company's commitment to ESG.

Cruise industry celebrates seafarers around the world

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:38:00 +0300

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) pays tribute to the men and women who facilitate unforgettable memories for millions of cruisers around the world.

Celebrity Edge becomes first cruise ship to sail from a U.S. port in 15 months

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:33:00 +0300

New-luxury ship Celebrity Edge departs from Ft. Lauderdale on June 26, led by First American Female Captain, Kate McCue.

AmaWaterways announces groundbreaking partnership with Ancestry

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:05:00 +0300

Luxury river cruise line invites guests to discover their family story during unforgettable Rhine River cruises, adding new dimension to heritage travel on the rivers.

Swan Hellenic’s first bespoke expedition cruise ship SH Minerva floated out

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 08:58:00 +0300

Helsinki Shipyard floats out first of three next-generation ships under construction for cultural expedition cruise pioneer.

Celebrity Cruises becomes first in cruise industry to achieve Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED designation

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 08:39:00 +0300

Line begins U.S. operations on June 26 with health security-enhanced experience.

Carnival Corporation brands resume cruising in US, Caribbean and Europe

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 08:03:00 +0300

Eight of the corporation’s world-leading cruise line brands – including US-based brands Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn, as well as UK-based brands Cunard and P&O Cruises – are resuming guest operations with gradual, phased-in voyages and enhanced health protocols.

Back by popular demand: SeaDream returns to Norway

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 08:00:00 +0300

SeaDream offers the safest and most luxurious way to visit Norway this Summer 

MSC Cruises top mentioned cruise liner among influencer conversations during Q2 2021, reveals GlobalData

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 08:33:00 +0300

In May, MSC Cruises witnessed conversation spike among influencers following the announcement of comprehensive COVID-19 vaccination plan for its all crew members, ahead of the ship’s voyage in Mediterranean Sea and Northern Europe.

Cruise executives and destination stakeholders prepare for North American restart at FCCA-PortMiami return to sail summit

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:26:00 +0300

Hosted and sponsored by PortMiami, the exclusive event joined a capped out 200 attendees with the FCCA Member Line executives for a day of workshops and networking opportunities to help prepare for the return of cruising to FCCA partner destinations.

Denmark reopens for cruises

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 08:49:00 +0300

The reopening means that turnarounds are now possible in Copenhagen, but all 12 ports across the country will be ready to receive transit calls from June 26th.

Carnival Corporation announces initial 2030 sustainability goals

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 08:39:00 +0300

World’s largest cruise company reaffirms commitment to sustainability with new 2,030 targets and 2,050 aspirations incorporating six focus areas to further strengthen environmental, social and governance performance.

Holland America Line announces Fall Cruise 2021 plans

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 08:17:00 +0300

Two ships operating West Coast departures from San Diego and four ships sailing in the Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale; Koningsdam to make West Coast debut with cruises to Mexico, Hawaii and California coast; Rotterdam sails maiden season in Caribbean.

Fashion industry Exec named CMO for Celebrity Cruises

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 08:15:00 +0300

Michael Scheiner, innovative global lifestyle brand marketer for Tommy Hilfiger, Abercrombie & Fitch and more to take line's new-luxury positioning forward.

Royal Caribbean starts construction on revolutionary, Icon Class ship

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:21:00 +0300

Revealed as Icon of the Seas, the cruise line's first LNG-powered ship will make waves in fall 2023.

Expedia Cruises highlights the importance of data, technology and a partnership mindset for industry recovery

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:49:00 +0300

New data reveals cruise travelers are taking longer trips and want to cruise as soon as possible; Millennials and Gen Z look for a lower price and environmentally-friendly policies.

Holland America Line updates Summer 2021 Europe cruise schedule

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 09:39:00 +0300

Eurodam maintains recently announced Mediterranean season through October; Nieuw Statendam and Volendam cruises will be canceled; Rotterdam’s season shifted.

Mark Bryant has come aboard Scenic Group USA as Regional Sales Director

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 09:55:00 +0300

Bringing industry veteran Mark Bryant aboard as Eastern Regional Sales Director.

Royal Caribbean’s first US cruise offers hope of recovery for leading cruise operators in 2021, says GlobalData

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 08:22:00 +0300

Part of the CDC’s order for resuming cruises is for ‘simulated voyages’, where volunteer passengers can stay for at least three days and two nights replicating a normal cruise with only 10% of normal passenger capacity, acting as a form of test.

Celebrity Cruises begins Caribbean comeback with first sailing from St. Maarten

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 09:30:00 +0300

Celebrity Millennium leads the industry in return to sailing in North America, setting the stage for a return to Summer cruising.

Cruise industry to generate $6.6B in revenue in 2021, almost five times less than in 2019

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 08:50:00 +0300

In 2019, the entire cruise industry generated $27.4bn in revenue, revealed the Statista data. After the pandemic struck, revenues plummeted by 88% in a year to $3.3bn in 2020.

Learn new Sales & Marketing techniques from travel industry experts at first-ever Travel Advisor Learning Summit

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 08:47:00 +0300

One-day summit with Growth Masterclass workshops hosted by Dream Vacations takes place Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST

Calling all vacationers: Royal Caribbean announces U.S. comeback for Summer

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 08:29:00 +0300

Freedom of the Seas to kick off the cruise line's return by Fourth of July, before a full-fleet return by year's end.