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North American demand for cruises on the rise for ‘early adopters’ as travel restrictions lift

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 10:00:00 +0200

Warm destinations remain high on cruise travelers’ priorities; Both young and old interested in cruising again.

Pleasant Holidays adds Pearl Seas Cruises for Canadian maritimes, Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Seaway and East Coast

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 10:40:00 +0200

Carrying a maximum of 210 guests, Pearl Seas Cruises small ship voyages include fine dining showcasing locally sourced ingredients, enriching onboard activities and entertainment, and spacious staterooms complete with sliding glass doors that lead to private balconies with panoramic views.  

Meetings between CLIA and Greek government underline the cruise sector priorities for 2022

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 11:41:00 +0200

CLIA committed to work jointly with the Government on improving port operations and tourism practices of popular cruise ports and tourism destinations.  

CruiseCopenhagen unveils new 2024 strategy

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 11:04:00 +0200

CruiseCopenhagen aims to contribute to sustainable growth with new 2024 strategy. The framework of the strategy is the UN Sustainable Development Goals, ensuring that sustainability is a central factor of the strategy.  

Swan Hellenic confirms christening of SH Minerva

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:05:00 +0200

SH Minerva is scheduled to depart the shipyard early next week.  

Nieuw Statendam returns to South Florida cruising and marks Holland America Line’s fifth ship to reenter service

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 10:31:00 +0200

The ship marks the fifth Holland America Line vessel to reenter service, joining Rotterdam, Koningsdam, Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam.

Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. celebrate overcoming adversity at National Conference

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 10:12:00 +0200

2021 accomplishments celebrated and more than $115,000 raised for Make-A-Wish.

Azamara announces new five-month world voyage

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 10:21:00 +0200

The once-in-a-lifetime sailing will bring guests to over 40 countries on six continents.

Celebrated Paratriathelete names new Royal Caribbean Ship, Odyssey of the Seas

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 10:34:00 +0200

The cruise line's first Bahamian Godmother honored at Naming Ceremony in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The cruise industry recovers strongly, commited to decarbonisation and sustainability

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 10:10:00 +0200

The eleventh edition of the International Cruise Summit in Madrid concludes with much optimism in the sector with a view to 2022, after having demonstrated during 2021 the strength of its COVID-19 protocols, the most demanding in the world.

The International Cruise Summit forcasts a cruise boom in 2022 with more than 30 new ships to be launched

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 11:16:00 +0200

By the end of 2021, the major cruise lines will have an average of 80% of their fleet operational, and 33 new ships will be launched in 2022, 13 of them large ships.

Port Authority of Jamaica and it opartners bolster cruise shipping restart

Wed, 17 Nov 2021 09:39:00 +0200

First call to historic Falmouth Port since COVID-19.

Central Holidays announces debut of newest, ultra-luxe Nile river cruise ship – HS Nebu

Wed, 17 Nov 2021 09:19:00 +0200

The new vessel is specifically designed for the North American market, brimming with amazing features and amenities for guests’ supreme comfort and convenience, including spacious staterooms with French balconies and plush linens, the highest safety standards, Wi-Fi, and much more.

Carnival Cruise Line announced brand-new Excel-Class ship coming to Galveston in 2023

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 09:16:00 +0200

Carnival Jubilee will bring LNG Energy Platform, Roller Coaster and New Dining, Entertainment and Accommodations Inspired by Mardi Gras That Debuted in July. Announcement Comes the Same Day That Carnival Confirms That Its Entire U.S. Fleet Will be Back in Guest Operations by March 2022.  

Richard Fain stepping down as CEO of the Royal Caribbean Group, Jason Liberty named to succeed him

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 11:10:00 +0200

The third-longest serving CEO among current S&P 500 leaders, Fain's storied career is defined by the innovations he championed involving every aspect of cruising.

Carnival announces senior officers for Carnival Radiance

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 10:59:00 +0200

Ship set to debut in Long Beach, Calif. on Dec. 13 following extensive transformation.

Celebrity Cruises continues its "Journey WonderFULL"

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 10:43:00 +0200

Ten Celebrity Cruises' ships, 70 percent of the line's fleet, now sailing to a variety of destinations. Celebrity Reflection and Celebrity Constellation to homeport from Fort Lauderdale and Tampa Bay, respectively. Ships will sail Caribbean itineraries through spring 2022; then, popular European destinations for summer 2022.

CLIA releases 2021 Environmental Technologies and Practices Inventory and Oxford Economics Environmental Report

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 12:01:00 +0200

Annual report shows continued commitment to responsible tourism practices and progress on development and implementation of new environmental technologies.

A new Apex reached for U.S. cruises

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 10:41:00 +0200

New ship features innovative outward-facing design; cantilevered Magic Carpet; unique two-story villa accommodations and staterooms with infinite verandas; 29 distinct restaurant bars and lounges; unmatched spa and wellness programs designed by industry experts; new luxury retail boutiques at sea from Montblanc, Bvlgari, Cartier an

Key milestone reached for Emerald Cruises with keel laying on newest superyacht

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 11:30:00 +0200

Emerald Sakara will become brand’s second superyacht when she launches in 2023.  

Avoya Travel celebrates return of in-person events onboard Celebrity Apex

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 11:22:00 +0200

Networking opportunity marks first event in person since the beginning of the pandemic.  

Contactless guest journeys and tailored experiences; a seamless and safe integration

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 09:30:00 +0200

Contactless operations are only going to improve in the future, as technology-adoption is growing, and developers are working on making even complex processes possible.

Royal Caribbean Group reports 3rd Quarter 2021 results and provides updates on its return to service

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 10:37:00 +0200

By the end of this year, the Group anticipates that 50 out of 61 ships will have returned to service across its five brands, representing almost 100% of its core itineraries and approximately 80% of worldwide capacity.

Holland America Line’s Rotterdam sets sail with World-Class floating art gallery valued at over $4.1 m.

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 11:02:00 +0200

More than 2,500 pieces from dozens of global artists enhance the ship’s design.

Royal Caribbean Group announces "Destination Net Zero" - Program to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 10:22:00 +0200

Comprehensive plan includes pledge to pursue Science-Based Targets, the delivery of a net zero emissions cruise ship, and a path to net zero emissions by 2050.

Poseidon Expeditions prepares to commence 2021-22 Antarctic season with Sea Spirit

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 09:40:00 +0200

Poseidon’s COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Antarctica include presenting proof of a valid COVID vaccination, plus providing negative results of a PCR test administered within 72 hours of entering Argentina.  

Travel Compositor launches its new cruise engine

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 10:00:00 +0300

The project has been carried out in collaboration with the IST company, which will allow the inclusion of the largest possible number of shipping companies in a short time.

Cruise industry shows it is open for business with destinations and stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 10:15:00 +0300

Nearly 400 attendees joined 60 high-level cruise executives from FCCA Member Lines for the Conference, which was a live and fully vaccinated event that took place in the new Panama Convention Center from October 18-21 and featured a series of meetings, workshops and networking functions.

Cruise industry protocols, successful resumption emphasized in latest CDC update

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:23:00 +0300

Updated CDC Order underscores importance of ongoing dialogue and collaboration between government and industry as Order enters final phase.

Carnivan Cruise Line Christens Mardi Gras in first naming ceremony in the U.S since industry restart

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:08:00 +0300

Carnival’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal and Ship Godmother Miss Universe, Dominican Republic, Kimberly Jimenez Help Usher in the “Universe of Fun”.

Trio of sustainable power sources to drive Royal Caribbean Group's Next Class of ships into the future

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:00:00 +0300

Silversea Cruises' 'Project Evolution' to be first cruise ship to use fuel cells to provide 100% of power while at port.

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines completes safe and successful cruising Season

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 10:20:00 +0300

Vaccination Requirements and Safety Measures a Resounding Success.

Royal Caribbean introduces Ultimate World Tour, the farthest-reaching cruise to all seven continents

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 10:18:00 +0300

Serenade of the Seas to make cruising's first-of-its-kind, 274-night adventure in 2023.  

CLIA announces Marie-Caroline Laurent as new Director General for Europe

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 09:55:00 +0300

Marie-Caroline Laurent brings wealth of experience in European transport policy.

Holland America Line names Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands Godmother of Rotterdam

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 10:03:00 +0300

Rotterdam marks the 13th ship for the cruise line to be named by a Dutch Royal.  

International Cruise Summit 2021 comes together in Madrid to prepare for the cruise boom in 2022

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:59:00 +0300

After a transitional 2021, in which 50% of the world's cruise fleet has resumed sailing with some the most rigorous and safest protocols to be found anywhere in the world, the second half of 2022 is expected to be close to pre-pandemic levels.

Azamara unveils 2023 and 2024 itineraries, spanning every corner of the globe

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:39:00 +0300

The Destination Immersion brand will also offer new pre- and post- cruise land programs, shore excursions and Azamara’s most celebrated tradition, AzAmazing Evenings.

Carnival Corporation names John Padgett as President of Princess Cruises

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:15:00 +0300

John Padgett will oversee all performance and operational functions of Princess Cruises and its global fleet of 14 ships sailing cruise guests to nearly 400 destinations around the world annually.

Everything you need to know about the Alaska Poker Cruise

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:26:00 +0300

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the flourishing cruise and hospitality industries in Alaska, fueled by their two million annual visitors, came to a halt.

CruiseOne/Dream Vacations incorporates Cruises Inc. into franchise business model

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 09:46:00 +0300

Cruises Inc. agents will have the opportunity to either open their own CruiseOne or Dream Vacations travel agency franchise, or they can join an existing franchise as an associate, creating a host opportunity within the model.

Smart Engines’ ID scanning technology improves the guest boarding experience of Royal Caribbean Group cruises

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 11:07:00 +0300

Most guests quickly and efficiently scan their travel documents at home before traveling to the terminal. When document scanning is necessary at the terminal, terminal agents efficiently handle the task leveraging the Smart ID Engine.

Norwegian Cruise Line marks another milestone in its great cruise comeback

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 10:06:00 +0300

A third of its fleet of 17 ships now back in operation.

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines celebrates 40 years of cruising

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 10:05:00 +0300

Anniversary cruise pays tribute to the early days of the company.

Royal Caribbean Cruises to return to Jamaica in November2021

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 08:30:00 +0300

Cruise line eager to employ thousands of Jamaicans.

Norwegian Cruise Line announces season finale of “Embark – The Series”

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 08:19:00 +0300

'Adventure Awaits' Premieres October 1st, 2021 at ncl.com/embark, Concluding the Company’s Five-part Docuseries Chronicling Its Great Cruise  Comeback-

Celebrity Cruises is putting it all on the table

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 12:37:00 +0300

Internationally renowned Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud expands his role as Celebrity Cruises Global Culinary Ambassador and launches his first restaurant at sea onboard Celebrity's newest ship.  

Swan Hellenic confirms Antarctica cultural expedition cruises

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 09:40:00 +0300

As Argentina announces reopening of its borders, company confirms inaugural Antarctica season and extends big return celebration savings so no-one misses out.

Avoya Travel concludes successful 2021 back to cruise event

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 09:45:00 +0300

Inaugural event focused on the return of cruising and offered educational and networking opportunities for the Avoya Network.