Tag: Cruise Industry

Vanilla Islands Association and Réunion Tourism Federation sign partnership agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019 20:46

The Vanilla Islands Association has the purpose of developing the cruise liner sector in the Indian Ocean, and going from 14,000 passengers in 2014 to almost 50,000 cruise visitors in ... Read More

Australia’s cruise industry paves way for mass expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019 22:30

Traveling by sea throughout Australia is becoming a popular past time for the domestic travelers. As a result, cruise operators are increasingly joining forces to offer ‘bite-sized’ breaks along the ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 17:55

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer today. Earlier today, Toni Belloni, Group Managing Director of LVMH ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests on approximately 4,100 voyages. Silversea's ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:08

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA survey, cruising has become the fastest growing leisure travel option ... Read More

Hilton’s brand portfolio overtakes Marriott’s as world’s most valuable

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:40

Hilton has extended its lead as the world’s most valuable hotel brand while the total value of its brand portfolio within the Brand Finance Hotels 50 ranking has overtaken Marriott’s, ... Read More

Viking announced expansion of its Egypt program with new cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:50

Viking today announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of a new ship. Inspired by the design of the award-winning Viking ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just fourteen months post-hurricane Maria, signaling ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line and Captain Minnie Mouse inspire future female ship captains

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 23:55

With a collection of new initiatives, Disney Cruise Line is aiming to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry. The debut of Captain Minnie Mouse, new ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019 18:33

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s critical cruise line Partners  at Seatrade Cruise Global, the cruise ... Read More

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:40

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal. Explorer Dream ... Read More

Viking and China Merchants Group to build cruise line for Chinese cruise market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:36

Viking Cruises and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture focused on building a cruise line with ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, which will be the largest ships ever built so far ... Read More

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:40

CruiseTrends report for the month of March 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for March 2019. Most Popular Cruise Lines ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:24

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini, and of the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and ... Read More

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 18:21

Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that cruise tourism has seen an almost 300% increase in earnings over the last ten years. In 2008, the sector earned ... Read More

CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 17:15

CruiseTrends report for the month of February 2019 was released today. The report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for February 2019. The CruiseTrends report for ... Read More

Advantage Travel Partnership’s 2019 Cruise Conference keynote speaker announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:05

Advantage Travel Partnership has announced Monty Halls will be the keynote speaker at its sixth dedicated Cruise Conference in Southampton, 03 – 04 March 2019 at the Novotel Hotel. A ... Read More

Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 21:28

Every year, the world welcomes a variety of new ocean and river-faring cruise ships, and 2019 is no exception. In total, the cruise industry will launch 37 new ships this ... Read More

Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:08

Dubai Cruise Tourism, a department of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), along with its public and private sector partners welcomed cruise ship Oceana into Dubai for ... Read More

Cruise tourism benefits Western Cape

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019 21:19

The MS Queen Elizabeth and the MSC Musica luxury cruise liners docked at Cape Town harbour on Friday, January 18, bringing a wave of economic opportunities to the city’s shores ... Read More

The importance of cruise ship tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 7, 2019 23:55

Seychelles as a country that is totally dependent on tourism and needs to now move to better understand Cruise Ship Business. Read More

‘The Palace’ – first Asian all-inclusive “luxury cruise ship within a megaship”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 18:10

Dream Cruises, Genting Cruise Lines’ luxury cruise brand, has announced a collection of new benefits and services to enhance the travelling experience of guests in its exclusive enclave, ‘The Palace’, ... Read More

Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:23

The world's largest leisure travel company's AIDA Cruises, Germany's leading cruise line, launches its newest ship, AIDAnova, which makes history as the world's first cruise vessel powered at sea and ... Read More

World’s best cruise ships named

editor editor- February 28, 2013 08:33

PENNINGTON, N.J. - The results 2013 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards have been announced today. Read More

Abu Dhabi conference to focus on cruise, marina tourism in Gulf, Middle East

editor editor- February 25, 2013 08:13

ABU DHABI, UAE - Maritime industry experts speaking at the third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will turn their attention from seaborne trade issues to cruise ... Read More

Hong Kong forum promotes cruise development in Asia

editor editor- January 23, 2013 00:42

HONG KONG - Hong Kong embarked on its first-ever international cruise forum this morning (22 January) at Hotel ICON. Read More

New Zealand tourism must embrace cruise industry

editor editor- October 3, 2012 03:46

A cruise industry leader says tourist operators worried that short-stay visitors from ships are hurting business will have to adapt. Read More

New Zealand expects over 200000 cruise tourists

editor editor- October 2, 2012 08:34

Cruise ship visitors spent about $132 million in New Zealand in the past season, and passenger numbers are expected to jump 20 percent in the coming season, breaking the 200,000 ... Read More

Bali expects to receive 51 cruise ships in 2012

editor editor- September 25, 2012 09:06

Bali has set itself the target of attracting at least 51 cruise liners, or around 24 percent of the 215 cruise ships expected to visit Indonesia this year, an official ... Read More

China begins construction on its first large luxury cruise liner

editor editor- July 27, 2012 07:45

XIAMEN, Fujian, China - China on Wednesday began construction on its first large luxury cruise liner, which is included in a package of projects aimed at boosting the tourism and ... Read More

Smooth sailing ahead for Chinese cruise industry

editor editor- May 17, 2012 08:36

The world-famous Costa Victoria cruise ship completed its first voyage to China on Wednesday after arriving at the Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Port. Read More

Cruise industry implementing new safety standards

editor editor- April 26, 2012 07:25

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the wake of the deadly Costa Concordia cruise ship accident off the coast of Italy in January, the cruise industry is implementing new safety standards. Read More