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April cruise trends: Significant changes in booking window for cruise travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020 19:20

CruiseTrends report for the month of April 2020 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for April 2020. Cruise experts have mined ... Read More

Getting sick or injured remains top concern for cruise tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020 01:21

The new annual cruise survey of roughly 2,072 U.S. respondents revealed that getting sick or injured before or during a cruise remains the top concern for travelers. Health-related issues also ... Read More

Carnival to launch four new cruise ships in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020 23:35

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced it will launch four new cruise ships in 2020 across four of its global cruise line brands – Iona for P&O Cruises UK, Enchanted ... Read More

Three most noteworthy cruising trends for 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020 19:46

The cruise experts have compiled comments from more than 1.3 million cruise passengers and the 750 travel agencies for an insider’s take on cruise trends on the horizon for 2020. ... Read More

Seatrade Cruise Global returns to Miami with 2020 event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019 18:15

Cruise industry’s annual business-to-business event, Seatrade Cruise Global, is returning to the Miami Beach Convention Center 20-23 April 2020 for its 35th anniversary edition. The event is expected to deliver ... Read More

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

Hottest new travel trends and destinations for the year ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019 18:45

Some exciting new travel trends are predicted for 2020. Eco-tourism is at the heart of next year’s getaways, and sustainable climate-neutral trips are firmly on the map. Here are some ... Read More

Tourism Trinidad: Cruise visitors actively seeking out authentic experiences

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019 19:01

On Thursday November 14, 2019, Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) held an official welcome ceremony to launch the 2019/2020 cruise season as the Caribbean Princess cruise liner docked at the port ... Read More

Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019 19:00

Dubai has intensified its campaign to woo more cruise travelers and to further strengthen its position as a leading ‘cruise hub of the Middle East’. The upcoming 2019-2020 season is ... Read More

CruiseTrends: Caribbean destinations are HOT for winter cruise season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 20:01

CruiseTrends report for the month of November 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for November 2019. Cruise experts have mined ... Read More

Port Canaveral: 38 more port calls in last two months of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019 23:43

Port Canaveral will be a popular stop for port-of-call cruise ships during the last months of 2019, with 38 vessels scheduled to visit the world’s second-busiest cruise port between now ... Read More

Do you speak the secret language of the cruise industry?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2019 01:38

Every industry has its own special vocabulary, and cruising is no different, say the cruise travel experts. This cruising-specific lingo defines the ships, their amenities and itineraries, plus a variety ... Read More

Best Cruises to Bahamas? The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019 18:53

The cruise industry remains committed to both the recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco and bringing more guests to the unaffected majority of the Bahamas. Just a month after the ... Read More

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:19

MSC Cruises has updated the routes in relation to the changes imposed by Mr Trump administration in the US-Cuba regulations which prevent all cruise ships from traveling from the United ... 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

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 23:00

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, eliminating the people-to-people travel category that allowed organized group ... 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

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 20:20

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 consumers nationwide, indicated they will take at least one solo vacation ... Read More

Christenings, champagne & swag: New cruise ships for 2019 and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 18:00

According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) 2019 Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook report, 30 million passengers are expected to cruise in 2019, and the most recent information says ... Read More

Miami Air International Boeing 737 crashed in Florida

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 06:13

A Miami Air International Boeing 737 jet flying US military members from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Jacksonville with 136 passengers and seven aircrews on board slid off the runway into ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences is key to planning your ... 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

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

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 01:40

Viking Cruises today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. Of ... 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

Seychelles recognized as Favorite Beach Island Destination Award

editor editor- February 28, 2019 23:08

Seychelles was the proud recipient of the Favourite Beach Island Destination Award at 32nd Edition of the Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards, in a ceremony organised at the JW ... 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

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 18:30

Delegates at the Conference on Managing Sustainable Tourism Growth in Europe, organized this week by the European Travel Commission (ETC), were faced with an urgent call to achieve a balance ... 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

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 22:15

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., a theme park and entertainment company, today announced that it has appointed Gustavo (Gus) Antorcha as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective ... Read More

Enterprise car rental to take over Deem

editor editor- January 17, 2019 21:32

Enterprise Holdings will acquire travel technology company Deem. Read More

Skål International India and IITT – a winning combination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019 16:27

India International Travel & Tourism (IITT) Exhibition which concludes today has been a huge success for the club members of SKÅL International (SI) Bombay who have attended the show daily. ... Read More

250-year-old mansion named to luxury travel portfolio

editor editor- January 10, 2019 23:22

Heckfield Place has been accepted into Virtuoso®'s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners. Read More

It pays to be picky: Cruise prices drop by up to 31% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 18:38

Fancy escaping the harsh winter with a lush tropical cruise getaway? Good news: prices for many cruises in January 2019 are significantly lower than they were a year ago. However, ... 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