Tag: Cruise ship

Maasdam cruise ship: Hawaii residents and injured passenger allowed to disembark

editor editor- March 21, 2020 02:07

“I am authorizing the Hawaii residents and the injured passenger to disembark,” said Hawaii Governor Ige. All other passengers and crew aboard the Maasdam cruise ship in Hawaii are not ... Read More

Third Princess Cruise ship quarantined for COVID-19

editor editor- March 9, 2020 23:09

A third Princess Cruises ship is keeping thousands of passengers on board while crew members get tested for COVID-19 coronavirus. The Caribbean Princess was on a 10-day trip to the ... Read More

World’s 7th largest cruise ship makes golden voyage to Belize

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019 19:50

MSC Meraviglia, the 7th largest cruise ship in the world, made its golden voyage to Belize today carrying nearly 4,500 guests on board. MSC Meraviglia, is owned and operated by ... Read More

Dream Cruises ship rescues three men from their sinking boat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2019 15:40

Dream Cruises’ cruise ship, Genting Dream, was quick to response to a sinking boat in distress and performed a life-saving rescue operation off the coast of Tanjung Pelepas in Johor, ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:00

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of Carnival Corporation's global cruise line brands will sail partially or ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:52

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive regatta of rowing boats that has reached its 45th edition. ... Read More

MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:08

What more has to happen before cruise liners are finally banned from docking in or around Venice? These are messages flooding social media after MS Opera Cruise ship operated by ... Read More

Minister Bartlett extends condolences to the family of Pishu Chandiram

editor editor- May 13, 2019 21:09

Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep regret at the passing of tourism and in-bond trade stalwart, Pishu Chandiram. “I was very saddened to learn about the ... 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

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship sails and returns to your home town, you have to ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism today celebrated the first-time arrival of ... 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

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

Norwegian Sun returns to Port Canaveral  for second year of Cuba cruises

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 01:05

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returns to Port Canaveral today for a second season of popular cruises from the Port to Cuba, as well as excursions to the Bahamas. Starting Monday, ... 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

Celebrity Cruises orders fifth Edge-Class cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 18:03

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique to order a fifth Edge-class ship for delivery in the fall ... Read More

Luxury boutique cruise line launching coastal fleet

editor editor- April 11, 2019 01:02

Scheduled to begin full operations in November 2019, an explorer class vessel will serve three new destinations with year-round departures. The full announcement on vessel name, facts, destinations and itinerary ... 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

Is there a right way to take a Staycation?

editor editor- March 25, 2019 22:19

Can you really not go anywhere and call it a vacation? Even more importantly, can you take time off, stay at home or go away, and unplug from the office? ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019 16:12

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks in rough waters has safely arrived in the port of ... Read More

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 17:10

The cruise ship Viking Sky, which lost engine power and drifted towards land off Norway earlier on Saturday managed to start one of its engines and is now anchored 2km ... Read More

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:48

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel occupancy levels. The Bahamas won numerous tourism industry awards and ... Read More

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 19, 2019 02:18

Costa Crociere celebrated the technical launch of the new flagship Costa Smeralda at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. During the ceremony, the ship officially touched the sea for the ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019 20:31

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and Port Canaveral’s new terminal with its futuristic design, which was ... Read More

Inca city welcomed biggest cruise ship ever

editor editor- March 16, 2019 01:54

Modernization works continue generating a positive impact on the Inca country's tourism industry, and this includes cruises. Peru's tourist city of Paracas welcomed the biggest cruise ship in the metropolis' ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019 20:15

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean destination to achieve this result, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister offers condolence to tourists who passed away in Ocho Rios

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:05

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed sadness at the passing of two tourists in Ocho Rios yesterday. One tourist died from injuries sustained following a motor vehicle ... 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

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

editor editor- February 26, 2019 23:04

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) has collated a list ... Read More

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 18:06

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced the world class team of designers recruited to create the interiors for its eagerly anticipated new ship set to launch in 2022. Working in ... Read More

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 21:06

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in the fjords along the western ... Read More

World’s largest cruise ship hosts 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World Congress

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 15:28

Skål International, the world’s largest association of hospitality executives, and Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, will host the 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World ... Read More

Royal Caribbean orders another Oasis-Class cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 23:20

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., a global cruise vacation company that controls and operates four global brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises and Silversea Cruises, today announced that ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 17:15

Princess Cruises has launched its first international advertising campaign developed and produced specifically for Asian markets, titled "Princessa." It showcases the most popular worldwide cruise destinations offered by Princess Cruises ... 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

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:05

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed in August next year. Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary (CS) ... Read More