Tag: Cruise ships

Centers for Disease Control extends No Sail Order for all cruise ships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2020 00:40

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for all cruise ships. “We are working with the cruise line industry to ... Read More

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

Coronavirus Hot Spots: On Cruise Ships and Airplanes

editor editor- February 21, 2020 21:24

Despite a two-week quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship that ended Wednesday in Japan, a growing number of coronavirus COVID-19 cases have been reported onboard the ship. The first ... Read More

CruiseTrends: Most popular cruise lines, cruise ships and travel dates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019 00:30

CruiseTrends report for the month of December 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for December 2019. The reports provides information ... 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

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

“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

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts than did all 260 million ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 00:15

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for its financial impact. On June 4, 2019, the U.S. government ... 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

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary statistics ... Read More

Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line reach new 20-year agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:49

The Canaveral Port Authority and Disney Cruise Line have reached a new 20-year agreement to expand operations and make Port Canaveral home for two of Disney Cruise Line’s three new ... Read More

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:05

In 2019, 24 cruise ships representing 17 different companies will make 76 stops in the Port of Montréal. In total, they will bring more than 113,000 passengers and crew members ... 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

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 23:05

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has strengthened its commitment to talent development and innovation, announcing an ambitious team to guide the resort into a new era of luxury from July 1, ... 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

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the first quarter of 20181, according ... 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

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:45

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in culture, made possible by ability to disembark and re-embark at leisure, ... 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

Sea cruise 2019-2020: What is the Italian trend?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 00:24

Sea cruising in Italy is starting to grow again, aligning itself with the international trend. This is the message of the president of Cemar Agency Network of Genoa, who presented ... 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

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to preliminary statistics released today by ... 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

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could say that this is a ... 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

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

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

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.62 billion in January 2019, a decrease of 3.8 percent compared to January 2018, according to preliminary statistics released today by ... 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

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. TUI Group is headquartered in ... 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

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