Tag: cruise tourism

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

Consecrated, divine and inexplicable sites to visit via cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 18:32

There are more than 100 cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – sites of healing, guidance, and divine inspiration that are found all around the world. The significance ... 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

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019 16:44

Royal Caribbean International is predicting that its Caribbean cruise tourism business will grow by 50 percent by 2030, with overall economic benefit of cruise reaching $6 billion. President and chief ... 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

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

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

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 02:10

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in stay-over arrivals last year, compared to the corresponding period in ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean coastline, this West African country ... Read More

Saint Lucia expects to welcome over 140K cruise tourists in March 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 21:10

The Month of March is expected to be a record-breaking period in Saint Lucia’s cruise sector. Between Friday March 1, and Sunday March 3, 2019, twelve cruise vessels including the ... 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

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

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

IATO: India needs to take ‘several steps’ if it wants 20 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:05

India needs to take several steps if it wants to achieve the ambitious target of getting 20 million tourists by 2020. This sound advise and other suggestions have been given ... Read More

Reunion Island forges ahead with cruise tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019 00:35

Reunion Island welcomed last week the cruise ships Queen Elizabeth and THE WORLD. It was Azeddine Bouali, the Head of Reunion Cruise handling, who was present to ensure the smooth ... 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

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA. This year’s ... 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

Seychelles offers tourism for all – but needs to say it as we start 2019

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:22

Seychelles has a diverse tourism product which makes its strength and which has guaranteed its success. Seychelles offers tourism for all. Visiting journalists to the islands continue to raise this ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018 23:17

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to promote the destination, adding its brand to the FITUR brand. Read More

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

editor editor- December 3, 2015 22:05

SINGAPORE – Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its Princess Cruises brand is capitalizing on the growing popularity of cruise travel in this region by bringing premium cruise experience Read More

Dubai reinforcing its position as popular cruise destination

editor editor- May 23, 2013 08:30

Dubai is reinforcing its position as a destination of choice for cruise tourism by welcoming newly renovated luxury liner, Mariner of the Seas on its maiden call to the emirate. Read More

Hong Kong and Indonesia to strengthen cruise tourism cooperation

editor editor- March 20, 2013 08:55

The governments of Hong Kong and Indonesia are set to strengthen their collaboration in the cruise tourism sector to bring more cruise liners to both countries. Read More

2013 cruising: All-inclusive travel, private outdoor showers, exotic repositioning cruises

editor editor- January 9, 2013 07:46

DETROIT, Mich. – CruiseCompete, the Web’s premier online cruise marketplace since 2003, presents a peek at industry trends cruise consumers can expect in 2013. Read More

Cruise ship tourism threatening to overwhelm sinking Venice

editor editor- November 10, 2012 01:51

Each day, more than 60,000 people visit Venice - more than the entire population of the city. Read More

Caribbean cruise tourism generated over $1.9 billion in 2011-2012

editor editor- October 8, 2012 02:32

Regional cruise tourism in 2011-2012 generated more than US$1.9 billion in direct expenditures, 45,000 jobs and $728 million in employee wages among 21 destinations. Read More

20 million people took a cruise in 2012

editor editor- September 22, 2012 08:26

A record 20 million people took a cruise last year, an increase of almost 2 million, according to the latest industry figures. Read More

Five things you need to know about river cruising

editor editor- September 14, 2012 06:04

PENNINGTON, N.J. - As the expansion of river cruise fleets continues, Cruise Critic has launched a new river cruise resource to help travelers compare ships and cruise lines. Read More

Holland America to feature new itineraries for 2013 Europe cruise season

editor editor- July 31, 2012 04:51

SEATTLE, Wash. - Lucky seven is the magic number for Holland America Line in summer 2013 when the line deploys seven ships to Europe and features seven maiden ports of ... Read More

Cruises to start and end in Liverpool

editor editor- May 30, 2012 04:47

LIVERPOOL, England - The first cruise to start at Liverpool's Pier Head since 1972 has set sail from the terminal. Read More

Vietnam expects cruise tourism to peak this year

editor editor- May 30, 2012 04:23

HCM CITY — The Viet Nam's cruise tourism industry plans to welcome more than 1 million tourists on cruises by 2015, according to the National Administration of Tourism. Read More

More big cruises expected to sail into China this year

editor editor- April 24, 2012 07:48

SHANGHAI, China - More big cruises are expected to sail into China this year to meet the growing needs of Chinese tourists. Read More

Dubai becomes prime destination for cruise tourism

editor editor- April 14, 2012 07:01

DUBAI, UAE - More than 7,200 tourists arrived aboard five mega ocean liners that were greeted on Thursday in the finest of Emirati traditions at the DP World operated Dubai ... Read More

Taiwan vies to become major cruise hub

editor editor- April 10, 2012 10:57

Taiwan could become a new star in the cruise tour market once restrictions on foreign ships traveling across the Taiwan Strait are eased later this year, an operator said yesterday. Read More