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Princess Cruises to return to Port of Galveston

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - For the first time since 2007, a Princess Cruises ship will again set sail from the port of Galveston, offering cruises to the sunny Western Caribbean.

Cayman Islands aim to enhance tourist experience

Following the news that cruise ship calls to Grand Cayman will be cut by twenty five percent next year the department of tourism has announced plans for an enhanced experience at the port.

Seychelles president opens Providence Fishing Port

Seychelles President James Michel has opened the Providence Fishing Port at the Providence Industrial Estate in the presence of the Ambassador of Japan to Seychelles, Mr.

Cruiseport Boston sets passenger record

There were 299,736 cruise passengers traveling through the Port of Boston in 2009, an 11 percent increase over last year, the Massachusetts Port Authority said.

Dunedin is set to get an influx of tourists

Dunedin is set to experience an influx of tourists during cruise ship season, which opens tomorrow.

LA harbor to become newest tourist destination

LOS ANGELES — The hulking container ships that ply the Port of Los Angeles already provide Southern California with a major source of revenue.

Southampton battles Liverpool over UK cruise market

Civic chiefs in Southampton have slammed a bid by Liverpool to seize a chunk of the UK cruise industry as an “abuse of state aid.”

Cruise-liner business continues to boom in Dublin

Amidst all the gloom about the tourism season and the impact of the recession, there has been one area of our tourism market that remains a growth area.

Norwegian Cruise Line to home port ship in Venice

Norwegian Cruise Line will home port a ship in Venice in 2010 -- a first for the 42-year-old line.

Cruise lines vigilant after Mumbai attacks

Following the devastating terror attacks in Mumbai over the past 24 hours, cruise lines due in the port are closely monitoring the situation.

Costa Maya celebrates return of cruise passengers

CANCUN, Mexico – Costa Maya, Mexico's fastest-growing, cruise port and destination re-opened its shores today with the arrival of Holland America Cruises’ Westerdam, the first ship to dock at Cost

City sets its sails to become a global cruise hub

Shanghai will develop itself as a "mother port" for overseas cruise liners and will step up the quality of services for visiting sea travelers, local port chiefs said at a convention yesterday.

Dubai preps Port Rashid for cruise liner surge

Dubai tourism officials say that the city is on track to meet a predicted 20 per cent surge in the cruise liner industry within the region.

Suppliers locked out of luxury cruise business

Ship chandlers have been locked out of luxury cruise business because of failure to meet international supply standards. The local suppliers remain completely shut out of the business by the stringent international standards on the quality of goods that are purchased by the luxury cruise liners.