A record number of more than 254,000 passengers and almost 92,000 crew visited New Zealand between August 2015 and June 2016.
The speculation was correct: the pair of vessels announced in May for an unnamed buyer as a letter of intent at Fincantieri's Vard are indeed for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. The order for the 16,100gt, 240-passenger expedition ships was firmed today.
Azamara Club Cruises’ president and ceo Larry Pimentel set the tone for this week’s Cruise New Zealand 2016 in Wellington when he told the 135 delegates that the country is one of his favourite destinations in the world.
The southern Texas port of Corpus Christi has had big cruise aspirations going back more than a dozen years. Those may be getting some momentum following a state committee hearing Thursday.
The Japanese even have a buzzword word for it. 'Bakugai' means 'an explosion of shopping sprees by the Chinese.'
Total ships: 59
Total berths: 183,044
Total Order Book Value:$44,247,631,647.00
Average Price Per Berth:$296,360