Capt. Hernan Zini, associate vp nautical operations-fleet captain for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., has also taken on the role of chief operating officer at SkySea Cruises in Shanghai.
Holland America Line's Carole Biencourt was named pricing and demand director, Europe cruises, and Justin Poulsen was promoted to pricing and demand director, Voyage cruises.
Allure of the Seas emerged from its 18-day drydock at Navantia with 10 new suites, a revamped Izumi Hibachi & Sushi restaurant, a Sabor Taqueria & Tequila Bar, a Coastal Kitchen and new boutiques.
British based Cruise & Maritime Voyages launched its first 'round the world cruise aboard flagship Magellan. The voyage lasts for 120 days visiting 43 ports of call.
Thomas P. Ostebo will join Cruise Lines International Association as president and ceo, effective July 6. Ostebo was selected to succeed Christine Duffy following a months-long search and will oversee CLIA operations both domestically and internationally.
Total ships: 30
Total berths: 97,852
Total Order Book Value:$23,654,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$266,933