Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas arrived in Cape Liberty Wednesday evening at 21.00 having cut short a Bahamas cruise after experiencing a severe storm off the South Carolina coast.
Carnival Cruise Line opened reservations for its entire fleet through April 2018, with more than 3,500 two- to 19-day voyages offered across its 24 ships, as well as the new Carnival Vista set to debut in Europe this May.
Cunard Buildings in Liverpool, Southampton and New York each feature in a specially-commissioned set of images to be displayed in the ship’s suites and staterooms when the vessel re-enters service following a three-week refit taking place at Blohm+Voss in June.
Cruise industry visitors donned surgical scrubs to witness life-changing operations by the volunteer doctors aboard Africa Mercy in Madagascar on Tuesday. Africa Mercy is the floating hospital of Mercy Ships, the Charity of Choice for Cruise Lines International Association.
North American travel agents expect notable growth in the number of cruises people take in 2016 and an increase in passenger spending. Some 83% of agents forecast their sales volume to increase in the coming year, according to a survey conducted at the end of 2015 by Cruise Lines International Association.
Total ships: 47
Total berths: 149,926
Total Order Book Value:$34,127,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$264,614