The hiring of senior cruise line sales veteran Maurice Zarmati suggests the new Fathom brand hopes to raise its profile with major retail distribution channels by capitalizing on his strong, long-standing relationships.
French luxury cruise operator Ponant, founded in 1988 by Jean-Emmanuel Sauvée and a dozen merchant navy officers, has been acquired by Artemis, the holding company of French billionaire François Pinault and his family.
Princess Cruises' newbuild, currently under construction at Fincantieri and a sister ship to Royal Princess and Regal Princess, will be named Majestic Princess.
A new short film showcasing ‘a different view’ of cruising will premiere on Channel 4 on Sunday October 11, 2015 during the return of the critically acclaimed drama series Homeland. The 90 second film – produced by Celebrity Cruises UK – is part of an awareness campaign to highlight the experiences and destinations on offer from a Celebrity Cruises holiday.
Carnival Corp. & plc inaugurated its third berth at Cozumel, the Caribbean's busiest cruise port, with Carnival Freedom, Carnival Breeze and Carnival Triumph all alongside.
Total ships: 41
Total berths: 132,148
Total Order Book Value:$30,874,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$260,959