A return to Asia and Australia after a long gap, the brand's first cruises in the Arabian Gulf and India and Norwegian Epic sailing seasonally from Port Canaveral are all part of Norwegian Cruise Line's fall/winter 2016/17 schedule.
Viking Star's current 'Viking Homelands' itinerary ended early in Tallinn, Estonia, due to a mechanical issue.
The value-added cruise business is currently worth NZ$436.05m and supports 8,365 jobs with history-making growth forecast, delegates at Cruise New Zealand’s third annual conference in Auckland on Friday were told by gm Raewyn Tan.
Ted Blamey, principal of Sydney-based Chart Management that has been consulting to the global cruise industry since 1997, told delegates at Cruise New Zealand’s 2015 conference in Auckland on Friday the Chinese market has a long way to go before it matures.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. beat second quarter expectations with a profit of $185m, or 84 cents per share, on better than forecast close-in pricing for Caribbean and China cruises, and ratcheted up guidance 15 cents per share for the rest of the year.
Total ships: 41
Total berths: 132,148
Total Order Book Value:$30,874,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$260,959