Harmony, created in partnership with chef Richard Chen, formerly of Wynn Las Vegas 'Wing Lei'—the first Chinese restaurant in North America awarded a Michelin star—is one of two new dining spots on China ship Majestic Princess.
A cruise port at the Pacific side of the Panama Canal has been discussed for years, with various locations considered. Now the Panama Maritime Authority has honed in on Perico Island, one of the islands off Amador Causeway near Panama City. The cost to build the facility is an estimated $30m.
Update: Regent Seven Seas Cruises has canceled its 2017 Northwest Passage itinerary.
Crystal Serenity's current voyage through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago exemplifies the growing human presence in an increasingly ice-free Northwest Passage. In mid-August, the southern route through the Passage was nearly ice-free, according to NASA's Earth Observatory.
Genting Hong Kong posted a first half loss of US$54.6m, down from its $2.1bn profit a year ago when the results included major one-time items related to Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
Grand Bahama Shipyard has bulked up its management team with four newly created positions and recently completed a number of capital improvements.
Total ships: 59
Total berths: 183,044
Total Order Book Value:$44,247,631,647.00
Average Price Per Berth:$296,360