US editor of Seatrade Cruise Review and Seatrade Cruise News
Anne Kalosh is the US editor of Seatrade Cruise Review and Seatrade Cruise News. She covers global stories, reporting both breaking and in-depth news on cruising's significant people, places, ships and trends. A sought-after expert on cruising, she has moderated conferences around the world, including the high-profile State of the Industry panel at Seatrade Cruise Global. She created and led the acclaimed itinerary-planning case study for Seatrade's cruise master classes held at Cambridge and Oxford universities. She is the cruise columnist for AFAR.com, and her freelance stories have appeared in a wide range of publications, from The New York Times to The Miami Herald.
Costa Cruises' concession to manage the cruise areas and services at the port of Savona has been extended to 2044 by the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority.
TUI Group reported 2018 cruise segment earnings of €324m before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortization, a nearly 27% increase from 2017, on turnover of €901.9m, a 10.7% increase.
Argentina's Transport Ministry unveiled a modernization plan for the Port of Buenos Aires. The public-private project, an investment of $1.9bn over 50 years, will separate cargo and cruise operations and includes a new cruise terminal, among other improvements.
Princess Luxury Beds, the latest fitness equipment and new shows are in place aboard Royal Princess for the ship's West Coast debut 100 days from today.
Holland America Line is launching the 'Why Not Now?' wave season promotion to entice travelers to plan ahead. The special offer on cruises from summer 2019 through winter/spring 2020 includes free stateroom upgrades, shore excursion discounts, up to $1,000 air credit per stateroom and deposits from $99 person for bookings made by Feb. 28.