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.
Port Tampa Bay chalked up 814,000 passenger moves in 2016, Paul Anderson, port president and ceo, said during his State of the Port Address Wednesday.
More than 150 Platinum Members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association participated in the FCCA's annual PAMAC Cruise Summit hosted over the weekend aboard Carnival Victory.
New Brunswick's Saint John expects 66 calls and 144,000 passengers in the 2017 cruise season, making it similar to 2016—a fact welcomed by the port.
Emerald Waterways, which adds three new vessels and branches out to France and Portugal this year—is offering free or reduced airfare for all 2017 sailings.
The first cruise ship to sail to Cuba from Port Everglades departed Tuesday on a 10-night cultural voyage around the island.
Asta Lassesen is taking over the chief commercial officer role at Hurtigruten after serving as cfo since 2011. She'll be succeeded as cfo by Torleif Ernstsen, who's joining Hurtigruten from Carnegie ASA, a financial advisory/asset management firm, on Feb. 1.
Capt. Paul 'Chip' Jaenichen, former administrator of the US Maritime Administration, joined HMS Global Maritime as chief operating officer. HMS owns and operates the American Queen Steamboat Co. and 85 other US-flag vessels.