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.
The Port of Seattle is embarking on another record cruise season with the arrival of the first ship, Norwegian Sun. The just-delivered Norwegian Bliss is due May 30, becoming the largest cruise ship on the West Coast.
Norwegian Cruise Line's new PortMiami terminal, recently approved by Miami-Dade County commissioners, is on a fast track, with an April 26 groundbreaking ceremony planned.
Two new consortia partners, Signature Travel Network and Ensemble Travel Group, joined Carnival Cruise Line's 2018 Executive Partner Advisory Board.
Acclaimed singer and actor Rachel York is the godmother of Crystal River Cruises' newest vessel, Crystal Debussy. She will preside over the May 28 christening ceremony at the Port of Amsterdam.
Nations meeting at the International Maritime Organization adopted an initial strategy for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, with the goal of phasing them out as soon as possible.
When Christine Duffy became president of Carnival Cruise Line in 2015, she famously visited all 24 Fun Ships in a year. The first vessel delivered on her watch, Carnival Vista, followed in 2016, and now Duffy's aboard No. 26, the new Carnival Horizon.
With its second ship, Grand Classica, entering service today, new on-board amenities and travel packages and a strengthened sales and marketing team, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line expects to carry 500,000 passengers a year.