Anne Kalosh

Anne Kalosh

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.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. chairman and CEO Richard Fain acquired 18,900 RCL shares for $1.99m, or a weighted average price of just under $105.60.

MSC Cruises appointed Capt. Raffaele Pontecorvo as master of MSC Bellissima, scheduled to enter service in March. Orazio Caci will serve as hotel director and Antonio Iaccarino as chief engineer.

Cruise Lines International Association estimates 30m people will take cruise vacations in 2019, up 6% from the expected 28.2m in 2018.

Three consortia reportedly have submitted proposals to The Bahamas' Ministry of Tourism to redevelop Nassau's cruise port, according to Eyewitness News.

Carnival Corp. & plc plans to report fourth quarter earnings on Dec. 20.

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.

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