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.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. entered into a 364-day unsecured term loan agreement to finance part of the purchase price for a 66.7% stake in Silversea Cruises.
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) announced a non-repayable contribution of $329,000 to fund the Atlantic Canada Cruise Association's marketing activities for three more years.
An aspiring chef has been selected as the second beneficiary of a maritime education scholarship co-funded by Sailors’ Society and Garrets International, and administered by Homer Foundation.
Continuing its longstanding partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Carnival Cruise Line kicked off its seagoing version of the Dr. Seuss Word Challenge with a book reading to local children by Los Angeles Dodgers player Kike Hernandez aboard Carnival Inspiration in Long Beach.
Hungarian producer and philanthropist Mariann Peller will serve as the godmother of Crystal Ravel during christening festivities in Budapest on July 11.
American Cruise Lines will have a fleetwide show of patriotism with Fourth of July festivities, while brands like Royal Caribbean and MSC Cruises USA are offering holiday-related deals.
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises inked a contract with Fincantieri's Norwegian subsidiary, Vard, for a third 230-passenger expedition newbuild, to be called Hanseatic Spirit.