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.
Carnival Cruise Line has begun paying travel agents commission for wedding package sales and is offering wave season bonuses.
Holland America Line master chef Rudi Sodamin shows his creative genius and mastery of culinary pop art in his latest book, 'Food Faces.'
International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable 7% in 2017 to reach a total of 1.32bn, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. This strong momentum is expected to continue in 2018 at a rate of 4% to 5%.
Crystal enhanced its Partner Resource Center and updated its Travel Agent University to represent each brand experience, including ocean, river, yacht expedition and air.
North American travelers can save up to $1,250 per person on Hurtigruten's cruises to Norway, Antarctica, the Americas and the Arctic sailing this April through March next year.
Jennifer de la Cruz, VP corporate communications for Carnival Cruise Line, is leaving to join Travel Leaders Group as VP public relations & communications, based in the company's Alexandria, Virginia, headquarters.
After its inaugural seasons in Alaska and the Caribbean, Norwegian Bliss is moving to New York in fall 2019. The ship will sail from there through April 2020, on cruises to the Bahamas and the southern and western Caribbean.
With Azamara Club Cruises' third ship to sail a South America season in 2018/19, the line unveiled new add-on packages including the Galápagos via sister brand Celebrity Cruises.
The Port of Galveston achieved a new milestone in December, embarking 113,488 passengers, surpassing previous volumes and setting a record as the busiest month since the port began its cruise business in September 2000.