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.
A recent Booking.com survey of more than 20,000 global travelers found that 40% of baby boomers had taken a solo trip in the past year and another 21% were planning to take one in the near future.
In a novel and perhaps precedent-setting initiative that adds to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s arsenal of efforts to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, the cruise giant is backing a wind farm that will enable it to offset up to 12% of its ships' CO2 output.
Festooned with garlands, flags and red and yellow bunting—the colors of the Spanish flag—Ritz-Carlton's first yacht moved down the slipway in a traditional launch at Hijos De J. Barreras Shipyard in Vigo.
The owner's suites on Oceania Cruises' 1,250-passenger Marina and Riviera are getting restyled with furnishings by Ralph Lauren Home.
Windstar Cruises' 2019 and 2020 Caribbean and Latin America sailings include new visits to ports in Mexico, Honduras, Grand Cayman, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. In a first for the line, 2020 features a new 'Star Collector: Grand Caribbean Adventure' aboard Wind Surf, the world’s largest sailing ship.
MSC Cruises is giving members of its MSC Voyagers Club (past passengers) the first crack at booking MSC Grandiosa's maiden voyage in November 2019.