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, and her freelance stories have appeared in a wide range of publications, from The New York Times to The Miami Herald.

Scenic Cruises will introduce 35 new excursions in Europe next year, along with two new 'Space-Ships,' a Bordeaux itinerary, train journeys and evening cocktails in special places.

For the first time, Carnival Pride will operate a series of 10- to 14-day Caribbean cruises round-trip from Baltimore and one-way between Baltimore and San Juan, as well as new five-day Bermuda cruises and six- and eight-day Caribbean/Bahamas voyages, beginning in October 2015.

Seabourn evangelist Bruce Good is retiring after a colorful career—a large part of it in luxury and expedition cruising, his second calling after music.

In a bid to entice new business and raise its profile among European cruise lines, Port Everglades will be exhibiting at Seatrade Med for the first time. The event is scheduled for Sept. 16-18 in Barcelona.

Port of New Orleans commissioners on Wednesday will consider a resolution to authorize the port's president and ceo to sign a new contract with Norwegian Cruise Line, if and when a new agreement is negotiated. There is no contract to be approved, a port spokesman told Seatrade Insider.

The proposed Dolphin Cove on Grand Turk would hurt the economy and cost more jobs than it generates, the Turks and Caicos Islands' former director of environment and maritime affairs told a local newspaper.

SuperStar Gemini will stage the Korean comedy and off-Broadway show 'Cookin' NANTA' during 'NANTA'-themed cruises in the year-end holiday period, Nov. 14 to Jan. 2.

Starting Oct. 1, Cambodia's fee for a tourist visa (Type T), is going up to US$30, plus a US$7 processing fee for a total of US$37.

Within a two-year period, from mid-2014 through mid-2016, tour operator Tauck will have expanded its river fleet from four ships to nine, a 125% increase. This includes the two Inspiration-class ships launched this year, an additional two unnamed Inspiration-class ships coming in 2016, and a fifth Jewel-class ship, Esprit, to join Tauck’s fleet in early 2015.

A fifth amphibious vehicle to expand capacity for cruise visitors, especially through pierside vouchering, and a choral farewell as ships depart Halifax are a couple ways the cruise industry will benefit from the recently announced merger of Ambassatours Gray Line and Murphy's The Cable Wharf.

So said Dennis Campbell, ceo of the expanded Ambassatours Gray Line, who expects the region to gain from the merger, too.

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