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.
2020's Seven Seas Splendor will have 'some significant revisions' to Decks 4 and 5 that distinguish it from 2016 sister ship Seven Seas Explorer.
For a limited time, Pearl Seas Cruises is offering travel agents a 20% commission on fall 2018 Cuba sailings.
With Scenic adding a second 'discovery yacht' in May 2020, the company is expanding itineraries. New are a 21-day Northwest Passage exploration, a 13-day adventure through Russia’s White Sea and, in late 2019, two opportunities to visit North America's Eastern Seaboard, from New York City or Halifax.
SkySea Golden Era's last cruise will depart Shanghai on Aug. 29, visiting Fukuoka, Japan, before returning to Shanghai on Sept. 2.
Genting Hong Kong is evolving to capture a larger share of its booming home market, increasingly pinning hopes on its newest brand with the Global-class newbuilds going to Dream Cruises. But on Thursday, the company disclosed it is starting to design a new class of ships for Star Cruises to 'replace the current fleet in the coming years.'
Genting Hong Kong's 2017 loss of US$244.3m was down from its $504.2m loss in 2016, due mainly to a one-off gain of $205m for the disposal of certain available-for-sale investments and the absence of a 2016 impairment loss of $305m on ordinary shares in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings completed a refinancing of its existing senior secured term loan and revolving credit facility.
Carnival Horizon was delivered to Carnival Cruise Line during festivities at Fincantieri's Monfalcone yard on Wednesday. The 133,500gt ship was built, though, in Marghera.
Canada has developed a more nuanced approach to protecting North Atlantic right whales from vessel strikes in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Sapphire Princess set off from Singapore en route to Southampton today, decked out in Princess Cruises' new livery and upgrades to accommodations, entertainment, kids' facilities, the spa and retail areas completed during a two-week dry dock.