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.
Passengers with mobility impairment will be able to participate in group shore excursions at Costa Cruises thanks to a new program involving the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (AISM) and Costa Crociere Foundation.
Oceania Cruises unveiled guest service enhancements as part of the line’s OceaniaNEXT initiative, including the ability to apply shipboard credit prior to sailing and the novel extension of on-board booking benefits.
Nearly 20 companies from the commercial shipping and cruise industries have joined forces to advocate for exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) and adherence to the International Maritime Organization's 0.5% global sulfur cap in 2020.
The first Disney Cruise Line ship to sail the St. Lawrence, Disney Magic, arrived in Québec City Wednesday to a welcome by more than 5,000 residents and officials.
Lindblad Expeditions took the wraps off the interior design of its first polar newbuild and said National Geographic Endurance will enter service in early 2020 with eight Arctic itineraries, including a Northeast Passage trek.
San Francisco native Eric Baliantz has been a seafarer since he was 19, working all over the world on many types of ships—car carriers, container vessels, bulkers, general cargo tramp ships, an anti-piracy patrol ship in the Mozambique Channel and scientific research vessels.
In early 2020, Disney Cruise Line will cast off from a new homeport, New Orleans, and return to the Hawaiian Islands.
Carnival Cruise Line signed a preferred supplier agreement with the Western Association of Travel Agents consortium (WESTA).
Carnival Corp. & plc posted record third quarter earnings despite fuel and currency headwinds, and affirmed its full-year guidance at the higher end of its earlier range. However, shares sank more than 8% in early trading with fuel costs and currency expected to cost the company 11 cents per share in the fourth quarter.
Princess Cruises said guest satisfaction scores from Caribbean Princess since early September indicate passengers enjoy using their OceanMedallion.