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.
Silversea became the latest upscale line to extend free, unlimited Wi-Fi to passengers booking any category accommodation, on all ships, including those in its expedition fleet—though not everybody is entitled to high-speed Internet. This starts with voyages sailing in April.
Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, has been selected to participate in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) hosted by the US secretary of defense.
Celestyal Cruises appointed three new members to its North American team. Maria Moreau is brand marketing and social media executive; Roger Poulard is business development manager, Northeast US and Eastern Canada; and Kelly Predmesky is business development manager, Southeast US and Caribbean.
Poseidon Expeditions, specialist in Arctic and Antarctica cruises, is sponsoring a symposium at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, that will address polar issues including climate change.
Fincantieri posted a €53m profit on record high revenues exceeding €5bn in 2017. The profit was up 279% from the €14m in 2016, while revenues climbed to €5.02bn, 13% higher than the €4.43bn the year before.
Imagine provisioning cruise ships that operate in such far-flung areas as the Northwest Passage, Greenland and Antarctica, while providing an upscale and memorable experience with regional dishes and customizing the hospitality offering for brands that carry a wide range of nationalities, from Germans and Danes to Americans, Australians and Chinese.
Cunard's 'Oceans of Discovery' program from November 2019 through April 2020 includes Queen Mary 2's world cruise, a series of grand voyages and 10 maiden calls in Japan, Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Seattle-based UnCruise Adventures expanded its theme sailings in 2018 to feature Alaska insiders, including authors, memoirists, glaciologists, bear and salmon experts, nature writers, a historian, ethnobotanist, marine ecologist and cultural heritage guides from Alaska Native Voices.
Carnival Paradise resumed service from Port Tampa Bay following the dry dock addition of a water park, 38 new cabins, 98 balconies and a host of food and beverage venues.