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.
An exclusive look inside Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s cutting-edge Innovation Lab, led by EVP maritime Harri Kulovaara and his team, along with a profile of Tom Wolber—the first interview he's given as president and CEO of Crystal Cruises—are among the highlights of Seatrade Cruise Review's December digital issue, just out.
Fees are planned to go up at 17 US national parks in 2018, including two that are important attractions for cruise ship visitors: Alaska's Denali and Maine's Acadia.
What's driving the strength of demand for cruises compared to the softer retail market?
Charting a new frontier in cruising, Ponant ordered a luxury icebreaker with an electric hybrid system powered by liquefied natural gas, from Fincantieri's Vard. The contract price is approximately €270m.
Carnival Corp. & plc is partnering with Univision Communications, the leading Spanish-language network in the US develop a prime-time series that uses travel to reunite families as they overcome hardships created by illness, separation and other challenges.
Princess Cruises will offer its largest Canada/New England deployment in autumn 2019 and the chance to visit Greenland round-trip from New York aboard Caribbean Princess.
Contracts for the seventh and eighth ships for Viking Ocean Cruises at Fincantieri have become effective, and the company exercised the option for a ninth and 10th newbuild.
Passengers embarked Viking Sun today at PortMiami for Viking's inaugural world cruise, a five-month sojourn to London.
De Hoop laid the keel for Celebrity Flora, a newbuild destined for year-round Galápagos service, at a ceremony in Tolkamer, Netherlands.