TUI Cruises and Meyer Turku signed an agreement for two more cruise ships. The newbuilds, planned for 2018 and 2019, will successively replace Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2. The first two TUI Cruises ships will be passed on to Thomson Cruises within TUI Group.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is expanding its presence in the Australia and Pacific region by establishing a sales and marketing office based in Sydney, to be led by Steve Odell, most recently Silversea Cruises' president Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Interbrands USA, a division of Interbrands Wines & Spirits, announced Deborah Golden, who joined Interbrands USA in 2014 as vp sales and marketing, will be leaving to pursue other interests and her own Miami-based consulting business, Golden and Company.
Hurtigruten acquired an expedition ship that will be reconstructed for polar waters and upgraded prior to entering service on the Norwegian Coastal Voyage route.
The four LNG-powered cruise ships for the Costa Group are expected to be 'dramatically more efficient'—overall, as much as more than 40% more efficient.
Total ships: 30
Total berths: 97,852
Total Order Book Value:$23,654,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$266,933