Crystal Yacht Cruises is being rebranded as Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises and will deliver ships in 2019, 2020 and 2021, while Crystal Cruises' first large Exclusive-class ship was put back another year, to 2022. The line also plans 'massive enhancements' for Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity in the next two years to offer full open-seating dining on both ships and more suites.
Princess Cruises appointed Negin Kamali to director, public relations. She brings nearly 17 years of PR expertise, having developed communications strategies, creating innovative programs and managing public relations for major consumer lifestyle brands like Mattel, Nestlé and wine brands within Ste. Michelle Wines Estates including Columbia Crest and Chateau Ste. Michelle.
Nearly 35% of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ global on-board talent will be sourced from Australia, with auditions commencing Tuesday in Sydney.
Spring O'Brien has been selected to handle Oceania Cruises' public relations.
Stockholm is growing in popularity as a cruise destination. This year the region will be visited by 270 cruise ships carrying a record number of 650,000 passengers.
In spring 2018 two more newbuilds will make their debut with Crystal River Cruises as Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel embark on their maiden voyages on April 9 and May 10, respectively.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Meyer Werft executives gathered at the shipyard's laser center in Papenburg on Friday for the ceremonial start of construction of Norwegian Bliss, set for delivery in spring 2018.
UnCruise Adventures is highlighting Mexico's Sea of Cortés with savings of $600 per couple on cruises departing Nov. 12 through Feb. 4. The offer is exclusive to travel agents on bookings confirmed Oct. 29 through Nov. 30. Offer code MA6UZ116 should be used.
Elaine Forbes was appointed by Mayor Ed Lee as executive director of the Port of San Francisco after serving as interim director for eight months following the resignation of longtime director Monique Moyer.
The well-known Asian destinations have benefited from the growth of cruising for years, but new destinations and improved port infrastructure are needed to sustain the market growth, industry players said Wednesday.
The Canaveral Port Authority is making final preparations for the Nov. 5 arrival of Oasis of the Seas, its largest homeporting ship.
Royal Caribbean International is looking to improve its distribution system in China and has made considerable investments for this effort, according to Michael Bayley, president and ceo.
Scanship has been awarded contracts to supply its total clean ship systems for the two polar-class expedition vessels to be built for Hurtigruten at Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway. The scope of supply includes garbage handling, food waste processing and wastewater treatment with systems for collecting, transfer and purification.
P&O Cruises Australia’s vp marketing and sales Simon Cheng released details of an exclusive partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia at the 2016 World’s Leading Cruise Lines biennial Partnership Summit aboard Carnival Spirit.
American Queen Steamboat Co. released the first renderings and opened reservations for its new, boutique, all-suite American Duchess.
Cruise shipbuilding is the ‘real crown’ that China State Shipbuilding Corp. (CSSC) is gunning for, as no Chinese shipyard has ever built a large cruise ship despite the booming Chinese cruise market, according to Wu Qiang, general manager of CSSC.
Princess Cruises’ vp Australia and New Zealand Stuart Allison announced the company’s longest world cruise from Sydney in 2018 at the 2016 World’s Leading Cruise Lines Partnership Summit aboard Carnival Spirit.
Carnival Spirit will continue to sail Down Under and won't be going to China in 2018 after all.
China has spelled out ambitious goals to make further progress on its already fast-developing cruise industry, with Shanghai’s Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal aiming for strong growth in the years ahead, according to Madam Wang Hong, secretary general, CPC Baoshan district of Shanghai Municipal Committee.
China holds vast potential to be the world's largest cruise market but for lines to tap this huge yet fragmented market is no easy feat, according to panelists at the opening session of the Seatrade Asia Pacific Cruise Congress in Shanghai Baoshan.
Holland America Group ceo Stein Kruse has blown past his $2,500 breast cancer fundraising goal in the Real Men Wear Pink campaign, pulling in more than $29,000 to date.
While most of the Bahamas escaped serious damage from Hurricane Matthew and cruise ships have been calling at Nassau and are returning to the various private islands, an exception is Freeport.