Nautilus International Holding Corp. hired Anthony Newman as president of Metro Cruise Services, a nationwide provider of cruise terminal management, ship’s agency, stevedoring, ground services, shore excursions and terminal security services.

Avoya Travel chairman and founder Pal Anderson—the father of Van and Brad Anderson—died Feb. 10. He was 96.

Pullmantur Cruises created training sessions for 250 Spanish travel agents at which they were invited to go on a sensory trip exploring the British Islands, one of the line’s newest itineraries for summer 2019.

Maritime services provider Nisomar is handling a second Chile season for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.

Ahead of introducing William Wordsworth and George Eliot in the spring, Riviera River Cruises unveiled a sales incentive for North American travel agents.

Windstar Cruises unveiled a new travel agency recognition program, Club 180, a riff on the company's '180 Degrees from Ordinary' tagline. The multi-tier program is designed to reward top-producing agencies with a Top 10 Platinum distinction, a top 11-20 Gold award and a 21+ Silver category.

Carnival Cruise Line launched a new print advertising campaign developed in collaboration with SapientRazorfish aimed at travel trade publications serving the agent community. The ads emphasize what makes travel advisers special—their ability to deliver transformative experiences at sea to clients.

Quark Expeditions teamed with Passport Online to make its schedules and pricing for trips to the Arctic and Antarctica available on thousands of travel agency websites.

River cruises are currently one of the hottest trends in cruising and draw a significant number of first-timers. And Alaska continues as the top growth destination for cruising a third year running.

CLIA UK & Ireland has announced that the second keynote speaker at its three-day conference, taking place in Southampton from May 15-17, will be Virgin Voyages’ president and ceo Tom McAlpin.


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