Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. launched GoBe.com, a digital travel company that may be the company's answer to capturing a chunk of the 'independents'—passengers who don't book cruise line excursions. But it goes beyond that.
Viking Cruises' new Resident Historian program provides an enhanced level of enrichment for passengers on its ocean ships. A specially selected faculty will present a high-level historical and cultural education specific to the journey so travelers can understand the major chapters in world history.
In 2018/19, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 1,350-guest Balmoral, will be sailing from Edinburgh (Rosyth) for the first time, operating a total of nine cruises. Itineraries between May and July, include a five-night Norwegian fjords departure, a 14-night Baltic discovery, and a nine-night German Waterways cruise.
Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. signed a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) to enhance internet and entertainment services across its Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) brand’s fleet of 14 ships.
ALMACO is contracted to build the catering areas onboard Saga Cruises’ first newbuild at Meyer Werft. The vessel is due for delivery in summer of 2019, with an option for a second ship expected to enter service in 2021.
Speedcast International Ltd, provider of fully managed, end-to-end remote communication and IT solutions, announced it supplied, ‘an unprecedented amount' of data and voice connectivity to its cruise fleet customers in 2016, totaling 5.5 Gbps(gigabits per second).
Port terminal operators SCH expects one of its busiest Southampton cruise seasons for many years in 2017 by handling around 100 ship calls, with more than half under the umbrella of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL).
Oceania Cruises announced 10 new journeys to Cuba in 2018. All sail round-trip PortMiami. Itineraries range from seven to 10 days; all visit Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba.