Promoting cruise tourism was on the agenda at the 36th Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), hosted by Singapore this year.
Port Tampa Bay chalked up 814,000 passenger moves in 2016, Paul Anderson, port president and ceo, said during his State of the Port Address Wednesday.
More than 150 Platinum Members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association participated in the FCCA's annual PAMAC Cruise Summit hosted over the weekend aboard Carnival Victory.
New Brunswick's Saint John expects 66 calls and 144,000 passengers in the 2017 cruise season, making it similar to 2016—a fact welcomed by the port.
Emerald Waterways, which adds three new vessels and branches out to France and Portugal this year—is offering free or reduced airfare for all 2017 sailings.
China has recorded higher figures across 10 cruise ports in 2016, reflecting the continued growth of the market.
The first cruise ship to sail to Cuba from Port Everglades departed Tuesday on a 10-night cultural voyage around the island.
Asta Lassesen is taking over the chief commercial officer role at Hurtigruten after serving as cfo since 2011. She'll be succeeded as cfo by Torleif Ernstsen, who's joining Hurtigruten from Carnegie ASA, a financial advisory/asset management firm, on Feb. 1.