Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Seven Seas Mariner sailed from Sydney Saturday night on the company’s first circumnavigation of Australia after a concert on board for passengers and patrons of Opera Australia.
Renowned for its heavy metal cruises, TUI Cruises is branching out with a carnival-themed sailing in the Mediterranean and a 'schlager' pop music cruise in the Baltic.
Costa Cruises' concession to manage the cruise areas and services at the port of Savona has been extended to 2044 by the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority.
TUI Group reported 2018 cruise segment earnings of €324m before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortization, a nearly 27% increase from 2017, on turnover of €901.9m, a 10.7% increase.
Argentina's Transport Ministry unveiled a modernization plan for the Port of Buenos Aires. The public-private project, an investment of $1.9bn over 50 years, will separate cargo and cruise operations and includes a new cruise terminal, among other improvements.
The pace of the LNG revolution in cruising has accelerated over the past three years, according to the latest Seatrade Cruise News Annual Survey of Cruise Ports which was carried out last month.
The recent opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge sees Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) planning to develop cruise tourism in the mainland China and Macao hinterland offering Bridge+Cruise travel products, according to Peter Lam, board member of HKTB.