Cruise Lines International Association is urging accredited travel agent members to be more positive in selling sea holidays.
MSC Cruises signed an agreement with PortMiami for extended preferential berthing rights and the construction of a new Cruise Terminal AAA.
With beautiful Budapest as the backdrop, Crystal Ravel was named by a Hungarian godmother who nurtures classical music.
The national football team of Uruguay returned Monday from its 2018 World Cup showing aboard Crystal AirCruises’ Crystal Skye.
Le Lapérouse, the first of six Explorer-class ships for Ponant Cruises, was christened at festivities near Reykjavik (Hafnarfjörður), Iceland, by a French godmother using Veuve Clicquot and accompanied by a French Navy pipe band.
This summer, the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators is working with companies in the field to identify how the expedition cruise industry can drastically reduce the use of disposable plastics on ships. AECO will also continue to engage thousands of cruise passengers in beach cleanups in the Arctic.
Iona's centrepiece will be a stunning Grand Atrium with panoramic sea views, framed by glazed walls stretching three decks high, while a glass SkyDome atop the ship will provide a new home for entertainment, a 'hidden' nightclub and boutique cinema. And a foodie market, gastropub and laid-back cocktail lounge will be among the many new dining and drinking options.
Guinness World Records for the longest waterslide and the longest string of maritime signal flags were set Saturday in Genoa during the Costa Zena Festival, a party for Costa Cruises' 70th anniversary.