The Southern Cone Ports Corp. (Conosur) elected Gonzalo Davagnino Vergara, logistics manager at the Port of Valparaíso, as president and acknowledged the accomplishments of outgoing two-term president Sebastián Montero Lira.
'We have been spending far too much time lately marketing on price, not on brand. That has already changed,' Cunard Line CEO David Dingle said in an interview focused on the North American market, which he wants to build. 'We have such a wonderful brand proposition.'
Over the coming weeks and through the next year, a bevy of events will continue attention on Queen Mary 2's 10th birthday, then the 100th anniversary of Lusitania's sinking and Cunard's 175th anniversary.
The new Celebrity Suite Club gives special incentives and rewards to US and Canadian travel agents that range from a $100 gift card for every suite booking to a vacation in a suite.
Québec's Trois‐Rivières will offer a choral send-off for cruise ships this season and is expanding its waterfront market of local products and souvenirs.
Royal Caribbean International’s 'Buy One, Get One 50 Percent Off' promotion applies to cruises in 2015 and early 2016.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary of ocean cruising, German operator Phoenix Reisen announced special offers.
Adventure Canada is to charter Ocean Endeavour, replacing the smaller Sea Adventurer on exploration cruises beginning with 2015 Arctic summer.