The Port of Fåborg on Fyn Island in southern Denmark is launching a cruise marketing campaign to attract small expedition and luxury ships. Phoenix Reisen's Deutschland called Thursday, and will return July 17, and next year on Aug. 3, while visits from other vessels are also scheduled.
Wendy Wu, the Tibetan-born Chinese-Australian living in London who launched Wendy Wu Tours in Sydney in 1994 when she took her first group of Australians to China, will build a Mekong River ship in partnership with Vietnam’s Thien Minh Group.
KfW IPEX-Bank is providing approximately €786m to Carnival Corp. & plc for the construction of P&O Cruises' newbuild at Meyer Werft, due for May 2022 delivery.
Carnival UK led a group of high-profile British businesses and trade bodies in signing a new charter aimed at tackling gender diversity in the maritime sector.
The cruise industry contributed a record €47.86bn to the European economy in 2017, according to new figures released by Cruise Lines International Association in its updated European Economic Contribution Report.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. entered into a 364-day unsecured term loan agreement to finance part of the purchase price for a 66.7% stake in Silversea Cruises.
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) announced a non-repayable contribution of $329,000 to fund the Atlantic Canada Cruise Association's marketing activities for three more years.
Costa Cruises has undertaken a survey of the Port of Genoa to find a suitable location for a cruise terminal, president Neil Palomba said, adding that it would be about five years before such a facility could be operational.