Lisa Bauer — who held senior executive posts at Royal Caribbean International before roles with International Cruise & Excursions (ICE) and, most recently, Delta Air Lines — is now leading retail giant Starboard Cruise Services.
Some 200 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Platinum Members, colleagues and families are heading to St. Maarten this week to meet with more than 20 executives from FCCA member lines for the FCCA PAMAC Conference.
The Ukrainian master of the Swiss-registered Viking Sigyn, involved in a deadly collision with a tour boat in Budapest on May 29, is also under investigation in connection with the collision of Viking Idun and a Maltese tanker on the Scheldt in April.
Norwegian Getaway completed its first sailing after the ship’s extensive refurbishment, which added new venues and artwork, updated social spaces and refreshed accommodations and decor.
Crystal said its entire fleet will be free of plastic straws by June 8, World Oceans Day.
To mark World Oceans Day, Ponant announced its Ponant Foundation, an initiative set up to promote sustainable tourism.