Mexico's ITM Group is reportedly proposing a $130m development at Grand Bahama Island that would expand and improve the Freeport cruise berths and create an adventure park around the Grand Lucayan resort.
Craig Milan, one of Virgin Voyages' earliest hires, has left to pursue other interests. His duties were assumed by Diana Block Garcia.
Panama President Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez said MSC Cruises has shown interest in establishing a homeport at the new Panama Cruise Terminal at Amador, which is half-way to completion.
Fincantieri's Ancona shipyard handed over Viking Jupiter, the sixth in a series of 930-passenger ships for Viking Cruises.
St. Maarten, one of the Caribbean's leading cruise destinations and one of the places hardest hit by 2017's Hurricane Irma, handled nearly 1.6m cruise passengers in 2018. Moreover, the port surpassed pre-Irma arrival numbers in the second half of the year.
When Caribbean Princess emerges from drydock in June it will debut the The Reef Family Splash Zone, offering a refined, playful and relaxing area for adults and kids to enjoy the sun and water together.
Orlando-based theme park and entertainment company SeaWorld Entertainment bagged Gus Antorcha as CEO and board member. He'll start Feb. 18.
Seabourn's 2020 Alaska season features new seven-day cruises heading north and south, optional (for charge) Ventures by Seabourn guided kayak, Zodiac and hiking tours and two pre- and post-cruise 'Seabourn Journeys.'
Ahead of introducing William Wordsworth and George Eliot in the spring, Riviera River Cruises unveiled a sales incentive for North American travel agents.