Meyer Werft delivered the first Quantum-Ultra ship, Spectrum of the Seas, to Royal Caribbean International in Bremerhaven. This vessel is customized for the China market.
Multigenerational travel is booming, with baby boomers leading the way – for now – to be followed by larger millennial and Gen Z generations, who are changing how families travel. That was the takeaway from a panel titled “Cracking the Code on Family Travel and Millennial Cruising” Wednesday at Seatrade Cruise Global.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. entered into an agreement with Chantiers de l'Atlantique for a fifth Edge-class ship for delivery in fall 2024.
Is there potential for more cruise itineraries along the vast Pacific Coast of the Americas, which stretches from Alaska in the north to Chile in the south? The topic was discussed by a panel on “The Rise of the Pacific Coast of the Americas” at Seatrade Cruise Global.
What’s fueling the demand for luxury cruises? According to executives on the luxury panel at Seatrade Cruise Global, baby boomers continue to seek upscale experiences at sea because they have disposable incomes and time to travel.
Royal Caribbean is working with IDEMIA to speed its debarkation process using IDEMIA's MFace high-speed, 3-D face capture technology. Successful trials have gone underway at Cape Liberty, New Jersey, and PortMiami, where it will go into production.
High-end expedition cruises are taking passengers to locations typically not open to sailing before. But, as part of the service, they still must provide coverage in remote locations as passengers expect to share their experiences on mobile devices in real time.
Guest technology empowering some of the iconic hotels of the world has now come to serve the cruising world.
Greece and Turkey could be facing serious issues if new cruise destinations are not developed or if saturation issues are not dealt with at existing ones.
As the river cruise industry continues to expand and evolve, the focus is on introducing innovations without building ever-bigger ships, as many mainstream ocean cruise lines have done.