Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline) today hosted a congressional staff delegation and the Florida Ports Council for a ride between downtown Fort Lauderdale and Virgin MiamiCentral. The group is currently in South Florida touring Port Everglades and PortMiami as well as meeting with maritime leadership.
Viking Jupiter made a first call to a Norwegian port Thursday when she was welcomed to Stavanger with a traditional plaque exchange on the bridge. Captain Atle Knutsen is very familar to both the city and the region, having both family and friends living there.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has firmed the order for a second yacht at Astillero Hijos de J. Barreras (HJB) in Vigo, Spain. The keel-laying is scheduled to take place this year, with delivery in 2021.
Following the successful rollout of Carnival Cruise Line Hub app’s ‘Pizza Anywhere’ feature, the company has added beverage delivery.
Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services established a Global Port Operations Team, providing a comprehensive range of vessel and crew services in destinations around the world.
Cruise executives from the UK, US, Spain and Germany explored Israel — with visits to cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, Haifa Port and sacred sites in and around Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem — in the first part of this week's Israel-Cyprus Cruise Summit familiarisation trip.
Creating tourism activities and facilitating transport options with the goal of handling 400,000 cruise passengers by 2025 was the focus of the second Forum on the International Cruise Industry in Québec City.
The top brass at Carnival Corp. — President and CEO Arnold Donald and Chairman Micky Arison — are going to attend the company's June 3 court date in Miami.