In honor of US Veterans Day this month, Carnival Cruise Line is enhancing its military benefits for active and retired members of the US armed forces.
Just 170,000 Asians cruised outside of Asia in 2016. The hot spots for these 6% of Asians taking international fly-cruises and the potential for growth, particularly in the expedition sector, were topics of a Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific session.
The emerging Chinese market prefers short cruises to Korea and Japan, such destinations as Fukuoka, Jeju and Nagasaki, for 'free or cheap destination tours,' John Tercek, VP commercial development, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., told a Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific panel on itinerary planning.
National Geographic Expeditions and Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours teamed to launch a new line of National Geographic River Cruises. They'll combine Scenic’s all-inclusive luxury river cruise experience with National Geographic's 129-year legacy of science, conservation and exploration.
Genting Cruise Lines—comprising Star Cruises, Dream Cruises and Crystal Cruises—signed an agreement with Tint Tint Myanmar Group to jointly develop cruise facilities at MacLeod Island.
David Vaeafe, executive director of the American Samoa Visitors Bureau, has replaced Tahiti’s Ollivier Amaru as chairman of the South Pacific Cruise Alliance and its headquarters will move from Papeete to Pago Pago.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative, its benefits and the influence it could bring to Asia and overall global cruise travel market dynamics, was a discussion point at Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific 2017.
Coral Expeditions gm Mark Fifield unveiled details of the Cairns-based company’s new ship and its maiden 2019 itineraries at a reception in Sydney on Thursday night.
Silversea Cruises launched a limited-time offer of free shore excursions on Caribbean sailings. On select 2018 voyages of Silver Wind and Silver Muse, passengers get a free excursion in each port.