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FleetPro hires new vp hotel operations
Seasoned hotel professional Guillermo Taleno is joining FleetPro Passenger Ship Management as vp hotel operations.
Galveston banks to finance $13m cruise terminal expansion
Three Galveston County community banks have worked together on financing for the $13m expansion of the Port of Galveston’s Cruise Terminal No. 2. Texas First Bank, HomeTown Bank and Moody…
Italy is facing another year of declining ship calls and cruise passengers, according to Francesco di Cesare, president of Risposte Turismo research and consulting company, during a press conference held…
The 2014/15 Panama Canal cruise season has officially begun with the transit of Coral Princess, in a repositioning voyage from Los Angeles, California to Ft. Lauderdale.
Cunard adds itineraries for 175th anniversary year
As Cunard prepares to celebrate its 175th anniversary next year, three new cruises on Queen Mary 2 have been announced for November 2015. Two seven day Transatlantic crossings and a…
Oasis of the Seas is currently in the Keppel Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam undergoing a planned five-year routine maintenance. Built in 2009, it is the vessel’s first drydocking and part…
If Carnival Corp. & plc realizes plans to build a $70m cruise port off Haiti's north coast, that would put three of its destinations, totaling six berths, within 100 nautical…
Bevy of deals kick off CLIA Cruise Week
Lines from Holland America to Hurtigruten, AmaWaterways to Paul Gauguin Cruises are taking part in Cruise Lines International Association's biggest annual consumer promotion, now called CLIA Cruise Week. The Oct.…
September was an outstanding month for the Port of San Francisco, according to maritime marketing manager Michael Nerney, highlighted by 14 cruise calls and the opening of the James R.…
Holland America Line canceled Veendam's Oct. 11 cruise and is sending the ship to drydock in Philadelphia to complete repairs to one of the propellers. Veendam will sail under its…
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