Cruise visitors to Montréal step off their ship from the newly modernized terminal at Alexandra Pier into the city's birthplace. It is one of the world's increasingly few city-center terminals, a place front and center where people can easily stroll—or ride in a horse carriage or a Tesla taxi—through block after block of enticements.
Master classes will be held at Cruise360 in Sydney on August 25, as well as keynote addresses, networking opportunities and an interactive trade show.
Bruce Krumrine, vp shore excursions for Princess Cruises, Holland America Line and Seabourn, is the keynote speaker for Cruise New Zealand 2017 to be held in the Auckland Museum on August 29.
Aiming high, Canada/New England by 2026 wants to be a premier, year-round cruise destination that welcomes dozens of international lines, hundreds of ship calls and more than 1m cruisers annually.
By partnering with the Breakaway International Travel Industry Club, CLIA Australasia has given its members in Australia and New Zealand access to an extensive range of discounted travel products—including cruises.
Cruise.com, one of the largest online cruise sellers, joined Cruise Lines International Association as a premier agency member.
Three-quarters of travel agents report higher cruise sales this year than last, along with higher customer spending, especially on excursions.
Bud Darr, a key figure at Cruise Lines International Association for the past six-plus years, is leaving to take a new role with the MSC Group.
New Zealand has been named as one of the world’s top performing cruise markets with a leap of 36% in passenger numbers to a record 90,184 in 2016.
Cruise lines and ports have associations. Why not crew, shoreside employees and suppliers?