The Caribbean tourism sector is poised to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a better than expected performance last year.
The leader of the Southern Cone Ports Corp. (Cono Sur) met with Chile's undersecretary of tourism to strategize about the promotion of cruises to Chile and the country's participation at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami.
River cruises are currently one of the hottest trends in cruising and draw a significant number of first-timers. And Alaska continues as the top growth destination for cruising a third year running.
Cruise industry trends, regional affairs and networking are on the agenda for the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association's annual cruise summit for its Platinum Members.
CLIA UK & Ireland expects to confirm more than two million British travellers took a cruise last year for the first time, as positive figures from the key 2018 summer travel season are released, revealing a 2.1% rise on the same period in 2017.
Taking an important step toward becoming a regional player in the mainstream cruise business, Chile has approved cabotage for foreign-flag ships of 400 or more passengers.
Jon Murrie, a journalist with more than 25 years’ experience in the travel industry, has taken up the newly created position of communications director with CLIA Australasia.
The Polar Collective was awarded a substantial grant from Booking Cares, a sustainability initiative of Booking.com, to develop a citizen science mobile app. The app is intended to make participation in science easy and rewarding. It also will deliver feedback to users, keeping them engaged long after the experience.