Preserving South Georgia's shores, recycling plastic in the Philippines, growing fresh vegetables in the high Arctic, training rescue dogs and preserving the polar bear population were all projects awarded funds by Hurtigruten Foundation in 2018.
New initiatives at Disney Cruise Line aim to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry. The debut of Capt. Minnie Mouse, new youth programs and the funding of scholarships are designed to empower girls and young women to pursue careers in the cruise industry and chart a course for success.
Kelly Arison will serve as the godmother for Carnival Sunrise when the ship is renamed during May 23 festivities in New York. Her mother Madeleine, the wife of Carnival Corp. & plc chairman Micky Arison, served as godmother for the ship when it entered service as Carnival Triumph in 1999.
The Apollo Group, a full-service hospitality management company, is turning 50. To celebrate the milestone, the Miami-based company is donating a $25,000 scholarship to Florida International University's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.
Today, in honor of International Women’s Day, Celebrity Cruises will 'Ring the Bell on the 7 Seas' for the equality, advancement and accomplishments of women and the men who support their efforts.
Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services, a global expert in ground handling and port agency services, formed a new partnership with Mercy Ships. This will focus on the charity's training and capacity-building initiatives in countries served by hospital ship Africa Mercy.