Oceania Cruises has wave-season offers for all 2017-2018 sailings that include airfare and free, unlimited Internet plus a selection of amenities. In addition, the line has a premium economy air upgrade for Europe. Also, travelers 17 and under sail free on certain summer voyages.
Costa Group ceo Michael Thamm added responsibility for Carnival Corp. & plc's Asia operations as ceo Carnival Asia.
Travelers who book by March 31, 2017, can save on all 2018 voyages with Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises.
Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic's new ship arriving in June 2018 will be called National Geographic Venture. It's the sister of this year's National Geographic Quest and both incorporate special features—from the innovative bow to the customized Mark V Zodiacs—that maximize wildlife-viewing and expedition adventures.
The record cruise ship orderbook got a further boost with Fincantieri signing a memorandum of agreement with Carnival Corp. & plc for one new ship each for Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. The order is valued at more than €1bn.
With its favorable booked occupancy and pricing trends, balanced global capacity, investments that should drive revenues and the lowest leverage of the cruise giants, Carnival Corp. is Wells Fargo's top pick among leisure-sector stocks for 2017.