Carnival Corp. & plc said it would invest as much as $400m to expand innovative exhaust gas cleaning technology to more than 70 vessels across its brands, up from 32 announced last year.
Veteran cruise line executives John Severini and Art Rodney along with travel educator Marc Mancini formed a consultancy for travel and tourism businesses.
Princess Cruises president Jan Swartz was on hand to greet passengers embarking for the maiden voyage of Regal Princess on Tuesday in Venice. The seven-day inaugural sailing will call at Corfu and Mykonos with an overnight in Istanbul.
Standard and Poor's Ratings Services raised its outlook on Royal Caribbean to 'positive' from 'stable' on the expectation of improved operating performance over the next year and affirmed the company's 'BB' corporate credit rating.
With repairs being completed to Costa Deliziosa in Valencia, Spain, the ship is now scheduled to operate a revised cruise from Savona on May 23.
Norwegian Cruise Line said it will invest more than $250m in a program focused on spreading 'new enhancements, experiences and transformations' across the fleet as it seeks to elevate its offering in line with Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway.
Costa Deliziosa remains in Valencia, Spain, as specialists work to fix the technical problem that caused a blackout lasting several hours Sunday night while the ship was at berth.
Star Cruises invited Hong Kong-based Michelin chef Kenny Chan to join passengers from Hong Kong, Russia and around the world aboard SuperStar Virgo for an epicurean journey to Taiwan.
Hurtigruten's North American office created a new 'all products' 2015 brochure that encompasses the Norwegian coastal voyage and explorer voyages to Iceland Greenland, Spitsbergen and Antarctica.