Royal Caribbean International is extending Quantum of the Seas' Singapore season through April 2021 and in doing so deepening Royal’s commitment to the region with capcity for an additional 180,000 passengers.

Oasis of the Seas marks its 10th anniversary with Royal Caribbean Interntional's largest amplification: $165m.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is debuting an extensive array of innovative plant-based cuisine. Beginning Oct. 1, more than 200 gourmet, plant-based selections will be offered at breakfast, lunch and dinner to meet the tastes of luxury travelers who follow vegan or vegetarian lifestyles, or simply wish to incorporate more plant-based fare into their diet.

DeCurtis Corp., a provider of software solutions to hospitality/travel clients including cruise lines, received a significant, majority, strategic growth investment from Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Seabourn opened bookings for the inaugural season of Seabourn Venture, the line’s first purpose-built expedition ship. Between July 2021 and April 2022, Seabourn Venture will visit remote destinations in the Arctic and Antarctica, as well as sailing in the Amazon, Caribbean, Central and South America and beyond.

To appreciate the importance of Perfect Day at CocoCay, consider that in 2020, more than 2m passengers will visit, or about half of the nearly 5m travelers who will sail with the Royal Caribbean brand.

Cruise Lines International Association Australasia and Asia md Joel Katz congratulated Australia’s incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison on his re-election last Saturday and said CLIA is pleased to have the opportunity for ongoing engagement with the Australian Government and its agencies as it works to support cruise growth.

Of the 4.75m international visitors to Cuba in 2018, approximately 800,000 arrived on ships belonging to 17 cruise lines, according to Cuba's Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR), as reported by John Kavulich, president of the New York-based US-Cuba Trade and Economic Council.

More than 5,300 Cruise Lines International Association Australasia travel agents across Australia and New Zealand have completed 100,000 online modules in under five years.

AIDA Cruises' AIDAaura made her inaugural visit to Portland Port Friday. This follows the return of sister ship AIDAvita to the port on Monday.

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