A global search for cruising’s top '20 under 40s' came to a conclusion today as the winners of the Seatrade Cruise News competition were announced at Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon.
Dream Cruises' World Dream embarked on its first voyage from new China homeport, Shenzhen. The ship sailed from Shekou Cruise Homeport Tuesday, giving residents of the Pearl River Delta region a convenient and hassle-free travel option right at their doorstep.
Delivering the European State of the Industry address at Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon, David Dingle, CLIA Europe chairman, was brief and to the point: ‘Currently the state of the cruise industry is very good indeed. The end. Thank you very much.’
International cruise calls are back on track at Hong Kong after the territory was battered by the worst storm of the year on Sunday with gusts of up to 160 mph/ 257 km/h reported.
The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council announced a commitment of $3.9m in grant funding for cruise terminal improvements and $108,075 for security at PortMiami.
Disney Cruise Line will expand to a pair of big ships at PortMiami and gets first right to negotiate for a potential new cruise terminal on the south side of the port, according to a resolution approved by Miami-Dade County commissioners.
The six-year-old Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore (MBCCS) is installing smart sensors, video analytics and big data managed through a central command and control system to create a smart technical solution to enhance responsiveness and elevate passengers’ experience.