Paul Papalia, Western Australia’s tourism minister who opened ACA 2018 at the Indian Ocean-front Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa, said major upgrades to the port will establish Broome as a touchpoint destination for new cruise lines.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced a strong vote of confidence in expedition newbuild Crystal Endeavor, saying she would like to sail on it during today's keel-laying festivities at MV Werften in Stralsund.
The Port of Seattle and Sound Transit, with Sound Transit mascot Zap Gridlock, on Friday handed out 500 free light rail tickets to disembarking cruise passengers to encourage them to spend time in Seattle before taking Link light rail to the airport. Later this month Sound Transit and the port will surprise 500 airport passengers with a similar in-terminal giveaway.
The cruise industry contributed a record €47.86bn to the European economy in 2017, according to new figures released by Cruise Lines International Association in its updated European Economic Contribution Report.
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) announced a non-repayable contribution of $329,000 to fund the Atlantic Canada Cruise Association's marketing activities for three more years.
On its journey to summer homeport Seattle, Norwegian Bliss has been breaking records every step of the way as the largest cruise ship to transit the Panama Canal and to visit the US West Coast. Today at Pier 66 Bliss is turning heads, stopping joggers and bikers in their tracks and getting photographed like crazy.
New itineraries to Cuba and the eastern Caribbean were the theme of an event that kicked off the cruise season at Boston's Flynn Cruiseport.
The Port of Seattle is embarking on another record cruise season with the arrival of the first ship, Norwegian Sun. The just-delivered Norwegian Bliss is due May 30, becoming the largest cruise ship on the West Coast.