Cruising's most important global destination—the Caribbean—has largely bounced back from 2017's devastaging hurricanes but still faces a bundle of challenges. Vulnerable ecosystems, rising sea levels, regional debt, outdated funding mechanisms, inequality and inadequate tourism infrastructure investment are some of them.
Virgin Voyages' first ship, Scarlet Lady, will feature Cuba as one of the destinations during its inaugural 2020 cruise season.
The Italian and French shipbuilding industry associations ASSONAVE and GICAN have inked a common 'Research, Development and Innovation Road Map for Shipbuilding.'
Following the recent end of the SkySea Cruise Line joint venture and Norwegian Cruise Line’s decision to move its built-for-China ship, Norwegian Joy, to Alaska in spring 2019, there are concerns China’s cruise industry is on the decline after a decade of double-digit growth. However, the central government authorities and major cruise lines gave a differing and more bullish view during Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific on Wednesday.
The state government of Tasmania today released a 2017/18 cruise market update and regional ports review which has been embraced by CLIA Australasia.
Disney Cruise Line welcomed the Bahamas government's approval for its proposal to develop a destination in South Eleuthera with a berth, beach and recreational areas, marina and trails, plus conservation and cultural elements.
In its first year, Guardians of the Coast—promoted by the Costa Crociere Foundation and one of Italy's biggest citizen science projects—engaged thousands of students.
Genting Cruise Lines—comprising Star Cruises, Dream Cruises and Crystal Cruises—signed a new memorandum of understanding with Indonesia’s state-owned terminal operator, PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (PERSERO), as part of an ongoing commitment to develop the country's cruise industry.
For its upcoming conference and trade show in Puerto Rico, the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association expects to draw both the most cruise executives and high-level government officials in the event's 25-year history.