Global Ports Holding plc (GPH), announced the appointment of Dr Ece Gürsoy as chief legal officer.

UK southwest port of Plymouth is the newest member to join Cruise Britain as part of ambitious plans to re-position itself as a serious cruise destination ahead of the city's Mayflower 400 commemorations in 2020.

North American travelers can save up to $1,250 per person on Hurtigruten's cruises to Norway, Antarctica, the Americas and the Arctic sailing this April through March next year.

After its inaugural seasons in Alaska and the Caribbean, Norwegian Bliss is moving to New York in fall 2019. The ship will sail from there through April 2020, on cruises to the Bahamas and the southern and western Caribbean.

With Azamara Club Cruises' third ship to sail a South America season in 2018/19, the line unveiled new add-on packages including the Galápagos via sister brand Celebrity Cruises.

The Port of Galveston achieved a new milestone in December, embarking 113,488 passengers, surpassing previous volumes and setting a record as the busiest month since the port began its cruise business in September 2000.

Silver Whisper cast off from Los Angeles this week on a world voyage that will encompass Pacific island paradises, ancient and modern wonders of Asia and the marvels of Arabia before arriving in Civitavecchia (Rome) in May.

Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, New Jersey, chalked up record passenger volumes in 2017. The port handled 593,403 passenger movements, a 15% increase from 2016.

Carnival Cruise Line resumed calls at St. Thomas on Tuesday with a day-long visit by Carnival Glory.

Steven Young, previously director port services & government affairs, has been promoted to vp port & shore operations for Carnival UK's P&O Cruises and Cunard.

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