Paul Gauguin Cruises is debuting a seven-night 'Society Islands & Tahiti Iti' itinerary along with new shore and scuba diving excursions. The line claims to be the first to visit Vairao in Tahiti Iti, the smaller of two landmasses comprising the island of Tahiti.

Flynn Cruiseport Boston will host the 20th edition of the Cruise Canada/New England Symposium, May 30 through June 1.

Global Ports Holding has been awarded a concession by the Port Authority of Zadar to operate its Gazanica cruise and passenger port for a duration of 20 years, subject to final agreement.

CLIA Australasia has launched its newest cruise destination course - Cruising Northern Europe - which covers 48 ports across 13 countries.

Around one third of Spaniards who opted for a cruise holiday in 2017 chose Pullmantur Cruceros. According to data recently published by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), a total of 510,000 Spaniards took a cruise in 2017, which represents a 6.5% increase on the previous year.

Sandy Nerlich, regional director North America for Tourism Western Australia, has released a brochure on Kimberley expedition cruising for the US market in US dollars.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises will hold the naming ceremony for its second expedition newbuild, Hanseatic Inspiration, in Antwerp. While several river-cruise vessels have been christened there, this marks the first ocean-going cruise ship naming for the Belgian port.

Coral Expeditions is looking to expand itineraries in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea for its new ship, Coral Adventurer, which is currently being built at Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard’s Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam.


Alaska cruises jumped to the top spot from last year’s fifth place to become the most booked domestic vacation for 2018, according to findings from Travel Leaders Group’s 2018 Travel Trends Survey.

MSC Cruises, which has been selling Cuba voyages for some time to non-US citizens, is branching out with Miami round-trips that, for the first time for the line, can carry Americans.

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