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.’
Cruise Britain estimates passenger numbers to the British Isles in 2018 will continue to show the strongest growth rate of any northern European market segment.
After debuting in Miami, Norwegian Cruise Line's 2019 newbuild, Norwegian Encore, will sail from New York City starting in April 2020 on itineraries that include Bermuda.
P&O Cruises Australia’s 77,000gt Pacific Explorer is shown anchored off Norfolk Island on a new A$2 stamp issued by Australia Post.
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.
Disney Magic will stop at Québec's Baie-Comeau on Sept. 25 and 30, among the tally of 19 cruise calls on this St. Lawrence port's calendar, making 2018 its most important year yet.
Ted Blamey, who founded Sydney-based Chart Management Consultants in 1997 to service clients in the global cruise shipping and tourism industries, told delegates at ACA 2018 in Broome that homeports and transit ports need each other.