Following a $200m renovation in Cadiz, Spain, the former Carnival Triumph made its debut Monday as Carnival Sunrise at Norfolk’s Decker Half Moone Cruise Center.

New initiatives at Disney Cruise Line aim to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry. The debut of Capt. Minnie Mouse, new youth programs and the funding of scholarships are designed to empower girls and young women to pursue careers in the cruise industry and chart a course for success.

AIDAluna resumed service today with new shopping and dining options and a technical upgrade following an overhaul at Blohm+Voss Shipyard in Hamburg that began April 3.

Virgin Voyages is returning to its Virgin brand roots by creating a music experience aboard Scarlet Lady that features a record shop, a private karaoke/gaming lounge and curated music and performances by up-and-coming artists and trendsetters.

Brenda Yester Baty joined retail giant Starboard Cruise Services in the newly created role of chief commercial officer. She will guide the company’s integration of business insights, shopper and market intelligence into operational execution and program development.

Celebrity Edge debuted to great acclaim but no line can float on a single ship so Celebrity Cruises is updating its fleet to the tune of $500m. The latest to emerge transformed in 'The Celebrity Revolution' is Celebrity Summit.

Celebrity Millennium has emerged with redesigned staterooms and suites, 30 new accommodations, an exclusive suites lounge and sun deck, reimagined restaurants and bars, a redesigned spa and casino and new designer boutiques.

Belize's long-awaited Stake Bank Cruise Port is a 'go.' The 25-acre island project just off Belize City will shorten the current long tender ride to Belize Tourism Village by providing berths for four cruise ships, plus expedited tours dispatch, beaches, a crafts market and retail, dining, cabanas, over-water bungalows and crew facilities.