Seatrade Cruise Personality of the Year went to Douglas Prothero, CEO, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, while Outstanding Contribution Award went to Fred Danska, director-cruise, at Wärtsilä, and Port Personality of the Year to Betty MacMillan, cruise development manager, Port Saint John.
Connecticut-based tour operator Tauck is launching a new 'Alaska's Inside Passage' cruise for 2019 that will be highlighted by up to six daily shore excursion choices, with all selections already built into Tauck's all-inclusive prices.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection's Caribbean Shore Collection aims to provide an intimate look at each destination and its culture, along with one-of-a-kind experiences at hotels and resorts within Marriott International’s luxury portfolio.
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.
The American Queen Steamboat Co. added three new Columbia River cruises this fall aboard American Empress. The five-day sailings sail round-trip from Vancouver, Washington, just across the river from Portland, Oregon.
Next summer, MSC Fantasia will spend a full day at Naples in southern Italy, giving time for such activities as sampling the seafood, pizza and, arguably, the best coffee in Italy, touring Pompeii, visiting the island of Capri, exploring Sorrento or taking in the Amalfi Coast and Ravello.
U by Uniworld is branching out with an expanded itinerary in northern France on The B ship, along with new excursions and on-board amenities—including riverboat rooftop camping—across the fleet in 2019.
A warden from the Broome Bird Observatory will speak at the closing breakfast at the Australian Cruise Association’s annual conference in Broome, in Western Australia’s Kimberley region, next week.
Princess Cruises, which made its first cruise to Auckland with its Love Boat, Pacific Princess, 33 years ago, will bring almost 100,000 passengers to New Zealand in the coming 2018/19 season.