Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. entered into financing agreements for the first and second Project Icon ships for Royal Caribbean International, scheduled for delivery from Meyer Turku in the first and second quarters of 2022 and 2024.
The importance of this year's Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference & Trade Show rises to an even higher level as the region recovers from hurricanes and earthquakes.
'The Caribbean is open for business and going strong,' Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corp. & plc, stressed to the financial community on Tuesday.
Three catastrophic hurricanes impacting the world's No. 1 cruise destination, the Caribbean, and the No. 1 source market, the United States, have caused big challenges for cruise sellers.
The steel cutting ceremony for the first of two Costa Cruises ships to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) was held Wednesday at Meyer Turku shipyard, Finland. The ship, named Costa Smeralda, will debut in October 2019 with a sister ship following in 2021.
The Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention in Hamburg opened with an air of great optimism on Wednesday. Although China surpassed Germany as the world's second largest cruise passenger source market last year, the market of Seatrade Europe's host country continues dynamically developing.
All delegates attending Seatrade Europe in Hamburg next month are invited to the virtual keel-laying ceremony, via live stream, for the first of AIDA’s next generation of fully LNG-powered cruise ships.
Construction of Royal Caribbean International's Quantum Ultra ship, Spectrum of the Seas, began Tuesday with the steel-cutting for Spectrum of the Seas at Meyer Werft.
A robust consumer environment and successful revenue initiatives pushed Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings' second quarter profit above expectations, and the company raised its full-year guidance.