In conjunction with sales opening today, Virgin Voyages revealed every cruise will feature The Beach Club, a Virgin experience in Bimini, Bahamas.
President and CEO Tom McAlpin has just set off on what he called a 'whirlwind tour'—but, given that his company is Virgin Voyages, it's more like a rock star tour.
A remarkable transformation of three vessels is taking place at Gulf Island Shipyards in Houma, Louisiana. There, a paddlewheeler is being built for American Queen Steamboat Co. (AQSC), and the two coastal vessels of Victory Cruise Lines are being refurbished under the new ownership of AQSC.
Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard and member of DIV Group, in partnership with Fincantieri Group, have submitted a bid to restructure the troubled Uljanik Group including the Uljanik and 3 MAJ shipyards.
The Port of Galveston finalized a new agreement with Disney Cruise Line extending preferential berthing agreement rights for an additional 10 years with an option to renew for two additional five year periods, effective Nov. 1, 2018.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises ordered a third ship in its 750-passenger series at Fincantieri. The sister of Seven Seas Explorer and of 2020's Seven Seas Splendor is scheduled for 2023 delivery.
MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade County inked a letter of intent outlining a big increase in passenger throughput and two new cruise terminals, or one large enough to handle two huge ships at the same time. MSC would design, build and operate the facilities at its own expense.