More details have been issued by Cruise Lines International Association about the record-breaking 4,060,000 Asians who took an ocean cruise in 2017.
Royal Caribbean's first Quantum Ultra ship will offer the line's first private enclave for suite guests, new stateroom categories, innovative dining concepts and some never-before-seen-at-sea features.
This opinion piece was written by Cindy D'Aoust, president and CEO, Cruise Lines International Association
On June 8, millions will celebrate World Oceans Day—an opportunity to reflect on the vital importance of the 71% of our globe that is essential to our lives and health, our trade and commerce, and the future of our planet. Crowds will gather worldwide to march, clean coastlines and raise awareness of the need to protect and preserve our oceans.
A 'perfect storm of positives' led to Norwegian Bliss being 'booked way beyond any new ship we've ever introduced and at higher pricing,' Norwegian Cruise Line president and CEO Andy Stuart told Seatrade Cruise News.
'We are living in a golden age', remarked Airam Diaz Pastor addressing his first MedCruise General Assembly as president of the port association.
Cruise Lines International Association said 26.7m passengers took seagoing vacations in 2017, up from the projected 25.8m and an 8% increase from the 24.7m in 2016.
A chic top deck private club exclusively for suite guests, an upscale modern Mexican restaurant, a nightclub inspired by Richard Branson’s history in the music industry and a deck lounge reminiscent of the Hamptons and Ibiza—these are among the first ship spaces revealed by Virgin Voyages.
Carnival Corp. & plc and Meraas, the government-owned Dubai developer, on Monday signed a strategic partnership aimed at transforming the emirate into a major maritime tourism hub.
Carnival Cruise Line's new 35,000-square-foot Fleet Operations Center in Miami is custom-designed for hands-on, around-the-clock monitoring and support of the line’s 26 ships.