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.
Chairman Torstein Hagen apologized to passengers and thanked crew and rescuers as Viking Cruises pledged full support for investigations into the incident that left Viking Sky temporarily without power in stormy seas off the coast of Norway over the weekend.
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.
Port Everglades plans a public tribute to port director/CEO Steven Cernak, who died earlier this month after a battle with cancer.
Chen XinChuan, General Manager of COSCO Shipping (Xiamen), currently visiting the UK, paid a visit to Southampton Friday to take a look at Oriana, now owned by Chinese start up Twinkle Travel Cruise, a jv between China Travel Service (CTS) and China COSCO Shipping Corp Ltd (COSCO Shipping) and currently sailing on a bareboat charter to seller, P&O Cruises.
Update: As of 4:30 p.m. local time Sunday, Viking Sky was docked in Molde. Passengers were to begin flying home Sunday night.