Adam Goldstein, CLIA global chairman and vice chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., told delegates at Cruise360 Australasia in Sydney on Friday that, unofficially, Australia is the world champion of cruising.
A record number of more than 600 delegates — including around 70 from New Zealand — attended the sixth annual Cruise360 Australasia conference at the Hyatt Regency Sydney on Friday.
‘The fact that we are still tendering Ovation of the Seas in Auckland during the 2019-20 season remains quite simply astounding,’ Chairman Debbie Summers told the 260 delegates at NZCA 2019.
Adam Goldstein, CLIA Global chairman and vice chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., used his keynote address at the New Zealand Cruise Association’s 2019 annual conference in Auckland to talk about the industry’s commitment to sustainability.
ID New Zealand Executive Director Debbie Summers is entering her fourth year as chairman of the New Zealand Cruise Association following the seventh annual conference in Auckland August 22-23.
Global Ports Holding (GPH) reported strong cruise results for the first six months of 2019 with revenue growing 6.6% to $23.9m.
Both Turkey’s Ege Port and Malta’s Valletta recorded significant growth.
The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association opened the FCCA Online Auction. Running until Friday, it features discounts on 14 cruises valued at more than $55,000.
On the eve of the seventh annual New Zealand Cruise Association conference, Stats NZ has released the latest ‘Cruise Ship Traveller Expenditure’ report that shows a 28% hike on the previous year to June 30.