Brandon Oscarson has worked in a variety of positions for several companies and most recently spent nine years with AMA Waterways building an impressive list of successes.
Here are some of the top reasons you should consider cruising for a vacation.
Here are the top reasons why cruises are great for holidays.
The two specialty suites are inspired by Windstar’s Forbes Five-Star sister companies The Broadmoor and Sea Island and will be rolled out to Windstar’s two other Star Plus Class yachts next: Star Breeze in spring of 2023 and Star Pride in 2024.
Alaska will have travelers throughout the year but cruising season will have rush in the span from May to September.
Daniel Farkas was unanimously approved by the Operations Committee as NCLH’s nomination for the position that rotates every two years to ensure all FCCA Member Lines have representation. He replaces Russell Benford, Vice President, Government Relations, Americas, Royal Caribbean Group, who will continue to serve on the Committee.
Caribbean itineraries include a new island each day and 32 voyages sailing January through April 2025.
Over the past 12 months the experts from Panache Cruises believe those numbers have approximately doubled to 1.3m with spending in each destination estimated at around £100m from cruise ship tourists alone.
John Kingston will be responsible for all aspects of American Queen Voyages human resources functions. Angela Composto will lead the marketing team as vice president. Alex Dormoi joins American Queen Voyages as project management officer.
Interior designer Carla Guilhem made the most of this spaciousness to create a calm and contemporary style.
From April through September 2024, guests can embark on Holland America Line’s cruises to Alaska aboard Eurodam, Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam, Westerdam and Zaandam.
Thousands of Britons are seeking to escape technology and break their mobile phone habits by booking holidays to some of the most remote locations in the world in 2023.
Christine Duffy and Emeril Lagasse invited everyone celebrating in New York and watching from home to "Choose Fun Together," which is also the theme of Carnival's 2023 advertising campaign that can be seen throughout Times Square.
The Galveston Wharves and MSC Cruises are negotiating the development of a fourth cruise terminal at the Port of Galveston. Port of Galveston would be MSC Cruises’ fourth homeport in the U.S., joining Miami and Port Canaveral (Orlando), as well as New York City launching in April 2023.
At an official handover ceremony with the Meyer Werft shipyard, P&O Cruises took ownership of Arvia, the latest addition to its fleet and, similar to its sister ship Iona, the largest cruise ship ever built for the UK market.
Another Emeril's Bistro will be part of the dining experience on Carnival Jubilee.
The partnership foresees an equity investment in Ecoventura as well as the creation of a joint venture, headed by Santiago Dunn in his new role as CEO of A&K South America.
With a portside terrace, a power-operated all-sport lounge module and convertible seating throughout the galley, this vessel has the capabilities of both a lavish living space and a sophisticated dining area.
Carnival President Christine Duffy and Chef Emeril Lagasse will 'Choose Fun Together' and Light the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball.
Before you set sail, it’s important to ensure you’re prepared for the voyage ahead.
The time-honored cruise brand is a favorite across Europe, backed by its cruise-pioneering parent Scylla that shares its tradition of excellence in river and expedition cruising since 1973.
Rotterdam sails several new Northern Europe itineraries from new homeport city of Rotterdam, Zuiderdam expands Iceland and Greenland routes, Bermuda returns.
iCON is a leading independent investment group with a focus on investing in high-quality infrastructure assets located predominantly in North America and Europe, with extensive experience investing in ports and port-related infrastructure.
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Martinoli to assume senior advisor role to Royal Caribbean Group President and CEO Jason Liberty, after building Silversea Cruises into the world's leading ultra-luxury cruise line.
In a groundbreaking industry-first, travelers can now immerse themselves with a Celebrity ship before they ever set sail in the brand's all-new, 'Wonderverse.' Visitors can also explore and book vacation itineraries; chat with ship designers and leaders including beloved American interior designer Nate Berkus, Captain Kate McCue, and the line's President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo.
The company also has agreements with the shipyard to build the unnamed second and third ships in the Icon Class for its Royal Caribbean International brand, and Mein Schiff 7, which is currently under construction for the company's TUI Cruises brand.
The celebration in Port Canaveral, Florida, honors a mother from Pennsylvania as the Godmother of the new ship.
The Shipyard and Swan Hellenic will now enter into a new agreement for the completion of the vessel, which is scheduled to be delivered to Swan Hellenic in March 2023.
Iconic cultural expedition cruise pioneer teams up with the SETI Institute to take its cruise guests’ explorations further and deeper, including into deep space. The SETI Institute is a space and Earth science research organisation supporting NASA and NSF programmes and partnering with private industry and academia to answer some of humanity’s most profound science questions.
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Recognized as a true pioneer in her field, the American geologist and oceanographer is the perfect individual to take on the illustrious role of Godmother. She will officially christen Scenic Eclipse II – at a ceremony in Malaga, Spain on 3 June 2023.
Additional Christmas Market and Douro River sailings now available.
The Cruise Line hits all-time highs in a single day of reservations and the highest volume booking week.
The demand for global cruises reached 29.7 million passengers in 2019, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
Ken Muskat will be responsible for the oversight and development of the US Market with key focus in the areas of sales, marketing, finance, revenue management and contact center working alongside colleagues from around the globe.
Avoya’s first-ever hybrid conference concludes in-person celebrating the Avoya Network and announcing new evolutions in marketing and technology.
Cruise Baltic invited tour operators from the region to join their summit in Tallin. For the first time cruise destinations, ports, cruise lines and tour operators put aside their competing interests to collaborate in a joint workshop.
The twelfth edition of the International Cruise Summit in Madrid has concluded with cruise lines confident of an extraordinary 2023 despite the international situation of rising costs and staff shortages.
World Travel Holdings Senior Vice President of Product & Operations David Crooks sat down with Norwegian Cruise Line President and CEO Harry Sommer for a Q&A. Recently, Norwegian Cruise Line announced it would pay travel advisors commission on non-commissionable fares (NCFs).
First initiative to establish standards for environmental management, ocean conservation for crewmembers and guests across global fleet.
River cruises as an industry is flourishing in Europe, United States, South East Asia, and Africa. Some popular locations on river cruises include London, Paris, Amsterdam, Budapest, Bangkok, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, New York, San Antonio, Luxor and Cairo.
MAST Travel Network has member agencies in 18 states with a heavy concentration of locations in the Midwestern U.S.
Veteran travel industry executive augments award-winning luxury yachting line team.
Gooding-Edghill, who is the former Minister of Health, noted that promoting opportunities for visitors to get a taste of local culture and cuisine through events such as Oistins Fish Fry is also having positive outcomes.
A Pennsylvania local receives the time-honored role after the cruise line's popular TikTok search.
Remarkable 22-day sailing acclaimed by guests as a true once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Trapper Martin, Shane Smartt & Associates win the Bobbye Haupt Franchise of the Year Award.
Nearly 50 cruises revisit historic ports and feature special onboard experiences.
Established luxury line of 21 years receives pverwhelming response for new Scandinavia and Northern Europe season.