World’s largest cruise company reaffirms commitment to sustainability with new 2,030 targets and 2,050 aspirations incorporating six focus areas to further strengthen environmental, social and governance performance.
Two ships operating West Coast departures from San Diego and four ships sailing in the Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale; Koningsdam to make West Coast debut with cruises to Mexico, Hawaii and California coast; Rotterdam sails maiden season in Caribbean.
Michael Scheiner, innovative global lifestyle brand marketer for Tommy Hilfiger, Abercrombie & Fitch and more to take line's new-luxury positioning forward.
Revealed as Icon of the Seas, the cruise line's first LNG-powered ship will make waves in fall 2023.
New data reveals cruise travelers are taking longer trips and want to cruise as soon as possible; Millennials and Gen Z look for a lower price and environmentally-friendly policies.
Eurodam maintains recently announced Mediterranean season through October; Nieuw Statendam and Volendam cruises will be canceled; Rotterdam’s season shifted.
Bringing industry veteran Mark Bryant aboard as Eastern Regional Sales Director.
Part of the CDC’s order for resuming cruises is for ‘simulated voyages’, where volunteer passengers can stay for at least three days and two nights replicating a normal cruise with only 10% of normal passenger capacity, acting as a form of test.
Celebrity Millennium leads the industry in return to sailing in North America, setting the stage for a return to Summer cruising.
In 2019, the entire cruise industry generated $27.4bn in revenue, revealed the Statista data. After the pandemic struck, revenues plummeted by 88% in a year to $3.3bn in 2020.
One-day summit with Growth Masterclass workshops hosted by Dream Vacations takes place Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST
Freedom of the Seas to kick off the cruise line's return by Fourth of July, before a full-fleet return by year's end.
The brand’s fourth ship will make its inaugural debut next spring featuring 22 European itineraries and three new land explorations.
Following the announcement of voyages in Greece and the Galápagos from June, Silversea is set to become the first ultra-luxury cruise line to operate in Alaska this summer, and will also sail all-Icelandic voyages amid strong guest demand.
Set the tone and pace for the rebirth of tourism in post-pandemic Europe.
Celebrity Cruises leads industry with first major cruise ship approved to sail from America.
Sassnitz has rejoined Cruise Baltic and is a perfect transit call for cruise lines in the Baltic Sea Region. Photo credit: Mirko Boy.
Ship to sail five 12-day itineraries from Italy, Greece or Spain.
Cruise Line Will Return to Alaska with 11 Week-Long Voyages from Seattle beginning Aug. 7, 2021 Pending CDC Authorization. Responsible resumption and importance of cruise activity in Greece highlighted during NCL’s participation in Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.
This extension of the services brings Swan Hellenic access to seafarers of the highest calibre across the globe.
All Conference participants will have access to workshops led by cruise executives and successful stakeholders, along with opportunities to meet with cruise executives during networking functions throughout the event.
New-luxury ship Celebrity Edge to depart Ft. Lauderdale on June 26.
Of the biggest brands in the world, the best performers on email are United Airlines (US, 65.58); Marriott International (US, 61.24), Booking.com (US, 58.92), and Intercontinental Hotels Group (US, 57.83)
Company’s great cruise comeback to continue with planned resumption of operations from highly sought-after destinations around the world.
Returning favorites Serenade and Ovation of the Seas begin sailing from Seattle July and August.
Special Savings and flexible booking are being offered on both lines.
Cultural expedition cruise pioneer brings its first ship the leadership of a truly international professional.
Ticknovate is a software-as-a-service ticketing solution built for tours, ferries, transportation, attractions, and entry events.
HALcruises announces plans to restart cruising to #Alaska this summer roundtrip from Seattle. Seven-day itineraries aboard Nieuw Amsterdam will call at Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Sitka and Ketchikan. First #cruise would depart July 24.
Dine My Way gives guests the freedom to make reservations in onboard dining rooms and specialty restaurants at times they prefer and with whom they wish to dine.
At least 15 of these cruise lines will home port in Greece. Remarkably, cruise operations started from day one of the reopening with 4 cruise lines already expected to operate during May. In total almost 40 cruise ships are projected to sail in Greece this year.
Following the reveal of its health and safety protocols, the cruise line's Greece itineraries are now open for booking, featuring new onboard programming.
Maggie Carbonell has been in the travel industry for more than two decades.
Aida, Celebrity, Costa, Hapag Lloyd, MSC, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Silversea and TUI along with Celestyal Cruises will run considerable East Mediterranean summer programmes this season.
Cruise line activity in Valletta on the increase in a stepped approach.
Rotterdam left Marghera April 25 and performed the preliminary sea trials over two days before going into dry dock at Fincantieri’s Trieste shipyard where standard pre-delivery hull maintenance and painting were performed.
First of Six Vessels in New Groundbreaking Class Officially Opens for Sale with Sensational Itineraries Sailing Northern Europe, The UK, The Caribbean and Bermuda. Cutting-Edge Ship Launches Multiple NCL Firsts with Indulge Food Hall, Infinity Beach, Oceanwalk and The Concourse.
Following the announcement of Azamara’s return to sailing in Greece, the cruise line has revealed its ‘Explore Well at Sea’ program, building upon the brand’s health and safety commitment.
Departing Aug. 15 and 29, the “Idyllic Greek Isles” itinerary features Kotor, Montenegro, plus the Greek isles of Kékira (Corfu), Thíra (Santorini) and Mykonos.
Advisors given marketing assets promoting the hashtags #HaveVaccineWillTravel and #HaveVaccineWillCruise.
Airfare included on select 10- to 16-night vacation packages.
Brian Chapin, CTC, CTIE, has worked in management positions for more than 33 years at American Airlines and Virtuoso, and most recently, as the senior director of Air and Travel Solutions for Ensemble Travel Group
The Itinerary Planner is a great tool for planning future itineraries in the Baltic Sea Region – for instance to Kristiansand in Norway.
Globally renowned designers Kelly Hoppen CBE, Nate Berkus and Jouin Manku collaborate with top architect Tom Wright to redefine the new luxury travel experience.
Phased resumption of voyages plus new, comprehensive health protocols.
Booking activity for the second half of 2021 is aligned with the Company's anticipated resumption of cruising. Pricing on these bookings is higher than 2019 both including and excluding the dilutive impact of future cruise credits (FCCs).
Norwegian Jade set to cruise the Greek Isles with seven-night itineraries from Piraeus beginning July 25.