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.
VP of IT Sandi Szalay announces new augmented groups application and COO Debbie Fiorino delivers a motivational address.
Festivities ran the gamut and highlighted the generous spirit of the peoples along the western coasts and the need for travel to return to its periods of strong growth and local interactions.
New guests receive onboard credit and past guests receive future cruise credit.
Havila Castor is named after a star in the constellation Gemini. Pollux, after which Havila Voyages' last ship is named, is the second star in Gemini (the twins), stars which are historically used for navigation at sea and which take ships and crew safely home to port.
Industry veteran, Cindy D’Aoust, shares immediate priorities to elevate the company and brand.
From year-round sailings in Europe and Asia, to the award-winning Edge Series ships making market debuts around the world, Celebrity Cruises' new season will turn traveler bucket lists into "book it" lists.
Commissions are issued 21 days after full payment is made on all river and ocean bookings.
The third ship in the line's transformational Edge Series kicks off its inaugural season sailing from Fort Lauderdale, ushering in a new era of cruising.
Havila Capella is the most environmentally friendly ship on the coastal route, with its hybrid operation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the world's largest battery pack on a passenger ship. Earlier this year, Havila Capella also received the "Next Generation Ship Award" during the Nor-Shipping fair outside Oslo.
Cruise lines look to 2023 with excitement at record bookings, but with challenges in sustainability and operating costs to be in the spotlight at the International Cruise Summit.
With the 360: An Extraordinary Experience, guests booked in suite accommodations are invited to embark on a six senses journey showcasing the spectacular hilltops of Santorini, Amalfi Coast, Barcelona and Provence.
Participants in the Norwegian collaboration will strive towards reducing emissions from shipping by 50% by 2030, in line with the Norway’s national climate goals. This comes in addition to the current target of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reduce CO2 emissions from global shipping by at least 40% by 2030 and 70% by 2050.
Led by sage ancients, and their family heritage, Greece’s leading cruise family steers the wheel into a new odyssey.
Quark Expeditions’ Antarctic 2022-23 itineraries will visit numerous remote destinations, such as the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia, the Falkland Islands, the South Shetland Islands and the Lemaire Channel, to mention a few.
The Trifecta Program is a three-year financial performance initiative designed to chart out the pathway back to superior performance.
The Port of Piraeus a top destination for the global cruise industry.
New protocols remove the need for guests on most voyages to take a pre-cruise COVID-19 test, giving easier access for guests who are excited to cruise.
Avoya announces “Project Eagle” during virtual portion of first-ever hybrid conference.
Group partners with World Fuel Services for first bunkering of lower carbon fuel, a vital step in its Destination Net Zero decarbonization strategy.
The sculpture at the state-of-the-art terminal celebrates famous Texans and invites guests to embrace "Island Time".
The full European season aboard the new Sun Princess includes 10-day itineraries visiting popular stops throughout the Western and Eastern Mediterranean and the cruise line’s popular series of seven-day voyages departing from either Barcelona, Rome (Civitavecchia) or Athens, which can be combined for the ultimate 14-day or 21-day exploration of these sought-after vacation destinations.
This was the first edition of the Meaningful Tourism Award, which will in the future be organised annually.
Taking place October 11-14, the event featured its usual blend of workshops, meetings and networking functions for the over 500 attendees and 70 cruise executives, but with a new twist – or what Paige called a “new beginning” in her opening remarks – because of the enhanced communications and collaborations arising from the difficult pandemic.
The change applies to all itineraries sailing from US and European homeports except destinations where government regulations, such as Australia and New Zealand, may still have their own requirements.
Collaboration to commemorate cruise line’s beginnings as immigrant carrier with on-board content and a curated exhibit at Ellis Island.
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has grown over its 36-year plus history to include award-winning river and ocean cruises and handcrafted land journeys that take guests to many of the world’s most fascinating destinations.
The 2022 CLIA Global Cruise Industry Environmental Technologies and Practices. Report highlights need for development and deployment of sustainable marine fuels.
The event, developed by CruisesNews Media Group and AWP Services with the collaboration of CLIA, will be held from 9 am to 1:20 pm at the Teatret del Serrallo, at Moll de Pescadors 1.
Scenic announces several updates on the construction for the highly anticipated Scenic Eclipse II.
The first international public health congress on maritime transport and ports will take place at Eugenides Foundation in Athens on 21-22 October 2022.
Ship departs the Netherlands on replica maiden voyage 150 years to the day.
Michael Bayley, who leads a global team of more than 50,000 employees who deliver memorable family vacations to millions of guests on over two dozen ships that sail to more than 240 destinations, admitted that profitability is still a challenge given the pandemic-related debt the company took on board.
AMResorts and Apple Leisure Group Vacations (ALG Vacations) hosted the four-day intensive training at Dreams Onyx in Punta Cana.
The new state-of-the-art facility in Texas is on track to achieve LEED Gold and be completely solar powered.