Ireland’s Cruise Liner Sector On The Rise In Latest ‘Transport Trends’ Report

The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)Maritime passengers arriving at Irish ports saw a 2.1% increase to 2.8 million from 2016 to 2017. That’s according to the Department of Transport’s latest Transport Trends report published earlier this week, which highlights the increasing importance of the cruise liner sector in Irish maritime activity. (afloat.ie)




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Carnival, HAL and Princess Honor Top Travel Agents at the World’s Leading Cruise Lines Excellence Awards 2018 in San Diego

Carnival Corporation’s three largest North American cruise brands and the top cruise retail organizations, travel agencies and agents from across the continent gathered in San Diego, California, last night for the presentation of the World’s Leading Cruise Lines Excellence Awards 2018.




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Panama to boost cruise ship tourism with China’s help

Disney Cruise Line's Disney Wonder became the first cruise ship to transit the Expanded Canal, in April 2017With China’s help, Panama is poised to grab a larger share of the world’s growing cruise tourism segment with a brand new cruise port. Panama City’s Amador cruise port, located right at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, is being built with an eye to serving as a port of call and potentially as a home port. (xinhuanet.com)




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Virtuoso Distinguishes Destination, Cruise and Lifestyle Partners

During Virtuoso’s 30th annual travel week, representatives from twenty destination, cruise and lifestyle partners were given awards to recognize their efforts. This criteria includes having products that match the needs of Virtuoso member agencies and strong support for the travel advisor community. (travelagentcentral.com)




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Blue World Voyages Partners With Women’s Fitness Magazine

Wellness-themed cruise line Blue World Voyages is partnering up with Oxygen, a women’s fitness magazine, to improve programming for guests with interests including fitness, yoga and meditation. (travelagentcentral.com)




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Introducing Solomon Islands Discovery Cruises

The MV Taka is a luxurious 30-metre live-aboard vessel - Solomon Islands Discovery CruisesHeralding a long-awaited return to dedicated Solomon Islands small ship cruise programs, newly-formed Solomon Islands Discovery Cruises (SIDC) has announced its plans to operate six adventure itineraries in 2018-2019. (etbtravelnews.global)




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One Ocean Expeditions Supports Scientific Research and Exploration through National and International partnerships

The Akademik Sergey Vavilov in  South GeorgiaPolar expedition cruise operator, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), is proud to support nationally and internationally accredited scientific programmes, working with renowned scientists at both poles and beyond. These partnerships actively contribute to the protection and maintenance of the fragile Polar Regions, contributing to a long-term positive environmental impact.




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Dream Cruises: Mermaid and Astronaut Celebrate Chinese Valentine’s Day!

The World Dream at Hong Kong (Courtesy Genting Cruise Lines)Signature characters from the hull art artwork of Dream Cruises come to life on this Chinese Valentine’s Day! It all started with the iconic hull artwork created by Chinese pop-artist Jacky Tsai, entitled “Voyage of a Lover’s Dream”, features an incredible love story between a mermaid and an astronaut who strive to realize their dreams by breaking free of their boundaries to come together.




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