In what is being seen as a landmark decision, Hill Dickinson is the first law firm to have successfully defended a UK class action case involving a Norovirus outbreak onboard a cruise liner.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., (RCCL) has reported a rise in both second quarter and first half interim profits on strong yields in the Caribbean and China markets plus favourable development of costs. (cruisebusiness.com)
India has stepped up financial assistance to ports for upgrading cruise terminal facilities, shipping minister Pon Radhakrishnan has told Parliament. (ihsmaritime360.com)
Travel Agent recently had an opportunity to chat with Santiago Dunn, executive president of Ecoventura, about his company’s new premium class vessel, as well possible hotel development on the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. (travelagentcentral.com)
A 100-yard buffer is not good enough to protect seals in Alaska’s glacial fjords from cruise-ship and tour-boat disturbances, so federal regulators have issued new guidelines advising the ships to stay about 500 yards away. (adn.com)
The South Carolina Supreme Court is declining to hear a challenge of a permit for a contentious $35 million cruise passenger terminal in Charleston. (abcnews4.com)
Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its first year of supporting The Nature Conservancy through its Carnival Foundation helped the conservation organization further some of its critical preservation activities.
French Riviera Ports has reported that during the month of July, Cannes has had two days with three ships in port and more than 10,000 passengers. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) welcomed the six millionth cruise ship passenger to Ogden Point on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Crystal Cruises is partnering with ETRO Spa products to introduce plush new amenities for guests to enjoy in their staterooms and penthouses while also introducing Medi-Spa Cosmetic Treatments to its menu of services in the Crystal Spa and Salon.
As of August 1, 2015, Rahul Chakkara will be joining and strengthening the Costa Group leadership team as the new Chief Digital Officer following the creation of the Costa Group Digital Unit in Hamburg earlier this year.
The boss of Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed a new focus on Asia, hinting the line could place a ship aimed at the Asian market in the region. (cruisecritic.com)
CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. have announced that Robert Stephens, the founder of Geek Squad, will be the keynote speaker at their 2015 National Conference which takes place the week of November 14 aboard the brand-new Norwegian Escape. (travelagentcentral.com)
Cuinard Line’s Queen Victoria made her Maiden Call at Marmaris on Tuesday with 2,023 passengers and 983 crew aboard. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Gone are the days when stage shows on cruise ships were warmed over medleys of show tunes sung by performers in high school musical-style costumes. (foxnews.com)
Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean International’s senior vice president of sales, is asking travel agents for help naming the bionic bartenders on the Anthem of the Seas. (travelpulse.com)
Attention solo travelers: Windstar Cruises is waiving or slashing the dreaded single supplement on 130 voyages if booked by Sept. 30. (travelpulse.com)
NSB has been focusing on building up its tourism traffic for the past decade, according to Johanne Meyer, senior consultant of international sales for Norwegian State Railways (NSB). (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Famed marine wildlife artist Guy Harvey laid eyes upon his hull artwork on the new Norwegian Escape for the first time this week. The ships debuts this November in Miami. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Michelin-star Chef Fabio Cucchelli and a new team of corporate chefs have launched an update of the lunch and dinner menus onboard Costa Cruises. (travelagentcentral.com)
MSC Cruises announced today plans for enhancing its already rich beauty and care offer available to guests on its fleet, by adding targeted winkle treatments with Botulinum and dermal fillertreatments with hyaluronic acid.
Behind every masterpiece there is a unique and innovative vision. Take a glimpse at the creative process through the eyes of Royal Caribbean’s Vice President of Architectural Design, Kelly Gonzalez.
Gerd Lübbren sees a trend toward a wider variety of shore excursion selection on AIDA Cruises vessels, offering guests more specific tours, activities and exclusive experiences. (cruiseindustrynews.com)