Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and Cunard UK director Angus Struthers joined to hoist the celebratory banner, which now flies over the historic Cunard Building. (telegraph.co.uk)
Cruise Critic, the world’s largest online cruise resource, has launched a new website for Australian cruisers.
United Airlines has added an unusual benefit to its MileagePlus loyalty program. (travelagentcentral.com)
RXR Realty and Youngwoo & Associates are considering the idea of redeveloping Manhattan’s pier 57 with a retired ocean liner as a hotel. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Vacation.com has announced additional enhancements to its CruisePRO booking system aimed at allowing members to capitalize on Wave Season and increase cruise bookings. (travelagentcentral.com)
Her Majesty The Queen will name the new P&O Cruises ship Britannia — as predicted by Cruise Critic members. (cruisecritic.com)
100-hour working weeks, sex below deck… and what they really think of passengers: Confessions of a cruise ship workerFebruary 27th, 2015
It sounds like the dream job, travelling the world from port to port on a grand all-expenses-paid tour. But life working on a cruise ship could be considered one of the hardest roles in the world. (dailymail.co.uk)
The New York-New Jersey Super Bowl had an ocean-liner hotel, so why shouldn’t the SuperPier? (therealdeal.com)
The video showcases 3D renderings of two new Vista and Seaside projects. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The 8th edition of Cruise Excellence Awards was celebrated under the auspices of MedCruise, on February 19th, in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain.
MedCruise members advanced their professional skills and knowledge during a most successful 2015 edition of the MedCruise Professional Development Course (PDC) that was held from 22 to 25 February 2015.
MSC Cruises says it has strengthened its sales team in the UK with the appointment of Chiara Brooker to the newly created role of Sales Manager (trade operations).
P&O Cruises has announced its new P&O Conferences division to increase corporate bookings as it heads into the meetings and incentives market. (asia.etbtravelnews.com)
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has brought Virgin Australia on board as a new executive partner for 2015. (australia.etbtravelnews.com)
River cruise lines operating in Russia have announced cancelations and cutbacks for the 2016 river cruise season. (cruisecritic.com)
Holland America Line has announced new options in 2015 for its Alaska Land+Sea Journeys, which combine Alaska’s Denali National Park with Dawson City in Klondike Gold Rush Country and cruise and land packages to the north. (travelagentcentral.com)
Parents sailing with Disney Cruise Line now have an easier way to identify healthier menu choices for their children. (allthingscruise.com)
Luxury river cruise adventures company, Pandaw, is delighted to announce a new 7-night itinerary on Burma’s Chindwin River exploring the remote region of Nagaland, beyond Homalin and close to the Indian border. (expeditioncruising.com)
Passengers on the delayed Brilliance of the Seas sailing finally disembarked the ship in Tampa around 7 p.m. last night, well over 24 hours late. (cruisecritic.com)
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is committed to offering its guests so much more than just a ‘sun tan’, and has created a number of fun, ‘experiential’ sailings in 2015, incorporating a range of special and unique themes, including comedy, gardening, history and even Elvis!
Whether you see yourself as a wine connoisseur in the making, or simply enjoy a quiet glass every now and then, our French River cruises are the perfect way to enjoy an educational insight into the word of wine.
Long term Manager of Marketing and Sales, Douglas P. Peterson has announced his retirement after a 22 year career with the Nanaimo Port Authority. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The announced realignment aims to grow operations and increase jobs throughout the region and state by promoting economic development, and advancing the port’s Century Agenda.
Canadian polar expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions, is a leader when it comes to navigating the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic. (expeditioncruising.com)
Cruise is also projected to be buoyant with a 5 to 6 percent increase expected to push cruise arrivals over the 750,000 mark by the end of 2015. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Royal Caribbean’s next Oasis-class ship, Harmony of the Seas, will feature a mixture of first-introduced-on-Quantum- and Oasis-class experiences, as well as brand-new additions, including the line’s first-ever waterslides. (cruisecritic.com)
Puerto Rico is set to host a new single-day passenger record with 17,847 cruise passengers expected on February 25, according to the Tourism Company of Puerto Rico. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The 22nd edition of the eagerly awaited annual event dedicated to the Company’s best Travel Partners worldwide takes place on board the flagship Costa Diadema.
The American Queen Steamboat Company announces refurbishment details of the American Queen as part of a six-week annual layup at New Orleans’ Boland Marine Shipyards. (professionalmariner.com)
“Princess continues to build on ourlong-standing recognition as the best Alaska cruise vacation with compelling ways to see and experience The Great Land,” said Jan Swartz, president of Princess Cruises.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisana and Viking Cruises Chairman Torstein Hagen announced the selection of New Orleans as the homeport for Viking River Cruises’ first North American river cruise itineraries, starting in late 2017. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. have announced the launch of a new marketing campaign, “Do you want to build a snowman or a sandcastle?” (travelpulse.com)