Holland America Line Launches Complimentary Navigator Shipboard Web Application for Guests to Use On BoardApril 29th, 2017
Holland America Line is changing the way guests digitally access shipboard experiences and information across the fleet with the launch of Holland America Line Navigator, a free mobile-friendly tool.
Holland America Line guests on Alaska Land+Sea Journeys will be able to shop at an exclusive Filson pop-up store that will open at Denali Square in time for the summer 2017 cruise season.
Port Canaveral has embarked on setting the foundation for building a new cruise terminal. The terminal will be on the site of the current Cruise Terminal 3, on the south side of the port, west of Jetty Park. (floridatoday.com)
Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA), Ted Poe (R-TX) and Jim Himes (D-CT) have introduced the so-called Cruise Passenger Protection Act (CPPA) to strengthen passenger safety on cruise ships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Three World-Renowned Photographers to Join Poseidon Expeditions On Select 2017 and 2018 Polar JourneysApril 27th, 2017
Three internationally renowned photographers will travel with polar cruise expert Poseidon Expeditions on select voyages in 2017 and 2018. On these journeys the photographers will host seminars and workshops for passengers.
A boom for tourism in Mobile: Cruising will no longer be limited to just Mexican ports from Mobile aboard the Carnival Fantasy. The cruise line announced Tuesday that it is going to offer longer sailings to a variety of ports next year. City leaders are taking this as a good sign for things to come. (local15tv.com)
Today (April 27, 2017), AIDA Cruises took delivery of AIDAperla in Nagasaki (Japan) from Mitshubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).
Norwegian Cruise Line’s 50 Year History is now available for download from Cruise Industry News as a PDF infographic. The infographic was designed and developed by Cruise Industry News, and first published in the 2017 Cruise Industry News Spring Quarterly Magazine.
Carnival Corporation & plc released artist renderings of its second cruise terminal at the Port of Barcelona – which will be Europe’s newest passenger cruise terminal when it opens in 2018.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has announced some new features for this year’s Cruise360 Australasia conference, with the event to include interactive discussions and workshops as well as a range of keynote addresses from international cruise executives.
MSC Cruises and Caissa Touristic Group are set to renew their agreement for the MSC Lirica, keeping the ship in the Chinese cruise market for an additional two years, through early 2020, according to a source familiar with the matter. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Princess Cruises Announces Australia Deployment for 2018-2019. Majestic Princess Joins the Region for its Inaugural SeasonApril 27th, 2017
Princess Cruises has announced it will homeport four ships to ports in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the 2018-2019 season. Princess Cruises will introduce the 3,560-guest Majestic Princess to the market for its Inaugural Season, calling Australia home from September 2018 to March 2019.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure, entitled ‘Spellbinding Norway’, dedicated to its range of ‘Norwegian Fjords’ holidays in 2017 and 2018.
Royal Caribbean Reveals China, Singapore and Australia 2018-19 Deployment Lineup. Newest Quantum Ultra-class Ship To Sail From Asia-pacificApril 27th, 2017
Royal Caribbean International has unveiled future plans for the first Quantum Ultra-class ship to be based in the Asia-Pacific region. Set to be launched in spring 2019, the yet-to-be-named ship will be the next evolution of the groundbreaking Quantum class and will join her sister ships, Quantum of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas.
Celebrity Cruises Announces Support for Malala Fund. Malala Yousafzai to be honored as Godmother of Celebrity EdgeApril 27th, 2017
Today, April 27, Celebrity Cruises has announced a two-year partnership with Malala Fund. With the shared commitment to diversity, inclusion and gender equality, the brand is partnering with Malala Fund whose mission is to secure 12 years of safe, free quality education for every girl.
Industry veteran Shary Dyer is joining the Scenic family of brands – comprised of Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours and Emerald Waterways – as the vice president of business development and strategic partnerships. (travelagentcentral.com)
Julien’s Auctions, the world record breaking auction house to the stars and Cunard will pay homage to Hollywood icon Judy Garland when flagship Queen Mary 2 showcases highlights from the largest collection of her costumes to ever go to auction on the August 12-19, 2017 Transatlantic Crossing, departing out of New York.
Carnival Corporation has announced that Buhdy Bok has been promoted to the new position of president of Carnival Asia. He will report to Michael Thamm, group CEO, Costa Group and Carnival Asia. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Championing the value of travel agents as “the voice of reason” was Richard Fain, chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., who delivered the keynote address at Cruise360’s third General Session over the weekend. (travelagentcentral.com)
Touches of humor and cruise product information flowed at Cruise360’s third General Session at Port Everglades, FL on Saturday. (travelagentcentral.com)
His name is Boris Becker (36). We’re not talking about the German tennis player, but the commander of a cruise ship – soon to be AIDAperla.On the most recent test trip a few weeks ago, AIDAperla successfully demonstrated its maneuverability.