Category: Event / Convention / Exhibition
The 52nd MedCruise General Assembly is taking place between 23-26 May 2018 in Malta. MedCruise is the Association of cruise ports in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas, now totalling 72 members representing more than 100 ports around the Mediterranean region, and other cruise trade members.
Following the announcement that China Cruise Shipping will be held Nov. 1 to Nov. 3 in Shenzhen, a number of key cruise industry associations in China and abroad have signed on to support the event, according to a statement from the China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Thrilling AIDA fireworks display for port birthday celebrations: Record-breaking 1.3 million visitors
To mark the 829th BIRTHDAY OF THE PORT OF HAMBURG, the main sponsor AIDA Cruises staged a huge birthday fireworks display last night (Saturday 12). The cruise ship AIDAperla was the centerpiece of this spectacle of light and fireworks.
The Port of Lisbon Authority (APL) has begun the count-down to Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 – the world’s largest cruise industry event focussed on the Mediterranean and adjoining seas – and this year, an integral element of the recently announced Portugal Shipping Week.
With more responsive design, CP Maxx, the new proprietary booking and customer relationship management (CRM) tool for Cruise Planners franchises, has already increased the agents’ engagement with Cruise Planners’ headquarters (called Home Office) by 22 percent. (travelagentcentral.com)
Luxury cruise line company Cunard was named Best Large-Ship Cruise Line by Global Traveler’s Lifestyle Leisure Awards, which was announced at the awards ceremony held at the Sofitel Los Angeles hotel in Beverly Hills on Thursday, May 10.
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Princess Cruises and the Original Cast of “The Love Boat” Receive Hollywood Walk of Fame Honorary Star Plaque
Princess Cruises and the original cast of the “The Love Boat” were presented a Hollywood Walk of Fame honorary star plaque today (May 10) in recognition of their contributions to the history of television and support for the preservation of the Walk of Fame.
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The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has concluded its 27th annual meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, USA having agreed to strengthen its mission of promoting the practice of safe, environmentally responsible travel to the Antarctic.
An exhibition dedicated to happiness by the celebrated Italian photographer is due to open on 6 July this year at the Palazzo Ducale, in Genoa, under the patronage of the Liguria Region and Genoa City Council. The title of the exhibition is “Oliviero Toscani.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has hosted its first dedicated travel trade conference in over a decade, at The Belfry Hotel & Resort in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham. The aim of the ‘Closer 2018’ Trade Conference was to provide the trade with a more detailed understanding of Fred. Olsen, its product, mission, unique selling points, and to give a general update on developments within the cruise line.
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Last year, Cruise Planners had the strongest sales year in its history. “You all have taken it to the ‘max,’” Michelle Fee, the organization’s co-founder and CEO, emphatically told agents attending the opening session of the Cruise Planners mid-year conference at the Broward County Convention Center at Port Everglades, FL, on Sunday. (travelagentcentral.com)