July 7th will be a red-letter date in the history of Costa Cruises: today in Genoa, during the Costa Zena Festival – the party to celebrate the 70th anniversary together with the city – the company has conquered an incredible world primacy and is trying to win another record.
Carnival Cruise Line – which carries more active and retired military personnel than any other cruise operator – last night (28 June) partnered with Operation Homefront to honor the brave men and women of the Armed Forces to host “Humor for Heroes” at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego featuring stand-up comedy performances, BBQ, fun activities and more.
The IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) has held the very first Mass Rescue Operations workshop in Uruguay, South America. Approximately 200 passenger cruise ships call at Uruguayan ports over the summer period, and more than 8,000 people use regular passenger ferries from Buenos Aires every weekend.
The Port Authority of Santander in collaboration with the City Council and CANTUR, Tourism of Cantabria has announced the celebration of the SANTANDER CRUISE FORUM on June 28 at the Botín Centre, as part of the strategy for attracting more cruise traffic, a sector of tourism that is on the rise.
Bermello Ajamil & Partners (B&A) has named Agustin Barrera, AIA, as Partner, Vice President, and Director of Architecture – Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. In this new role, Barrera will report to Willy A. Bermello, Principal and Chairman of the Board.
Business and relationship development for cruise industry stakeholders and key cruise line decision makers-Dominican Republic had it all last week when hosting a group of 200 FCCA Platinum Members, along with their colleagues and even family members, and 20 high-level executives from FCCA Member Lines, which operate about 200 vessels and 95 percent of the global ocean cruising capacity.