Archive for the ‘Event / Convention / Exhibition’ Category

Cunard Presents 2017 Westminster Kennel Club “Best in Show” Winner with Transatlantic Crossing on Queen Mary 2

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Cunard, the only line to carry pets across the Atlantic, presented Rumor, the Westminster Kennel Club’s Best in Show winner, with an invitation to sail on a Transatlantic Crossing on Queen Mary 2 today (Feb. 15) in New York’s Times Square. (more…)

Cruise Industry Digs Deep for Mercy Ships at The CLIAs

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

There was an extra winner at Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia’s 16th Annual Cruise Industry Awards – Mercy Ships. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines encourage trade partners to book onto one of its free ship visits and onboard training days

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is encouraging trade partners to book onto one of its free ship visits and onboard training days in April, May and June 2017, to find out more about the unique Fred. Olsen product first-hand and help give a real understanding of the ‘Fred. Olsen Difference’.

Costa Cruises Is A Top Employer Italy For The Fourth Consecutive Year

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Costa Cruises is once again among the top Italian companies for employee working conditions. During yesterday’s event in Milan, the Italian company was recognised by the Top Employers Institute for the fourth consecutive year and awarded the prestigious “Top Employers 2017” certification. (more…)

Cruise Industry shines at ‘The CLIAs’

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

More than 500 industry members from across Australia and New Zealand joined Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia in marking a record year of cruising at the 16th Annual Cruise Industry Awards in Sydney on Saturday night. (

Hurtigruten Honored as Best Expedition Cruise Line at 2017 Travvy Awards

Monday, February 13th, 2017

The new vessels will be equipped with a wave piercing bow surmounted by a covered observation area forward  (Artist impression courtesy Kleven)Hurtigruten has been awarded Gold for “Best Expedition Cruise Line” by the prestigious Travvy Awards by travAlliancemedia. Known as the Academy Awards of the travel industry, the Travvy Awards recognizes the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry and honors travel companies, travel products, travel agencies and destinations for their outstanding achievement. (more…)

The tenth anniversary of the Spanish Cruise Excellence Awards to be Held in Cartagena

Monday, February 13th, 2017

The Cruise Excellence Awards will take place on the 16th February in Cartagena for the second consecutive year. This will be the tenth anniversary. (more…)

CLIA Announces Call for Nominations for 2017 CLIA Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Nominations are now open for Cruise Line’s International Association’s (CLIA) annual Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry. (more…)

MedCruise re-confirms its commitment to sustainable and responsible growth of cruise activities

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Τhe sustainable development of the Blue Economy in the Western Mediterranean, was the theme of the Stakeholders Conference held in 2 February 2017, Barcelona, Spain. (more…)

AIDA Announces 2017 Career Days

Friday, February 10th, 2017

The AIDAPrima (Courtesy AIDA Cruises)AIDA Cruises has announced its first career day event to take place in Hamburg aboard the AIDAprima on March 4. Subsequent career days this year will take place aboard the AIDAdiva in Rostock on May 9 and 19, and July 4. (

American Cruise Lines Announces Sponsorship of Antiques Roadshow on PBS

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

American Cruise Lines announced that it will be a national sponsor of PBS’ most-watched ongoing series Antiques Roadshow beginning February 6. (

Exclusive Deals and Contests at the Daily Mail Cruise Show in London — Check Out Who’s There!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The Daily Mail London CRUISE Show (Kensington Olympia, 18 – 19 February, 2017) is almost here! At the show you’ll find a fantastic line-up of exhibitors — including Cruise Critic, Celebrity Cruises, Thomson Cruises, and more! (

Cunard Sponsors 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Cunard today (Feb. 2) announced its sponsorship of the 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, taking place in New York City February 11-14, 2017.

CLIA Australasia announces 2016 Cruise Award Finalists

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has announced the finalists for the 2016 Cruise Industry Awards, with a pool of 19 awards on offer at the cruise industry’s annual ‘night of nights’. (

SeaDream Yacht Club Honored as Silver Winner in the 2017 Travvy Awards

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Seadream I in LondonSeaDream Yacht Club has earned the prestigious Silver statuette in the Travvy Awards ( for SeaDream I which were held Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Gotham Hall in New York City. (more…)

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 to focus on Eastern Mediterranean, Black Sea

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 that will be held in Athens, Greece 23 to 24 May will look at the situation and prospects for the cruise industry in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea regions. (

American Queen Steamboat Company Honored as Gold Winner in the 2017 Travvy Awards

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

The American QueenAmerican Queen Steamboat Company has earned the prestigious Gold statuette in the Travvy Awards for Best River Cruise Line – U.S. which were held Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Gotham Hall in New York City. (more…)

Cruise Executives Want to Host You for Dinner during Seatrade Cruise Global

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

With Seatrade Cruise Global around the corner, calendars are already filling with workshops, events and meetings. But what about dinner at a private table with a top-level cruise executive or even a president/CEO? (more…)

Fairstar Reunion Cruise Held on P&O’s Pacific Pearl

Monday, January 30th, 2017

The 1,280-berth Fairstar (Postcard, 1964 - R. Goossens)A reunion cruise was held for past passengers of Australia’s famous — or infamous — TSS Fairstar last weekend. More than 250 people sailed on P&O Cruises’ Pacific Pearl to reminisce about “the halcyon days” of cruising last century. (

AIDAprima hosts international LNG Conference

Friday, January 27th, 2017

The LNG-power generating barge Hummel to provide power for Aida ships while they are in Hamburg (Courtesy of AIDA Cruises)As part of the international trade conference “Making LNG Happen: Combining Forces for Sustainable Shipping,” 80 leading representatives from the fields of business, politics and science visited the cruise ship AIDAprima in Rotterdam on Thursday, January 26, 2017. (more…)

Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 Announces State of the Global Industry Panel Details

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

This year’s panel, featuring executives from the world’s leading cruise lines, will take on a new format moderated by CNBC Reporter Susan Li. It will once again be held in Port Everglades Terminal Four, adjacent to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center. (

Princess Cruises Australia Takes Australian History to Sea

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Princess Cruises has created history with a new onboard exhibition showcasing major moments from Australia’s past. (more…)

P&O Cruises Australia kicked off the start of the cruise season with a series of promotional Wave roadshows

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

P&O Cruises kicked off the start of the cruise season with a series of promotional Wave roadshows across Australia and New Zealand last week Cruise line staff handed out hundreds of chocolate gold coins and flyers to agents in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland to celebrate P&O’s new copy Deposit Sale. (

Key Cruise Line Executives and Industry Stakeholders Build Business and Relationships at FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Business and relationship development were in high gear on the high seas from January 13-16. More than 150 FCCA Platinum Members, key cruise industry stakeholders, joined over 25 top-level FCCA Member Line cruise executives for the annual FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit. (more…)

Passenger Ship Safety Conference Off to Rapid Start

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The Passenger Ship Safety conference opened on Tuesday in Florida, bringing together safety and operations executives from the cruise lines along with class societies, key and potential vendors, and other stakeholders such as fire department personnel, the United States Coast Guard, the FBI and more. (

Maximizing Passenger Numbers & Experience Central To AAPA’s 2017 Cruise Seminar in San Diego

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Maximizing the number of cruise guests and ensuring they have a favorable cruise experience are among the key topics to be addressed at the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2017 Cruise Seminar in San Diego, Feb. 14-15. (more…)

Passenger Ship Safety Conference Set for South Florida Debut

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

The Passenger Ship Safety Conference will take place Jan. 17-18 in Ft. Lauderdale, its debut in the North American marketplace, focusing on key topics facing the cruise industry. (

Travel Executives Sound Off on Carnival’s Technology Leap

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Last week, Carnival Corporation announced the launch of new technology designed to revolutionize the guest experience – taking personalization to an entirely new level. Sixty top travel industry leaders attended the announcement at the annual CES 2017 conference in Las Vegas. (

The Telegraph Cruise Show is Almost Here!

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Opening on January 13th 2017 at London’s ExCel Exhibition Centre, you can discover the perfect cruise, learn about amazing destinations – and meet a raft of cruise experts, and house-hold names. (

Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 Conference Details Revealed

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Seatrade Cruise Global, the leading annual global business-to-business event in the cruise industry, announces the full 2017 Conference program is now available on the official website. This year’s program will provide a platform to discuss topics and issues in cruising led by top executives, industry experts and thought-leaders.

Cruise Industry Veteran Vicki Freed Awarded High Honor By Travel Agents

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Culminating a successful year for Royal Caribbean International, Vicki Freed, senior vice president of Sales and Trade Support and Service for the cruise line, is the recipient of the beloved and well-recognized Michelle Morgan Leadership Award.

Royal Caribbean Wins ‘Best Cruise Line Overall’ For Record 14th Year

Monday, December 19th, 2016

At a ceremony last night (dec. 15), the most coveted travel awards, recognizing the best of the best in the travel industry, also honored the cruise line as “Best Cruise Line Sales & Service” for the ninth consecutive year and “Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean.” (more…)