Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has announced a new format for this year’s Cruise360 conference in Sydney, including a speaker line-up featuring global industry leaders. (more…)
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Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has announced that its 2017 Masters Conference will take place onboard the luxury Genting Dream, cruising from Hong Kong. (more…)
Carnival Corporation Chief Strategy Officer and Cunard SVP Josh Leibowitz Defends Vacations at the Adobe Summit in Las VegasTuesday, March 28th, 2017
Josh Leibowitz, Senior Vice President for Cunard North America and Chief Strategy Officer for Carnival Corporation & plc, was part of the panel “Guest-centricity Delivers on the Experience of Travel” at the Adobe Summit 2017 in Las Vegas — the world’s premiere digital marketing conference. (more…)
Lisbon is the port-city to welcome the major biennial cruise event focused on the world’s second largest cruise destination – the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas: Seatrade Cruise Med 2018. (more…)
The China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA), which oversees the cruise business in China, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced its 2017 Summit at Sea –an exclusive, flagship event for cruise industry stakeholders, taking place from 9th – 12th May 2017 aboard Cunard Cruise Line’s majestic Queen Elizabeth, the company’s newest luxury liner, named for her Majesty the Queen.
Holland America Line announces the renewal of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners through the 2018 season. (more…)
Ponant participated in the third edition of the Goût de / Good France event on March 21. The cruise line celebrated its French food and beverage program but holding a special dinner for its passengers. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The U.S. Coast Guard is hosting an eight-nation Arctic Coast Guard Forum Principals Meeting March 22-24 at the U.S. Coast Guard Base Boston in Boston. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Cruise Industry Brass Rings Dinner Bell at FCCA Gala, Gathers Stakeholders for Unique Networking OpportunityFriday, March 17th, 2017
The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) 23rd annual Gala again lived up to its legacy as the FCCA’s keynote event of Seatrade Cruise Global, gathering over 50 cruise line executives, presidents and CEOs with 400 attendees looking to optimize a unique chance to increase their cruise tourism business during a reception, silent art auction and private dinner with a decision making executive. (more…)
Seatrade Cruise Global is the largest conference in the world for the cruise industry, and ports from every part of the globe were in attendance, from March 13 to 16 in Fort Lauderdale, to discuss their latest developments. (cruisecritic.com)
At a time when cruising is booming — thanks in part to the “Trump Effect,” — cruise executives have little to worry about. But the one thing that keeps them up at night? The threat of geopolitical instability. (miamiherald.com)
MedCruise presented today to the cruise world gathered in Fort Lauderdale for Seatrade Cruise Global, the 2017 edition of the MedCruise Statistical Report, covering in detail the cruise activities in its member ports during 2016. (more…)
Various news, rumors and notes as heard by the Cruise Industry News editorial team on Wednesday in Ft. Lauderdale.
Cunard Announces New Details on Remastering of Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria at Seatrade Cruise GlobalWednesday, March 15th, 2017
Today at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale, Cunard announced new enhancements planned for Queen Mary 2’s remastering, the most significant refit ever undertaken by Carnival UK, as well as surprise news on Queen Victoria, during a press event hosted by top executives from the company.
Scotland’s ports have returned to the cruise industry’s major annual show this week with a strengthened sales pitch, thanks to increased membership of their marketing organisation and another record-breaking season underway. (more…)
Various news, rumors and notes as heard by the Cruise Industry News editorial team on Tuesday in Ft. Lauderdale.
The cruise industry is at the start of a new era of growth, with a confirmed $50 billion in orders that will bring the greatest number of berths ever seen. With this growth will come the greatest number of passengers, ports and destinations visited, Seatrade General Manager Andrew Williams told a packed room of cruise industry insiders at the Seatrade Global cruise conference in Fort Lauderdale. (cruisecritic.com)
Guests aboard Ruby Princess selected comedian Robbie Printz, as Princess Cruises’ “2016 Entertainer of the Year.” Four finalists were selected from the hundreds of talented performers—comedians, magicians, vocalists, tribute bands and novelty performers—which entertain guests on Princess Cruises’ stages each year. (more…)
In addition to the opening of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg almost two months ago, cruise lining certainly plays a central role for Hamburg’s 2017 tourism year. In September, highlights will include the Hamburg Cruise Days, Europe’s biggest public cruise festival, and Seatrade Europe, which will be held shortly prior to the festival. (more…)
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced their speaker lineup for the general sessions taking place at the 2017 Cruise360 Conference, held April 18-24 in sunny Fort Lauderdale, FL.
The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will meet in Bali, Indonesia, 7-12 May 2017 at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) for the 30th IAPH World Ports Conference, hosted by Indonesia Port Corporations I, II, III and IV.
The third edition of “Adriatic Sea Forum – cruise, ferry, sail & yacht” to be held in Budva, Montenegro in AprilFriday, March 3rd, 2017
On 27 and 28 April, Budva, in Montenegro, will be hosting the third edition of Adriatic Sea Forum – cruise, ferry, sail & yacht, the itinerant international event devised by Risposte Turismo. (more…)
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebrated with Fun Family-Friendly Event Aboard Carnival Elation in JacksonvilleFriday, March 3rd, 2017
Today is Dr. Seuss’ birthday and to mark the occasion Carnival Cruise Line held a fun, family-friendly event aboard Carnival Elation in Jaxport, part of a fleetwide celebration of the world’s most beloved children’s author. (more…)
For the first time, Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, has united with Celebrity Cruises and The Wedding Experience to create an interactive wedding expo event on board. (more…)
Seatrade Cruise Global announces Paul Rosen, Department of Homeland Security Chief of Staff during the Obama administration, will be a panelist at the upcoming inaugural Seatrade Cruise Global Safety and Security Symposium. (more…)
Delegates attending Passenger Ship Safety Southampton will hear from industry experts discussing technologies, solutions and strategies and what the future risks may entail. The event takes place April 4-6. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
At the tenth edition of the Mediterranean Cruise Excellence Awards 2017, hosted in the MedCruise member port of Cartagena on February 16th, the Port Authority of Dubrovnik won the award in the category of “The Best Mediterranean Cruise Port / Destination in 2016”. (more…)
Genting Hong Kong Invites Japan on a Scenic Journey to the Extraordinary with Star Cruises and Dream CruisesSaturday, February 25th, 2017
Genting Hong Kong invited guests in Japan to experience the ease and convenience of a cruise vacation during a special “Scenic Journey to the Extraordinary” event on 21 February in Tokyo, to launch new homeport deployments, ports of call and fly/cruise opportunities for Star Cruises and Dream Cruises. (more…)
PPI Group has once again been selected as the official media host of Seatrade Cruise Global 2017, the cruise industry’s leading annual international exhibition and conference, which takes place March 13–16, 2017, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. (more…)
When Crystal River Cruises’ newest luxury vessel embarks on her maiden voyage this June, guests will be treated to numerous experiences specially designed to showcase the elegance and history of the destinations along the Rhine and Moselle River itinerary. (more…)