Tauck River Cruising President Jennifer Tombaugh sat down with Cruise Critic members for a question and answer session in mid-November. Here are her answers to queries about the all-inclusive luxury river cruise line.
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Luxury cruising, like its big ship midscale counterpart, is undergoing a massive building boom along with a refinement in onboard and land activities. (skift.com)
In anticipation of the launch of ms Koningsdam in April 2016, Holland America Line is debuting a series of short videos called “Countdown to Koningsdam” that will provide construction updates as the ship nears completion. (more…)
Princess Cruises has created a new video series with renowned award-winning chef and restaurateur Curtis Stone, sharing his vision behind SHARE, the recently announced, all-new specialty restaurant that encourages connecting with others over a deliciously prepared meal. (more…)
Royal Caribbean International has announced the launch of “Come Seek Live,” a series of live streaming videos offered through the Periscope social media app. (travelagentcentral.com)
The Today Show will host a ground-breaking television event on Wednesday, November 25, bringing viewers one of Sydney Harbour’s biggest ever maritime events – the live P&O Cruises Five Ship Spectacular.(australia.etbtravelnews.com)
Princess Cruises brings the joys of cruising to first-time cruisers with the debut of “Cat’s First Cruise”, a new web video series featuring Cat Greenleaf, three-time Emmy award winner and host of Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf.
“We are pleased with how we are doing here and it’s an important part of our strategy to have a ship like Quantum based in China,” said Adam Goldstein, president and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, in an interview with Cruise Industry News.
With four brands – Costa, Princess, Carnival and AIDA – set for the Chinese market in 2017, Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation, stressed that the four companies will remain distinct brands in China.
Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has teamed up with the popular television show “Jeopardy!” to hold a competition that will award five viewers an Old World Europe cruise that will be active, insightful, exclusive and effortless. (travelpulse.com)
Royal Caribbean International will be the first in the hospitality industry to offer complimentary on-demand access to exclusive content from The Autism Channel (www.TheAutismChannel.tv) onboard most of its ships. (more…)
The refugee crisis in Europe is having an impact on cruise-ship travel in the region, according to Arnold Donald, chief executive officer of Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise-line operator. (bloomberg.com)
Marco Pierre White is set to judge the cooking skills of celebrities including Alex James and Keith Duffy in competitive new travelling cookery show set at sea. P&O Cruises newest ship Britannia is to be the star of Battlechefs, from award-winning television network UKTV. (more…)
Thanks to an agreement with Sky Italia, Costa Cruises will provide guests crusing on its ships in Europe and in Dubai/Emirates with live broadcasts of the best of Serie A Tim and Serie B ConTe.it, of the UEFA Europa League and of the Fox Sports European football championships, in addition to Formula 1, Moto GP and the Men’s EuroBasket 2015 Championship.
Norwegian Escape passed another construction milestone on Saturday when it was floated out of Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II in Papenburg, Germany, where the ship has been under construction since September 2014. (travelagentcentral.com)
The video series uses virtual reality technology to help immerse future guests in what it’s like to be onboard the Azamara Journey via ship tours and to experience destination excursions in South and Central American ports of call. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
In a major shift in its marketing strategy, Oceania Cruises and PBS are launching a Web series to reach high-end travelers, MediaPost reports. (travelagentcentral.com)
In the lead up to the arrival of Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden, P&O Cruises has launched a web series about the cruise line’s modern Australian food revolution. (more…)
The boss of Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed a new focus on Asia, hinting the line could place a ship aimed at the Asian market in the region. (cruisecritic.com)
Behind every masterpiece there is a unique and innovative vision. Take a glimpse at the creative process through the eyes of Royal Caribbean’s Vice President of Architectural Design, Kelly Gonzalez.
Gerd Lübbren sees a trend toward a wider variety of shore excursion selection on AIDA Cruises vessels, offering guests more specific tours, activities and exclusive experiences. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
James Shillinglaw interviews Julie Karp, owner of Shoretrips, and discusses their business model and the type of services they provide. (travelpulse.com)
Silversea has begun catering its tour program to the millennial market, said Darius Mehta, vice president, air and land programs.
When it comes to crisis management, Thomas Ostebo, the new president of Cruise Lines International Association, certainly can deliver the goods. (travelagentcentral.com)
Watch as Mark Murphy takes you through the AmaWaterways experience, on the 161-passenger AmaBella. (travelpulse.com)