Cruise Critic caught up with RCCL chief Richard Fain in the Philippines, where the company has launched a $5 million ocean conservation program in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund and will open a new crew recruitment office in Manila this May.
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New videos have been developed by the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) to brief travellers en route to Antarctica. They reinforce actions visitors need to take to ensure their visit is safe and environmentally sensitive. (more…)
Royal Caribbean International and the Nine Network have announced a television special hosted by well-known Australian television talent Natalie Gruzlewski, filmed onboard Australia’s largest and most feature packed ship Explorer of the Seas. (australia.etbtravelnews.com)
Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas is currently under construction at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Watch to see how the construction process is coming along on the third Quantum class ship.
ESPN outlines Caribbean cruise lines programming – lineup includes NFL Playoffs, EURO 2016 and Rio 2016Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Beginning now through August of 2016, ESPN will provide extensive, live coverage on all major Caribbean cruise lines of the most anticipated sports events of the next year. (cruisebusiness.com)
Holland America Line debuted the third in a series of “Countdown to Koningsdam” videos that details the ship’s The World Stage main theater. (more…)
Live sport, news, current affairs, drama and lifestyle programs will now be broadcast on Princess Cruises’ Australia-based ships. (cruisecritic.com)
Plunging into Adventure on the Tallest Slide at Sea: Royal Caribbean Reveals 10 story Ultimate AbyssWednesday, December 16th, 2015
Take the plunge, if you dare! At 10 stories high, Harmony of the Seas’ Ultimate Abyss is not only the tallest slide at sea but an epic adventure, not for the feint of heart.
PortholeTV Debuts “Porthole Cruise Views” Segment, Introducing Carnival Corporation Brands to New CruisersMonday, December 14th, 2015
Porthole Cruise Magazine, the nation’s leading cruise travel magazine, has announced that its emerging video division, PortholeTV, has debuted its premiere cruise segment, “Porthole Cruise Views,” a new platform to relay various cruise content from what’s happening in the cruise industry to special-edition cruise line coverage. (more…)
Top TV duo Ant and Dec will host a special episode of ITV’s award-winning Saturday Night Takeaway live from the top deck of Britannia in Barcelona on Saturday, April 2,2016, P&O Cruises announced today. (more…)
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)