Archive for the ‘Interview / Video / TV’ Category

Video. An Eye For Design: A Visionary Behind Royal Caribbean Innovations

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

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.

AIDA Shore-Ex: Wider Variety

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

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)

Shoretrips 101

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

James Shillinglaw interviews Julie Karp, owner of Shoretrips, and discusses their business model and the type of services they provide. (travelpulse.com)

Changing the Game: One on One with Crystal’s Edie Rodriguez

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

The Crystal Exclusive (Artist concepts courtesy of Crystal Cruises)On Sunday, July 19, Edie Rodriguez, president and CEO of Crystal Cruises, unveiled plans for a major brand expansion to Crystal Society passengers aboard Crystal Serenity. (travelpulse.com)

Cruise Industry News. Silversea Shore-Ex: Experiential Experiences

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Silversea has begun catering its tour program to the millennial market, said Darius Mehta, vice president, air and land programs.

First Week on the Job: New CLIA President Thomas Ostebo Offers Insight

Friday, July 10th, 2015

When it comes to crisis management, Thomas Ostebo, the new president of Cruise Lines International Association, certainly can deliver the goods. (travelagentcentral.com)

Holland America Selects UIEvolution for Nieuw Amsterdam

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

UIEvolution, Inc. and VIDELIO-HMS today announced they have been selected by Holland America Line to deploy UIEvolution’s UIE ExperienceManager technology platform on the Nieuw Amsterdam. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

An Inside Look at the AmaBella Cruise Ship with Mark Murphy

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Watch as Mark Murphy takes you through the AmaWaterways experience, on the 161-passenger AmaBella. (travelpulse.com)

MSC Cruises’ CEO Reveals Plans to Establish Brand in U.S.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

MSC DivinaMSC Cruises, which is coming back to the United States when MSC Divina returns to Miami in November, is aiming to carve out a niche in the market rather than become a major player, according to its CEO. (cruisecritic.com)

Carnival Offers “Behind the Scenes” Look at Carnival Vista Construction (Video)

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Carnival Cruise Lines has launched a new video series showcasing the construction of its newest “Fun Ship,” the Carnival Vista. (travelagentcentral.com)

Video. A Job That Soars Above All Others: Operating Anthem of the Seas’ North Star

Thursday, June 18th, 2015


Go behind the scenes with the North Star Operator on Anthem of the Seas as she takes guests on a 300 feet above sea level adventure.

Chinese cruise disaster: survivor tells of escape – video

Monday, June 8th, 2015

A Chinese tour guide recalls how he survived a cruise ship that sunk on the Yangtze river, killing more than 400 people. (theguardian.com)

What Now? Ian Williams Reports as Cruise Ship Righted (Video)

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

The rotation of the Eastern Star on the bed of the Yangtze River is complete. NBC News’ Ian Williams reports on the search for more victims. (nbcnews.com)

Celebrity Cruises Launches New “Grass is Greener” Marketing Campaign (Video)

Friday, June 5th, 2015

New for the summer, Celebrity Cruises has launched its “Grass is Greener” marketing campaign, highlighting the brand’s Lawn Club, “123go!” offer and evening parties. (travelagentcentral.com)

AmaWaterways Family Ties

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-owner of AmaWaterways, talks about her company’s new family cruises with Adventures by Disney and more. (travelpulse.com)

MSC Steps Up U.S. Marketing

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

MSC Cruises is launching its first TV advertising in the U.S. today (May 26). A commercial called “In the Summertime” will air on a variety of lifestyle and news cable channels. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Sailing with MSC Cruises

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Ken Muskat from MSC Cruises joins Mark Murphy to discuss the latest developments within the company. (travelpulse.com)

Europa 2: Guests learn to cook in the only Miele Culinary School at sea; and join workshops hosted by gourmet experts

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

The Miele culinary school is the venue for hosting cookery classes, as well as workshops with renowned, gourmet guest experts. (more…)

Norwegian Gets More Inclusive

Friday, May 8th, 2015

James Shillinglaw interviews COO of Norwegian Cruise Line, Andy Stuart. They discuss NCL’s newest initiatives geared towards both travel agents and customers, such as all-inclusive cruises out of Miami for the Norwegian Sky, and their newest ship in the fleet, the Norwegian Escape.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ video of Braemar cruising along the River Seine

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

A leisurely and scenic cruise along the stunning River Seine, from Rouen to Le Havre.

Carnival Cruise Line Releases High-Energy Video Tour of New Carnival Vista

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Produced in a style that expresses the fun and awe-inspiring features of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista’s new video tour is a distinct departure from most new ship overviews.

First Chinese-built ship’s entry into service could take ten years – Arnold Donald

Monday, April 27th, 2015

It can take five years for the first order of cruise ship made from the Chinese shipyard, and another five years for the delivery, predicts Carnival Corporation & plc CEO Arnold Donald. (cruisebusiness.com)

Royal Caribbean Spotlights New Ads, New Initiatives at Conference

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International is launching new TV commercials with music from “We Will Rock You,” the Queen musical now playing on its new Anthem of the Seas cruise ship. (travelpulse.com)

Seabourn Releases New Video of Designer Adam D. Tihany Discussing His Vision for Seabourn Encore

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Seabourn Encore (Rendering courtesy of Seabourn Cruises)The design icon behind the newest addition to the Seabourn fleet, Seabourn Encore, shares his vision in a new video released by the award-winning ultra-luxury cruise line. (phx.corporate-ir.net)

UK market to return to growth 2015, young people greatest challenge – Leven

Monday, April 20th, 2015

The British cruise market should resume growth this year after a drop in 2014, said Stuart Leven, Managing Director of Royal Caribbean International UK & Ireland. (more…)

Video. Anthem Of The Seas Arrives In Southampton: Royal Caribbean Introduces its Next Great Adventure

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Check out Royal Caribbean’s newest adventure, the world’s most technologically advanced ship is now sailing from her homeport in Southampton, UK, through October where she will sail to the Mediterranean and Canary Islands. 

Azamara Club Cruises Launches Virtual Reality Tours

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Azamara Club Cruises has announced a new, 360-degree virtual reality experience for travel agents and clients to use in vacation planning: Azamara 3DI. (more…)

A Chat With Cindy D’Aoust, As CLIA Prepares for cruise3sixty

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Cruise3sixty, the annual training and educational conference created by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), gets under way later this month in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Approximately 1,200 agents are expected to attend. (travelagentcentral.com)

Discover Regent Seven Seas Explorer

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Jason Montague, President and COO of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, gives a rundown of the amenities Regent Seven Seas Explorer, set to debut in 2016. (travelpulse.com)

MTN Launches the First Live High-Definition TV (HDTV) At Sea

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

MTN Communications (MTN) announces another maritime industry first with the launch of its high-definition live television service at sea, MTN Worldwide TV HD (MTN-TV HD).

Anthem of the Seas Conveyance from Meyer Werft Vinfographic

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

This video is in true infographic form (hence the term “vinfographic”) and adds a lot of interesting facts surrounding the conveyance of Anthem.

Azamara Rolls Out New Ad Campaign (Video)

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Azamara Club Cruises has debuted a new ad campaign and refreshed website focused around the theme of “The Voyage For Those Who Love Travel.” (travelagentcentral.com)