Archive for the ‘Interview / Video / TV’ Category

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.” (

Sir Richard Branson to order two giant ships as Virgin plans to gatecrash cruise market

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

The billionaire entrepreneur revealed the move in an exclusive interview with The Telegraph as Virgin Trains took over the running of the East Coast train line. (

CLIA State of the Industry: Strong Growth and Key Destinations

Monday, March 9th, 2015

The cruise industry is doing well as 2015 kicks into high gear, Travel Agent learned at the recent CLIA State of the Industry press conference. (

MSC Releases Video Detailing New Ship Features

Friday, February 27th, 2015

The video showcases 3D renderings of two new Vista and Seaside projects. (

Australia. Royal Caribbean partners with My Kitchen Rules

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has announced a new TV campaign and partnership with Channel 7 juggernaut My Kitchen Rules. (

An update with Hurtigruten

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Gordon Dirker, manager director, talks to Mark Murphy on travel to Norway and Antarctica with Hurtigruten. (

View Video Highlights from the 5 February Cunard Royal Rendezvous between Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

On 5 February, Cunard kicked off the company’s 175th Anniversary celebrations in the U.S. by paying homage to the Queen Mary when Queen Elizabeth docked in the port of Long Beach, California for the first time.

A Brief Chat with Michael Bayley, Royal Caribbean’s New President & CEO

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Many travel agents know Michael Bayley, the new president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, from his service as the former president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. (

New Video Series Hosted By Noted Travel Expert Samantha Brown Kicks Off Redesign Of Carnival’s Popular YouTube Channel

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Popular travel expert Samantha Brown is the star of an engaging new video series on Carnival’s YouTube channel.

Ponant to Debut Video at NYC Drone Film Festival

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

A drone video shot during Ponant’s Adriatic sailing aboard one of its luxury expedition yachts Le Soleal, has been selected for the first New York City Drone Film Festival. (

A Conversation With Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Celebrity Cruises’ New President

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

A 29-year travel industry veteran, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo was named president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises in December. (

Carnival Takes People ‘Back to the Sea’ in Super Bowl Commercial

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Carnival Corporation aired its first-ever Super Bowl TV commercial entitled “Come Back to the Sea”. (

Azamara: Delivering Destinations

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Larry Pimentel, president and CEO of Azamara Club Cruises, talks about his cruise line’s destination-focused experiences and more. (

Azamara’s New Ad Campaign Includes Brand’s First Commercial

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Azamara Club Cruises is launching a new ad campaign, which will include the brand’s first-ever TV commercial. (

Cunard Releases Animated Anniversary Timeline (Video)

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

For its 175th anniversary, Cunard has created an animated timeline on its website that highlights iconic moments in the cruise line’s history. (

Four Quick Questions for Bill Panoff

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Bill Panoff, president and CEO of Fort Lauderdale-based PPI Group, began his career as a cruise director. ( Hapag-Lloyd Cruises launches its new-format corporate film for international market place

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

The new series of films focuses primarily on the 5-stars- plus* EUROPA 2, revealing the concept of the 500-passenger ship and its facilities.

Quantum: First HD Cruise Ship with VSM by L-S-B Broadcast

Monday, January 5th, 2015

When the Quantum of the Seas started revenue service in November, it also became the first ship with all video content being delivered in high definition. (

Carnival to Run Super Bowl Commercial

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Carnival Corporation today announced it will unveil the first TV commercial from its new multi-brand national marketing initiative during Super Bowl XLIX airing on Sunday, Feb. 1, on NBC. (

Have You Taken the Virtual Reality Tour of the Ocean Endeavour?

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Walk through the Ocean Endeavour, poke into the rooms, check out the dining room, take a look at the pool and hot tub – all from the comfort of home.

Britannia rules the waves: Watch video of P&O’s new cruise ship on her first sea trials

Friday, December 12th, 2014

P&O’s new flagship glides effortlessly through the water on her first sea trial after floating out of the shipyard where she was built near Trieste, Italy. (

Video: Quantum of the Seas Officially Named

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Watch as Quantum of the Seas is officially named with performances by triple-threat actress and godmother Kristin Chenoweth as well as Earth Harp musician, William Close.

Video. First Jamie’s Italian Opens at Sea: Welcoming a New Classic to Quantum of the Seas

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Now open on Quantum of the Seas, Jamie’s Italian offers guests a casual Italian dining option. From the restaurants signature planks of Italian antipasti to delicate handmade pasta, this new restaurant is a must try for foodies.

New TV Comedy Set on a Cruise Ship?

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Has NBC been inspired by the Love Boat and approved a new comedy series set on a cruise ship? According to reports, a cruise ship comedy is in the works, supposedly called Port of Miami. (

Holland America Releases Video Rendering of New Cruise Ship

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

After much anticipation, Holland America Line has unveiled a video rendering of its new ship, Koningsdam. (

Video: a Quantum of the Seas has arrived!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Quantum of the Seas’ has finished the TransAtlantic crossing and has arrived in her homeport, of Cape Liberty, New Jersey. See arrival video “Quantum of the Seas Sails Into New York Harbor: Smart Ship Completes TransAtlantic Crossing.”

Viking River Cruises Expands Sponsorship Of PBS’ MASTERPIECE

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Viking River Cruises extended its partnership with the MASTERPIECE series, providing more hours of programming on PBS stations in 2015. (

Follow the Quantum of the Seas Journey With Us!

Friday, October 31st, 2014

First is our Southampton Arrival video, “Quantum of the Seas Sets Sail: First Stop, Southampton UK” which focuses in on the gracious welcoming of Quantum at her first port of call – Southampton, UK.

A New Royal Caribbean Video has launched – “Bionic Bartending: Quantum of the Seas’ Robots Serve Precision Straight Up”

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

The video features another Royal Caribbean first at sea – the robot bartenders at the Bionic Bar! These robotic bartenders are an incredible addition to the SMARTSHIP, Quantum of the Seas.

UK. Big Interview: Thomas Cook sets course to win back cruise dominance

Friday, October 24th, 2014

When Thomas Cook announced it was opening a string of specialist cruise stores earlier this month it signalled a renewed focus on a sector it once dominated. (