Archive for the ‘Interview / Video / TV’ Category

Australia Expands Cruise Potential

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Australian Cruise Association CEO, Jill Abel, is focused firmly on supporting Australia’s development as a cruise destination. MarEx spoke to her about the association’s activities. (maritime-executive.com)

Princess Cruises Wilderness Treehouse Unveiled in Finale Episode

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Princess Cruises new one-of-a-kind wilderness treehouse at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge was revealed on the season finale of Animal Planet’s hit show “Treehouse Masters,” bringing an opportunity to view Denali, North America’s highest peak, from a unique perspective as the latest guest experience enhancement created from its partnership with Discovery Communications. (more…)

Carnival Corporation Launches OceanView – World’s First Digital Streaming Travel Channel

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

In another first for the travel industry, Carnival Corporation & plc announced it is launching OceanView – the world’s first over the top (OTT) digital streaming channel from a travel provider for completely free access on land and at sea to compelling, immersive and experiential travel content for viewers across the globe. (more…)

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution launch new promotional partnership video

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have unveiled a new joint promotional video, highlighting the two organisations’ long-standing partnership of nearly 50 years, and raising awareness of the vital work that the charity does. (more…)

Speedcast Launches Speedcast TV On Demand

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Speedcast International today announced the release of its newest service for the cruise industry: Speedcast TV On Demand. The solution allows passengers and crew to access a wide range of entertainment and information onboard. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrity Cruises Partners with Public Television Series Moveable Feast

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises invites guests to dig into the modern luxury brand’s newest iconic culinary partnership with Fine Cooking magazine and its Emmy® Award-nominated Public Television series Moveable Feast – introducing Moveable Feast with Celebrity Cruises. (more…)

P&O Australia Launches ‘Something for Everyone’ Campaign

Monday, September 4th, 2017

P&O Cruises Australia has revealed Pacific Explorer’s hottest onboard activities in a new ad campaign featuring Australian comedian Dave Hughes, according to a statement. The popular comedian appears in a surprising twist at the end of P&O’s new television commercial which features cruise holiday-goers sampling the ship’s many features. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Phoenix Reisen Back on German TV

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Phoenix Reisen has announced new seasons starting this month for the German TV shows Traumschiff (Dream Ship), Verrückt nach Meer (Crazy About the Ocean) and Verrückt nach Fluss (Crazy About the River). (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Q&A: Cruising with Jane McDonald

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Jane McDonald became a household name in the U.K. in 1998 as the star of BBC’s fly-on-the-wall documentary “The Cruise.” The show turned out to be a massive hit, putting cruising firmly on the map and catapulting McDonald to national stardom. (cruisecritic.com)

Second Series of “Cruising with Jane McDonald” Returns This Week

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Channel 5’s popular TV show “Cruising with Jane McDonald” returns for a second series this Friday, 1 September, at 9 p.m., starting with the singer experiencing a Baltic Sea cruise onboard Viking Sky. (cruisecritic.com)

Carnival Corporation’s OCEAN Original Network TV Programs Sail into Second Season

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Carnival Corporation’s OCEAN Original Network TV Programs Sail into Second Season

A year following the award-winning debut of its first original travel experience programming, Carnival Corporation & plc today (28 Aug) announced at the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) Global Convention that its hit series have been extended for a second season on ABC stations and NBC. (more…)

Great American Eclipse – Live from Oasis of the Seas

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Royal Caribbean hosted a bucket-list-worthy viewing party of the Great American Eclipse on Oasis of the Seas. (more…)

Ponant releases spectacular Kimberley expedition aerial footage

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Our Australian cruises: experience the Kimberley | Ponant

The first sell-out season of PONANT Kimberley expeditions has been captured with spectacular drone footage taken by acclaimed Australian photographer Nick Rains featuring Kimberley highlights from a new dimension. (etbtravelnews.global)

Carnival Corporation Ocean Originals TV Series Receive 10 Telly Awards

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc announced that three of its Ocean Originals TV programs – “Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin,” “The Voyager with Josh Garcia” and “Vacation Creation” – have been honored with 10 2017 Telly Awards in various categories.

Poseidon Expeditions’ VR Film “Our North Pole 360” Takes Home Big Honors

Friday, July 28th, 2017

The Russian icebreaker 50 Years of VictoryPolar cruise specialist Poseidon Expeditions recently turned its hand to filmmaking and walked with two awards from some 15 honors handed out at the 3rd Russian Fulldome Festival and Planetarium Conference 2017 held June 13-15, 2017, in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Yaroslavl, Russia. (more…)

Norwegian Cruise Line Sails for Prime Time

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Scheduled for later this month, Norwegian Cruise Line will be featured in a one-hour episode of CNBC’s reality series “The Profit.” (travelagentcentral.com)

Designing the Future of Cruising: Royal Caribbean’s Innovation Lab Fuses Technology and Creativity

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Royal Caribbean’s Innovation Lab

Royal Caribbean’s new Innovation Lab takes the ship design process to new heights by bringing the best creative minds and the latest technology together under one roof. From engaging virtual reality rooms to collaborative work spaces, the cruise line’s new facility in Miami helps accelerate innovation and gives experts the ability to tangibly play and push the envelope before construction even begins.

Disney Cruise Line Offers Sneak Peek at New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Musical

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Sneak Peek: “Beauty and the Beast” on Disney Dream

Disney Cruise Line has offered a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of its new cruise-bound musical “Beauty and the Beast,” which debuts on Disney Dream this November. (cruisecritic.com)

Video: SS United States’ Maiden Voyage

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

The clip from the documentary film Lady in Waiting

With the 65th anniversary of the record-breaking voyage of the SS United States, the SS United States Conservancy has published a clip from the documentary film Lady in Waiting showing footage from the ship’s maiden crossing. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Fascinating moment huge luxury cruise ship Silversea is towed under London’s Tower Bridge

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Silversea’s Silver Wind, which carries just 296 passengers, was spotted pulling into the capital’s port earlier today (June 30). (thesun.co.uk)

Constructing the World’s Largest Ship: Symphony of the Seas Brings New Adventures

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Symphony of the Seas is one step closer to claiming the title of the world’s largest cruise ship. The ship’s construction continues right on schedule, with Royal Caribbean innovators developing even more groundbreaking wow’s for the latest member of the Oasis class of ships.

Royal Caribbean Brings Underwater Adventures To Life With First-Of-Its-Kind Snapchat Experience

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Royal Caribbean invites the world to experience a first-of-its-kind underwater adventure through the lens of Snapchat Spectacles. From June 21 to June 25, Royal Caribbean’s Snapchat channel will immerse viewers in a one of-a-kind underwater adventure thanks to a custom-designed scuba mask dubbed “SeaSeekers.” (more…)

The Great British Baking Show Returns on PBS Thanks to Scenic

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Space Ship Scenic DiamondLovers of live baking series The Great British Baking Show will now be able to watch the bake-off contest in its fourth season thanks to a sponsorship by Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours. (travelagentcentral.com)

Gerard Piquè joins the testimonials’ team of Costa Cruises

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Costa Cruises is presenting their new international internet and social media campaign starring an exceptional testimonial: Gerard Piqué, the defender who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team, is the new face of the video presented by the Italian cruise company, on air from today on the official website www.costacrociere.it and on all the Costa social media channels. (more…)

Brand New 360ᵒ Crystal Preview Surrounds Travelers in the Crystal Experience

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Crystal has unveiled the Crystal Preview, taking guests “through the lens” of select Crystal experiences with 360-degree videos of onboard spaces and itinerary locales through interactive videos on the company’s website. (more…)

AIDA Unveils Details on New Ship Class

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

AIDA Cruises has announced a number of details for its next class of ships, the so-called Helios-class newbuilds, which will come in at 180,000 tons and 5,000 passengers, and be powered by LNG. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cunard Shares Behind the Scenes Images and Video of Aft Lido Deck Being Lifted onto Queen Victoria

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Queen Victoria Refit: Aft Lido Deck Timelapse

Following Cunard’s recent announcement of plans for a $40 million refurbishment of Queen Victoria, the luxury cruise line reveals behind the scenes images and video of the stunning aft lido sun deck being lifted into place at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy. (more…)

Cunard Shares Inspiring Interview with Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

In tandem with the start of its 2017 Transatlantic season, luxury cruise line Cunard today shared an inspiring video interview with Micky Arison, Chairman of the Board of Carnival Corporation & plc. (more…)

Viking Cruises Partners with National Geographic To Sponsor New “Genius” Series

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Viking Cruises announced it has signed on to sponsor National Geographic’s first fully scripted global anthology series, “Genius,” which in its debut season tells the story of the 20th century’s most brilliant icon, Albert Einstein. (more…)

Coming to a City Near You: Celebrity Cruises Announces One-of-a-Kind ‘Leading EdgeSM Mobile Cinema Tour’

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The 117,000-ton 2,900-berth Celebrity Cruises' Edge class ship (Artist impression)Celebrity Cruises brings new experience to lovers of cinema and travel across North America with a unique mobile cinema tour. (more…)

Queen Mary 2 Featured on Vacation Creation

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

This spring Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 will be featured on the CW Network’s Vacation Creation. Tommy Davidson, best known for his role in ‘Living Color’ hosts alongside travel expert and YouTube sensation Andrea Feczko. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises Partners With Bravo for Digital Series

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Celebrity Cruises is partnering with Bravo Media to create an original video series titled “Isaac Takes On,” starring “Top Chef” fan favorite Isaac Toups. The series follows Chef Toups as he travels the Caribbean on a Celebrity cruise, competing against tastemakers in a variety of culinary challenges. (cruisecritic.com)