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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Archive for the ‘Interview / Video / TV’ Category
After much anticipation, Holland America Line has unveiled a video rendering of its new ship, Koningsdam. (cruisecritic.com)
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 extended its partnership with the MASTERPIECE series, providing more hours of programming on PBS stations in 2015. (travelagentcentral.com)
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.
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. (travelweekly.co.uk)
The video takes a deep look at the recent Quantum of the Seas conveyance with insight from the Quantum of the Seas’ Captain Felix Srecko.
European Waterways has released a beautiful new video showcasing their cruise of Italy aboard La Bella Vita. (allthingscruise.com)
Royal Caribbean partnered with artist Lawrence Argent to bring his next creation “From Afar” alive on Quantum of the Seas.
Guy Young, president of Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, talks about luxury, inclusiveness and what his company delivers to guests. (travelpulse.com)
Costa Concordia’s refloat is complete, and the shipwreck is now being towed to Italy’s mainland to be scrapped. (cruisecritic.com)
M/Y Grace yacht looks as young and elegant today as Princess Grace Kelly did when she honeymooned aboard her in the 1950s. Watch the movie and experience her elegance on a Luxury Galapagos Cruise with Quasar Expeditions.
Bradenton Herald reporter Sara Kennedy talks with Bay News 9 about a report addressing what to do when cruise ships are too large to sail beneath the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. (bradenton.com)
Carnival Cruise Lines is launching a fun and engaging new “How To” video series to give viewers an inside look at the line’s signature recipes, fun-filled tips, special guests and vacation-inspired ideas. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
A new four-minute video tells the story of the recent multi-million dollar refit that took place aboard Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
MSC Cruises has launched a compelling new video clip called Keep On Discovering, which celebrates the life-enriching pleasure of cruising while paying tongue-in-cheek homage to the forgotten follies of youth.
MSC Cruises is reported to be considering a return to the UK after a break next year and to have a 137,000 gross ton Fantasia class ship based in Southampton by 2017. (cruisebusiness.com)
Gordon Dirker, the new managing director-North America for Hurtigruten, is settling in at the company’s new U.S. headquarters in Seattle. (travelpulse.com)
A recent episode of American network Fox’s New Girl could not have pleased CLIA and the general cruise industry. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Avalon Waterways is upping its game in Asia, building two new riverboats that will include signature features found on its European vessels. (travelpulse.com)
Shopping habits and desires are changing, so cruise companies need to get on board with digital marketing before those customers look elsewhere, Richard Twynam, UK managing director of Azamara Club Cruises, writes in a column published by Travel Weekly. (cruisebusiness.com)
The chief executive of Carnival Corporation in the UK has described next year as “the start of a wonderful new phase for the cruise industry in the UK.” (cruisecritic.com)
This video shows the captain of a cruise ship using his vessel to perform a slightly terrifying rendition of the White Stripes’ famous anthem, Seven Nation Army. (metro.co.uk)
Adventure Canada’s voyages along Canada’s East Coast are being featured in the travel program “The Coolest Places On Earth,” on T.V. stations throughout the United States.
Princess Cruises will feature in a four-part prime time ITV1 documentary in the UK this summer. “The Cruise Ship” will be a behind the scenes look at crew and passengers on Royal Princess. (cruisecritic.com)
Kristian Anderson joined Silversea Cruises in June 2012 and this past December was promoted to senior vice president and general manager for North America upon the departure of Ellen Bettridge. (travelpulse.com)
After reporting sharply higher first-quarter profits and revenues, Norwegian Cruise Line is on a roll, according to its optimistic CEO Kevin Sheehan. (travelpulse.com)
Mark Kammerer of Holland America Line talks about the Dancing with the Stars program, new dining options and more. (travelpulse.com)
“Sometimes decisions are strategic in nature not immediately revenue driven,” commented Lisa Lutoff Perlo, executive vice president of operations for Royal Caribbean International. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Jean-Marie Queriaud, director of operations for Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, talks about the company’s new itineraries on the rivers of France. (travelpulse.com)
Guy Young of Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, which just launched the new SS Catherine, talks about the company’s future on the rivers of Europe. (travelpulse.com)