Archive for the ‘Interview / Video / TV’ Category

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. (travelpulse.com)

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. (travelagentcentral.com)

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. (travelagentcentral.com)

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. (travelpulse.com)

Experience.tv: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises launches its new-format corporate film for international market place

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

The new series of Experience.tv 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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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. (mirror.co.uk)

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. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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. (cruisecritic.com)

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. (travelagentcentral.com)

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. (travelweekly.co.uk)

Video – “A Monumental Journey to the Open Seas: Quantum of the Seas Navigates the River Ems”

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

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.

A Video Tour of Venice, Italy aboard European Waterway’s La Bella Vita

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

La Bella VitaEuropean Waterways has released a beautiful new video showcasing their cruise of Italy aboard La Bella Vita. (allthingscruise.com)

Polar Bear Sighting: Royal Caribbean’s Art Piece is Larger Than Life

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Royal Caribbean partnered with artist Lawrence Argent to bring his next creation “From Afar” alive on Quantum of the Seas.

The Uniworld Difference

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Guy Young, president of Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, talks about luxury, inclusiveness and what his company delivers to guests. (travelpulse.com)

Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Towed Away for Scrap

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Costa Concordia’s refloat is complete, and the shipwreck is now being towed to Italy’s mainland to be scrapped. (cruisecritic.com)

Grace of Monaco and M/Y Grace Celebrity Yacht

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

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.

Mega Cruise Ships and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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 Launches ‘How To’ Video Series

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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)

New Cunard Video Reveals Queen Elizabeth Transformations

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

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 takes cruising viral with Keep On Discovering video

Monday, June 16th, 2014

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 sees Fantasia class ship in UK by 2017 – report

Monday, May 26th, 2014

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)

4 Quick Questions for Hurtigruten’s Gordon Dirker

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

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)

New Girl Episode Sets Cruise Industry Back 40 Years

Friday, May 16th, 2014

A recent episode of American network Fox’s New Girl could not have pleased CLIA and the general cruise industry. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Upping the Game on Asia’s Rivers: One-on-One with Avalon Waterways’ Patrick Clark

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Avalon Waterways is upping its game in Asia, building two new riverboats that will include signature features found on its European vessels. (travelpulse.com)