Archive for the ‘Interview / Video / TV’ Category

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)

Cruise industry must embrace digital world more as shopping habits change – Azamara UK’s Twynam

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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)

Carnival CEO Heralds ‘Wonderful New Phase’ for UK Cruising

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

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)

Cruise ship plays White Stripes anthem Seven Nation Army using horns

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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)

Coolest Places On Earth Travel Show Features Adventure Canada

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

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 to Feature in UK TV Documentary; Producers in Talks with US Networks

Friday, May 9th, 2014

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)

Travel Pulse One-on-One: Silversea’s Kristian Anderson

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

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)

Norwegian Cruise Line CEO: We’re ‘On A Roll’

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

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)

Go Dancing, Dining with Holland America

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Mark Kammerer of Holland America Line talks about the Dancing with the Stars program, new dining options and more. (travelpulse.com)

Quantum of the Seas: Strategic Decision

Friday, April 18th, 2014

“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)

Uniworld on the Rivers of France

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

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)

Uniworld’s Future on the Rivers

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

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)

Watch National Geographic Orion’s New Zealand Christening

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Lindblad Expeditions has released a video of the recent christening ceremony of the National Geographic Orion. (travelagentcentral.com)

Join Royal Caribbean President & CEO Adam Goldstein for a Google Hangout

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Adam Goldstein will be answering questions on Royal Caribbean International’s latest ship, set to be delivered November 2014.

Viking Cruises’ Torstein Hagen Talks Ocean Plans and River Growth

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Torstein Hagen, chairman and CEO, Viking Cruises, told reporters onboard the Viking Forseti river ship in Bordeaux, France last week that his new ocean line launching in 2015 will deliver a far different experience than that of other premium or ocean lines. (travelagentcentral.com)

Vago: MSC to Build, Continue Expanding

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

MSC Cruises is inching closer to a ship order, and could introduce multiple prototypes to the cruise market in coming years, according to CEO Pierfrancesco Vago. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

CLIA’s Dwain Wall Seeks More Two-Way Feedback Between Lines and Agents

Monday, March 10th, 2014

As Dwain Wall settles into his newly created post, he’s looking at how CLIA’s Trade Relations and Sales Committee (comprised of cruise executives) and the organization’s Travel Agent Advisory Board interact and communicate. (travelagentcentral.com)

Quantum of the Seas Raises the Curtain on Mamma Mia: Musical joins Broadway line-up on Royal Caribbean (Video)

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas, launching in November of this year, will bring Dancing Queens onboard when it debuts Mamma Mia, the line’s fourth fully-licensed Broadway production onboard its fleet.

CLIA Chief Updates State of Cruise Industry (video)

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) executives were in New York last month for their annual media showcase. (travelagentcentral.com)