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Archive for the ‘Interview / Video / TV’ Category
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)
Lindblad Expeditions has released a video of the recent christening ceremony of the National Geographic Orion. (travelagentcentral.com)
Adam Goldstein will be answering questions on Royal Caribbean International’s latest ship, set to be delivered November 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)
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)
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 (Cruise Lines International Association) executives were in New York last month for their annual media showcase. (travelagentcentral.com)
Video is now recognised to be one of the most powerful online marketing tools that really does convert lookers into bookers, the dream of every travel operator. (australia.etbnews.com)
A new MSC Cruises’ video series based on the company’s clear dedication to the “Mediterranean Way of Life” makes its debut today on MSC Cruises’ digital universe.
Is Wall a good fit? From one trade perspective, “Dwain will be a wonderful addition to CLIA’s executive ranks.” (travelagentcentral.com)
As Costa Luminosa sails each week from PortMiami to the Caribbean, Costa Cruises’ staffers in the line’s North American headquarters in Fort Lauderdale can revel in the sales accomplishment. (travelagentcentral.com)
Phoenix Reisen has released the 47th segment of its Phoenix Travel TV – video on its website –whereby Michael Schultz, director of cruise, presents the three-week refit of the Amadea before she started on her 134-day world cruise. (cruiseindustrynews.com)