Archive for the ‘Interview / Video / TV’ Category

Europa 2: Guests learn to cook in the only Miele Culinary School at sea; and join workshops hosted by gourmet experts

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

The Miele culinary school is the venue for hosting cookery classes, as well as workshops with renowned, gourmet guest experts. (more…)

Norwegian Gets More Inclusive

Friday, May 8th, 2015

James Shillinglaw interviews COO of Norwegian Cruise Line, Andy Stuart. They discuss NCL’s newest initiatives geared towards both travel agents and customers, such as all-inclusive cruises out of Miami for the Norwegian Sky, and their newest ship in the fleet, the Norwegian Escape.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ video of Braemar cruising along the River Seine

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

A leisurely and scenic cruise along the stunning River Seine, from Rouen to Le Havre.

Carnival Cruise Line Releases High-Energy Video Tour of New Carnival Vista

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Produced in a style that expresses the fun and awe-inspiring features of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista’s new video tour is a distinct departure from most new ship overviews.

First Chinese-built ship’s entry into service could take ten years – Arnold Donald

Monday, April 27th, 2015

It can take five years for the first order of cruise ship made from the Chinese shipyard, and another five years for the delivery, predicts Carnival Corporation & plc CEO Arnold Donald. (

Royal Caribbean Spotlights New Ads, New Initiatives at Conference

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International is launching new TV commercials with music from “We Will Rock You,” the Queen musical now playing on its new Anthem of the Seas cruise ship. (

Seabourn Releases New Video of Designer Adam D. Tihany Discussing His Vision for Seabourn Encore

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Seabourn Encore (Rendering courtesy of Seabourn Cruises)The design icon behind the newest addition to the Seabourn fleet, Seabourn Encore, shares his vision in a new video released by the award-winning ultra-luxury cruise line. (

UK market to return to growth 2015, young people greatest challenge – Leven

Monday, April 20th, 2015

The British cruise market should resume growth this year after a drop in 2014, said Stuart Leven, Managing Director of Royal Caribbean International UK & Ireland. (more…)

Video. Anthem Of The Seas Arrives In Southampton: Royal Caribbean Introduces its Next Great Adventure

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Check out Royal Caribbean’s newest adventure, the world’s most technologically advanced ship is now sailing from her homeport in Southampton, UK, through October where she will sail to the Mediterranean and Canary Islands. 

Azamara Club Cruises Launches Virtual Reality Tours

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Azamara Club Cruises has announced a new, 360-degree virtual reality experience for travel agents and clients to use in vacation planning: Azamara 3DI. (more…)

A Chat With Cindy D’Aoust, As CLIA Prepares for cruise3sixty

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Cruise3sixty, the annual training and educational conference created by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), gets under way later this month in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Approximately 1,200 agents are expected to attend. (

Discover Regent Seven Seas Explorer

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Jason Montague, President and COO of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, gives a rundown of the amenities Regent Seven Seas Explorer, set to debut in 2016. (

MTN Launches the First Live High-Definition TV (HDTV) At Sea

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

MTN Communications (MTN) announces another maritime industry first with the launch of its high-definition live television service at sea, MTN Worldwide TV HD (MTN-TV HD).

Anthem of the Seas Conveyance from Meyer Werft Vinfographic

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

This video is in true infographic form (hence the term “vinfographic”) and adds a lot of interesting facts surrounding the conveyance of Anthem.

Azamara Rolls Out New Ad Campaign (Video)

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Azamara Club Cruises has debuted a new ad campaign and refreshed website focused around the theme of “The Voyage For Those Who Love Travel.” (

Sir Richard Branson to order two giant ships as Virgin plans to gatecrash cruise market

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

The billionaire entrepreneur revealed the move in an exclusive interview with The Telegraph as Virgin Trains took over the running of the East Coast train line. (

CLIA State of the Industry: Strong Growth and Key Destinations

Monday, March 9th, 2015

The cruise industry is doing well as 2015 kicks into high gear, Travel Agent learned at the recent CLIA State of the Industry press conference. (

MSC Releases Video Detailing New Ship Features

Friday, February 27th, 2015

The video showcases 3D renderings of two new Vista and Seaside projects. (

Australia. Royal Caribbean partners with My Kitchen Rules

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has announced a new TV campaign and partnership with Channel 7 juggernaut My Kitchen Rules. (

An update with Hurtigruten

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Gordon Dirker, manager director, talks to Mark Murphy on travel to Norway and Antarctica with Hurtigruten. (

View Video Highlights from the 5 February Cunard Royal Rendezvous between Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

On 5 February, Cunard kicked off the company’s 175th Anniversary celebrations in the U.S. by paying homage to the Queen Mary when Queen Elizabeth docked in the port of Long Beach, California for the first time.

A Brief Chat with Michael Bayley, Royal Caribbean’s New President & CEO

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Many travel agents know Michael Bayley, the new president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, from his service as the former president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. (

New Video Series Hosted By Noted Travel Expert Samantha Brown Kicks Off Redesign Of Carnival’s Popular YouTube Channel

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Popular travel expert Samantha Brown is the star of an engaging new video series on Carnival’s YouTube channel.

Ponant to Debut Video at NYC Drone Film Festival

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

A drone video shot during Ponant’s Adriatic sailing aboard one of its luxury expedition yachts Le Soleal, has been selected for the first New York City Drone Film Festival. (

A Conversation With Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Celebrity Cruises’ New President

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

A 29-year travel industry veteran, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo was named president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises in December. (

Carnival Takes People ‘Back to the Sea’ in Super Bowl Commercial

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Carnival Corporation aired its first-ever Super Bowl TV commercial entitled “Come Back to the Sea”. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. ( Hapag-Lloyd Cruises launches its new-format corporate film for international market place

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

The new series of 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. (