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Amadeus to Offer River Cruises for Millennials

Amadeus ProvenceAmadeus River Cruises has become the latest line to offer sailings specifically for the millennial generation. In a partnership with Zaven Global — a company that uses brand influencers to create “experiential events” — Amadeus will begin offering millennial sailings in 2019, featuring five- and six-night voyages on the Rhine, Rhone and Danube. (cruisecritic.com)




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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Ben Williams appointed as new Head of Marketing

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Williams as its new Head of Marketing, with effect from 1st March 2018. Ben has been promoted from his previous role as Fred. Olsen’s eBusiness Manager – in charge of the company’s website and social media communications – and will take responsibility for developing the brand and marketing strategy.




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SkySea Launches New Music Show

SAMAJAM is coming to SkySea’s Golden Era, a new music show allowing audience participation, according to a statement from the Chinese cruise line. Sailing from Shanghai on Jan. 24, the new show will allow all guests to participate, SkySea said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Key Cruise Line Executives and Industry Stakeholders Build Business and Relationships at FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit

Business and relationship development hit high gear on the high seas last week. More than 150 cruise industry stakeholders from the FCCA Platinum Membership Program joined over 25 decision-making executives from FCCA Member Lines for the annual FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit.




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Carnival Corporation’s Cruise Line Brands, Leadership Earn over 500 Industry Awards

Carnival Corporation and its nine global cruise line brands earned 556 awards and recognitions in 2017. The third-party endorsements recognize excellence in areas key to exceeding guest expectations and providing extraordinary vacations — including vacation value, cruise ships, onboard entertainment, shore excursions, itineraries, nightlife and overall customer service.




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Twenty-Seven Expedition, Adventure and Small Ships Now On Order, Mainly From Smaller European Shipyards

by Kevin Griffin

Today, instead of the usual column, we have decided to update earlier news on new orders for expedition, adventure and small ships. This number has now reached twenty-seven vessels, twenty-three from European shipyards and four from China. Thirteen of these ships, will be completed in Norway, seven of which are due from Fincantieri affiliate Vard and the others from Kleven and Ulstein.




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