Bruges Becomes Latest European City to Limit Cruise Ship Calls




The popular Belgian city plans to limit the number of ships moored at any one time and will be encouraging lines to visit on weekdays, rather than weekends. Bruges joins Amsterdam, Barcelona, Palma, Venice and Dubrovnik in either imposing taxes specifically on cruise passengers or limiting the number of ships visiting. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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PTGA: Qualifications for Polar Guiding




The Polar Tourism Guides Association (PTGA) is picking up more cruise line clients and individual veteran expedition team members looking for assessor training. “The main guts of it is that we are a third-party vetting association,” said Graham Charles, president. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Antarctica21 Announces New 2020/21 Austral Spring Trips To The Falklands And South Georgia Aboard Magellan Explorer

Port Stanley, capital of the Falkland IslandsAntarctica21, a leader in the air-cruise model to Antarctica, is set to offer travelers a rare chance to visit Cape Horn, the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia in late September and October, when the austral spring brings a sense of renewal, as the cycle of life begins once again.

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Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records 
as East Med takes centre stage in global cruise itineraries




The ferry terminal of the Piraeus Port  (Photo credit: Xinhua News Agency, May 2017)More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism framed the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, setting new attendance records for the biennial Athens Confex event that is fast becoming the bellwether for the state of the cruise and yachting sectors in the East Med and Black sea regions.

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Dubai welcomes ‘Karnika’, India’s first premium cruise ship



Karnika (Jalesh Cruises)Dubai has welcomed India’s first premium cruise liner, ‘Karnika’ by Jalesh Cruises, to Mina Rashid as its home port for the season. Karnika is Jalesh Cruises’s first liner to homeport in the region, marking a significant milestone for both the Indian domestic and international cruise industry. (gulfnews.com)

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Carnival Cruise Line Launches Dedicated ‘Why Use A Travel Advisor’ Website, Brochure and Facebook Page for Consumers




Carnival Cruise Line (logo)Carnival Cruise Line is continuing to expand its yearlong “Why Use a Travel Advisor,” or WUATA, program that is dedicated to promoting the value of travel agents with the launch of WUATA.com, a WUATA brochure and an exclusive WUATA Facebook page.

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AdventureSmith Explorations Expands Options to Discover Asia on Small Ship Cruises



AdventureSmith Explorations invites the curious traveler to follow their dreams and take advantage of new travel options and numerous incentives currently being offered throughout the Pacific. “Asia small ship travel is growing, and for good reason,” said Todd Smith, Founder and President of AdventureSmith Explorations.

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Top travel partners to sail onboard Pride of America



Pride of America (Courtesy Norwegian Cruise Line)Norwegian Cruise Line – in partnership with Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania and Hawaiian Airlines – is reminding Australian and New Zealand trade partners that they still have over two weeks to qualify for a once in a lifetime opportunity to sail onboard Pride of America as part of NCL Legends, their trade recognition program. (etbtravelnews.global)

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All Dad Jokes Aside, P&O Cruises Australia Announces Dates For ‘The Kiwi Big Laugh’ 2020




Oh buoy! Shake your sea legs and get ready for some raucous laughter because P&O Cruises’ annual comedy festival at sea is back for a third time in 2020. Park the dad jokes and leave the banter to the professionals on Pacific Aria’s three-night comedy cruise which departs Auckland on September 4 – just in time for Father’s Day.

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