Polar bears and Northern Lights are two of many reasons travelers dream of exploring the Arctic. There’s also the fascination of skyscraper-high glaciers, cavorting whales and following in the footsteps of intrepid explorers.
American Cruise Lines, is pleased to announce that on April 18th, its brand new 2018 ship, American Constitution will make its inaugural cruise on Chesapeake Bay with an all new American Revolution itinerary.
Star Cruises will transform SuperStar Gemini into a floating hotel from 7 to 16 February 2018 at Sanya Phoenix Island International Port where guests can experience a unique Chinese New Year through a selection of special offers and programs.
Aurora Expeditions, Australia’s leading expedition cruising company, has today launched the full program for its new world-class expedition ship, the Greg Mortimer, and its inaugural 2019/2020 polar season.
The cruise business in Puerto Rico is seeing a solid recovery as the Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced that 35,000 cruise guests on 11 different ships visited the port of San Juan between Jan. 15 and 21, representing an economic impact of more than $4.5 million. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
A total of 677 foreign cruise ships visited Croatia in the first eleven months of 2017, down 17 percent (136 cruise ships) compared with the same period in 2016, carrying 936,500 passengers or 14 percent fewer than last year, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics show. (total-croatia-news.com)
In 2017, Helsinki grew to become the busiest passenger port in Europe and possibly the entire world with 12.3 million passengers. Passenger numbers continued to increase on the Helsinki-Tallinn route in particular, reflecting the development of Helsinki and Tallinn into ‘twin cities’ with close economic and social ties.
A woman has died after falling from the balcony of the Jacksonville-based Carnival Elation cruise ship, according to the cruise line. The woman, as yet unidentified, fell from her balcony early Friday out at sea, according to a statement from Carnival spokeswoman Christine de la Huerta. (jacksonville.com)
Japanese ports have been bustling with an increasing number of foreign cruise passengers amid robust demand for ship tours that has led to the development of new services combining a voyage with rail or air travel. (japantoday.com)