Fincantieri has announced that it has been awarded the multi-million Euro refit and refurbishment project of the newest ship acquired by Saga Cruises, the 37,301-ton Bleu de France. The work planned for this ship will start during November 2011 at the Fincantieri Palermo yard. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Croisieres de France (CDF) has reported what it called “excellent results for the spring, summer and fall of this year, with an occupancy rate exceeding 100 percent and consolidating its position in the French cruise market.” (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Croisieres de France (CDF), continues to grow with its new second-hand ship, the 1,828-passenger Horizon, which will start service this coming winter, taking the place of the Blue de France, which has been sold to Saga Cruises. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
In 2010, the Ocean Liner Society chose Croisières de France and its 37,301-ton Bleu de France (delivered in 1982 as Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ last Europa) for its annual group cruise. This “all-inclusive” cruise proved such a success that in 2012 the Society is returning to Croisières de France to sample its latest ship, the 46,811-ton Horizon, the first new ship to be built for Celebrity Cruises in 1990.
Saga Cruises, the British cruise operator that targets the 50 year plus age segment, will send thd current Bleu de France for a major refit before introducing the ship in March next year as Saga Sapphire. (cruisebusiness.com)
Saga Cruises has decided to name its latest acquisition Saga Sapphire: the 37,301 gross ton vessel that is currently trading as Bleu de France willjoin the fleet of the British company in March next year. (cruisebusiness.com)
CDF Croisieres de France, the French unit in the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) group, will introduce the 47,800 gross ton Horizon that was built in 1990 as replacement of the 37,300 gross to Bleu de France. (cruisebusiness.com)
CDF Croisieres de France, the French unit in the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) group, has opened a new call centre with additional six staff members in order to improve service to travel agents and speed up bookings. (cruisebusiness.com)