Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings entered 2019 in a record booked position at record pricing, according to Frank del Rio, president and CEO, speaking on the company’s year-end and fourth quarter earnings call. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
For the first time since 2016 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is back in the Eastern Mediterranean, with 12 sailings to Turkey this summer (with the Regent and Oceania brands) and 20 in 2020. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Oceania Cruises announced a ground-breaking sustainability initiative to eliminate millions of plastic water bottles per year through a new partnership with Vero Water. This pioneering green initiative is the newest facet of the brand’s OceaniaNEXT enhancements and the company’s larger Sail & Sustain environmental program.
Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, unveiled its exclusive Dom Perignon Experience at La Reserve. This first of its kind dining experience pairs six palate piquing courses with a different expression and vintage of Dom Perignon’s acclaimed vintages.
Oceania Insignia, the 684-passenger cruise ship that’s the first within the fleet to receive a major OceaniaNext makeover, has debuted its new look — just in time for the vessel’s world cruise. (cruisecritic.com)
LidaComm, Inc., a Ft. Lauderdale, FL- based travel marketing communications firm founded in 2011 to serve the cruise and tour industries, announced that it has been selected by Miami, FL-based sister companies Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises to revamp descriptions for approximately 1,700 shore excursions in the Mediterranean, Africa and Middle East. (cruisebusiness.com)
Oceania Cruises unveiled more than 80 land tour options for discerning travelers to choose from. These new offerings are the line’s most extensive to date and include pre-, post-, and mid-cruise options in Australia, Asia, Africa, Egypt and the Holy Land, Europe, South America, Alaska, and Canada.
Oceania Cruises unveiled the first of many exciting enhancements coming to the line’s acclaimed 1,250-guest ships Marina and Riviera: an altogether new generation of Owner’s Suites furnished exclusively with Ralph Lauren Home.
Oceania Cruises unveiled a suite of new guest service enhancements as part of the line’s OceaniaNEXT initiative. “As OceaniaNEXT continues to evolve, travelers and travel agent partners will see we are innovating and enhancing all aspects of the Oceania Cruises experience, in ways both large and small, yet always meaningful and impactful,” stated James Rodriguez, Executive Vice President of Oceania Cruises.
Oceania Cruises announced its next ‘Explore the World 2019 Cruise Events’ series – to be hosted in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne this July. “We are delighted to extend invitations to our valued trade partners to bring their qualified VIP customers to one of our popular ‘Agent Bring Client’ events,” said Mr Steve McLaughlin, Vice President of Sales for Oceania Cruises. (etbtravelnews.global)
An Oceania cruise ship bound for Montreal became stranded Tuesday in Trois-Rivères, Quebec, when the swollen St. Lawrence River prevented the ship from passing beneath a local bridge. The crew of the 1,200-passenger MS Marina was forced to unload passengers and bus them the 140 miles to their final port of call, Montreal, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported. (weather.com)
Oceania Cruises has introduced 16 new cooking classes for the 2018 European season aboard the 1,250-guest Marina and Riviera. The new programs were developed by longtime Director of Culinary Enrichment Chef Kathryn Kelly, and will debut with the first sailings in Europe of the year this April and May. (travelagentcentral.com)