China State Shipbuilding Corporation today announced it had launched a new business, CSSC Marine Service, along with a new logistics center that is set up in a free trade zone in Shanghai. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
The 164,600-ton Norwegian Joy was christened today in a ceremony in Shanghai that featured a performance by the ship’s Godfather, Wang Leehom, a singer songwriter, music producer, actor and film director who is well known in China. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
As part of MedCruise marketing strategy aiming to promote the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas as the most popular cruise destination among Asian cruisers, a MedCruise delegation travelled to Shanghai to attend ITB China 2017.
Early on the morning of April 2, 2017, AIDAbella was the first ship of the AIDA fleet to sail past Shanghai’s famous skyline, before the ship docked at the International Cruise Terminal at around 6.30 a.m.
Due to popular demand, Star Cruises has enhanced its itineraries from Shanghai to meet International standards of 8-Day/7-Night voyages, now taking in the capital city of Tokyo and the iconic Mt. Fuji, two “must see” destinations in Japan, in addition to Osaka and Kagoshima. (more…)
Foreign tourists arriving in Shanghai on a cruise from October 1 will be allowed up to 15 days of visa-free stays in the country’s most populous city, the Shanghai General Station of Immigration Inspection announced this week. (telegraph.co.uk)
Shanghai will build two more terminals at Asia’s largest cruise liner port located in Baoshan District this year and offer more services to tap the rising demand of domestic tourists, officials said yesterday. (shanghaidaily.com)
Costa Asia celebrated its 10th anniversary in China in Shanghai today (July 1) by inviting industry partners and staff representatives to witness Costa Asia become the first international cruise company to reach this milestone. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
While all cruise ports in the Asia-Pacific market are favorably positioned for growth, Shanghai is taking the lead, having posted the biggest year-over-year traffic gains between 2014 and 2015, according to the “2016-2017 Cruise Industry News Annual Report”.
Costa Cruises hosted its 2016 Trade Awards Ceremony in Shanghai. More than 200 tourism industry professionals from around 100 nationwide travel agencies attended the event, said Costa, in a prepared statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)