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)
Starting spring 2017 AIDAbella will be the first German cruise ship departing from Shanghai all year round
With four brands – Costa, Princess, Carnival and AIDA – set for the Chinese market in 2017, Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation, stressed that the four companies will remain distinct brands in China.
Various notes, rumors and more as heard by the Cruise Industry News editorial team at the tenth edition of the China Cruise Shipping conference and trade show being held in Shanghai Oct. 13-15 and hosted by the China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association.
Norwegian Cruise Line will introduce the first purpose-built ship customized for the Chinese market in 2017, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. CEO Frank Del Rio announced today during the CruiseWorld China summit in Shanghai. (marinelink.com)
The future of the cruise industry continues to pivot east as next week industry executives and Chinese government officials will gather in Shanghai for the tenth edition of the China Cruise Shipping conference and trade show. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Around 300 passengers refused to disembark Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas in Shanghai yesterday (31 Aug.) morning following a change in the ship’s itinerary, the Engligh language Shanghai Daily reports on its website. (cruisebusiness.com)
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The tenth edition of the China Cruise Shipping conference, put on by the China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA), will feature top cruise line executives as well as Chinese government officials over a multi-day program in Shanghai, China, Oct. 13-15. (cruiseindustrynews.com)