What better way to say goodbye to the stresses of modern life than by escaping to another century on a classic Omani dhow? Inspired by the word, dhahab, which means golden in Arabic, this handcrafted vessel is reminiscent of the golden age of Arabian voyages as it cruises the rugged Musandam fjords at a comfortable ten knots.
Royal Caribbean has appointed Melanie Wood, who recently joined the UK & Ireland sales team, as key account manager. Wood has six years’ experience working within the travel industry, most recently working as part of the product management team at Cruise 1st.
Royal Caribbean is offering travellers more opportunities than ever to explore the vibrant island destination of Cuba, with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas. The cruise company’s newly refreshed ship will sail 58 cruises of four- and five-night itineraries from January 2018 through to March 2019; more than half offering overnight stays in the culturally vibrant city.
Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries has announced the appointment of Enterprise Rent-A-Car as its preferred car hire partner. It will now be possible to book vehicles from any Enterprise branch location using a quick and easy-to-use booking widget on Red Funnel’s website.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has reported GAAP net income of $61.9 million or earning per share of $0.27 for the three months to March 31st. Adjusted net income for the period was $91.2 million, compared to $86.7 million for 2016.
To commemorate 180 years of P&O history – and to celebrate World Gin Day on June 10th - P&O Cruises is launching its first-ever exclusive blended gin, which combines global botanicals with a distinctive British flair.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has announced the launch of a new partnership with Alibaba Group. Utilising Alibaba’s expansive ecosystem for engaging consumers, the two companies will look to further increase the awareness in China of the unique offerings of a cruise vacation.
After a three year hiatus, Royal Caribbean will return to the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, with the newly announced repositioning of Vision of the Seas for the 2018-2019 winter season. The 915-foot cruise ship will sail seven-night itineraries to culture rich destinations across the Bahamas and Yucatan Peninsula.
Officials from Carnival Cruise Line and the Bahamian government signed an agreement today during a special signing ceremony in Freeport, Grand Bahama, for the construction of a new cruise port facility to be funded and operated by Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama Island.
Royal Caribbean has unveiled future plans for the first Quantum Ultra-class ship to be based in the Asia-Pacific region. Set to be launched in spring 2019, the yet-to-be-named ship will be the next evolution of the ground-breaking Quantum class and will join her sister ships, Quantum of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas.
Royal Caribbean has made its inaugural visit to Cuba, with the newly revitalised Empress of the Seas calling as part of a five-night sailing from Miami. Adventure-seeking holidaymakers were among the first guests to explore the island country known for its legendary nightlife, iconic music and distinct culture.
Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea has welcomed distinguished guests to Port Hercule in the heart of Monaco for an intimate ceremony marking the christening of the latest addition to the fleet, Silver Muse.
American Cruise Lines has announced the name of its latest vessel, American Constitution, now under construction at Chesapeake Shipbuilding of Salisbury, Maryland. The name was inspired by the USS Constitution, the United States Navy’s oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat and named by president George Washington.
Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea has announced a partnership with literary institution Heywood Hill, which will create a bespoke library for its new flagship, Silver Muse. Over Heywood Hill’s illustrious 80-year history, the London-based bookshop has become renowned for curating collections of new, old, and antiquarian books for private libraries.
Saga Cruises has today announced their new cruise ship will be named Spirit of Discovery. The new ship will carry less than 1,000 passengers, retaining the intimacy and personal touch for which Saga is renowned and will have more than 100 cabins for solo travellers, 20 per cent of the ships capacity.