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.
Carnival Corporation has announced US GAAP net income of $352 million, or $0.48 diluted EPS, for the first quarter of 2017. This is compared to US GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2016 of $142 million, or $0.18 diluted EPS.
Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, began her journey to her homeport of Shanghai, China, earlier. She departed the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, for her approximately 14-hour long conveyance along the Ems River.
Josh Weinstein, corporate treasurer of parent company Carnival Corporation, will become president of Carnival UK following the planned departure of current chief executive David Noyes in July after six years in the business.
Low-cost airline Norwegian has launched a global partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network giving the carrier’s loyal customers access to exclusive rates at a broader range of hotels while earning cost savings on all Norwegian flights.
Silversea has released a selection of renders showcasing the beautifully crafted Silver Cloud interiors ahead of her conversion into an ice-class expedition ship, which will take place between August and October this year.
The Philippines officially welcomed Star Cruises earlier when SuperStar Virgo arrived in Manila to begin her inaugural homeport deployment in the country. The occasion was commemorated with a special ceremony at Manila South Harbour.
Genting Hong Kong has appointed Colin Au as the group president of the company with immediate effect. At the same time, Kent Zhu will take up the role of president at Genting Cruise Lines, effective May this year.
Cunard will invest $54 million in the refurbishment of the Queen Victoria this May. The elegance, history and nostalgia of Queen Victoria’s art deco past will remain, while refurbishments will usher the ship into a new, updated chapter.
Norwegian Cruise Line has debuted an all-new entertainment experience on-board several of the line’s ships that will surprise and challenge guests: Escape the Big Top. Guests can experience the magic of an escape room with a twist, as they put their critical thinking skills to the test in a physical adventure game to solve challenges and beat the clock.
Cruise line Silversea has announced the appointment of Erin Johnson as head of marketing, UK & Ireland. Johnson joins Silversea from Carnival Cruise Lines UK & Ireland, where she oversaw a number of successful marketing initiatives and a multi-million-pound advertising campaign.
Figures released today by the Cruise Lines International Association show that a record 1.9 million holidaymakers from the UK and Ireland took an ocean cruise in 2016. roving that the wide choice of cruise holiday experiences, worldwide destinations and high levels of service offered on a cruise holiday cannot be beaten.