|Genting Hong Kong records $200m loss as investment increases|
Added: 18.08.2017 3:24 | 1 views | 0 comments
Genting Hong Kong has reported a total comprehensive income for the first half 2017 period of $165 million, with a loss for the period of $203.2 million. The losses were mainly due to the start-up of new brands for the cruise division and investment at the MV Werften Shipyard as it readies itself for steel cutting of the 20,000 gross ton Endeavour Class and the 204,000 gross ton Global Class cruise ships in March of 2018.
|Carnival unveils Cuba cruise season for 2018|
Added: 17.08.2017 6:26 | 1 views | 0 comments
Following strong response to its first-ever cruises to Cuba announced earlier this year, Carnival Cruise Line has added five more voyages featuring extended calls in Havana in 2018.
|Royal Caribbean reveals Spectrum of the Seas at steel cutting ceremony|
Added: 16.08.2017 5:25 | 0 views | 0 comments
Excitement was in the air at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany earlier, as Royal Caribbean International marked the official start of construction by cutting the first piece of steel for its Quantum Ultra ship.
|Luxury cruise operator Seabourn joins Sabre travel marketplace|
Added: 14.08.2017 5:26 | 0 views | 0 comments
Seabourn is expanding their reach to millions of travellers in the United States and Canada by joining the Sabre travel marketplace. The tech provider offers one of the largest e-commerce platforms, connecting suppliers and buyers worldwide.
|U by Uniworld launches agent webinars ahead of debut|
Added: 11.08.2017 7:28 | 2 views | 0 comments
U by Uniworld is launching a series of webinars to help educate UK travel agents in the new brand, and what it will offer guests. Next year will be U by Uniworld’s first year of operation, offering a range of river cruises aimed at millennial travellers on the Rhine and Danube.
|Albán takes command of Celebrity Xploration in Galapagos|
Added: 09.08.2017 7:27 | 0 views | 0 comments
For the first time in cruise industry history a female seafarer will navigate the rich archipelago of the Galapagos as captain. A native of Ecuador, Nathaly Albán, will command the ultra-exclusive Celebrity Xploration; as captain of the recently revitalised catamaran.
|Saga to launch four-night European taster cruise this autumn|
Added: 09.08.2017 6:25 | 0 views | 0 comments
Anyone thinking about booking their first cruise can enjoy a four-night taster cruise on Saga Sapphire which features a pub crawl in Amsterdam and the opportunity to sample beer and chocolate in Bruges.
|Norwegian Cruise Line reports strong increase in earnings|
Added: 09.08.2017 6:25 | 0 views | 0 comments
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has reported GAAP net income of $198.5 million, or earnings per share of $0.87, for the three months to June 30th, compared to $145.2 million or $0.64 in the prior year.
|Nemcova selected as ambassador for U by Uniworld|
Added: 03.08.2017 8:26 | 4 views | 0 comments
U by Uniworld has selected Petra Nemcova, model and noted philanthropist, as the brand’s ‘Guardian Angel.’ According to Ellen Bettridge, president of Uniworld, the selection of a ‘Guardian Angel’ for the brand is simply another example of U’s status as a game-changer.
|P&O Cruises to offer same sex weddings in Caribbean|
Added: 01.08.2017 0:24 | 4 views | 0 comments
P&O Cruises has become the first British cruise line to be able to conduct same sex weddings at sea, with the first ceremony to be held in the Caribbean in January 2018. This follows a recent Supreme Court ruling enabling same sex marriages in Bermuda, where all the ships in fleet (except Britannia) are registered.
|American Duchess prepares for New Orleans debut|
Added: 31.07.2017 6:26 | 1 views | 0 comments
The new all-suite, 166-guest American Duchess, has arrived in New Orleans to undergo final preparations for her August 14th inaugural sailing. The American Duchess is owned and operated by the American Queen Steamboat Company and the luxurious paddlewheeler will join the American Queen and American Empress to become the third vessel of the riverboat company.
|Farrow takes up key sales role with Royal Caribbean|
Added: 26.07.2017 4:24 | 3 views | 0 comments
Royal Caribbean International has announced the appointment of Guy Farrow as key account manager for the UK & Ireland. Farrow joins Royal Caribbean this week from FMCG equipment pooling business, CHEP, where he worked in account management, looking after logistics companies and food manufacturers.
|Stena Line to boost capacity on Rotterdam route|
Added: 24.07.2017 5:26 | 2 views | 0 comments
In response to demand on the route from Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich, Stena Line is to increase capacity by changing to larger ships. The current RoRo ships the Capucine and Severine operating twice daily from Europoort in the Netherlands and Harwich in the UK will be replaced by larger ships, MV Misada and MV Misana, when their present charter contracts expire in January 2018.
|New sales leadership for DFDS Seaways|
Added: 19.07.2017 3:24 | 2 views | 0 comments
World leading ferry operator DFDS has announced the appointment of Mark Henderson as its new regional sales manager for the north of England, Scotland and Ireland.
|RCL Cruises launches AirWaves to UK travel agents|
Added: 17.07.2017 6:24 | 3 views | 0 comments
RCL Cruises, the UK subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises, has previewed a new technology platform to agents ahead of a comprehensive trial with over 350 travel partners.
|Saga reveals new Spirit of Discovery insight|
Added: 10.07.2017 12:26 | 1 views | 0 comments
Saga has release new impressions of the new Spirit of Discovery cruise ship, featuring the library, spa and theatre. Spirit of Discovery will be Saga Cruises’ first bespoke-built ship launching in summer 2019 from the UK.
|Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth meets HMS Queen Elizabeth |
Added: 10.07.2017 6:25 | 1 views | 0 comments
Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth luxury cruise liner met HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time earlier. The rendezvous of the two ships, that share the same name and who were both christened by The Queen, took place in the Moray Firth off the coast of Scotland during Queen Elizabeth’s 13-night tour of the British Isles.
|Abu Dhabi inaugurates Delma Port|
Added: 07.07.2017 12:33 | 3 views | 0 comments
Abu Dhabi Ports has officially inaugurated Delma Port. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port capable of handling cargo, passenger ferries and ﬁshing vessels.
|Voyages to Antiquity unveils new Caribbean sailings for 2018|
Added: 06.07.2017 2:25 | 5 views | 0 comments
Voyages to Antiquity has unveiled four new 13-14 day extended cruise-tours in Cuba and Jamaica as part of its 2018 programme of sailings.
|Viking Cruises to launch Northern Lights sailing from London in 2019|
Added: 29.06.2017 4:26 | 3 views | 0 comments
Viking Cruises will launch a new ocean cruise itinerary that will allow guests the rare opportunity to explore the far north in Norway’s winter, during a peak period for aurora borealis sightings. Sailing between London and Bergen starting in January 2019, In Search of the Northern Lights will establish Viking as one of the few cruise lines to offer a full-length itinerary in the Arctic Circle in the winter season.