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Kenya eyes cruise tourism spill-over from South Africa

Cruise News Kenya eyes cruise tourism spill-over from South Africa

By Benard Sanga

Stakeholders in Kenya’s cruise tourism are looking forward to reaping from a spill over of visitors to South Africa.

Mexico to lose most of its 'Love Boats'

Mexico's "Love Boats" Mexico to lose most of its 'Love Boats'

By Christine Delsol

As if pockets of trigger- and machete-happy drug gangs and infamy as the cradle of swine flu weren't enough, Mexico is now losing half of its "Love Boat" cruises.

Cruise bookings surge 30% in UK

If The Price Is Right They Will Come Cruise bookings surge 30% in UK

More people are taking to the seas for their holidays and making the most of discounts on luxury cruise holidays, new figures show.

There are luxury cruise ships, and then there are luxury cruise ships

Luxury Cruising There are luxury cruise ships, and then there are luxury cruise ships

Cecile Mortel, master cruise counselor and senior travel consultant at Homestead Wings Travel in Hummelstown, has sailed on Crystal Cruises, a luxury line, at least five times.

UK cruise market is on an upswing

Cruise Market In UK UK cruise market is on an upswing

Experts are now saying that the UK cruise market could be huge in 2010, thus, labeling the market as being on an upswing.

Six Welsh and Irish ports join forces to attract more cruises

Celtic Wave To Bring In More Cruises Six Welsh and Irish ports join forces to attract more cruises

Six Welsh and Irish ports are joining together in a £1.2m project to try to attract more cruise passengers.

Saying "I do" at sea

Cruise Weddings Saying "I do" at sea

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Over 60 percent of travel agents report their cruise wedding business has increased in the last two years.

Richard Fain: Biggest is best

Cruising According To Fain Richard Fain: Biggest is best

These are the questions you like to be asked. “Have you cruised?” enquires Richard Fain, a burly American who seems to chew each word gruffly as he speaks. Never.

Cruising off the beaten path

Just Cruising Cruising off the beaten path

This might come as a shock, but not every cruise is all about rum-laden umbrella drinks, 24/7 bingo, "The Love Boat" theme on steel drum and a general atmosphere devoid of culture and, well, any ...

Falkland Islands: £4.2 million revenue from cruise tourism

Falkland Islands Falkland Islands: £4.2 million revenue from cruise tourism

Cruise tourism brings £4.2 million to the Falkland Islands economy

Airlines get  help from cruise industry

Travel Industry Airlines get help from cruise industry

The North American cruise line industry is fueling the economy and providing a significant economic boost to airlines that ferry cruise passengers to embarkation points.

Fewer cruise ships sail from US ports in 2008

Cruise Fewer cruise ships sail from US ports in 2008

MIAMI — Fewer Americans took cruises in 2008 than 2007, according to new industry data, showing that cruising's core constituency may be weakening despite continued growth in the passtime ...

Sheehan: Want a deal? Book now, this is as good as it will get.

Cruise News Sheehan: Want a deal? Book now, this is as good as it will get.

SAINT NAZAIRE, France - Thinking of booking one of the super deals on cruises that have been floating around the marketplace this year? You might want to act sooner rather than later.

CLIA does about-face, supports Cruise Safety Act

Cruise News CLIA does about-face, supports Cruise Safety Act

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has done an about-face and has agreed to support Senator John Kerry's proposed Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2009, according to reports in ...

Indochina Sails offers Tonle Champagne cruise package

Mekong Indochina Sails offers Tonle Champagne cruise package

By eTN Staff Writer

For all bookings on Tonle staterooms, guests will get a complimentary bottle of champagne upon their arrival to Mekong's latest cruise vessel RV La Marguerite.

4th of July fireworks cruises offered by Pacific Whale Foundation

Catamaran Cruises 4th of July fireworks cruises offered by Pacific Whale Foundation

By eTN Staff Writer

MAALAEA, HI - Fireworks, an evening at sea, delicious appetizers... what could be a better way to spend your 4th of July holiday?

Micky Arison: Cruise prices have bottomed

Cruise News Micky Arison: Cruise prices have bottomed

Better book soon if you're hoping to lock in one of the super deals on cruises that have been floating around the marketplace in recent months.

2009: 12 people overboard so far

Cruise News 2009: 12 people overboard so far

At least 12 passengers and crew members aboard ferries or cruise ships around the world have gone overboard so far this year, a Canadian expert says.

ACE Cruise Convention draws over 600 delegates from across Great Britain

UK ACE Cruise Convention draws over 600 delegates from across Great Britain

The largest ever gathering of travel agents in the UK takes place in Dover this week – and they are all coming together to talk about cruise holidays.

Bigger ships, new destinations, low prices

Cruise Trends Bigger ships, new destinations, low prices

By Judy Wiley

Travel, especially cruising, is a bright spot in a year full of dismal economic news.

Ship of fools: Shore excursions can sink your cruise

Shore Excursions - To Buy Or Not To Buy? Ship of fools: Shore excursions can sink your cruise

By Jason Cochran

For years, whenever anyone has asked me for my advice about port excursions on a cruise, I have had the same advice: Don't pay for them.

Cruise News US cruise passengers catch a break with new passport rules

By Johanna Jainchill

Many cruise passengers sailing from U.S. ports are exempt from new rules that take effect today requiring U.S.

Silversea to offer free flights on European cruises

Silversea Cruises Silversea to offer free flights on European cruises

The cruise industry is readying itself for another round of discounts and price offers as companies vie for elusive late bookings in the latest battle to beat the recession.

African Union now lays into Eritrea

Call For Sanctions Against Eritrea African Union now lays into Eritrea

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome

In a rather unprecedented move over the weekend has the African Union called upon the UN Security Council to impose sanctions against Eritrea and other overt and covert supporters of the Somali ...

Carnival to restart Mexican cruises next week

Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival to restart Mexican cruises next week

Carnival Cruise Lines is slated to return its ships to Mexico as early as next week now that the U.S.

UK travellers to cruise industry: We want to cruise!

UK UK travellers to cruise industry: We want to cruise!

While the world is in the midst of an economic downturn, U.K. cruise passengers are still taking to the sea and in vastly increasing numbers.

Passport Rules Cruise passport rules changing June 1st

MIAMI - New passport rules taking effect June 1 won't affect Americans cruising round-trip from a U.S. port and staying in the Western Hemisphere, travel experts say.

Cruise lines venturing back to Mexico

Cruise Industry Cruise lines venturing back to Mexico

By Paul Motter

Carnival just announced its intention to reinstate cruises to Mexico based on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, which is no longer recommending against non-essential travel ...

Cruise tourism catches India's fancy

India Cruise tourism catches India's fancy

By business-standard.com

Even as the outbound tourism sector is feeling slowdown jitters, cruise tourism is becoming popular with Indians. Bookings for April went by 20 per cent.

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