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World’s 7th largest cruise ship makes golden voyage to Belize

World’s 7th largest cruise ship makes golden voyage to Belize

MSC Meraviglia, the 7th largest cruise ship in the world, made its golden voyage to Belize today carrying nearly ... Read More

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Emirates' first remote terminal with check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will provide seamless connections for cruise customers, by ... Read More

Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season

Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season

Dubai has intensified its campaign to woo more cruise travelers and to further strengthen its position as a leading ... Read More

St. Kitts hosts Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s Operations Team

St. Kitts hosts Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s Operations Team

Off the heels two consecutive record-setting cruise seasons, Minister of Tourism the Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant in conjunction with ... Read More

CruiseTrends: Caribbean destinations are HOT for winter cruise season

CruiseTrends: Caribbean destinations are HOT for winter cruise season

CruiseTrends report for the month of November 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior ... Read More

Dream Cruises ship rescues three men from their sinking boat

Dream Cruises ship rescues three men from their sinking boat

Dream Cruises’ cruise ship, Genting Dream, was quick to response to a sinking boat in distress and performed a ... Read More

British Marella Cruises picks Port Canaveral for its first US homeport

British Marella Cruises picks Port Canaveral for its first US homeport

British cruise line Marella Cruises has chosen Port Canaveral for its first cruise homeport in the United States. The ... Read More

Port Canaveral: 38 more port calls in last two months of 2019

Port Canaveral: 38 more port calls in last two months of 2019

Port Canaveral will be a popular stop for port-of-call cruise ships during the last months of 2019, with 38 ... Read More

Carnival Cruise ship off Texas: Did passenger jump or fall?

Carnival Cruise ship off Texas: Did passenger jump or fall?

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off Galveston, Texas, for a passenger who went overboard from a ... Read More

Do you speak the secret language of the cruise industry?

Do you speak the secret language of the cruise industry?

Every industry has its own special vocabulary, and cruising is no different, say the cruise travel experts. This cruising-specific ... Read More

Australia’s cruise industry paves way for mass expansion

Australia’s cruise industry paves way for mass expansion

Traveling by sea throughout Australia is becoming a popular past time for the domestic travelers. As a result, cruise ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean: Caribbean cruise tourism will grow 50 percent by 2030

Royal Caribbean International is predicting that its Caribbean cruise tourism business will grow by 50 percent by 2030, with ... Read More

Best Cruises to Bahamas?  The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

Best Cruises to Bahamas? The role of Grand Bahama and Abaco

The cruise industry remains committed to both the recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco and bringing more guests to ... Read More

Saint Lucia Cruise Tourism: No more harassment of visitors

Saint Lucia Cruise Tourism: No more harassment of visitors

Saint Lucia Tourism stakeholders are not hiding challenges, but with the help of Dr. Peter Tarlow from SaferTourism they ... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line launches Encore Moments to reward everyday heroes

Norwegian Cruise Line launches Encore Moments to reward everyday heroes

Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel with a 52-year history of breaking boundaries, today unveiled its ... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line’s top man leaving his post

Norwegian Cruise Line’s top man leaving his post

A succession plan for the CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line has been in the works for several years, said ... Read More

Carnival Corporation breaks ground on new cruise terminal in Sasebo, Japan

Carnival Corporation breaks ground on new cruise terminal in Sasebo, Japan

As part of a strategic partnership agreement signed in March 2018 with the city of Sasebo and MLIT Japan, ... Read More

Princess Cruises Reveals Name of Sixth Royal-Class Ship

Princess Cruises Reveals Name of Sixth Royal-Class Ship

Designed from the ground up as a Princess MedallionClass ship, the 143,700-ton, 3,660-passenger Discovery Princess is currently under construction at the ... Read More

Russian Arctic National Park welcomes record 1306 visitors in 2019

Russian Arctic National Park welcomes record 1306 visitors in 2019

The Russian Arctic National Park, which is Russia’s northernmost and biggest nature reserve (8.8 million hectares), which unites the ... Read More

Holland America Line returns to Tampa in 2020

Holland America Line returns to Tampa in 2020

Holland America Line is returning to Port Tampa Bay in 2020 with a full season of 18 Caribbean cruises ... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Encore Moments Campaign To Reward Everyday Heroes

Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Encore Moments Campaign To Reward Everyday Heroes

Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel with a 52-year history of breaking boundaries, today unveiled its ... Read More

New York Cruise Lines appoints John Banks to Board of Directors

New York Cruise Lines appoints John Banks to Board of Directors

New York Cruise Lines Inc., operator of the Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, transportation and sightseeing company New York Water ... Read More

Emperor Cruises acquired by Hanoi based Lux Group

Emperor Cruises acquired by Hanoi based Lux Group

Hanoi-based Lux Group has fully acquired the five-star, all-inclusive Emperor Cruises, adding to the travel and hospitality company’s portfolio ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s CEO to present at CTO’s Caribbean tourism outlook forum

Royal Caribbean’s CEO to present at CTO’s Caribbean tourism outlook forum

Member governments of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will have a unique opportunity to sit face-to-face with the top ... Read More

Cunard cruise line announces 2021 voyages

Cunard cruise line announces 2021 voyages

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced its voyage program for the remainder of 2021, including an extended season in ... Read More

Barbados wins prestigious accolade in UK cruising

Barbados wins prestigious accolade in UK cruising

Barbados is in winner’s row once again, this time as ‘Favorite Cruise Destination’, according to the 2019 Cruise International’s ... Read More

Hamburg becoming a hub for European cruise events

Hamburg becoming a hub for European cruise events

Hamburg is once again set to be the hub of the international cruise industry when Europe’s leading congress and ... Read More

First hybrid powered cruise ship completes Northwest Passage crossing

First hybrid powered cruise ship completes Northwest Passage crossing

This week, Hurtigruten’s groundbreaking expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen wrote a new chapter in exploration history – being ... Read More

US federal search warrants served in California deadly dive boat fire investigation

US federal search warrants served in California deadly dive boat fire investigation

U.S. federal search warrants were served on Sunday as part of the investigation into the Conception dive boat deadly ... Read More

Port Canaveral resumes full operations post Hurricane Dorian

Port Canaveral resumes full operations post Hurricane Dorian

Port Canaveral officials are crediting close coordination between its partners and outside agencies for a quick turnaround that had ... Read More

MSC Group pledges support for the Bahamas’ Hurricane Dorian relief effort

MSC Group pledges support for the Bahamas’ Hurricane Dorian relief effort

MSC Group’s efforts, in addition to providing and delivering goods of primary necessity, will initially focus on semi-permanent prefabricated ... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings pledges $1 million to the Bahamas hurricane relief

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings pledges $1 million to the Bahamas hurricane relief

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a leading global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and ... Read More

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line launches Hurricane Dorian relief effort

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line launches Hurricane Dorian relief effort

Following Hurricane Dorian’s devastating impact on Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line today announced a two-fold support ... Read More

Royal Caribbean Cruises launches relief effort for Bahamas

Royal Caribbean Cruises launches relief effort for Bahamas

The Bahamas has always been more than a destination for Royal Caribbean and our guests. For more than half ... Read More

Carnival Corporation CEO: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the great people of The Bahamas

Carnival Corporation CEO: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the great people of The Bahamas

Carnival Corporation's CEO Arnold Donald posted the following statement regarding their support for the Bahamas: On behalf of all ... Read More

South Pacific Cruise Alliance welcomes Guam

South Pacific Cruise Alliance welcomes Guam

The South Pacific Cruise Alliance is pleased to announce the Micronesian US Territory of Guam has joined the organization. ... Read More