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How to make money on American Travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

Americans love to travel the world, including Europe, Africa, and Asia. According to the latest report by World Travel Monitor ... Read More

Getting sick or injured remains top concern for cruise tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

The new annual cruise survey of roughly 2,072 U.S. respondents revealed that getting sick or injured before or during a ... Read More

Non-stop from Düsseldorf to Caribbean and Mexico

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

TUI Fly Deutschland, formerly TUI Fly has, after lengthy consideration, decided to launch long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliners flights from Düsseldorf ... Read More

Cruising to Jamaica? Visitors should get ready for an extra safe experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Tourism is an important export industry for Jamaica. It explains why the country has been putting substantial resources in keeping ... Read More

Ocho Rios Number 1 Port in Jamaica

editor editor- January 10, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Ocho Rios has emerged as the number one port in the country, having ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism startups focus on innovation and sustainability

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected the finalists of the 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition, an initiative that the ... Read More

Puerto Rico is open for tourism!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020

Discover Puerto Rico is assuring the traveling public that Puerto Rico is open and is receiving visitors after the recent ... Read More

Cruise Passengers to Receive Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee

editor editor- January 9, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says cruise passengers onboard the Norwegian Bliss, which is set to dock in Ocho ... Read More

Will travel for food: 2020 top Canadian travel trends revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

According to the 2020 Canadian Travel Trends Report - a study of 1,500 Canadians, three-quarters (73 percent) of Canadians plan ... Read More

Carnival to launch four new cruise ships in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced it will launch four new cruise ships in 2020 across four of its global ... Read More

Three most noteworthy cruising trends for 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

The cruise experts have compiled comments from more than 1.3 million cruise passengers and the 750 travel agencies for an ... Read More

US domestic travel growth offsets sluggish international market again

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year over year in November, according to the U.S. Travel Association's ... Read More

Record six international cruise ships arrive in Dubai in one day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2020

Port Rashid, also referred to as Mina Rashid - a man made, commercial port in Dubai, has welcomed the arrival ... Read More

Consecrated, divine and inexplicable sites to visit via cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019

There are more than 100 cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – sites of healing, guidance, and divine ... Read More

Cyclones on attack in Fiji, Tonga and Mauritius

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2019

Cyclones are on the attack in the Pacific and the Indian Ocean. One person was killed in Fiji and one ... Read More

Ship Crash Shuts Down Bosporus Strait

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2019

According to Istanbul port authorities, the Liberian-flagged container ship Songa Iridium ran aground in broad daylight some 25 minutes after ... Read More

Sapphire Princess Arrives in Singapore for Sixth Homeporting Season

editor editor- December 12, 2019

One year countdown begins for Grand Princess arrival for 2020-21 season Princess Cruises commenced its sixth homeporting season in Singapore ... Read More

Royal Caribbean Cruise Passengers in danger in New Zealand volcano eruption?

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 9, 2019

20 people are missing including tourists after a volcano on New Zealand's popular White Island tourist destination erupted Monday. Among ... Read More

How the Women of Nasa just became a part of Princess Cruises

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2019

Princess Cruises christened its newest ship, Sky Princess today in a moving tribute to the pioneering women of the U.S. ... Read More

CruiseTrends: Most popular cruise lines, cruise ships and travel dates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

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

Jamaica expects 50,000 cruise ship passengers in Ocho Rios

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Ocho Rios is gearing up to welcome 50,000 cruise ship passengers courtesy of ... Read More

MSC Meraviglia to bring 50,000 cruise passengers to Ocho Rios

Emily Hartly Emily Hartly- December 4, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Ocho Rios is gearing up to welcome 50,000 cruise ship passengers courtesy of ... Read More

Seatrade Cruise Global returns to Miami with 2020 event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019

Cruise industry’s annual business-to-business event, Seatrade Cruise Global, is returning to the Miami Beach Convention Center 20-23 April 2020 for ... Read More

Vanilla Islands Association and Réunion Tourism Federation sign partnership agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019

The Vanilla Islands Association has the purpose of developing the cruise liner sector in the Indian Ocean, and going from ... Read More

Bahamas Tourism: Yacht Charter on the Islands of the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 29, 2019

Bahamas tourism is vitally important to the economy of this island nation. White sandy beaches are a given, and yacht ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism with Turkish Airlines and Crystal Cruises promote islands in Los Angeles

editor editor- November 21, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) in collaboration with its partners Turkish Airlines and Luxury Cruising Company – Crystal Cruises, organized ... Read More

Tourism Trinidad: Cruise visitors actively seeking out authentic experiences

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019

On Thursday November 14, 2019, Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) held an official welcome ceremony to launch the 2019/2020 cruise season ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

MSC Meraviglia, the 7th largest cruise ship in the world, made its golden voyage to Belize today carrying nearly 4,500 ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

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

Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

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

CruiseTrends: Caribbean destinations are HOT for winter cruise season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

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

Dream Cruises ship rescues three men from their sinking boat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2019

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

British Marella Cruises picks Port Canaveral for its first US homeport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

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

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

editor editor- October 26, 2019

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