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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

Barcelona to raise tourist tax in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 23, 2019

Barcelona city authorities are planning to raise the tourist tax next year. These plans have already received general support. In ... 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

Do you speak the secret language of the cruise industry?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2019

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

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Principal Korean port city Busan is set to further expand its arts and entertainment facilities over the next three years ... Read More

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

In 2019, 24 cruise ships representing 17 different companies will make 76 stops in the Port of Montréal. In total, ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s ... Read More

Sea cruise 2019-2020: What is the Italian trend?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019

Sea cruising in Italy is starting to grow again, aligning itself with the international trend. This is the message of ... Read More

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

mm Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019

Despite a difficult end to the year, 2018 was profitable and even historic for Reunion tourism as more than 574,000 ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, ... Read More

Blue Mountain Coffee for Jamaica’s Cruise Visitors

editor editor- March 4, 2019

All cruise passengers disembarking at Jamaica’s main ports will soon be treated to a cup of Jamaica’s world famous Blue ... Read More

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that cruise tourism has seen an almost 300% increase in earnings ... Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Budapest Airport is delighted to announce another momentous enhancement in its route network development, with the confirmation that Shanghai Airlines, ... Read More

Port St. Maarten surpassed 1.5 million cruise passengers last year

editor editor- February 7, 2019

Port St. Maarten welcomed a total of 1,597,101 cruise passengers on 489 cruise calls in 2018, reflecting a 29% increase ... Read More

Cruise tourism benefits Western Cape

mm Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019

The MS Queen Elizabeth and the MSC Musica luxury cruise liners docked at Cape Town harbour on Friday, January 18, ... Read More

Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Saint Lucia has recorded its best performance ever in visitor arrivals, as it welcomed 1,218,294 visitors in 2018. That number ... Read More

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship was forced to return to homeport after Norovirus outbreak sickened ... Read More

Reunion Island welcomes 7,000 cruise passengers in one go

mm Alain St.Ange- January 8, 2019

Two cruise ships at Reunion Island were seen as a big success to have successfully handled 7,000 visitors in the ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to ... Read More

Cruise line celebrates Silver Anniversary in Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018

Genting Cruise Lines celebrated its silver anniversary with a special event held on board Genting Dream in Singapore on 14 ... Read More

Crystal expands theme cruise topics In 2014

editor editor- June 19, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Crystal Cruises is expanding its 2014 Experiences of Discovery theme cruise program with six new themes. Read More

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines sued over norovirus outbreak

editor editor- June 18, 2013

Cruise passengers are taking legal action after a ship departing from Liverpool was hit by vomiting bug norovirus. Read More

New cruise terminal expected to be a boon for Kowloon malls

editor editor- June 12, 2013

HONG KONG - The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, which opens today, will be a magnet for attracting big-spending visitors, say ... Read More

Record number of cruise ships will call into the UK this year

editor editor- June 7, 2013

LONDON, England - Figures have revealed that 860 cruises are currently scheduled to depart from British shores, up 3%. Read More

UNWTO: Caribbean international tourist arrivals to hit 30 million by 2030

editor editor- May 18, 2013

International tourist arrivals to the Caribbean region are projected to reach 30 million by the year 2030, according to the ... Read More

Princess Cruises announces 2014 Europe and Alaska itineraries

editor editor- March 15, 2013

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - Princess Cruises has just released details for its 2014 sailings in Alaska and Europe, continuing to ... Read More

Crystal reports surge in advance cruise bookings

editor editor- February 27, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Crystal Cruises reports a dramatic 38% increase in advance bookings and an increase of $93 million ... Read More