Tag: Cruise ships

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

Montréal to welcome over 113,000 cruise passengers in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 19:05 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:08 0

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

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 23:05 0

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has strengthened its commitment to talent development and innovation, announcing an ambitious team to guide the resort into a new era ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40 0

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism today ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

XS, S, M, L or XL: What is your ideal river ship size?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:45 0

All those with the hearts of wanderers will appreciate the appeal of a river cruise; an experience rich in culture, made possible by ability to ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- April 12, 2019 18:33 0

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

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:40 0

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou ... Read More

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

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

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 00:24 0

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

Viking and China Merchants Group to build cruise line for Chinese cruise market

Viking and China Merchants Group to build cruise line for Chinese cruise market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:36 0

Viking Cruises and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture focused on ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29 3

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30 0

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, which will be the largest ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20 0

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could ... Read More

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:40 0

CruiseTrends report for the month of March 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for March ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 21:15 1

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.62 billion in January 2019, a decrease of 3.8 percent compared to January 2018, according to ... Read More

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 21:06 0

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. ... Read More

CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry

CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 17:15 0

CruiseTrends report for the month of February 2019 was released today. The report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for February ... Read More

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:05 0

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed in August next year. Tourism ... Read More

Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released

Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 21:28 0

Every year, the world welcomes a variety of new ocean and river-faring cruise ships, and 2019 is no exception. In total, the cruise industry will ... Read More

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 18:25 0

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for Russia if it wants to ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitors spent $17.82 billion in 2018

Hawaii Tourism: Visitors spent $17.82 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 20:10 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent $17.82 billion in 2018, an increase of 6.8 percent compared to 2017, according to preliminary year-end statistics released today ... Read More

Reunion Island forges ahead with cruise tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019 00:35 0

Reunion Island welcomed last week the cruise ships Queen Elizabeth and THE WORLD. It was Azeddine Bouali, the Head of Reunion Cruise handling, who was ... Read More

Cruise tourism benefits Western Cape

Cruise tourism benefits Western Cape

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019 21:19 0

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

Reunion Island welcomes 7,000 cruise passengers in one go

Reunion Island welcomes 7,000 cruise passengers in one go

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 8, 2019 01:35 0

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

The importance of cruise ship tourism

The importance of cruise ship tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 7, 2019 23:55 0

Seychelles as a country that is totally dependent on tourism and needs to now move to better understand Cruise Ship Business. Read More

Taking Vietnam Tourism to the next level: Today was the day

Taking Vietnam Tourism to the next level: Today was the day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 08:25 0

Van Don International Airport and Halong International Cruise Port opened In Vietnam on the same day today. It took two years of construction for Van Don ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending ‘nearly flat’ in November

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending ‘nearly flat’ in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 19:15 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.29 billion in November 2018, which was nearly flat (-0.3%) compared to November 2017, according to ... Read More

‘The Palace’ – first Asian all-inclusive “luxury cruise ship within a megaship”

‘The Palace’ – first Asian all-inclusive “luxury cruise ship within a megaship”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 18:10 0

Dream Cruises, Genting Cruise Lines’ luxury cruise brand, has announced a collection of new benefits and services to enhance the travelling experience of guests in ... Read More

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