Editor, Seatrade Cruise News & Senior Associate Editor Seatrade Cruise Review
Anne Kalosh covers global stories, reporting both breaking and in-depth news on cruising's significant people, places, ships and trends. A sought-after expert on cruising, she has moderated conferences around the world, including the high-profile State of the Industry panel at Seatrade Cruise Global. She created and led the acclaimed itinerary-planning case study for Seatrade's cruise master classes held at Cambridge and Oxford universities. She is the cruise columnist for AFAR.com, and her freelance stories have appeared in a wide range of publications, from The New York Times to The Miami Herald.
The London On Water Boat Show has been renamed, rebranded and relaunched as London Yacht Show and will take place on-water at St Katharine Docks May 8-12.
Cruise industry trends, regional affairs and networking are on the agenda for the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association's annual cruise summit for its Platinum Members.
Advantage Travel Partnership CEO Julia Lo Bue-Said will serve as the godmother for AmaDouro at festivities in Porto, Portugal, on April 12. She is AmaWaterways' first British godmother.
Neptun Ship Design in Rostock is being acquired as an independent subsidiary of MV Werften to provide design services for the shipyard group. In addition to MV Werften's own designers at its yards in Wismar, Rostock and Stralsund and a designer network throughout Europe, further significant engineering capacities are being united under one roof.
Carnival Corp. & plc's boards declared a dividend of 50 cents per share.
The Port of Galveston finalized a new agreement with Disney Cruise Line extending preferential berthing agreement rights for an additional 10 years with an option to renew for two additional five year periods, effective Nov. 1, 2018.
Oceania Cruises, known for its culinary mastery, unveiled the Dom Pérignon Experience at La Reserve. This first of its kind dining experience pairs six palate piquing courses with a different expression and vintage of Dom Pérignon’s acclaimed vintages.
Virgin Voyages sailors will be able to live it up in RockStar Suites created by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio. With only 78 RockStar Suites aboard Scarlet Lady, among them are 15 Mega RockStar Suites, aptly named the Massive Suites, Fab Suites, Posh Suites and Gorgeous Suites.
In developing its Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, MSC Cruises is going for a more relaxed, nature-oriented experience than some of the other action-intensive cruise line private islands in the Bahamas. This will not be a 'theme park' but rather a 'paradise in the Caribbean,' as Gianni Onorato, CEO of MSC Cruises, put it.