Boston Mayor Martin Walsh was among a number of local and state officials who attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the season's start on Friday when Norwegian Dawn arrived for its first Bermuda cruise.
Carnival Cruise Lines, the largest cruise operator in Texas, and CBS Radio Houston launched a contest for the most spirited office in Houston. The prize is the 'Ultimate Summer Office Party'—a day of fun for up to 100 people aboard one of Carnival’s Galveston-based ships.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has reached an agreement with STX France to move forward on the order of a fourth Oasis-class ship for delivery in 2018.
Celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of Cunard Line's flagship Queen Mary 2 entering service moved to her homeport of Southampton Friday.
Oceania Cruises welcomed Insignia back to the fleet Thursday following an extensive drydock after a two-year charter to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Insignia is the first of three sister ships to undergo refurbishment in a program that will total $50m. Nautica and Regatta are scheduled to enter drydock and receive similar enhancements over the next four weeks.
Princess Cruises became the latest line to announce it will broadcast all 64 games of the FIFA World Cup during the June 12 to July 13 tournament. The games may be seen on nine Princess ships at their Movies Under the Stars screens.
Access Cruise has been contracted to provide strategic sales support to the cruise industry for McRoberts Maritime Security. Both companies are based in Miami.
The Port of Québec's international cruise season, which begins Saturday, will be the busiest ever with 110 calls, a big increase in turnarounds and a weekend with six vessels carrying more than 20,000 passengers and crew.