Shanghai has granted approval for 30 multinational enterprises, including MSC Cruises, to establish regional headquarters in the city.
The cruise industry's long-running lawsuit against the city and borough of Juneau over a $5 head tax and $3 per passenger port development fee may be drawing to a close.
Relatively unknown to the cruising public in France but convinced of its growth potential there, Oceania Cruises is expanding its presence in the market.
Ernst & Young provided consulting services to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., primarily related to its Excalibur technology platform, to the tune of approximately $52m from Jan. 1, 2018, to Dec. 1, 2018.
A cruise ship docking site at Key West's Mallory Square will be unusable for three months following damage to a mooring dolphin that may cost half a million dollars to repair.
Costa Cruises plans to name its first ship built for the Chinese market at festivities in Trieste on March 1. The 135,500gt Costa Venezia is under construction at Fincantieri's Monfalcone yard.
AmaWaterways appointed Janet Bava, most recently with Silversea Cruises, as chief marketing officer. She will be responsible for strategic and tactical marketing with a special focus on working with travel partners to develop a more personalized approach to guest communication and lead generation.