Addressing Cruise Britain’s first formal business event during a trip along London’s River Thames, Carnival UK chairman David Dingle spoke of Britain as a 'leading cruise nation with a very healthy and fast-developing cruise economy.'
Carnival Cruise Line's third Vista-class ship, Carnival Panorama, was launched today at Fincantieri's Marghera yard.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has partnered with Alaska Native-owned Huna Totem Corp. to develop a second cruise pier in Icy Strait Point at Hoonah. Last month NCLH president and CEO Frank Del Rio said the company was looking to make strategic investments in Alaska to ensure preferential berthing rights for its growing deployment there.
In a nod to Carnival Cruise Line history, its new 'XL'-class ship to be delivered in 2020 will be called Mardi Gras. This was the name of the first Fun Ship that entered service in 1972.
Lindblad Expeditions christened its second US-flag coastal newbuild, National Geographic Venture, during a dockside ceremony in San Francisco last Friday.
The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved a resolution for the issuance of a series of bonds up to $117m to finance Port Canaveral’s Cruise Terminal 3 project.
Silversea has crafted 34 shore excursions in Havana, Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos for its new 16-voyage Cuba sailings in 2019 and 2020. They delve into the natural, cultural and historical treasures of the island nation.
North American travelers can book a Caribbean or Canada/New England cruise on any one of four ships serving the region—MSC Seaside, MSC Divina, MSC Armonia and MSC Meraviglia—and receive unlimited drinks and free Wi-Fi plus reduced $99 deposits.