Royal Caribbean is working with IDEMIA to speed its debarkation process using IDEMIA's MFace high-speed, 3-D face capture technology. Successful trials have gone underway at Cape Liberty, New Jersey, and PortMiami, where it will go into production.
High-end expedition cruises are taking passengers to locations typically not open to sailing before. But, as part of the service, they still must provide coverage in remote locations as passengers expect to share their experiences on mobile devices in real time.
Guest technology empowering some of the iconic hotels of the world has now come to serve the cruising world.
Greece and Turkey could be facing serious issues if new cruise destinations are not developed or if saturation issues are not dealt with at existing ones.
As the river cruise industry continues to expand and evolve, the focus is on introducing innovations without building ever-bigger ships, as many mainstream ocean cruise lines have done.
Viking Cruises and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture focused on building a cruise line with worldwide offerings for the Chinese market.
Following a string of very good years, the cruise industry remains buoyant with no downturn in sight, top leaders said Tuesday in Miami.