Argentina expects to handle 551,000 passengers during the current cruise season, up from 491,986 in 2017/18 and a 27% spike since 2016/17.
Work is under way at Port Canaveral to widen roads, improve traffic signals and install a new wayfinding system. These upgrades are aimed at easing traffic flow and promoting traffic safety around the port’s northside cruise terminals and growing cargo operations.
The Caribbean tourism sector is poised to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a better than expected performance last year.
Maritime labor and operations veteran Andre Coleman was appointed maritime director at the Port of San Francisco. He succeeds Peter Dailey, who retired in January after more than three decades of public service.
Pullmantur Cruises created training sessions for 250 Spanish travel agents at which they were invited to go on a sensory trip exploring the British Islands, one of the line’s newest itineraries for summer 2019.
China’s east port of Lianyungang commenced construction of a rail shuttle project connecting the cruise port and city.
Crystal Expedition Cruises’ luxury yacht, Crystal Endeavor, will travel the remote Northeast Passsage across the High Arctic in 2021.
In conjunction with sales opening today, Virgin Voyages revealed every cruise will feature The Beach Club, a Virgin experience in Bimini, Bahamas.
Plans for a new cruise ship terminal in Sydney have been handed a major boost after being put in line for a federal government cash injection.