Princess Cruises will deploy one its newest ships, Royal Princess, on Mexican Riviera cruises in the winter 2019/20 period. This will be the vessel's first full season from the Port of Los Angeles.

For the launch of its Signature Expeditions in Alaska, Windstar Cruises tapped the experts at Expedition Voyage Consultants who assisted in meeting the US Coast Guard's requirements for Zodiac exploration from the ship.

Juan Trescastro was promoted from SVP business development to president of Metro Cruise Services.

Azamara Club Cruises' 2020 program features new immersive land excursions and maiden voyages to South Africa, French Polynesia and Hawaii.

This year, MSC Cruises will welcome 250,000 children on board the fleet and is further enriching the family offering including new activities on board MSC Seaview debuting next month.

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) and RAK Ports signed a strategic MoU to develop and reinforce the boutique cruise and water tourism proposition in the Emirate.

Seatrade Cruise Awards 2018 will be presented at Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon in September. Principal sponsor for the 12th annual awards is once again Oracle Hospitality.

Mark Kerr has been appointed to Abercrombie & Kent’s newly created position of cruise manager New Zealand, following an increase in business in what CLIA Australasia said is one of the world’s top performing markets.

Another group of 20 new locally-educated and trained guides were authorized by the Norwegian Guide Association in Stavanger this week.



Carnival Corp. & plc celebrated the grand opening of Rainforest Adventures' Rockland Estate eco-park attraction in St. Maarten.

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