The leaders of Carnival Corp. & plc, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and MSC Cruises will debate the state of the global cruise industry at the Seatrade Cruise Global keynote panel as the event returns to Miami in April during new April dates.
Piraeus-based Celestyal Cruises has just closed a 'very successful year’ and plans to build on this success by 'maximising' the company's target to make the Greek cruise experience available to the world, year-round.
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.
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.
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.
Carnival Corp. & plc reached an agreement with the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife to become the first concession-holder to operate the Canary Islands' and mid-Atlantic's newest cruise terminal.
Following a just-launched secondary offering of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings shares, investors Apollo Global Management and Star NCLC Holdings (a subsidiary of Genting Hong Kong) will be cashed out of the company they once controlled.
PortMiami plans to build a new cruise terminal for Virgin Voyages, Richard Branson and the cruise line's president and CEO Tom McAlpin announced Wednesday, together with Miami-Dade County officials.
Fincantieri's Monfalcone yard on Monday cut the first steel for the newly named MSC Seashore, the first of two MSC Cruises' Seaside EVO ships.