The Port of Galveston finalized a new agreement with Disney Cruise Line extending preferential berthing agreement rights for an additional 10 years with an option to renew for two additional five year periods, effective Nov. 1, 2018.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises ordered a third ship in its 750-passenger series at Fincantieri. The sister of Seven Seas Explorer and of 2020's Seven Seas Splendor is scheduled for 2023 delivery.
MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade County inked a letter of intent outlining a big increase in passenger throughput and two new cruise terminals, or one large enough to handle two huge ships at the same time. MSC would design, build and operate the facilities at its own expense.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced an order for the next generation of ships for Oceania Cruises. The Allura-class pair will be built at Fincantieri for delivery in 2022 and 2025.
Carnival Corp. shares tumbled more than 9% Thursday as the company delivered a better than expected fourth quarter on a third consecutive record year but gave disappointing earnings guidance.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages canceled the vast majority of its calls to Amsterdam in summer 2019 and 2020, following the recent announcement by the City Council of Amsterdam to levy a new €8 head tax on ocean cruise tourists starting this January.
It's been dreamed about for years as the ultimate crazy thing to have on a cruise ship, and now somebody is finally doing it—a roller coaster. Carnival Cruise Line's 2020 newbuild Mardi Gras will feature a track that loops around the funnel and out over the sea.
Reinforcing its commitment to expand and diversify global sourcing and distribution, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings promoted Harry Sommer to president, international.
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.'
Celebrity Cruises ushered in its extraordinary new Celebrity Edge with an inspirational naming ceremony highlighting inclusion and opportunity for girls and women.