Provisional operator Albatros Expeditions gained full operator status in the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, while Cookson Adventures and Princess Cruises became provisional operators.

New features at this year's Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference & Trade Show are aimed at optimizing conference participants’ and exhibitors’ interactions with cruise line representatives, and fresh workshop topics are being considered.

Hurtigruten hired Jacqueline Day as director of host agencies & strategic accounts to lead Hurtigruten's Seattle regional headquarters from California.

Aurora Expeditions’ soon-to-be-introduced Greg Mortimer will be joined by NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller and NASA engineer Andrew Booth as special guests during its total 'Solar Eclipse in Antarctica' voyage, scheduled for 2021.

Carnival Cruise Line unveiled several new dining and bar spots that will appear only on Mardi Gras and shared further details of the ship's Lido and Summer Landing zones.

Crystal Expedition Cruises announced Capt. Thomas Larsen will bring out Crystal Endeavor, scheduled to embark on its maiden voyage from Tokyo in August 2020.

MSC Opera resumed sailing from Venice on Saturday, nearly two weeks after the ship lost control when docking, striking the pier and ramming Uniworld Boutique River Cruises' River Countess.

Azamara Club Cruises is becoming, simply, Azamara, dropping 'Club Cruises,' and debuting a revitalized logo. The company is also rolling out many more land programs and with that emphasis came a reason for removing 'cruises' from the name.

The hull assembly phase for Carnival Cruise Line's 180,000gt Mardi Gras was celebrated with a traditional coin ceremony at Meyer Turku shipyard today. The coins set on top of the keel blocks will be placed into the ship for good luck.

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