Mexico's ITM Group is reportedly proposing a $130m development at Grand Bahama Island that would expand and improve the Freeport cruise berths and create an adventure park around the Grand Lucayan resort.

The Carnival Cruise Line Hub app now offers pre-cruise purchasing functionality and online check-in for its North American-based ships. Plus, the app’s popular 'Pizza Anywhere' on board function is now available on 11 ships with a fleetwide rollout expected to be completed later this year.

Oceania Cruises aims to eliminate millions of plastic water bottles per year through a new partnership with Vero Water.

Carnival Cruise Line's 2020 newbuild Mardi Gras will have six themed zones—Grand Central, French Quarter, La Piazza, Summer Landing, Lido and The Ultimate Playground.

A new show floor design, abundant networking events and more educational opportunities highlight this year's Seatrade Cruise Global, which returns to the newly reimagined Miami Beach Convention Center April 8-11.

Passengers can indulge in a specialty coffee blend created exclusively for Holland America Line in partnership with Beukenhorst Coffee USA. The West Palm Beach, Florida, micro-facility of the Dutch coffee house Beukenhorst Koffie worked with HAL to introduce Rotterdam 1873, a small-batch roasted coffee blend.

Holland America Line is introducing five new cooking shows in its America's Test Kitchen program. The 45-minute presentations cover everything from tacos and takeout to dinner for two and sweet treats.

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line will offer furloughed federal employees and families that are impacted by the US government shutdown a buffet lunch and afternoon aboard its two ships, free of charge.

Oceania Cruises, known for its culinary mastery, unveiled the Dom Pérignon Experience at La Reserve. This first of its kind dining experience pairs six palate piquing courses with a different expression and vintage of Dom Pérignon’s acclaimed vintages.

In developing its Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, MSC Cruises is going for a more relaxed, nature-oriented experience than some of the other action-intensive cruise line private islands in the Bahamas. This will not be a 'theme park' but rather a 'paradise in the Caribbean,' as Gianni Onorato, CEO of MSC Cruises, put it.

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