At Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., EVP maritime Harri Kulovaara has recently beefed up his team with a trio of VPs in newly created roles—Bo Cerup-Simonsen (newbuild strategy and portfolio), Tor Svensen (maritime technology) and Constantin Ionesco (fleet modernization).

In early 2020, Disney Cruise Line will cast off from a new homeport, New Orleans, and return to the Hawaiian Islands.

Top executives from a cruise line, a cruise port operator and a tourism ministry shared their visions for the cruise industry in 2030 at the closing panel of Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon.

Wide ranging discussions at Seatrade Cruise Med, which closed Thursday evening in Lisbon, heard top European executives from Carnival, Costa, MSC, Pullmantur, Royal Caribbean and the MedCruise president speak about why the industry is doing so well and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead.


After debuting in Miami, Norwegian Cruise Line's 2019 newbuild, Norwegian Encore, will sail from New York City starting in April 2020 on itineraries that include Bermuda.

This Celebrity Edge reveal topped all others. At Chantiers de l'Atlantique trade partners got their first ride on the Magic Carpet, first stroll along the glass-lined ramps of the spectacular Eden lounge and first look at the newly announced Grand Plaza at the heart of the ship.

Disney Cruise Line will expand to a pair of big ships at PortMiami and gets first right to negotiate for a potential new cruise terminal on the south side of the port, according to a resolution approved by Miami-Dade County commissioners.

Spending on luxury cruises ballooned 14% in 2017, the highest increase among eight categories of luxury goods, including cars, fine wines and spirits, fine food, personal goods, hospitality, designer furniture and fine art.

P&O Cruises’ summer 2020 programme features 160 cruises including Iona’s maiden season in the Norwegian fjords.

India Cruise Lines Association (INCLA) presented a White Paper on Recommendations for Indian Cruise Tourism to India’s Shipping and Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari at its first Global Cruise Conclave in Mumbai Thursday night.

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