Hurtigruten has unveiled the 2017/18 winter brochure, packed with a wide range of itineraries and award winning excursions to help adventurers experience and explore coastal Norway and the Arctic.
Carnival Corporation has announced that its cruise joint venture in China has signed a new memorandum of agreement to order the first-ever cruise ships built in China for the Chinese market.
Saga Cruises has released artist’s impressions of its new ship which will be launched in summer 2019. The thoughts and recommendations of passengers have been incorporated into the design and the sleek ship will carry fewer than 1,000 passengers and feature 540 all-balcony cabins.
Ferry and logistics business DFDS reports no negative impact on volumes from the Brexit effect as it continues to post record earnings. The company’s annual report for 2016 showed that freight volumes and UK-Continental trade flows are holding up well despite the result of the UK referendum last June.
Royal Caribbean has today announced that Amanda Darrington has been appointed sales director UK & Ireland, following Ben Bouldin’s promotion to associate vice president and managing director UK & Ireland.
Cruise Lines International Association has added a brand new selling tool to its Agent Toolbox in partnership with Full Picture, the award winning visual conversation tool.
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced it has reached an agreement with Fincantieri to construct the next generation of ships for the brand. Four ships are on order for delivery in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025, with an option for two additional ships to be delivered in 2026 and 2027.
Oceania Cruises has announced an additional series of journeys to Cuba in November and December 2017. Ranging in length from six to thirteen days with departures from Miami, these voyages include the line’s first calls to Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba, in addition to Havana.
Caledonian MacBrayne’s official carrying statistics for 2016 reveal that the west coast of Scotland ferry company passed five million passengers for the first time since 1997.
Continuing the expansion of its popular Carnival Journeys longer duration enrichment sailings, Carnival Splendor will offer a 14-day Alaskan adventure round-trip from Long Beach, California.
Seabourn has named seasoned hospitality executive Chris Austin as senior vice president, global sales and marketing. In the role, Austin will be responsible for Seabourn’s overall marketing efforts, brand management, sales, and public relations.
Travelport and Marine Travel have signed a new long term agreement which will see the specialist travel company continue to access the technology giant’s Travel Commerce Platform and unrivalled choice of travel content.