Cruise News

Royal Caribbean signs with STX for three new vessels

Cruise News

Royal Caribbean Cruises has signed a memorandum of understanding with French Shipbuilder STX France to build a fifth Oasis-class ship for delivery in the spring of 2021. As part of the deal STX has also signed to build two additional Edge-class ships scheduled for delivery in the autumn of 2021 and 2022. → Read More

Costa Cruises to launch day tours to Moscow

Cruise News

Costa Cruises is to launch a new summer cruise on board the Costa Luminosa, allowing guests the unique opportunity to visit Moscow for a day. The ‘Jewels of the Baltic’ itinerary is available throughout August 2016, with weekly sailings from Stockholm. Costa Luminosa calls at Helsinki, St. Petersburg and Tallinn, before returning to Stockholm → Read More

Fred. Olsen reorganises internal support team

Cruise News

Following a restructure of its major account management team at the end of 2015, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has now expanded its internal support team, to enable it to deliver more comprehensive and focussed support to its travel trade partners. Becky Smith is promoted to the role of trade support manager, responsible for the day-to-day delivery of trade and account management support. → Read More

Queen Máxima celebrates launch of ms Koningsdam

Cruise News

In a ceremony rich with history and meaning, Holland America Line has held a dedication ceremony for ms Koningsdam in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands officially blessed the bell and named Koningsdam on board the ship in front of invited dignitaries, cruise guests, travel partners and media. → Read More

Uniworld cruises launches Snapshot Webinars to UK agents

Cruise News

In a bid to improve the convenience of training for the trade, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is now providing all UK agents with access to invaluable product insights and information through a regular series of Snapshot Webinars. Uniworld national sales manager, David Chidley, will host the newly launched, 15-minute webinars via an online portal, in which agents can pose direct questions live, in real time. → Read More

CalMac Ferries wins £900m Clyde and Hebrides contract

Cruise News

CalMac Ferries has been announced as the preferred tenderer for the next contract to operate the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services network by the Scottish first minister. CalMac’s bid makes almost 350 commitments to improve the service, aiming to help drive economic growth, improve customer service and make sure the company delivers value for money. → Read More

World’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, arrives in Southampton

Cruise News

The port of Southampton, England, was bustling today as onlookers gathered to be among the first to see the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, upon her first arrival into port. After 32 months of construction, the ship’s arrival marks a major milestone for Royal Caribbean International as Harmony becomes the 25th ship in the fleet. → Read More

Genting Hong Kong signs with Lloyd Werft for ten vessels

Cruise News

Genting Hong Kong has signed an order for ten ships with the Lloyd Werft Group, comprising of two mega cruise ships for Star Cruises and eight vessels for Crystal Cruises. Star Cruises has designed the Global Class of ships for worldwide cruising, each measuring 201,000 gross tons with 5,000 lower berths. Delivery of the series of ships will commence between 2019 and 2020 starting with one ship a year and eventually increasing to two ships a year. → Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line boosts Wi-Fi connections across fleet

Cruise News

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced earlier it will quadruple the current bandwidth across its Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises fleets in the coming months to meet the rising internet expectations of cruise guests. The quadrupling of bandwidth is part of a long term strategic agreement with EMC to significantly enhance the internet experience on-board all 23 ships in the fleet. → Read More

DFDS Seaways breaks records on Channel crossing

Cruise News

DFDS recorded a record month for freight on its Dover to France routes in March, carrying more than 110,000 vehicles for the first time. The company reached the milestone following the introduction of two new ships, the Cotes des Dunes and the Cotes des Flandres, on its Dover-Calais service to provide 15 daily departures each way on the route. → Read More

Royal Caribbean welcomes largest ever cruise ship to fleet

Cruise News

Royal Caribbean International has honoured the crew and project team of the new Harmony of the Seas at a traditional delivery and flag changing ceremony in Saint Nazaire, France. Following 32 months of construction at the STX France shipyard involving thousands of shipyard employees, sub-contractors and suppliers, the world’s largest and most innovative cruise ship is now home to 2,100 crew members from 77 different nationalities. → Read More

Norwegian records increase in profits over first quarter

Cruise News

Norwegian Cruise Line has reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31st 2016, revealing adjusted EPS growth of 41 per cent to $0.38 on adjusted net income of $86.7 million. EPS increased to $0.32 on net income of $73.2 million. The company’s current booked position for 2016 is on par with prior year’s record levels and at higher prices. → Read More

 1 2 3 >  

Follow Breaking Travel News

Travel Events Calendar

Media Partnerships

Global Restaurant Investment ForumThe Hospitality & Tourism SummitCATHIC
MRHRHICAHIF
ITB AsiaChina Outbound Travel & Tourism MarketThe Travel Marketing Store
Serviced Apartment SummitWorld Travel MarketIMEX
AHICWTTCRoutes Online
UBM Aviation