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.
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that the new Carnival Horizon will offer a series of four-day Bermuda cruises from New York in spring and summer 2018. The trips are part of the ship’s inaugural season that includes previously announced voyages to Europe from Barcelona and the Caribbean from New York and Miami.
Cruise Lines International Association has hosted its first London-based two-day conference for industry stakeholders. The CLIA Executive Partner Conference brought together 200 delegates including 46 cruise executives from 21 countries.
Cunard’s luxury cruise ship, Queen Victoria, has made her maiden voyage through the Meeting of Waters, becoming the largest passenger ship to sail the Amazon.
Royal Caribbean has announced the appointment of Rosie Long, who will join the UK & Ireland sales team as strategic account manager for Thomas Cook.
Norwegian Cruise Line has extended its offering of weekly round-trip cruises from Miami to Cuba aboard Norwegian Sky, the largest vessel sailing to Cuba, through December 2017.
Carnival Cruise Line has launched its mobile app, Carnival Hub, on its Australia–based ships, giving guests instant access to all the fun on-board.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Justin Stanton as its new sales and marketing director, reporting to managing director Mike Rodwell. Based at its head office in Ipswich, Suffolk, Stanton has been head of marketing for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines since 2012.
The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority has announced further US$90 million phased investment into the cruise infrastructure on the islands as part of its ‘Cruise Masterplan’. Minister of tourism Asot Michael revealed the latest developments to cruise industry’s key players during a recent trip to Florida.
G Adventures has acquired the Swan Hellenic brand; a 60-year-old pioneering UK cruise line and respected name in the boutique cruising sector. Former operator All Leisure Holidays filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced that award-winning actress, best-selling author and producer, Dame Joan Collins, will be the godmother of the SS Joie de Vivre. Uniworld’s newest Super Ship, it will be the first of its kind to sail the Seine River.
Cruise Lines International Association has launched a new event for industry stakeholders - the CLIA Executive Partner Conference. This new event combines CLIA’s highly-rated Port & Destination and Technical & Regulatory Forums into a two-day conference taking place at London’s historic St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel.