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American Cruise Lines triples capacity in Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines triples capacity in Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines has announced two new itineraries for 2018 in Puget Sound - five-day Highlights of Puget Sound and 11-day Grand Puget Sound. These spectacular cruises are round-trip from Seattle, Washington, and will triple the line’s capacity in the region.

U by Uniworld unveils first ship, The B

U by Uniworld unveils first ship, The B

U by Uniworld has debuted its first ship in Paris. The B set sail on its maiden voyage along the Seine River with top influencers, lifestyle media, travel agents and contest winners onboard, giving an exclusive look at the first-ever river cruise brand for millennials.

Townson to lead Uniworld in UK as Beadle departs

Townson to lead Uniworld in UK as Beadle departs

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has appointed Chris Townson as its UK managing director. He succeeds Kathryn Beadle who recently announced her retirement from the travel industry following three years in the position establishing Uniworld as the leading luxury river cruise line in the UK market.

Norwegian Cruise Line restructures EMEA operations

Norwegian Cruise Line restructures EMEA operations

Norwegian Cruise Line has experienced rapid growth worldwide during the past few years, in particular in the UK market, which is now Norwegians largest international market outside of the USA. As a result of this success and taking the potential of the UK market into account, the cruise line has announced an organisational restructure in the EMEA region

Dream Cruises signs partnership with Alipay for on-board payments

Dream Cruises signs partnership with Alipay for on-board payments

Dream Cruises has partnered with Alipay to launch the full suite of mobile payment options at sea. The deal is designed to give guests greater convenience by allowing them the options of spot payment, self-checkout and auto-debit with Alipay or AlipayHK, the newly launched Hong Kong version of Alipay which supports transactions in HKD for Hong Kong users.