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.
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.