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New head of global sales for Seabourn

New head of global sales for Seabourn

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 signs long term deal with Marine Travel

Travelport signs long term deal with Marine Travel

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 Horizon to offer Bermuda cruise holidays in summer 2018

Carnival Horizon to offer Bermuda cruise holidays in summer 2018

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.

Norwegian extends Cuba cruise season

Norwegian extends Cuba cruise season

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.

Stanton to lead sales and marketing at Fred. Olsen Cruises

Stanton to lead sales and marketing at Fred. Olsen Cruises

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.

Antigua & Barbuda reveals further improvements to cruise facilities

Antigua & Barbuda reveals further improvements to cruise facilities

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 acquires Swan Hellenic brand

G Adventures acquires Swan Hellenic brand

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.