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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.

New commercial leadership for Celestyal Cruises in Europe

New commercial leadership for Celestyal Cruises in Europe

Celestyal Cruises has announced the appointment of Andrew Magowan as the company’s new vice president commercial, Europe. Magowan will be responsible for commercial strategy and the development of Celestyal Cruises’ presence and sales distribution in the European region, with a specific focus on the UK market.

Cunard to add fourth ship to fleet in 2022

Cunard to add fourth ship to fleet in 2022

Luxury cruise brand Cunard today announced it is adding a fourth ship to its fleet. This investment is part of the company’s ambitious plans for the future of Cunard globally.

Refurbishments unveiled for Silver Wind and Silver Whisper

Refurbishments unveiled for Silver Wind and Silver Whisper

Ultra-luxury travel innovator Silversea has announced plans for Silver Wind and Silver Whisper to undergo a concrete refurbishment program in some areas of the two ships. The transformation of these two ships will be accomplished in December.