Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett and Director of Tourism, Donovan White, have met with World Free Zones Organization, Chairman, Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, in Dubai ahead of World Free Zones Organization Annual International Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place at Montego Bay Convention Centre, Jamaica 13-17 June 2022.
The cruise tourism market size is expected to grow by $4.24bn from 2021 to 2026, according to a report by Technavio. The strong global economic recovery and increasing high-net worth individuals are driving the rebound, but rising environmental concerns may hinder market growth.
American Cruise Lines has announced that the 2022 river cruise season on the Columbia and Snake Rivers has begun. In April, American celebrated the new season with the opening of a new cruise dock in Kalama, which the company built in partnership with the Port of Kalama.
Brittany Ferries has signed an agreement with Titan LNG for the supply of liquified bio methane to power two new hybrid vessels that will operate between England and France from 2025.
With a strong showing of validation of the cruise industry’s return, Carnival Cruise Line in cooperation with the Grand Bahama Port Authority and the Government of The Bahamas held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new cruise port on Grand Bahama Island.
Ambassador Cruise Line has announced a selection of new reduced cabin guarantee fares for sailings on board their first ship, Ambience.
On 16 December 2022, Coral Adventurer will cast off from Cairns on an epic journey of discovery to the remote islands of Wallis and Futuna, located 2,000 nautical miles into the South Pacific. With no fixed itinerary, the 21-night voyage sailing from Cairns to Auckland is a true blue-water expedition for only the most intrepid of explorers.
Following a refurbishment, Carnival's AIDAdiva will start on her first voyage from Warnemünde to the Norwegian fjords on 14 May 2022.
Royal Caribbean Group released its 14th annual sustainability report, providing a comprehensive update on the company's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) framework and activities across its three wholly owned brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Silversea Cruises.
Oceania Cruises has reported the opening day for its 2024 Collection of voyages on 4 May 2022 ranks among the best single-day booking periods in the company’s history.
Princess Cruises has announced Princess Premier, a new premium add-on package that offers guests unlimited WiFi for up to 4 devices, premium/top-shelf beverages, photos, specialty dining, and crew gratuities/appreciation.
Maritime archaeologist, Mensun Bound, who made headlines across the world in March with the discovery of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, will head out to sea again this summer to talk exclusively to Cunard guests.