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MSC Cruises to base two ships in South Africa for 2020 season

MSC Cruises to base two ships in South Africa for 2020 season

MSC Cruises has announced it will bring two ships to South Africa’s shores for the 2020/2021 cruise season. This will mark the first time that two different classes of MSC Cruises’ ships will be deployed in South Africa, MSC Opera (Lirica Class) and MSC Musica (Musica Class).

Oceania Cruises unveils new Go Local tour offering

Oceania Cruises unveils new Go Local tour offering

Oceania Cruises has unveiled a new series of immersive destination tours under its Go Local brand. The new, exclusive small-batch tours seek to go beyond the tourist sites and embed guests in the fabric of local communities.

Seabourn to launch private jet service to passengers

Seabourn to launch private jet service to passengers

Seabourn Private Air, a new private chartered jet service available for exclusive transportation to-and-from ports of call, will open to bookings tomorrow. The service will also offer mid-voyage overland options for Seabourn cruises all over the world.

Deer to take helm at Fred. Olsen in September

Deer to take helm at Fred. Olsen in September

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Peter Deer as its new managing director. Deer, who will take up the role at the start of September, will take over from Mike Rodwell, who will be retiring from Fred. Olsen after over 30 years with the company.

Anderson takes up new compliance role with Carnival Corporation

Anderson takes up new compliance role with Carnival Corporation

Carnival Corporation has confirmed the appointment of Peter Anderson to the newly created position of chief ethics and compliance officer. Based at the company’s headquarters in Miami, Anderson will be a member of the executive leadership team and report directly to Carnival Corporation chief executive Arnold Donald.

Dubai concludes record cruise season

Dubai concludes record cruise season

Dubai has concluded its latest cruise season with a record increase of over 51 per cent in cruise tourist footfall and a 38 per cent increase in cruise ship calls season-on-season.

Saga sells Sapphire cruise ship to Anex Tour

Saga sells Sapphire cruise ship to Anex Tour

Saga has finalised a deal to sell the Sapphire cruise ship to Anex Tour of Turkey. With a farewell season already on sale, the ship will be delivered to Anex in mid-2020 and will home port in Antalya.