Cunard and Fincantieri have celebrated the start of construction on the 249th ship of the luxury cruise line, marking an exciting moment in the company’s 179-year history.
Royal Caribbean has announced the homeport and name of its fifth Oasis Class ship. The next ship to join the leading cruise line’s innovative line-up will be named Wonder of the Seas and will set sail from Shanghai, China.
Carnival Corporation has officially begun construction of its first terminal in Japan, located at the port of Sasebo. Building was launched with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by government, business and community representatives.
Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed Andy Stuart will step down from his roles of president and chief executive of the line at the end of the year. Following the launch of Norwegian Encore, he will be replaced by Harry Sommer, currently president, international for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
Under the agreement, Carnival Corporation will develop a new cruise port destination primarily for Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama, and construction of a new addition, including a pier, on the Bahamian island of Little San Salvador, home to Holland America Line’s Half Moon Cay port.
A traditional maritime coin ceremony took place earlier at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, when the keel was laid for MSC Seashore. At the milestone event, MSC Cruises revealed details of the significantly transformed overall design and new features of the ship.
Carnival Cruise Line has welcomed a decision from the Miami-Dade County Commission to approve a proposal for a complete renovation of Cruise Terminal F at PortMiami.
Michael Bayley, president and chief executive of Royal Caribbean International, will engage Caribbean tourism policymakers, marketers and other senior officers at the Caribbean Tourism Sector Outlook Forum at the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa.
Princess Cruises has celebrated a significant construction milestone with the float out of the 3,660-guest Enchanted Princess from its building dock at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Carnival Corporation has appointed Sandra Rowlett as vice president of a newly created incident analysis group. She reports directly to Peter Anderson, the newly appointed chief ethics and compliance officer for Carnival Corporation, and is based at the company’s headquarters in Miami.
The advert, which has been created by Cunard’s retained agency Alpha Century, draws from the emotions evoked from travelling on the world’s only ocean liner Queen Mary 2, on an iconic transatlantic crossing with Cunard.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and U River Cruises have appointed Dawn Quinn as their latest key account manager in the UK. She will join a trade team of five, led by UK managing director, Chris Townson.