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Simone Biles, Olympic and World Champion named Godmother of Celebrity Beyond

Simone Biles, Olympic and World Champion named Godmother of Celebrity Beyond

Celebrity Cruises announced today that Simone Biles, 19-time World Champion and seven-time Olympic medallist, will add another very special title to her decorated career – Godmother for Celebrity BeyondSM, the industry’s most highly anticipated ship of the year that recently debuted in Southampton, UK.

Accor takes over operations of QE2

Accor takes over operations of QE2

Accor is adding the world-renowned cruise ship, Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2), into its portfolio. Taking over operations from May 2022, the cruise ship will undergo further upgrades and renovations prior to joining the MGallery Hotel Collection. Once fully rebranded, Queen Elizabeth 2 will undoubtedly become a landmark property for the MGallery brand and Dubai overall.

Qatar Tourism steers cruise sector towards recovery

Qatar Tourism steers cruise sector towards recovery

In response to the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Qatar Tourism, in cooperation with its national aviation partner Qatar Airways, the Port Authority, Mwani, the Ministry of Public Health, has taken several measures to resume cruise tourism ahead of FIFA World Cup.

Holland America Line's Oosterdam returns to service

Holland America Line's Oosterdam returns to service

Holland America Line has welcomed its ninth ship back into service, as Oosterdam embarked guests in Trieste (Venice), Italy, for the first time since the industrywide pause began in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quark Expeditions launches its Arctic season

Quark Expeditions launches its Arctic season

Quark Expeditions, the global Leader in Polar Adventures, launched its Arctic 2022 season, with a 7-day "Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief" voyage. This much-awaited sailing also marked the inaugural Arctic voyage of Ultramarine, Quark Expeditons' game-changing new ship.

Barbados announces landmark Royal Caribbean recruitment drive

Barbados announces landmark Royal Caribbean recruitment drive

Almost 2,000 jobs will be up for grabs for Barbadians very soon. The announcement was made this week by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator the Hon. Lisa Cummins, during a recent press conference at Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Miami, Florida.