15-07-2016 Hits:2763 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
On July 11, in another milestone for the expansion of Crystal, CrystalMozart was officially welcomed to the Crystal River Cruises fleet inVienna, Austria. During an elegant ceremony attended by localdignitaries, media and distinguished executives from Crystal, the “Queenof Europe’s Rivers”...
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Less than one year ago, Viking Ocean Cruises launched its first ship, Viking Star, and marked the arrival of the travel industry’s first entirely new cruise line with newbuilds in a decade. Yesterday in London the company officially welcomed its...
15-03-2016 Hits:7839 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
Months after the successful launch of Crystal Yacht Cruises of the 62-guest Crystal Esprit, and in response to traveler’s feedback and enthusiasm, the “World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line” is again upping the ante with the world’s first purpose-built polar...
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Officials for Broward County's Port Everglades believe that today, Sunday, March 13, 2016, marks the second time this cruise season that the port broke its own world record with a preliminary count of more than 54,700 cruise guests sailing in...
17-01-2016 Hits:11522 Top Headlines Kari Reinikainen
Scenic, the Australian river cruise specialist, says it is entering the ocean cruise market with the launch of ultra-luxury Scenic Eclipse in August 2018.
The 16,000 gross ton vessel that will be built at the Uljanik shipyard in Croatia, will be...
11-11-2015 Hits:13052 Top Headlines Kari Reinikainen
Genting Hong Kong, the holding company of Star Cruises and Crystal Cruises, has launched its third, premium cruise brand, namely Dream Cruises, to target mainly the fast maturing Asia market. “The major target market for Dream Cruises will be Asia,”...
11-11-2015 Hits:13001 Top Headlines Kari Reinikainen
Viking Ocean Cruises and Fincantieri have signed an agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships, Fincantieri said in a statement.
"The new units, like the four sister ships which the ship owner has already ordered, will become part of...
09-10-2015 Hits:14518 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
Princess Cruises has announced that its ship now under construction, a sister ship to Royal Princess and Regal Princess, will be named Majestic Princess. The new ship will be based in China year-round beginning in summer 2017 and become the...
09-10-2015 Hits:14515 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, today officially opened an all-new, highly anticipated expansion of its operations in Cozumel, Mexico, adding a third berth to the company’s pier at Puerta Maya, the most popular cruise...
30-09-2015 Hits:13650 Top Headlines Kari Reinikainen
Saga Cruises, part of the listed British lifestyle company Saga plc, said it has placed an order for a 55,900 gross ton cruise ship with Meyer Werft in Germany, with an option for a second ship.
No financial details were given...
28-07-2015 Hits:16536 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
Costa Cruises today announced an order to build two next-generation cruise ships, with the largest guest capacity in the world. They will feature a revolutionary “green design”: the two ships will be the first in the cruise industry (together with...
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By John Roberts
Hong Kong is Asia's world city. It's also on pace to become the city that serves as the most important cruise hub in growing the industry. That's what a report from the Hong Kong Tourism Board anticipates.
Cruise Business Review
Contents 2/2016 and Publisher’s Letter
AIDAprima makes long-awaited debut
Viking Sea – hitting the sweet spot
Passenger feedback improves Mein Schiff 5
Expedition market overview
Alaska & West Coast hold their own
Harmony of the Seas – combining the best of Quantum and Oasis
Koningsdam elevates Holland America Line
Seven Seas Explorer picture-perfect
MedCruise convenes in Odessa during turbulent times
Cuba tourism grows, cruising included
Koningsdam combines old and new at Holland America Line
Harmony of the Seas – Oasis class ‘harmony-ized’
High seas beer wars
Jan Meyer on Meyer Turku’s future
P&O Cruises Australia blazes a trail Down Under
Surge in U.S. small-ship newbuilds
Innovation leads to diversification
New Azipod gets IT
Norway back on the growth track
CCS10 on international cooperation and building China’s first cruiseship
Andy Stuart talks China, Breakaway Plus
Norwegian Escape offers freedom and flexibility
Crystal Cruises to transform into lifestyle company
Expedition cruises – demographics drive interest in expedition cruises
Refurbishments & Technology
European cruise port, traffic and destination development updates
Madrid Cruise Summit What´s new in Jamaica