26-10-2017 Hits:294 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
Today, October 26 in Bremerhaven, Meyer Werft handed over the new cruise vessel World Dream to the Asian shipping company Dream Cruises, subsidiary of Genting Hong Kong. Together with the new design, this cruise ship offers passengers a wide range...
07-09-2017 Hits:697 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
The Cruise Lines International Association, today, releases the findings from two new reports about the Asian Cruise market. The first, 2017 Asia Cruise Trends, is a comprehensive analysis of the cruise industry within Asia. The second, the 2016 North Asia...
06-09-2017 Hits:695 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, marked the official beginning of construction for the first of its seven next-generation cruise ships that will be fully-powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) with a keel-laying ceremony at Seatrade...
26-08-2017 Hits:720 More News Kari Reinikainen
World Dream, the second ship of the Asian focused Dream Cruise premium market brand of Genting Hong Kong, will have dual homeports, Hong Kong and Guangzhou (Nansha) to continue to grow the Pearl River Delta cruise industry and provide fly/cruise...
23-06-2017 Hits:1279 More News Kari Reinikainen
Viking Cruises, the premium market ocean cruise operator, said that its third ship, Viking Sky, was named during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway.
Located above the Arctic Circle on Norway’s northwest coast, Tromsø is a popular destination for viewing the...
31-05-2017 Hits:1611 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
On May 31 at the MSC Meraviglia Flag Ceremony, where MSC Cruises took delivery of the latest next-generation cruise ship built by STX France, the two companies signed a new memorandum of understanding firming up the order of two 200,000...
30-05-2017 Hits:1308 Top Headlines Kari Reinikainen
Peace Boat, the Japanese cruise organisation, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the Finnish shipbuilding company Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc., to construct the Ecoship, the world’s greenest cruise ship.
“Peace Boat director and founder Yoshioka Tatsuya, Esko Mustamaki, CEO...
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New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the selection of Ports America to operate both Manhattan and Brooklyn Cruise Terminals through 2029. As part of the new agreement, Ports America has agreed to invest $38.5...
26-05-2017 Hits:1409 More News Teijo Niemelä
On May 24, Crystal River Cruises ushered in the next phase for its expanding “Rhine Class” fleet of river vessels, as the keels were laid for the company’s next two new-builds, Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel at a ceremony at...
15-05-2017 Hits:1663 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
Aurora Expeditions, Australia’s leading polar adventure cruising company, has today announced the delivery of its first brand new, purpose-built, expedition vessel.
With 25 years’ experience in expedition cruising to Antarctica and the Arctic, Aurora Expeditions has worked closely with US-based ship...
01-03-2017 Hits:2303 Latest Article Teijo Niemelä
Known as “La Isla Bonita”, the Beautiful Island, the alluring Tenerife is rapidly becoming a main cruise port of Europe. Its recent two major cruise facility developments have made the entire Canary archipelago a focal point of cruising, transforming it...
05-11-2016 Hits:3432 More News Teijo Niemelä
Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis-class ships, Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and the new Harmony of the Seas, struck a chord on November 4, greeting each other at sea for the first and possibly only time. In a...
13-10-2016 Hits:3317 Top Headlines Teijo Niemelä
Genting Hong Kong, a leading global leisure, entertainment and hospitality company, commemorated the official handover of Genting Dream, the newly constructed ship for Dream Cruises, on October 12, 2016 during a special event in Bremerhaven, Germany. Shipbuilder Meyer Werft delivered...
20-03-2015 Hits:25112 Latest Article Teijo Niemelä
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 1/2017 and Publisher’s letter
Silversea’s Martinoli talks growth
Viking Cruises continues ocean expansion
Four takeaways from AIDAprima and Carnival Vista
New innovations shape the Megastar
Expedition ships placing high demand on technology
Interest in exhaust scrubbers grows
Contents 3/2016 and Publisher’s Letter
Karl Holz imagines Disney Cruise Line’s future
Harri Kulovaara: Pushing the envelope
MV Werften – the logic behind Genting Hong Kong’s shipbuilding move
The history of modern cruise business
CCS 11 kicks China’s cruise shipbuilding ambitions
Cruise Canada New England convenes in New York