01-03-2017 Hits:833 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...
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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:2099 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...
26-09-2016 Hits:3434 Top Headlines Kari Reinikainen
Shipbuilders in Norway are eyeing the lucrative expedition cruise market, which has produced orders for eight vessels to the country’s shipbuilders so far this year.
Kleven Maritime group has orders for two expedition cruise vessels from Hurtigruten, a domestic company, while...
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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...
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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:16197 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:17658 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:17718 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:19173 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:19153 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...
20-03-2015 Hits:23582 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
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