23-06-2017 Hits:587 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:884 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:708 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:758 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:965 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:1631 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:2797 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:2749 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:4209 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...
15-07-2016 Hits:8213 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”...
06-05-2016 Hits:12167 More News Teijo Niemelä
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...
20-03-2015 Hits:24412 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