Cruise Lines International Association to host river conference in Vietnam
Cruise Lines International Association has announced it is to hold a River Cruise Conference in Asia in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The event will be followed by a sailing on the Mekong River for travel agents.
American Cruise Lines debuts American Constellation
American Cruise Lines has photos of its newest ship, American Constellation, as the vessel leaves Boston on the inaugural Grand New England cruise. The brand new ship accommodates 175 guests and is uniquely designed to navigate coastal waterways.
Six Senses Zighy Bay launches Dhahab, the Golden Dhow
What better way to say goodbye to the stresses of modern life than by escaping to another century on a classic Omani dhow? Inspired by the word, dhahab, which means golden in Arabic, this handcrafted vessel is reminiscent of the golden age of Arabian voyages as it cruises the rugged Musandam fjords at a comfortable ten knots.
Wood appointed key account manager for Royal Caribbean in UK & Ireland
Royal Caribbean has appointed Melanie Wood, who recently joined the UK & Ireland sales team, as key account manager. Wood has six years’ experience working within the travel industry, most recently working as part of the product management team at Cruise 1st.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines moves into river cruises for 2018
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched its new dedicated cruise programme by river boat, unveiling in its new European River Cruising by Fred. Olsen brochure.
Royal Caribbean extends Empress of the Seas Cuba itineraries
Royal Caribbean is offering travellers more opportunities than ever to explore the vibrant island destination of Cuba, with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas. The cruise company’s newly refreshed ship will sail 58 cruises of four- and five-night itineraries from January 2018 through to March 2019; more than half offering overnight stays in the culturally vibrant city.
Red Funnel signs Enterprise as car rental partner
Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries has announced the appointment of Enterprise Rent-A-Car as its preferred car hire partner. It will now be possible to book vehicles from any Enterprise branch location using a quick and easy-to-use booking widget on Red Funnel’s website.
New ships drive up revenue at Norwegian Cruise Holdings
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has reported GAAP net income of $61.9 million or earning per share of $0.27 for the three months to March 31st. Adjusted net income for the period was $91.2 million, compared to $86.7 million for 2016.
DFDS reports strongest ever first quarter results
DFDS has reported a strong start to 2017 with revenues for the pan-European ferry and logistics company up four per cent in the first quarter of the year.
P&O celebrates anniversary with new exclusive gin
To commemorate 180 years of P&O history – and to celebrate World Gin Day on June 10th - P&O Cruises is launching its first-ever exclusive blended gin, which combines global botanicals with a distinctive British flair.