Silversea to welcome Heywood Hill-curated library to Silver Muse
Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea has announced a partnership with literary institution Heywood Hill, which will create a bespoke library for its new flagship, Silver Muse. Over Heywood Hill’s illustrious 80-year history, the London-based bookshop has become renowned for curating collections of new, old, and antiquarian books for private libraries.
Saga names new ship Spirit of Discovery
Saga Cruises has today announced their new cruise ship will be named Spirit of Discovery. The new ship will carry less than 1,000 passengers, retaining the intimacy and personal touch for which Saga is renowned and will have more than 100 cabins for solo travellers, 20 per cent of the ships capacity.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises introduces new wellness programme
Regent Seven Seas Cruises will introduce Seven Seas Wellness, a new programme aimed at holistic wellbeing with opportunities that nurture the body, as well as nourish the soul.
Carnival Corporation reports increase in net income for first quarter
Carnival Corporation has announced US GAAP net income of $352 million, or $0.48 diluted EPS, for the first quarter of 2017. This is compared to US GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2016 of $142 million, or $0.18 diluted EPS.
Norwegian Joy begins journey to homeport of Shanghai, China
Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, began her journey to her homeport of Shanghai, China, earlier. She departed the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, for her approximately 14-hour long conveyance along the Ems River.
Weinstein to lead Carnival UK from July
Josh Weinstein, corporate treasurer of parent company Carnival Corporation, will become president of Carnival UK following the planned departure of current chief executive David Noyes in July after six years in the business.
Norwegian signs partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network
Low-cost airline Norwegian has launched a global partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network giving the carrier’s loyal customers access to exclusive rates at a broader range of hotels while earning cost savings on all Norwegian flights.
Silver Cloud prepares for relaunch as ice-class expedition ship
Silversea has released a selection of renders showcasing the beautifully crafted Silver Cloud interiors ahead of her conversion into an ice-class expedition ship, which will take place between August and October this year.
SuperStar Virgo begins Philippines homeport
The Philippines officially welcomed Star Cruises earlier when SuperStar Virgo arrived in Manila to begin her inaugural homeport deployment in the country. The occasion was commemorated with a special ceremony at Manila South Harbour.
Genting Hong Kong shakes up leadership
Genting Hong Kong has appointed Colin Au as the group president of the company with immediate effect. At the same time, Kent Zhu will take up the role of president at Genting Cruise Lines, effective May this year.