Thursday, July 19, 2018

Cruise News

Final preparations put in place for fifth annual World Ski Awards

Leaders of the ski industry are arriving in Kitzbühel, Austria, as the final preparations are put in place for the fifth annual World Ski Awards. Ski tourism’s event of the year will be staged at...

TUI appoints Hackney to lead Marella Cruises

TUI UK & I has confirmed Christopher Hackney has been appointed as the new managing director of Marella Cruises and will take up his position from December 1st. Hackney will report to cruise and distribution...

Official sponsors confirm support for World Travel Awards Grand Final 2017

World Travel Awards is proud to welcome on board Traveltek, Bookingee.com, Vietnam Airlines, Vietravel, and Serenata as official sponsors for its upcoming Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017. The red-carpet event will take place the evening...

Boeing further increases shareholder dividend

The Boeing board of directors today declared the company’s quarterly dividend will increase 20 per cent to $1.71 per share. The board also replaced the existing share repurchase program with a new $18 billion...

Gatwick reports busiest-ever November passenger figures

London Gatwick has achieved its busiest-ever November as 2.9 million passengers travelled through the airport last month, bringing Gatwick to 45.5 million annual passengers. Long-haul routes continue their significant growth at Gatwick, growing 12.1 per...

Carnival Sunshine to reposition to Charleston for 2019 season

Carnival Cruise Line will position a newer, larger ship to Charleston when the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine kicks off a year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises in May 2019. Carnival Sunshine provides an exciting new...

Carnival names new Vista-class ship Panorama

Carnival Panorama has been chosen as the name of Carnival Cruise Line’s new 133,500-ton ship scheduled to debut in autumn 2019. Carnival Panorama is the third in the line’s highly successful Vista-class series, which...

Silver Cloud completes refurbishment to become ice-class expedition vessel

Silversea’s Silver Cloud has completed an extensive two-month refurbishment at a total investment of over $USD40 million to become an ice-class expedition vessel. The ship has undergone comprehensive enhancements to bring guests the luxury, style...

Conrad Hotels moves into Colombia with Cartagena property

Conrad Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Conrad Cartagena, the brand’s first hotel in Colombia and third in Latin America. The oceanfront oasis on the north side of the iconic Walled City...

New villas debut at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay has launched six eye-popping new villas in renowned architect Bill Bensley’s inimitable signature style. The 180-700 sqm villas will benefit from on call butler service, private pools and sumptuous...