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Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 19, 2019

Ship has now been transported to Hardinxveld, the Netherlands for its final outfitting

Seatrade Cruise Global: another record high for British ports

Seatrade Cruise Global: another record high for British ports
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, April 11, 2019

As Cruise Britain celebrates its 10th anniversary, the nation is seeing more visitors than ever

Virgin Voyages finalises contract to sail to Cuba

Virgin Voyages finalises contract to sail to Cuba
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 5, 2019

Cruise line’s Shore Things excursion programme aims to provide guests with a range of experiences

What’s new for the Port of Le Havre in 2019?

What’s new for the Port of Le Havre in 2019?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Improvements include infrastructure enhancements and new shore excursions and events

Costa Cruises returns to Genoa with Costa Fortuna

Costa Cruises returns to Genoa with Costa Fortuna
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Cruise line will make 40 ports of call at the Italian city in 2019 alone, boosting local tourism 

Lerwick Harbour set for a record 2019 cruise season

Lerwick Harbour set for a record 2019 cruise season
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Cunard’s Queen Victoria and MSC Cruises’ MSC Preziosa are among the 112 ships booked to visit

Canaveral Port Authority begins constructing new cruise terminal

Canaveral Port Authority begins constructing new cruise terminal
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The facility will be home to Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Mardi Gras, from 2020

Posidonia 2019 to highlight Greece’s growing cruise industry

Posidonia 2019 to highlight Greece’s growing cruise industry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Event to focus on how port privatisations and US cruise lines has led to success

Southampton City Council to develop cruise activities

Southampton City Council to develop cruise activities
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Council will work with multiple partners will develop excursions to showcase the local area

Cowes to welcome luxury and expedition ships in 2019

Cowes to welcome luxury and expedition ships in 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 8, 2019

Four vessels will make maiden calls to the Isle of Wight this summer

MedCruise launches Working Group for cruising in North Africa

MedCruise launches Working Group for cruising in North Africa
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 7, 2019

Led by Cherifa Ben Salem, the group will focus on boosting activities and itineraries in the region

Portsmouth receives £18 million to transform cruise port

Portsmouth receives £18 million to transform cruise port
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, February 25, 2019

Investment will be used to fund new facilities that can accommodate longer cruise ships

Port of Oslo experts to share tips on green port operations

Port of Oslo experts to share tips on green port operations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, February 22, 2019

Experts will address sustainability and environmental challenges at GreenPort Cruise & Congress

Crystal Endeavour to sail Northeast Passage in inaugural season

Crystal Endeavour to sail Northeast Passage in inaugural season
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Port calls will include Franz Josef Land and Wrangel Island for its woolly mammoth fossils

Cruising creates over 12,500 jobs in Baltic region

Cruising creates over 12,500 jobs in Baltic region
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, February 18, 2019

New G.P. Wild study finds that the industry generates around US$1.7 billion

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth to spend a record 118 days in Australia

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth to spend a record 118 days in Australia
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, February 15, 2019

Four-month season will begin in November 2020 with over 60 itinerary options 

Celestyal Crystal gets two new itineraries and suite concierge

Celestyal Crystal gets two new itineraries and suite concierge
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Ship will sail to Turkey and Israel following a suite refurbishment project

Cartagena creates new shorex for cruise passengers

Cartagena creates new shorex for cruise passengers
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, February 1, 2019

Offerings include water sports, historic town visits and wine making

MSC Cruises reveals new details about Ocean Cay

MSC Cruises reveals new details about Ocean Cay
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, January 18, 2019

The marine reserve will feature bars, lagoons, separate beach areas and shops

Quark Expeditions launches six new itineraries for 2020

Quark Expeditions launches six new itineraries for 2020
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Voyages will include popular Arctic and Sub Arctic islands and remote regions such as the Russian Arctic