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Seatrade Cruise Global: Cruise line news

Seatrade Cruise Global: Cruise line news
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, March 24, 2017

Jon Ingleton shares the second in a four-part review of his time at Seatrade Cruise Global

Spanish cruise ports aim to hit 9.5 million passenger mark by 2020

Spanish cruise ports aim to hit 9.5 million passenger mark by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 24, 2017

Country's cruise ports welcomed a record 8.7 million passengers in 2016, a 0.6% rise from 2015

Fincantieri lays first keel block for Nieuw Statendam

Fincantieri lays first keel block for Nieuw Statendam
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Holland America Line's second Pinnacle class vessel takes shape at Italian shipyard

Genting Hong Kong names Colin Au as group president

Genting Hong Kong names Colin Au as group president
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Hospitality executive Kent Zhu has also been named as president of new Genting Cruise Lines brand

Seabourn to offer Denali Experience during 2017 Alaska cruises

Seabourn to offer Denali Experience during 2017 Alaska cruises
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Four-day tour takes guests to Denali National Park and marks line's return to Alaska after 15 years

CDC awards Koninsgdam full marks during health inspection

CDC awards Koninsgdam full marks during health inspection
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 20, 2017

Holland America Line's flagship earns second perfect score since April 2016 launch 

Saga Cruises renews commitment to Portsmouth International Port

Saga Cruises renews commitment to Portsmouth International Port
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 20, 2017

Saga Pearl II and Saga Sapphire will make a total of 15 calls at UK port in 2018

Sunstone Ships orders four new expedition cruise vessels

Sunstone Ships orders four new expedition cruise vessels
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 20, 2017

Project will involve CMIH, Tomas Tillberg Design International, Mäkinen and Ulstein Design & Solutions

Med ports welcomed 27.4 million cruisers in 2016

Med ports welcomed 27.4 million cruisers in 2016
By Rebecca | Friday, March 17, 2017

MedCruise member ports hosted 13,467 cruise calls last year, according to new statistics

Windstar to sail first New England and Canada cruises in 2018

Windstar to sail first New England and Canada cruises in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 17, 2017

Star Pride will homeport in New York for the first time and sail four different itineraries

Cunard Line to renovate Queen Victoria this May

Cunard Line to renovate Queen Victoria this May
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Ship will be fitted with a restaurant, suites and the line's new Chart Room concept

Passenger numbers hit all-time high in Britain in 2016

Passenger numbers hit all-time high in Britain in 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A total of 114 ships from 52 cruise lines brought a record 1.21 million cruisers to 55 UK ports

Celebrity Edge to feature Magic Carpet and Infinite Verandas

Celebrity Edge to feature Magic Carpet and Infinite Verandas
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Celebrity's first newbuild in more than 10 years will offer various luxury interiors and venues

CruiseForth receives £79,000 of funding from Scottish Enterprise

CruiseForth receives £79,000 of funding from Scottish Enterprise
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 10, 2017

Funding to help grassroots initiative get more local businesses involved in Scotland's cruise market

Jamaica to host more than two million passengers in 2017

Jamaica to host more than two million passengers in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 10, 2017

Jamaica has developed new Cruise Jamaica initiative, which will be promoted at Seatrade Cruise Global

Silversea makes history with the first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh

Silversea makes history with the first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 9, 2017

Silver Discoverer made her inaugural call to Maheshkhali Island on 22 February 2017

Viking River Cruises christens two longships in Germany

Viking River Cruises christens two longships in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 9, 2017

Naming ceremony also marked the river cruise line's 20th anniversary

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises reveals names of expedition newbuilds

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises reveals names of expedition newbuilds
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 9, 2017

Hanseatic Nature and Hanseatic Inspiration will launch in April and October 2019 respectively

Coleen Christie to name new Emerald Waterways ship

Coleen Christie to name new Emerald Waterways ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 6, 2017

Emerald Destiny's fifth Star Ship will be christened in Vienna this May

American Cruise Lines unveils details of new riverboat class

American Cruise Lines unveils details of new riverboat class
By Sean Dudley | Friday, March 3, 2017

First of five vessels now under construction at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Maryland