Cruise news

The world’s ocean, expedition and river cruise lines must evolve constantly to ensure they can meet the demands and expectations of their guests, ports and destinations and regulatory bodies. From ordering new cruise ships, to refitting and upgrading existing vessels, and creating new onboard and onshore experiences, the cruise lines always have news to share.

TUI Cruises on playing the numbers game

TUI Cruises on playing the numbers game
By Guest | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Sam Ballard speaks to Wybcke Meier, CEO of TUI Cruises, about the company’s plans for cruise industry domination

CEO Wybcke Meier about the company’s plans for cruise industry domination

Former Crystal Cruises CEO Edie Rodriguez takes up new role at Ponant

Former Crystal Cruises CEO Edie Rodriguez takes up new role at Ponant
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, October 20, 2017

Rodriguez to help increase brand awareness and sales in the Americas, and serve as corporate advisor

Leading the way in environmental sustainability

Leading the way in environmental sustainability
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, October 20, 2017

Costa Group and Carnival Asia CEO Michael Thamm tells Jacqui Griffiths about the group’s role in safety, environmental sustainability and new markets

Costa Group and Carnival Asia CEO Michael Thamm discusses safety and environmental sustainability 

AIDA Cruises starts its first-ever world cruise from Hamburg

AIDA Cruises starts its first-ever world cruise from Hamburg
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, October 20, 2017

AIDAcara’s 116-day cruise will take guests to 41 ports in 23 countries on five continents

MedCruise elects Airam Diaz Pastor as president

MedCruise elects Airam Diaz Pastor as president
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Ports of Tenerife commercial director succeeds Kristijan Pavic of Dubrovnik Port


LNG fuel will be key to sustainable cruise growth

LNG fuel will be key to sustainable cruise growth
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, October 13, 2017

Cruise ports discuss how to reduce emissions and form better partnerships at GreenPort Cruise 2017 

Royal Caribbean is attracting younger cruise guests, according to research

Royal Caribbean is attracting younger cruise guests, according to research
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Most of the adults sailing with the line are around 13 years younger than the industry average 

Choosing the ideal lubricant for a cruise ship

Choosing the ideal lubricant for a cruise ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cruise and ferry lines should consider the performance and environmental qualities of oils, says Phil Cumberlidge, business development manager of GreenMarine at Panolin International

Cruise and ferry lines should consider the performance and environmental qualities of oils

Thomson Cruises to rebrand as Marella Cruises

Thomson Cruises to rebrand as Marella Cruises
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Company unveils new winter 2018 itineraries in Asia to celebrate the relaunch

Vard begins construction of Hanseatic Inspiration

Vard begins construction of Hanseatic Inspiration
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition vessel will be launched in October 2019

ABB to provide Azipod propulsion system for new Viking Line newbuild

ABB to provide Azipod propulsion system for new Viking Line newbuild
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

This project marks the first time that an Azipod will be installed in a cruise ferry

CLIA names Port of Galveston as the fourth busiest cruise port in the US

CLIA names Port of Galveston as the fourth busiest cruise port in the US
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, October 9, 2017

New report reveals that the port hosted 869,923 passengers in 2016

Australian cruise industry worth over AUS$5 billion, says CLIA

Australian cruise industry worth over AUS$5 billion, says CLIA
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, October 9, 2017

Additional growth may be constrained by Sydney reaching capacity

Celebrity Cruises to modernise its entire fleet by 2023

Celebrity Cruises to modernise its entire fleet by 2023
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, October 9, 2017

New US$400 million Celebrity Revolution initiative will see the line adding new venues and technologies

Why Royal Caribbean is such a true pioneer

Why Royal Caribbean is such a true pioneer
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 4, 2017

From the first at-sea rock climbing walls, to movable platforms and new fuel cell technology, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s six brands continue to bring innovations to the cruise industry. Chairman and CEO Richard Fain talks to Rebecca Gibson ahead of the company’s 50th anniversary

Chairman and CEO Richard Fain talks about innovations ahead of RCL's 50th anniversary 


Viking Cruises plans the world’s first hydrogen-powered cruise ship

Viking Cruises plans the world’s first hydrogen-powered cruise ship
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Norwegian line’s new project could produce a zero-emission ship

Cruise Europe takes over Atlantic Alliance marketing initiative

Cruise Europe takes over Atlantic Alliance marketing initiative
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The 14 Atlantic Alliance ports will now be grouped with 16 others to comprise the Atlantic Europe region

Lerwick plans improvements for busy 2018 season

Lerwick plans improvements for busy 2018 season
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Shetland port to deepen approach channel and berth to prepare for busiest cruise season yet

Cuba port facilities are operational, says Victory Cruise Lines

Cuba port facilities are operational, says Victory Cruise Lines
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, September 29, 2017

CEO says first concern during Hurricane Irma was the safety of people

Viking Cruises makes first-ever call in Portsmouth

Viking Cruises makes first-ever call in Portsmouth
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 29, 2017

Viking Star called at the UK port during a 15-day voyage from Norway