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Asian ports to welcome 7,100 cruise calls in 2018

Asian ports to welcome 7,100 cruise calls in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 23, 2018

CLIA Asia report shows that 60% of the port calls will be in East Asia and 36% in South East Asia

St. Kitts welcomes one millionth cruise passenger

St. Kitts welcomes one millionth cruise passenger
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Record number of cruise visitors elevates the Caribbean island to marquee port status

Two Holland America ships to offer extended Hawaii voyages

Two Holland America ships to offer extended Hawaii voyages
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 16, 2018

Eurodam and Amsterdam will offer departures from ports in the US and Canada in 2018-2019

MSC Cruises to build new cruise terminal at PortMiami

MSC Cruises to build new cruise terminal at PortMiami
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Facility will accommodate the line's new 7,000-guest World Class ships when it opens in 2022

Genting Cruise Lines to help grow cruise tourism on Bintan Island

Genting Cruise Lines to help grow cruise tourism on Bintan Island
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Company signs MOU with PT. Bintan Resort Cakrawala during Genting Dream's maiden call

Port of Yokohama starts building new Shinko Cruise Terminal

Port of Yokohama starts building new Shinko Cruise Terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 9, 2018

Japanese city will also extend cruise berth to enable it to host larger passenger vessels

How cruise lines create authentic destination experiences

How cruise lines create authentic destination experiences
By Guest | Friday, July 6, 2018

Sam Ballard asks Azamara Club Cruises, Pullmantur Cruceros, Holland America Line, Carnival Australia and Genting Cruise Line how they are creating itineraries with a balance between local activities and a regional immersion experience

Azamara, Pullmantur, Holland America, Carnival Australia and Genting Cruise Line tells us more

Viking Sun makes maiden call at Port of Kiel

Viking Sun makes maiden call at Port of Kiel
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 6, 2018

Viking Ocean Cruises is the second cruise line to visit the German port for the first time in 2018

Windstar Cruises makes history in Seattle

Windstar Cruises makes history in Seattle
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 2, 2018

Star Legend becomes largest-every cruise ship to transit Ballard Locks and sail onto Lake Union

Port Everglades unveils new terminal for Celebrity Cruises

Port Everglades unveils new terminal for Celebrity Cruises
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 29, 2018

Bermello Ajamil creates facility with ‘Frictionless Arrival’ technology and exclusive lounges

VisitAarhus expands Danish city's team of volunteer tourist guides

VisitAarhus expands Danish city's team of volunteer tourist guides
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 29, 2018

Aarhus now has 1,300 locals who will greet cruise guests, show them attractions and help at events

Worldwide Cruise Terminals achieves cruise passenger record in Hong Kong

Worldwide Cruise Terminals achieves cruise passenger record in Hong Kong
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Kai Tak Cruise Terminal welcomed 15,307 cruise guests in just one day this June

Star Cruises to return to North China this autumn

Star Cruises to return to North China this autumn
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 28, 2018

SuperStar Virgo will sail several itineraries from Dalian, Qingdao and Tianjin 

Asian cruise passengers surpassed four million mark in 2017

Asian cruise passengers surpassed four million mark in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

CLIA Asia report finds that the region had the world's fastest-growing passenger source market last year

Port Canaveral welcomes back Enchantment of the Seas

Port Canaveral welcomes back Enchantment of the Seas
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, June 25, 2018

Royal Caribbean’s ship will offer three and four-night cruises to the Bahamas and CocoCay

Marseille Provence welcomes 5179-passenger MSC Seaview

Marseille Provence welcomes 5179-passenger MSC Seaview
By Elizabeth Robinson | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Arrival was marked with a key and plaque ceremony organised by the Marseille Provence Cruise Club

Hitting cruise highs in the beautiful A Coruña

Hitting cruise highs in the beautiful A Coruña
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Following on from a record number of visitors in 2017, the Spanish port is set to welcome major cruise lines to the Atlantic Spain seaboard in 2018

The port is set to welcome major cruise lines to the Atlantic Spain seaboard in 2018  

Star Cruises celebrates inaugural sailing of SuperStar Aquarius

Star Cruises celebrates inaugural sailing of SuperStar Aquarius
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Cruise line sets a new record for homeport deployments in Qingdao, China 

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes MSC Cruises’ latest newbuild

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes MSC Cruises’ latest newbuild
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

MSC Seaview was named last week and is currently on its inaugural voyage

Ovation of the Seas makes maiden calls in Subic Bay and Manila

Ovation of the Seas makes maiden calls in Subic Bay and Manila
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, June 15, 2018

Royal Caribbean International’s ship is now the largest cruise ship to call at any Filipino port