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Darwin to host 10,000 cruise guests over four weeks

Darwin to host 10,000 cruise guests over four weeks
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Australian port to welcome calls from lines such as Princess, Royal Caribbean and Silversea

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

Liverpool set for record-breaking cruise season

Liverpool set for record-breaking cruise season
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

UK port will host 86 ships and 65,000 passengers and crew members in 2019

Southampton City Council aims to boost shore excursion offerings

Southampton City Council aims to boost shore excursion offerings
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Council hosts event to help local businesses develop and promote cruise tourism offerings

New ferry terminal to open in Turku in 2025

New ferry terminal to open in Turku in 2025
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 11, 2019

Port of Turku, City of Turku, Tallink Silja and Viking Line agree to build facility by 2025

Astoria kicks off 2019 cruise season at Port of Poole

Astoria kicks off 2019 cruise season at Port of Poole
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 11, 2019

UK port gears up for a busy year, where it will help to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings

Ten Princess ships to feature MedallionNet by the end of 2019

Ten Princess ships to feature MedallionNet by the end of 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 8, 2019

New wi-fi network offers guests fast, affordable, reliable and unlimited connectivity at sea

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

Immerse yourself in the island way of life

Immerse yourself in the island way of life
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Prince Edward Island provides endless opportunities for cruise passengers to savour an authentic island experience

Prince Edward Island provides cruise passengers with the opportunities for an authentic experience

CLIA Asia to help Malaysia Cruise Industry Association

CLIA Asia to help Malaysia Cruise Industry Association
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, March 5, 2019

CLIA will provide training and resources to help MCIA’s travel agent members promote cruising 

Five-star service to improve the passenger experience

Five-star service to improve the passenger experience
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Jacqui Griffiths explores how operators and suppliers are working together to deliver seamless services

Jacqui Griffiths explores how operators and suppliers are working together to deliver seamless services

Menorca: an island of exclusive elegance

Menorca: an island of exclusive elegance
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, March 4, 2019

Port of Mahón is a popular choice for cruise guests who want to immerse themselves in the history, cuisine and culture of the Western Mediterranean

Port of Mahón is popular with those who want to experience Western Mediterranean cuisine and culture

Dublin Port Company has the luck of the Irish

Dublin Port Company has the luck of the Irish
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 28, 2019

The port hopes to attract more homeporting cruise ships after securing its first full turnaround calls and constructing a new passenger terminal

The port hopes to attract more homeporting cruise ships after first turnaround calls and new passenger terminal

Rouen Armada to welcome over seven million visitors this June

Rouen Armada to welcome over seven million visitors this June
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Visiting cruise guests will be able to see more than 50 tall ships, live concerts, fireworks and more

Omotenashi is giving Japan’s cruises character

Omotenashi is giving Japan’s cruises character
By Guest | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Japan’s Ministry of Land and Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism is working to promote cruises in the country

Japan’s Ministry of Land and Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism tells ICFR more

Jamaica: an island of rich and natural diversity

Jamaica: an island of rich and natural diversity
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

William Tatham of the Port Authority of Jamaica tells Jacqui Griffiths about the diverse attractions offered by the island’s unique ports

William Tatham tells Jacqui Griffiths about the diverse attractions offered by the island’s unique ports