Ports and destinations news, features and events

Princess Cruises plans largest-ever season in Japan

Princess Cruises plans largest-ever season in Japan
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Diamond Princess will sail 60 cruises from country between April and December 2018

Cork to welcome first call from Disney Cruise Line in 2018

Cork to welcome first call from Disney Cruise Line in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Irish port will make maiden visit to Irish port as part of new seven-night British Isles cruise

An unforgettable cruise escape

An unforgettable cruise escape
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A rich combination of history, culture and landscape makes Jersey a perfect port of call

A rich combination of history, culture and landscape makes Jersey a perfect port of call

Cruising at the periphery of Western Europe

Cruising at the periphery of Western Europe
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Captain Brian Sheridan, Galway’s port harbour master and deputy CEO, explains why he believes that Ireland has the most idyllic cruising coastline in Western Europe

Galway port's Brian Sheridan shares why Ireland has the most idyllic cruising coastline in Western Europe

Oceania Cruises offers six new itineraries to Cuba

Oceania Cruises offers six new itineraries to Cuba
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 20, 2017

Insignia will sail from PortMiami to Cuba in November and December 2017

Carnival Cruise Line to sail to Cuba from June 2017

Carnival Cruise Line to sail to Cuba from June 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Second Carnival Corporation brand receives approval for Cuba voyages from Port Tampa Bay

Silver Discoverer to sail expedition cruises on the Kimberley Coast

Silver Discoverer to sail expedition cruises on the Kimberley Coast
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 13, 2017

Silversea guests will be able to see the Bungle Bungles, several waterfalls and marine wildlife

Tarragona secures first-ever extended homeporting deal

Tarragona secures first-ever extended homeporting deal
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 10, 2017

Costa neoRiviera will sail 17 departures form the Spanish port this summer

Carnival Horizon to offer Bermuda cruises from New York in 2018

Carnival Horizon to offer Bermuda cruises from New York in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 9, 2017

Carnival newbuild will sail to the tropical island as part of her inaugural season

Norwegian extends its Cuba sailings to December 2017

Norwegian extends its Cuba sailings to December 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Norwegian Sky will offer 30 departures from Miami to Havana starting in May

Cruise passenger numbers increase at Port of Piraeus

Cruise passenger numbers increase at Port of Piraeus
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Greek port hosted 10% more cruise visitors in 2016 than it did in 2015

The importance of offering new cruise experiences

The importance of offering new cruise experiences
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Martin Lister, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Itinerary and Experience Development Manager, tells Lindsay James how he meets the challenge of creating new and exciting itineraries year after year

Martin Lister explains how Fred. Olsen creates new and exciting itineraries year after year

Moving the global cruise industry forward together

Moving the global cruise industry forward together
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, February 7, 2017

We speak to cruise associations to find out what they would like to see cruise lines doing better in order to support their members and to help achieve their cruise industry goals

Cruise associations share how they would like cruise lines to help achieve their cruise industry goals

Silversea signs two-year homeporting deal with Port Everglades

Silversea signs two-year homeporting deal with Port Everglades
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 6, 2017

Silver Muse, Silver Spirit, Silver Whisper and Silver Wind will all berth at the Florida port

Cartagena records busiest cruise season to date in 2016

Cartagena records busiest cruise season to date in 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 6, 2017

Spanish port hosted 20% more passengers and 11% more calls than in 2015

Planning exciting itineraries for the future

Planning exciting itineraries for the future
By Lindsay James | Friday, February 3, 2017

Representatives from leading cruise lines explain how they meet the ongoing challenge of creating original and exciting itineraries and tell us what to expect in the coming year

Representatives from leading cruise lines explain how they create original itineraries

A place to see history unfold in Ireland

A place to see history unfold in Ireland
By Lindsay James | Friday, February 3, 2017

Lynn Cahill, Tourism Officer for the Port of Waterford, outlines the historic attractions that can be found in Ireland’s oldest city

Lynn Cahill outlines the historic attractions that can be found in Ireland’s oldest city, Waterford

Arctic Kingdom to help Crystal plan 2017 Northwest Passage sailing

Arctic Kingdom to help Crystal plan 2017 Northwest Passage sailing
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 2, 2017

Arctic travel experts will help the cruise line develop onboard activities and shore excursions

Creating exceptional destination experiences

Creating exceptional destination experiences
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Anita Jane Hodson of Crystal Cruises speaks to Lindsay James about how a collaborative approach can help to create great itineraries

Anita Jane Hodson of Crystal Cruises shares how a collaborative approach creates great itineraries

Understanding what cruise customers need

Understanding what cruise customers need
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Holland America Line’s Linda Springmann tells Lindsay James about the ongoing challenges of creating new itineraries

Holland America Line’s Linda Springmann talks about the challenges of creating new itineraries