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Cruise revenues hit record high in Caribbean and Latin America

Cruise revenues hit record high in Caribbean and Latin America
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 15, 2018

New FCCA study shows that cruise tourism directly generated US$3.36 billion despite hurricanes in 2017

Global Ports Holding bids to manage cruise ports in Antigua

Global Ports Holding bids to manage cruise ports in Antigua
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 12, 2018

Company pledges to build new cruise pier and retail facilities after signing MOU with government

Oceania Cruises develops 86 new land tours for cruise passengers

Oceania Cruises develops 86 new land tours for cruise passengers
By Rebecca Gibson | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Guests can explore Australia, Asia, Africa, Egypt, Holy Land, Europe, South America, Alaska and Canada

Port of Southampton starts major upgrade at Ocean Cruise Terminal

Port of Southampton starts major upgrade at Ocean Cruise Terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 9, 2018

Major modifications will increase UK port's capacity, enabling it to handle P&O Cruises' LNG ships

Port of Seattle achieves cruise passenger record in 2018

Port of Seattle achieves cruise passenger record in 2018
By Richard Humphreys | Friday, November 9, 2018

New homeporting vessels are expected to drive further growth in 2019

Celebrity Edge heads to her new Port Everglades homeport

Celebrity Edge heads to her new Port Everglades homeport
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 9, 2018

Crew will complete final finishing touches during the newbuild's first transatlantic voyage  

Royal Caribbean plans biggest Alaska season to date

Royal Caribbean plans biggest Alaska season to date
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 8, 2018

The cruise brand will base three ships in the region for the first time in summer 2020

New Orleans prepares to welcome largest-ever homeporting ship

New Orleans prepares to welcome largest-ever homeporting ship
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 8, 2018

Norwegian Breakaway will sail a series of West Caribbean cruises from the US port until April 2019

MATTA and CLIA team up to drive cruise growth in Malaysia

MATTA and CLIA team up to drive cruise growth in Malaysia
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Organisations aim to increase international cruise calls and expand the passenger source market

Port of Barcelona hosts three Windstar ships in one day

Port of Barcelona hosts three Windstar ships in one day
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Star Breeze, Wind Surf, and Wind Star have all since departed for different Mediterranean cruises 

Royal Caribbean inaugurates new Terminal A at PortMiami

Royal Caribbean inaugurates new Terminal A at PortMiami
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Facility will enable the company to bring almost two million passengers to the city every year

Passenger numbers reach all-time high at Port Canaveral

Passenger numbers reach all-time high at Port Canaveral
By Richard Humphreys | Monday, November 5, 2018

Cruise growth helped to Florida port to surpass US$103 million in total revenues in 2018

Fred. Olsen creates ‘voluntourism’ shore excursions in the Caribbean

Fred. Olsen creates ‘voluntourism’ shore excursions in the Caribbean
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 5, 2018

The activities will enable guests to help locals who were most affected by the 2017 hurricanes

Virgin Voyages schedules 2020 calls to Cuba

Virgin Voyages schedules 2020 calls to Cuba
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 5, 2018

New Scarlet Lady will overnight in the island's capital city during her inaugural cruises from PortMiami

Cruise numbers set to soar at Portland Port in 2019

Cruise numbers set to soar at Portland Port in 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

UK port to host 38% more calls and 72% more passengers, following a record-breaking 2018

Port of Kiel starts construction work on first shore power plant

Port of Kiel starts construction work on first shore power plant
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

New facility to open in spring 2019 in an effort to reduce emissions from visiting cruise ferries

Genting Hong Kong joins forces with China's Baoshan District

Genting Hong Kong joins forces with China's Baoshan District
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, October 29, 2018

Company will base two cruise ships and establish a new cruise-related business in Shanghai

Roenne to welcome 50% more cruise passengers in 2019

Roenne to welcome 50% more cruise passengers in 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, October 29, 2018

Danish port will also inaugurate a new quay in 2019, which will enable it to handle larger vessels

Cruise Gate Hamburg to hit cruise milestones in 2019

Cruise Gate Hamburg to hit cruise milestones in 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, October 26, 2018

Port authority to host seven maiden calls and a record 12 cruise vessels during Hamburg Cruise Days festival

PortMiami breaks cruise passenger records in 2018

PortMiami breaks cruise passenger records in 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Growth driven by new cruise ships and longer homeporting seasons from regular callers