The great cruise comeback in the Florida-Caribbean region

The great cruise comeback in the Florida-Caribbean region
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 January 2022

The burgeoning Florida-Caribbean industry has struggled during the Covid-19 pandemic, but it is now firmly back on track towards a rapid recovery thanks to the tireless efforts of the cruise lines, ports, destinations and other key stakeholders. Rebecca Gibson reports

The industry is back on track towards a rapid recovery after the pandemic

The fragile gems of Okinawa prefecture

The fragile gems of Okinawa prefecture
By Alex Smith | 21 January 2022

Cruise lines can provide guests with the chance to explore two unique destinations by visiting Irimote Island and Northern Okinawa Island in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture, both of which have been named on the Unesco World Natural Heritage List

Guests can explore two unique destinations in Irimote Island and Northern Okinawa Island

A slice of France in the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles islands

A slice of France in the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles islands
By Alex Smith | 14 January 2022

With a distinctive blend of French influences and West Indian culture, Martinique offers a range of unique experiences for cruise guests to discover

Martinique blends French and West Indian influences to offer unique experiences for cruise guests 

Ensuring passenger safety in the United Arab Emirates

Ensuring passenger safety in the United Arab Emirates
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 January 2022

AD Ports Group has implemented multiple measures to safeguard the health of cruise tourists visiting Abu Dhabi

AD Ports Group has implemented measures to protect the health of cruise tourists visiting Abu Dhabi

A new homeporting hub for cruise ships in the Vanilla Islands

A new homeporting hub for cruise ships in the Vanilla Islands
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 January 2022

Mauritius Port Authority has invested in a new cruise terminal to ensure it becomes the first choice for cruise operators wanting to sail immersive itineraries in the Indian Ocean

Mauritius Port Authority has invested in a new cruise terminal for ships sailing in the Indian Ocean

High winds and high drama at COP26 for Landry & Kling and Inchcape

High winds and high drama at COP26 for Landry & Kling and Inchcape

Inchcape Shipping Services

By Alice Chambers | 12 January 2022

Partners successfully navigated complex logistical challenges to provide floating hotels for major global climate conference in their first joint charter project

Global ship charterers provide floating hotels for major climate conference

A Canadian island with a lot to offer for cruise visitors

A Canadian island with a lot to offer for cruise visitors
By Richard Humphreys | 11 January 2022

Prince Edward Island is ready to welcome back cruise passengers with its wide range of excursions, tourist sites and cultural activities 

Prince Edward Island is ready to welcome back cruise passengers with excursions and cultural activities

A year-round destination: experience hygge in Denmark

A year-round destination: experience hygge in Denmark
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 January 2022

CruiseCopenhagen is encouraging cruise lines to schedule calls during the off-peak season to achieve its environmental goals and improve the onshore experience for guests and locals

CruiseCopenhagen aims to achieve environmental goals and improve onshore experiences

Supporting shore power plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Supporting shore power plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 January 2022

Investing in shoreside electricity could help the cruise industry to cut emissions, but ports and cruise lines must strengthen collaboration to ensure success, says Cruise Baltic

Ports and cruise lines must collaborate more in order to cut emissions with shoreside electricity

A new home in the Mediterranean for cruise ships

A new home in the Mediterranean for cruise ships
By Alex Smith | 24 December 2021

The completion of the Balears Pier at the Port of Tarragona provides a new option for cruise lines looking to explore Catalonia and the wider Mediterranean

The Balears Pier at the Port of Tarragona is a new destination opportunity for cruise lines

A sea of opportunity for Northern Ireland-based cruise ship outfitter

A sea of opportunity for Northern Ireland-based cruise ship outfitter
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 December 2021

MJM Marine has weathered the challenges of Covid-19 and is emerging stronger than ever, with a full order book and staff well-being front of mind

MJM Marine has weathered the challenges of Covid-19 and is emerging stronger than ever

Engineering for a sustainable future with selective catalytic reactors

Engineering for a sustainable future with selective catalytic reactors
By Alex Smith | 23 December 2021

A comprehensive engineering project led by TecnoVeritas has ensured that Mystic Cruises’ Vasco de Gama could continue to meet emissions standards for years to come

TecnoVeritas has ensured that Mystic Cruises’ vessel meets emissions standards

Back open for business in the south of Canada

Back open for business in the south of Canada
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 December 2021

After months of inactivity due to a governmental ban on international cruise calls, destinations along the St. Lawrence River are eagerly preparing for the 2022 season. Rebecca Gibson reports

After no cruises for months, destinations along the St. Lawrence River are preparing for 2022

Leading the recovery of cruising to attract new and younger passengers

Leading the recovery of cruising to attract new and younger passengers
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 December 2021

Hong Kong Tourism Board is working closely with Dream Cruises, Royal Caribbean International and other partners to drive demand for cruises from Hong Kong

Hong Kong Tourism Board is working with cruise lines to drive demand for cruises from the city

How Trimline is taking project management to a new level with TAPP

How Trimline is taking project management to a new level with TAPP

Trimline

By Jon Ingleton | 20 December 2021

Firm completely transforms how it plans and executes marine interior outfitting projects with app

Entering a new era of cruising in Saudi Arabia

Entering a new era of cruising in Saudi Arabia
By Jon Ingleton | 17 December 2021

Few have cruised along Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast, but Jon Ingleton recently joined Cruise Saudi onboard Scenic Eclipse for an entirely new cruise experience in the Kingdom

Jon Ingleton recently joined Cruise Saudi onboard Scenic Eclipse for an entirely new cruise experience

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