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Prioritising passenger safety at the Port of Vancouver

Prioritising passenger safety at the Port of Vancouver
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 May 2021

The Port of Vancouver is working to ensure the safety of its passengers, while using innovative technologies to plan for its long-term future growth

The port is ensuring safety while using innovative technologies to plan for future growth

Cruising to a natural paradise in Japan

Cruising to a natural paradise in Japan
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 February 2021

The islands of Japan’s Okinawa region provide ideal cruise stops for small expedition ships, where guests can explore the natural wonders and ancient culture

The islands of the Okinawa region provide ideal stops for small expedition ships

The benefits of a destination-centred approach

The benefits of a destination-centred approach
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 February 2021

Martin Lister from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines tells Elly Yates-Roberts why smaller ships and a focus on the ports of call create niche experiences for its passengers

Martin Lister from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines explains why small ships can create niche experiences

The new cruise industry on the horizon

The new cruise industry on the horizon
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 January 2021

William Tatham tells Elly Yates-Roberts about the Port Authority of Jamaica’s plans for when cruising restarts and some silver linings of the pandemic

William Tatham discusses the Port Authority of Jamaica’s plans for when cruising restarts

The importance of the port in an ideal cruise

The importance of the port in an ideal cruise
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 January 2021

Mike Pawlus from Azamara discusses the secret of the company’s itinerary success and the value of shore excursions with Elly Yates-Roberts

Mike Pawlus from Azamara discusses the secret of the company’s itinerary success

How PortMiami is remaining resilient and preparing for the future

How PortMiami is remaining resilient and preparing for the future
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 January 2021

PortMiami is making plans to ensure the safety of all employees and passengers when the cruise industry reopens. Port director Juan Kuryla tells Elly Yates-Roberts more

Port director Juan Kuryla shares how PortMiami will ensure the safety of employees and cruise guests

How the Port of Galveston is weathering the storm

How the Port of Galveston is weathering the storm
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 January 2021

The Port of Galveston is improving its transport and mobility services in preparation for when sailing resumes and to continue its economic contributions to the region

The port is improving its transport and mobility services in preparation for when sailing resumes

An Alaskan adventure for Holland America Line

An Alaskan adventure for Holland America Line
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 January 2021

Paul Grigsby discusses the cruise line’s 2021 itinerary offerings and why the US state of Alaska has stolen his heart

Paul Grigsby discusses the cruise line’s 2021 itineraries and why Alaska has stolen his heart

Exceeding guest expectations with memorable experiences

Exceeding guest expectations with memorable experiences
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 February 2020

Senior executives from Carnival Australia and Pullmantur Cruises tell Elly Yates-Roberts how they are working to take customer satisfaction to a whole new level

Carnival Australia and Pullmantur Cruises’ executives discuss how they’re working to satisfy customers

The cruise capital of the world is becoming bigger than ever

The cruise capital of the world is becoming bigger than ever
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 February 2020

PortMiami has seen unprecedented success in the cruise sector for many years, and with new partnerships, there is no sign of it slowing down

With new terminals on the way, there is no sign of PortMiami’s unprecedented success slowing down

Making the most of Copenhagen’s maritime legacy

Making the most of Copenhagen’s maritime legacy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 January 2020

Claus Bødker from CruiseCopenhagen speaks with Elly Yates-Roberts about the city’s port expansion, the reasons behind its cruise success and how the industry can transform itself for the better

Claus Bødker discusses developments at the city’s port and the reasons behind its continuing success

Huelva: a destination for the adventurer within

Huelva: a destination for the adventurer within
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 October 2019

The Port of Huelva is expanding its efforts in sustainability, infrastructure and shore excursions to better accommodate cruise guests

Spanish port is improving its sustainability, infrastructure and excursions to accommodate guests

Seabourn extends partnership with UNESCO to promote world heritage

Seabourn extends partnership with UNESCO to promote world heritage
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 September 2019

The line’s cruise guests will gain deeper insight into UNESCO sites and projects as a result

Corsica Linea uses ABB technology for emission-free port stays in Marseille

Corsica Linea uses ABB technology for emission-free port stays in Marseille
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 September 2019

Shore power will help the ferry operator reduce its emissions and noise pollution in the French port

Trelleborg helps Puerto Costa Maya welcome more cruise ships

Trelleborg helps Puerto Costa Maya welcome more cruise ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 September 2019

SeaGuard foam fenders and MSB-150 bollards will enable vessels to berth in harsher weather conditions

Bantry Bay Port Company plans to grow local cruise business

Bantry Bay Port Company plans to grow local cruise business
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 September 2019

The port is hoping to work with local businesses and excursion companies to promote the region

Costa Cruises to grow Mediterranean presence for 2020

Costa Cruises to grow Mediterranean presence for 2020
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 August 2019

The line will offer two new 14-day itineraries and return to Israel and Turkey

Disney Cruise Line reveals name of fifth ship and a new destination

Disney Cruise Line reveals name of fifth ship and a new destination
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 August 2019

Disney Wish will enter service in 2022 while the Bahamian island resort will welcome visitors in 2023

Crystal Cruises to make five maiden calls in 2022

Crystal Cruises to make five maiden calls in 2022
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 August 2019

New voyages onboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will visit 157 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Celebrity Apex to offer new and longer European voyages in 2020

Celebrity Apex to offer new and longer European voyages in 2020
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 August 2019

Passengers onboard the new Edge Class ship will visit Greece, Turkey, Italy, Portugal, Spain and more

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