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Princess Cruises to extend Sapphire Princess’s Asia 2020 season

Princess Cruises to extend Sapphire Princess’s Asia 2020 season
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Cruise line will offer a range of new itineraries before repositioning to Australia

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Eastern Mediterranean expects cruise growth with Disney Cruise Line and MSC Cruises

Port de Balears: a year-round Spanish resort

Port de Balears: a year-round Spanish resort
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The port is driving the cruise business in the Balearic Islands with a calendar full of activities, excursions and festivities, even in winter

The port is driving cruise business with a year-round calendar of activities, excursions and festivities

Port of Galveston has the foresight for success

Port of Galveston has the foresight for success
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Rodger Rees speaks with Elly Yates-Roberts about the Port of Galveston’s achievements and initiatives for further improvements

Rodger Rees speaks about the port's achievements and initiatives for further improvements

Brittany Ferries extends partnership with Portsmouth

Brittany Ferries extends partnership with Portsmouth
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Ferry operator will work with the port until 2031, in which time two new ships will homeport there

Port Canaveral and Disney Cruise Line extend partnership

Port Canaveral and Disney Cruise Line extend partnership
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

New 20-year agreement will expand operations and homeport two of Disney’s new ships 

Cunard returns to Alaska with Queen Elizabeth in 2019

Cunard returns to Alaska with Queen Elizabeth in 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, May 27, 2019

The recently refurbished ship will offer 10-, 11- and 12-day roundtrip voyages from Vancouver

Windstar Cruises launches Alaska cruise season

Windstar Cruises launches Alaska cruise season
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Guests can enjoy a range of activities, as well as home comforts onboard newly renovated Star Breeze

A successful 54th MedCruise General Assembly in Turkey

A successful 54th MedCruise General Assembly in Turkey
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

At Ege Ports Kuşadası attendees explored the industry and region’s latest trends

GVHA welcomes eight-millionth passenger

GVHA welcomes eight-millionth passenger
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Canadian port authority gave the lucky cruiser the chance to see the best of the city

Posidonia 2019 to explore shipping future in East Med and Black Sea

Posidonia 2019 to explore shipping future in East Med and Black Sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Two-day event will highlight the positive developments impacting sea tourism in the region

Port of Kiel installs emission-free shore power supply

Port of Kiel installs emission-free shore power supply
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 10, 2019

Facility will power Color Line’s cruise ferries which sail daily between the German city and Oslo, Norway

Wismar celebrates first cruise turnaround call

Wismar celebrates first cruise turnaround call
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 9, 2019

Transocean Cruises’ Astor arrived at the Columbus Cruise Center Wismar on 5 May 2019

Cruise Baltic commits to a more sustainable future for shipping

Cruise Baltic commits to a more sustainable future for shipping
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 9, 2019

 All 29 of the association’s member ports signed the pollution reduction manifesto

Risposte Turismo to release research at Adriatic Sea Forum

Risposte Turismo to release research at Adriatic Sea Forum
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Report analyses the region's trends in sea tourism and how visitors use ocean transport

Adriatic Sea Forum 2019

Adriatic Sea Forum 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 3, 2019

30-31 May 2019; Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy

Maritime tourism event invites over 200 industry experts including travel agents, shipyards and ports

AIDA Cruises’ AIDAnova calls in Barcelona for the first time

AIDA Cruises’ AIDAnova calls in Barcelona for the first time
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 1, 2019

A plaque exchange took place to celebrate the arrival of the first cruise ship to use LNG at sea and in port

Working Group brings cruising back to the Black Sea

Working Group brings cruising back to the Black Sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 26, 2019

Ukraine’s Port of Odessa has scheduled several calls from Phoenix Reisen and other operators this year

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 19, 2019

Ship has now been transported to Hardinxveld, the Netherlands for its final outfitting

Seatrade Cruise Global: another record high for British ports

Seatrade Cruise Global: another record high for British ports
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, April 11, 2019

As Cruise Britain celebrates its 10th anniversary, the nation is seeing more visitors than ever