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Seabourn extends partnership with UNESCO to promote world heritage

Seabourn extends partnership with UNESCO to promote world heritage
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, September 23, 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 | Monday, September 16, 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 | Monday, September 16, 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 | Monday, September 2, 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 | Thursday, August 29, 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 | Tuesday, August 27, 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 | Monday, August 26, 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 | Friday, August 23, 2019

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

55th MedCruise General Assembly

55th MedCruise General Assembly
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, August 22, 2019

1-4 October 2019; Antibes, France

Attendees will be able to take part in a range of regional meetings, business and networking sessions

Oceania Cruises launches new Go Local tours

Oceania Cruises launches new Go Local tours
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, August 16, 2019

The immersive excursions aim to provide passengers with a more authentic cruise experience 

Windstar Cruises expands itineraries to new destinations in 2020 and 2021

Windstar Cruises expands itineraries to new destinations in 2020 and 2021
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, August 1, 2019

Small-ship cruise line will visit Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific Islands, Western Caribbean and more

Portsmouth International Port begins multimillion-pound berth extension

Portsmouth International Port begins multimillion-pound berth extension
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Longer cruise pier will enable the port to receive around 150,000 cruise passengers each year

Marseille Fos aims to become first 100% electric port in Mediterranean

Marseille Fos aims to become first 100% electric port in Mediterranean
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, July 25, 2019

French port is extending its shore power network to reduce air emissions

Global Ports Holding seeks partners for duty-free operations

Global Ports Holding seeks partners for duty-free operations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, July 18, 2019

Applicants can submit proposals to manage the ports of Malaga, Zadar, Cagliari and Catania until 1 August

Windstar Cruises is to sail Down Under in 2020 and 2021

Windstar Cruises is to sail Down Under in 2020 and 2021
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, July 12, 2019

Renovated Star Breeze will carry guests on immersive itineraries to Australia and New Zealand

Azamara expands pre- and post-voyage land programmes

Azamara expands pre- and post-voyage land programmes
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, July 4, 2019

Cruise line has also rebranded to reflect its dedication to the Destination Immersion brand

Oceania Cruises introduces new Sirena Exotic Collection

Oceania Cruises introduces new Sirena Exotic Collection
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, June 28, 2019

Line will offer new itineraries to Arabia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and The Holy Lands

SeaDream Yacht Club to sail to Israel for the first time in 2021

SeaDream Yacht Club to sail to Israel for the first time in 2021
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, June 27, 2019

The season will feature cruises to several new ports such as Ashdod and Haifa

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and ITM Group create Holistica

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and ITM Group create Holistica
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

New destination company will meet the needs of coastal communities, governments and travellers

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