Ports and destinations news, features and events

SeaDream Yacht Club to begin sailing to Norway in June

SeaDream Yacht Club to begin sailing to Norway in June
SeaDream Yacht Club
By Alex Smith | 01 June 2020

Nine new voyages have been unveiled following pause in operations

Why the island of Jersey is an ideal cruise destination

Why the island of Jersey is an ideal cruise destination
By Maria Le Tiec | 01 June 2020

Despite being a tiny island, Jersey has an abundance of attractions and activities that make it an ideal day call for cruise lines

The tiny island has an abundance of attractions that make it a perfect day call for cruise lines

Portsmouth International Port invests in temperature scanner

Portsmouth International Port invests in temperature scanner
Portsmouth International Port
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 May 2020

Equipment will allow cruise and ferry operators to screen guests before they board ships to prevent the spread of infection

How Seabourn is discovering new possibilities

How Seabourn is discovering new possibilities
RAK Ports
By Susan Parker | 21 May 2020

Susan Parker asks Timothy Littley how Seabourn’s move into expedition ships has provided a whole new canvas on which to further explore his passion for seeking out the new in destinations

Seabourn’s Timothy Littley discusses his passion for seeking out the new in destinations

France completes first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation

France completes first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation
Port of Marseille Fos
By Alex Smith | 19 May 2020

Port of Marseille Fos, Shell and Carnival Corporation refuel Costa Smeralda

Cruise Baltic highlights sustainability success in new report

Cruise Baltic highlights sustainability success in new report
Visit Finland/Julia Kivelā
By Alex Smith | 15 May 2020

Association shares results of initiatives by 29 cruise destinations to make cruising more sustainable

How Valleta Cruise Port is investing in improvement

How Valleta Cruise Port is investing in improvement
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 May 2020

Infrastructure upgrades, wider quays and new shoreside power facilities are set to make Valletta Cruise Port an even more attractive cruise port

Infrastructure upgrades and new facilities are set to make the port an even more attractive prospect

CroisiEurope offers accommodation for healthcare workers

CroisiEurope offers accommodation for healthcare workers
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 April 2020

Cruise line teams up with Cruise Bordeaux to house doctors and nurses on ship during Covid-19 pandemic

Port of New Orleans launches digital learning toolbox

Port of New Orleans launches digital learning toolbox
By Alex Smith | 02 April 2020

Resources are aimed at educating students about the role of the local maritime industry

Bringing cruising to an island of inspiration

Bringing cruising to an island of inspiration
By Jacqui Griffiths | 01 April 2020

As Port Royal welcomes its first cruise guests, William Tatham tells Jacqui Griffiths how rich ecology and heritage make Jamaica an island of unique ports of call

As Port Royal welcomes its first cruise guests, William Tatham explains what makes Jamaica unique

Quebec Tourism Industry issues update on impact of Covid-19

Quebec Tourism Industry issues update on impact of Covid-19
By Alex Smith | 23 March 2020

Tourist bodies advise industry to collaborate to help industry bounce back

Floating battery service launched in Amsterdam

Floating battery service launched in Amsterdam
By Alex Smith | 09 March 2020

The battery will help meet demand during the peak season for river cruise calls to the city

Fridjtof Nansen makes first showcase call in Dover

Fridjtof Nansen makes first showcase call in Dover
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 March 2020

Hurtigruten visits UK port ahead of starting homeporting in Dover for the first time in 2021

Holistica Destinations to develop Bahamian locations

Holistica Destinations to develop Bahamian locations
By Alex Smith | 06 March 2020

Venture between Royal Caribbean Cruises and ITM group will invest US$300 million in project

British Virgin Islands launches BVI Now app

British Virgin Islands launches BVI Now app
By Alex Smith | 04 March 2020

The travel app provides cruise guests with an updated listing of businesses on the islands

Piraeus begins cruise terminal expansion project

Piraeus begins cruise terminal expansion project
By Alex Smith | 28 February 2020

The Greek port inaugurated the development with a ceremony at the terminal

Disney Cruise Line to return to Greece for summer 2021

Disney Cruise Line to return to Greece for summer 2021
By Alex Smith | 26 February 2020

Disney Magic will explore the Mediterranean and call at several new European ports 

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

Port of Marseille Fos and Costa Group sign research agreement

Port of Marseille Fos and Costa Group sign research agreement
By Alex Smith | 25 February 2020

Study will investigate technologies for improved efficiency of energy systems, especially shore power

How Vancouver provides sustainable satisfaction

How Vancouver provides sustainable satisfaction
By Alex Smith | 25 February 2020

Vancouver is the main homeport for ships sailing Alaskan cruises and the port authority continues to invest in a great guest experience and environmental protection

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is investing in the guest experience and environmental protection

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