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Royal Caribbean International to begin sailing from Israel for the first time

Royal Caribbean International to begin sailing from Israel for the first time

Royal Caribbean International 

By Alex Smith | 02 March 2021

The cruise line will offer fully vaccinated sailings with the support of the Israeli government

Royal Caribbean International to sail from Israel for the first time

Royal Caribbean International to sail from Israel for the first time

Royal Caribbean International 

By Alex Smith | 02 March 2021

The cruise line will offer fully vaccinated sailings with the support of the Israeli government

Mystic Cruises refits newly acquired ship Vasco da Gama

Mystic Cruises refits newly acquired ship Vasco da Gama

TecnoVeritas

By Alex Smith | 02 March 2021

The vessel will be equipped with emissions technology in project led by TecnoVeritas

American Cruise Lines deploys sixth ship in Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines deploys sixth ship in Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines

By Alex Smith | 26 February 2021

Modern riverboat American Harmony will sail along the Columbia and Snake Rivers

Shore power to be developed at PortMiami

Shore power to be developed at PortMiami
By Alex Smith | 23 February 2021

Miami-Dade County, Florida Power & Light and six cruise companies will work together on project

Heraklion Port Authority makes plans for 2021 return

Heraklion Port Authority makes plans for 2021 return

Port Authority of Piraeus

By Alex Smith | 22 February 2021

The port has established a series of agreements with local and international partners during the pandemic

MedCruise campaign highlights nature and cuisine

MedCruise campaign highlights nature and cuisine

MedCruise

By Alex Smith | 19 February 2021

Cruise association showcases Mediterranean to support its members in restarting operations

Antigua Cruise Port completes $30 million pier

Antigua Cruise Port completes $30 million pier

Antigua Cruise Port

By Alex Smith | 18 February 2021

The berth is part of agreement between Global Ports Holdings and Government of Antigua and Barbuda

The Port of Vigo: A versatile destination for cruising

The Port of Vigo: A versatile destination for cruising
By Alex Smith | 09 February 2021

The Spanish port offers a versatile option for cruise lines that guests can enjoy safely in a post-pandemic world

The Spanish port offers a versatile option that guests can enjoy safely in a post-pandemic world

Why Costa Cruises has made its home in the Mediterranean

Why Costa Cruises has made its home in the Mediterranean

Costa Cruises

By Jon Ingleton | 08 February 2021

Costa Cruises was born in the Mediterranean Sea over 70 years ago. Jon Ingleton talks with Mario Alovisi about the inimitable allure of the Mare Nostrum

Mario Alovisi explains the inimitable allure of the Mare Nostrum for the cruise line and its guests

Cruise the Saint Lawrence prepares strategy for 2022 relaunch

Cruise the Saint Lawrence prepares strategy for 2022 relaunch

Unsplash/Matthias Mullie

By Alex Smith | 05 February 2021

Cruising in Canadian waters will remain prohibited until February next year

Delivering the transformative power of travel

Delivering the transformative power of travel
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 February 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks Crystal Morgan how Princess Cruises creates cruise itineraries that exceed guest expectations

Crystal Morgan explains how Princess Cruises creates cruise itineraries that exceed expectations

Association highlights: A Danish adventure

Association highlights: A Danish adventure
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 February 2021

Denmark offers an array of exciting shore excursion opportunities and well-equipped ports that are ideally suited for expedition cruise guests, says the CruiseCopenhagen network

Demark offers an array of exciting ports and excursions suited for expedition cruise guests

Keeping the Caribbean cruising experience fresh

Keeping the Caribbean cruising experience fresh
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 February 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks Ugo Savino how Carnival Cruise Line’s destination partners have helped to keep the company’s Caribbean itineraries popular with guests for almost 50 years

Ugo Savino discusses how Carnival Cruise Line’s partners have helped keep itineraries popular

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 Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia launches Cruise Saudi

The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia launches Cruise Saudi

Mohammed Hassan/Unsplash

By Alex Smith | 01 February 2021

The company will aim to establish and develop the cruise industry in the country

PortMiami and Carnival Cruise Line break ground on terminal

PortMiami and Carnival Cruise Line break ground on terminal

Carnival Cruise Line

By Alex Smith | 01 February 2021

Terminal F will serve as the homeport for Carnival Celebration when she debuts in 2022

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

A Caribbean paradise with a lot to offer

A Caribbean paradise with a lot to offer
By Richard Humphreys | 29 January 2021

Olivier-Bernard Michel from Guadeloupe’s Tourist Office tells Richard Humphreys about what the archipelago has to offer cruise passengers

Olivier-Bernard Michel from Guadeloupe’s Tourist Office discusses what the archipelago has to offer

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

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