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Britain: A world-class cruise destination

Britain: A world-class cruise destination
By Jacqui Griffiths | 22 January 2020

James Stangroom, chair of Cruise Britain, tells Jacqui Griffiths what makes the British Isles compelling for record numbers of cruise guests

James Stangroom of Cruise Britain explains what makes the British Isles compelling for cruise guests

The Spice Isle: Something for everyone

The Spice Isle: Something for everyone
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 January 2020

From spices, rum and chocolate, to lakes, beaches and waterfalls – Grenada offers a wide range of shore excursion possibilities for cruise travellers

Grenada offers a wider range of shoe excursion possibilities for cruise travellers

Port of Walvis Bay hosts maiden call from MSC Orchestra

Port of Walvis Bay hosts maiden call from MSC Orchestra
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 January 2020

MSC Cruises ship was welcomed to Namibian port with traditional plaque change ceremony

Why collaboration is the key to success for the Port of Cork

Why collaboration is the key to success for the Port of Cork
By Richard Humphreys | 17 January 2020

The Port of Cork works closely with local shore excursion companies, tourism bodies and visitor attractions to grow the cruise sector in Ireland

The Port of Cork works closely with its local partners to help grow the cruise sector in Ireland

Port Saint John to welcome highest-ever number of cruise guests

Port Saint John to welcome highest-ever number of cruise guests
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 January 2020

Ships from 15 different cruise lines will make more than 90 calls to the Canadian city

PortMiami experiences record-breaking year

PortMiami experiences record-breaking year
By Alex Smith | 15 January 2020

An all-time high 6,824,000 cruise passengers visited the port

Why more passengers are cruising the Welsh way

Why more passengers are cruising the Welsh way
By Lindsay James | 14 January 2020

Wales is witnessing a surge in popularity among cruise tourists, particularly in the expedition market. Suzanne Thomas, head of Cruise Wales, tells Lindsay James more

Suzanne Thomas, head of Cruise Wales, discusses the country’s surge in popularity

New Orleans: A journey and a destination

New Orleans: A journey and a destination
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 January 2020

More cruise passengers are enjoying two vacations in one with growing options to set sail from the iconic city of New Orleans

More cruise passengers are enjoying the growing options to set sail from the iconic city of New Orleans

A unique island that has plenty to offer

A unique island that has plenty to offer
By Richard Humphreys | 09 January 2020

Prince Edward Island provides cruise visitors with a wealth of leisure options and an opportunity to sample the island’s culture and food

Prince Edward Island offers leisure options and an opportunity to taste the local culture and food

Spectrum of the Seas calls at new Ilocos Cruise Port

Spectrum of the Seas calls at new Ilocos Cruise Port
By Alex Smith | 07 January 2020

Terminal in Salomague is the first dedicated cruise facility to be built in the Philippines

How Jamaica continues to fascinate visitors

How Jamaica continues to fascinate visitors
By Jacqui Griffiths | 06 January 2020

William Tatham tells Jacqui Griffiths how Jamaica offers unique and unrivalled experiences for cruise guests and operators

William Tatham discusses Jamacia’s unique and unrivalled experiences for cruise guest and operators

Port of Tarragona is investing in the future

Port of Tarragona is investing in the future
By Alex Smith | 31 December 2019

After a record number of passengers enjoyed the unique sights of the Costa Daurada in 2019, the port is preparing for more

After a record number of passengers enjoyed the Costa Daurada in 2019, the port is preparing for more

PortMiami is poised for growth into the future

PortMiami is poised for growth into the future
By Lindsay James | 30 December 2019

Home to Royal Caribbean International, Norwegian Cruise Line, MSC Cruises and more, PortMiami has earned its moniker of the cruise capital of the world. And there’s more developments to come

The cruise capital of the world, PortMiami, is looking forward to more developments to come

Dover: the gateway to all that England offers

Dover: the gateway to all that England offers
By Sonia Limbrick | 24 December 2019

Sonia Limbrick, head of cruise at Port of Dover, explains how this historic destination’s heritage, natural beauty and state-of-the-art port infrastructure combine to deliver an amazing cruise offering

Sonia Limbrick explains how heritage, natural beauty and infrastructure combine to deliver amazing cruises

Port Everglades beats its own world record

Port Everglades beats its own world record
By Alex Smith | 20 December 2019

US port welcomed 55,964 passengers in a single day, exceeding previous all-time high by 79 people

Global Ports Holding to manage cruise operations in Ha Long Bay

Global Ports Holding to manage cruise operations in Ha Long Bay
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 December 2019

Company signs 15-year agreement to run services at Vietnam's first purpose-built cruise port

How Carnival Cruise Line finds the perfect ports

How Carnival Cruise Line finds the perfect ports
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 December 2019

Developing itineraries that excite guests is challenging, but it’s a skill that the line has honed well over the years. Ugo Savino tells Rebecca Gibson more

Ugo Savino explains how the line faces up to the challenge of creating exciting itineraries

Royan to welcome river cruise calls from 2020

Royan to welcome river cruise calls from 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 December 2019

French town has a new pontoon that can host two 135-metre-long ships at the same time

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to construct cruise terminal in Galveston

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to construct cruise terminal in Galveston
By Alex Smith | 17 December 2019

Cruise company will build US$100 million facility and lease it from the US port for an initial term of 20 years

Sitting pretty at Port Everglades, thanks to Green Furniture Concept

Sitting pretty at Port Everglades, thanks to Green Furniture Concept
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 December 2019

Firm’s Nova C Series seating helps cruise guests to relax in comfort while waiting to embark on their ships at Celebrity Cruises’ Terminal 25

Firm’s seating helps cruise guests relax while waiting to embark on ships at Celebrity Cruises’ Terminal 25

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