Ports and destinations news, features and events

Three CroisiEurope ships switch to gas to liquids fuel on the Seine

Three CroisiEurope ships switch to gas to liquids fuel on the Seine
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 19, 2019

Fuel is cleaner than diesel and does not produce smoke, reducing the vessels' environmental impact 

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

Marella Explorer makes maiden visit to Port of Kiel

Marella Explorer makes maiden visit to Port of Kiel
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Guests were able to visit Holstein Switzerland, Laboe and the Hanseatic cities of Lübeck and Hamburg

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

Portland Port hosts an inaugural call from Sea Princess

Portland Port hosts an inaugural call from Sea Princess
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 11, 2019

This year marks the first time the UK port has been on the cruise line's itineraries

Port of Tyne creates baggage area and car park for Marella Cruises

Port of Tyne creates baggage area and car park for Marella Cruises
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

UK port reconfigures part of its terminal to expedite the embarkation process for line's guests

What can guests expect during a cruise call in Qatar?

What can guests expect during a cruise call in Qatar?
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 8, 2019

Rashed Al Qurese, chief marketing and promotion officer for Visit Qatar explains why the country is at must-see on cruise itineraries in the Arabian Gulf and Middle East

Visit Qatar's Rashed Al-Qurese shares why the country is at must-see on cruises in the Middle East

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

Port of Aalborg to limit cruise ship calls to one per day

Port of Aalborg to limit cruise ship calls to one per day
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 1, 2019

Danish port aims to enhance customer service levels by focusing on smaller groups of passengers

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

Lerwick Harbour hosts four cruise vessels in one day

Lerwick Harbour hosts four cruise vessels in one day
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 24, 2019

CMV, P&O Cruises, Holland America and Windstar Cruises ships brought 4,200 guests to Scottish port

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

Southampton and Miami sign sister port agreement

Southampton and Miami sign sister port agreement
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 17, 2019

UK and US ports will share best practices to strengthen their respective cruise markets

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

Carnival celebrates 10 years of cruising from Baltimore

Carnival celebrates 10 years of cruising from Baltimore
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Cruise line has brought over one million guests to the US city since launching year-round sailings in 2009

Norwegian starts first-ever homeporting season in Amsterdam

Norwegian starts first-ever homeporting season in Amsterdam
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Norwegian Pearl will sail from Amsterdam to ports in the North and Baltic Seas until the end of June

Chesapeake Shipbuilding adds final touches to American Harmony

Chesapeake Shipbuilding adds final touches to American Harmony
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 11, 2019

’American Cruise Lines' modern riverboat is to embark on her inaugural cruise this August

Total of 27 cruise ships to attend Rouen Armada this June

Total of 27 cruise ships to attend Rouen Armada this June
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Maritime event will coincide with the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and host seven million people