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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

New platform launched to boost sea tourism in Adriatic

New platform launched to boost sea tourism in Adriatic
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Adriatic Sea Tourism Agenda enables cruise and ferry operators to share ideas and initiatives

Boudicca becomes largest-ever cruise ship to berth in Poole

Boudicca becomes largest-ever cruise ship to berth in Poole
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Fred. Olsen vessel makes maiden visit as part of UK town's D-D Landing commemorations

Port de Balears: a year-round Spanish resort

Port de Balears: a year-round Spanish resort
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The port is driving the cruise business in the Balearic Islands with a calendar full of activities, excursions and festivities, even in winter

The port is driving cruise business with a year-round calendar of activities, excursions and festivities

Keeping history alive in the Pearl of the Adriatic

Keeping history alive in the Pearl of the Adriatic
By Lindsay James | Monday, June 3, 2019

Dubrovnik represents a perfect cross between the past and the present. Charming and sophisticated, every nook and cranny hides a treasure

We highlight why Dubrovnik represents a perfect cross between the past and the present

Cruising at the heart of the Sunshine State

Cruising at the heart of the Sunshine State
By Lindsay James | Friday, May 31, 2019

Florida continues to be one of the top destinations for tourism in the world, drawing more than 126 million visitors a year. Port Tampa Bay is at the heart of the action and the gateway to the state’s cruise business

Port Tampa Bay is the gateway to Florida's cruise business, says the port authority

Sun Princess makes her maiden call in Southampton

Sun Princess makes her maiden call in Southampton
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Princess vessel is one of 11 that will be visiting for the first time in the 2019 cruise season

Why Valencia offers an authentic Mediterranean experience

Why Valencia offers an authentic Mediterranean experience
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 30, 2019

New shore excursions are enabling cruise guests to immerse themselves in the culture and history of the Spanish city

New shorex are enabling cruise guests to enjoy the culture and history of the Spanish city

Port of Galveston has the foresight for success

Port of Galveston has the foresight for success
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 30, 2019

Rodger Rees speaks with Elly Yates-Roberts about the Port of Galveston’s achievements and initiatives for further improvements

Rodger Rees speaks about the port's achievements and initiatives for further improvements

Brittany Ferries extends partnership with Portsmouth

Brittany Ferries extends partnership with Portsmouth
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Ferry operator will work with the port until 2031, in which time two new ships will homeport there

Cartagena: a historical gem for modern cruise guests

Cartagena: a historical gem for modern cruise guests
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Cruise guests can explore the Spanish city's rich culture thanks to shore excursions created by the port authority

Guests can explore the Spanish city's rich culture thanks to shoreex created by the port authority

Why Vancouver is an iconic cruise homeport

Why Vancouver is an iconic cruise homeport
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Carmen Ortega tells Rebecca Gibson how the Canadian city is capitalising on its unique position as a cruise gateway to Alaska

Carmen Ortega shares how the Canadian city is capitalising on its position as a gateway to Alaska

Port Canaveral and Disney Cruise Line extend partnership

Port Canaveral and Disney Cruise Line extend partnership
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

New 20-year agreement will expand operations and homeport two of Disney’s new ships