Friday, May 17, 2019

Montreal Continues to Grow

The Port of Montreal's strategy to expand as a turnaround port is apparently paying off with the port expecting 76 calls this year from 24 ships of 17 different cruise lines.

The complete story appeared in the May 17 issue of Cruise News Daily. 

Thursday, May 16, 2019

An E-Z-er Way to Pay for Your Cruise

For most people, the most painful part of their cruise is making the final payment. Holland America has a new program to take some of the pain out of it.

Their new EZpay program allows passengers to make interest-free payments so that they're paid up when final payment date comes.

Details appeared in the May 16 issue of Cruise News Daily. 

Interesting New Hire at MSC

There's a new man with a familiar name at the top of MSC's F&B department. Jacques Van Staden has joined MSC's global team as Vice President, Food & Beverage and will be based at the company's global headquarters in Geneva leading all Food & Beverage activities for MSC Cruises worldwide

The complete story appeared in the May 16 edition of Cruise News Daily.
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Carnival Completing Three Large Ship Repositionings

Carnival Cruise Line has repositioned three large ships into new markets with new year round home ports. Carnival Dream is now in Galveston. Carnival Valor, in New Orleans, and Carnival Sunshine is now at Charleston.

Of course the reason behind the moves is to give passengers fresh, new experiences on new ships and also to increase capacity where it's needed.

The complete story appeared in the May 15 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Other Things You'll Want to Know - May 15, 2019

CND subscribers also read about:
  • Norwegian Joy setting a record
  • A passenger being medevaced from Carnival Dream when it was 66 miles off the Galveston coast Monday night. (Video below)
Details appeared in the May 15 edition of Cruise News Daily.