Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Europe on Edge

Celebrity made an announcement today about Europe in the summer of 2019. No, that's not next summer. It's the summer after that. You may not have been thinking about two years from now, but cruise lines have - and well beyond.

Oh, yes. Celebrity's news. After Celebrity Edge debuts in the Caribbean during the winter 2018/2019 season, it will reposition to the Mediterranean for the summer 2019 season.

Details appeared in the October 17 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Taking Casual Friday One Step Further

Almost all of Costa Cruises' land-based employees are soon going to going to the office a little less. Costa has become Italy's first “smart cruise company” by launching “Sm@rt Working Costa - Moving Forward.”

The complete story appeared in the October 17 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Back to the Caribbean

The cruise lines have turned up the volume in their campaign to let everyone know that despite the perception the mainstream media is giving, the Caribbean is still open for business, and the vast majority of it was not damaged by the recent series of hurricanes. But our readers already knew that.

The Florida Caribbean Cruise Assn held a conference call today with Adam Goldstein and Arnold Donald to get the word out that the Caribbean is still open, and to launch their new website CaribbeanIsOpen.com that is aimed at getting that message out there.

The complete story appeared in the October 16 edition of Cruise News Daily. 

Gloria Estefan Would Be Proud

What's long and floats and moves to a beat, goes on for several days and wraps all around the world?

It's the world's longest conga line at sea on Carnival Cruise Line!

In honor of World Conga Day (who knew?) more than 60,000 Carnival passengers took part - across 25 Carnival ships, in 13 countries and across seven time zones - in the longest conga line at sea.

The complete story appeared in the October 16 edition of Cruise News Daily. 


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Passenger Dies in Atrium Fall

A passenger aboard Carnival Glory died Saturday morning as a result of her injuries when she fell over the atrium railing.

Details appeared in the October 16 edition of Cruise News Daily.