Azamara is now extending their “Destination Immersion” concept of slower travel from their itineraries and ports of call to getting to or from the ship via a luxurious rail connection aboard the Venice-Simplon Orient-Express.
The pre- or post-cruise option will be offered next year to passengers boarding or disembarking their Azamara cruise at Venice.
The complete article appeared in the August 4 edition of Cruise News Daily.
There was an interesting article in The Bahamas' Tribune 242 on Friday in which the Bahamas' Minister of Tourism, Dionisio D'Aguilar, talks about how the cruise lines “make all the money, and we have nothing."
That school of thought may say lots about why the Bahamas - or at least the major ports - may lose much of their cruise business in the coming years and why they are not a favorite among cruise passengers, many opting to stay aboard when their ship docks.
Details appeared in the August 4 edition of Cruise News Daily.
The Houston Chronicle reports that the Port of Galveston is considering technology for their cruise terminals that will detect drones flying over the building and ships and help identify the operator of the drones.
Details appear in the August 2 edition of Cruise News Daily.
During the 2017-2018 season, Holland America will have 19 cruises through the Panama Canal, and another 16 that partially transit it. No matter how you want to do it - to go all the way through the Canal or a partial transit, or you want a long cruise or a shorter cruise, Holland America is going to have something in their selection that will fit the bill.
The complete story appeared in the August 1 edition of Cruise News Daily.
Weddings at sea have been a popular way to get married for Britons ever since P&O made them available when they switched their registry to Bermuda for the majority of their fleet. Now P&O is set to become the first British line to conduct same sex marriages at sea beginning in January.
Details appeared in the July 31 edition of Cruise News Daily.
The US Coast Guard medevaced a 26-year-old man off Carnival Dream Sunday about three hours after it had left New Orleans, but there was no helicopter spectacle involved. More and more we're seeing medical evacuations performed by boat.
The complete story appeared in the July 31 edition of Cruise News Daily.