While you probably haven't even thought about Christmas shopping this year yet, and are dreaming of this year's cruise. Princess Cruises already has your 2019-2020 Caribbean cruise planned, maybe even on their next ship that isn't even floating yet.
The complete story appeared in the May 17 edition of Cruise News Daily.
Dubai may not be on your radar, but the city has become a cruise hub for the region. Gulf cruises have become hot items for Europeans as well as locals.
So it should be no surprise Carnival Corp is involved in a major effort to expand cruise tourism at the port.
The company has signed a strategic partnership with Dubai-based holding company Meraas, to develop the Dubai Cruise Terminal and grow maritime tourism in the region and transform Dubai into a major regional maritime tourism hub.
The complete story appeared in the May 16 edition of Cruise News Daily.
When the Panama Canal expanded in 2016 to accommodate larger ships, it was like they were just waiting for this. This week, at more than 168,000 gross tons, Norwegian Bliss became the largest passenger ship ever to transit the new Panama Canal.
Details appeared in the May 16 edition of Cruise News Daily.
When you ask the concierge at a hotel for something unusual, not his usual request, and he (or she) thinks for a moment and then opens a drawer and pulls out his special little address book or contacts he has collected over the years, you know he's thought of something very special for you.
Windstar's Concierge Collection of shore excursions is much the same. They are special off-the-beaten path experiences, sometimes known only to locals, and limited to 12-16 people, usually less than 10. They are rare, but not as rare as they once were, because Windstar has doubled them to 90 worldwide this year.
The complete story appeared in the May 15 edition of Cruise News Daily.
Carnival Maritime has entered into a cooperation agreement with ENSM French Maritime Academy that will see ENSM cadets being trained on Carnival ships in the Costa Group (Costa Crociere, Costa Cruises Asia and AIDA).
Details appear in the May 15 edition of Cruise News Daily.