Costa Cruises to halve food waste

Costa Cruises has launched its ‘4GOODFOOD’ programme aimed at halving food waste on board its cruise ships by 2020. The starting point for the project is recognising the value of food. The food experience is a key part of the cruise and the relevant figures [Read more...]

2018-02-14T07:48:21+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Marketing|

Crystal revamps partner resources

Crystal has introduced a Partner Resource Centre, formerly the Travel Agent Centre. The centre has introduced an enhanced aesthetic platform, improved functionality and a comprehensive collection of materials and tools. It caters exclusively for partners seeking to expand their Crystal business, providing access to training [Read more...]

2018-01-24T09:16:36+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Marketing|

MSC Cruises advised by WFW

Law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised MSC Cruises on the delivery of the ‘MSC Seaside’. The WFW London Maritime team advising MSC was led by Partner and Global Maritime Head, Lindsey Keeble (pictured), and fellow Partner, Robert Platt. They were assisted throughout the [Read more...]

2017-12-05T11:44:23+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Marketing|

Expedition ship market 2017 to 2022

A new report - Global Cruise Ship Expedition Market Size, Status and Forecast 2022 - has been published by San Francisco-based Questale. The report presents an in-depth assessment of the expedition cruise ship market, including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardisation, regulatory landscape, [Read more...]

2017-11-29T11:48:39+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Marketing|

RCI’s Caribbean update

Royal Caribbean International (RCI) will return to hurricane hit Caribbean islands of San Juan, Puerto Rico at the end of this month and Philipsburg, St Maarten in December. On 30th November, ‘Freedom of the Seas’ will be the first RCI ship to call on San [Read more...]

2017-11-06T12:15:38+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Marketing|

Fincantieri/STX agreement in place

Cruise ship builder Fincantieri is to take effective control of STX France under a shared ownership agreement, French Government officials said, following an earlier dispute between the two governments over a deal. Last week’s agreement will see Fincantieri effectively hold a 51% stake in STX [Read more...]

2017-10-13T17:59:43+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Marketing|