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Princess to expand MedallionNet

Princess Cruises is to continue to expand the rollout of its Wi-Fi service MedallionNet. In 2020, MedallionNet will be available on ‘Grand Princess’ (21st February), ‘Diamond Princess’ (15th March), ‘Majestic Princess’ (18th April), ‘Star Princess’ (12th June), ‘Enchanted [Read more...]

August 18th, 2019|Technology|

AIDA appoints digital expert

Marketing and digital expert, Alexander Ewig, is to join AIDA Cruises’ management team on 1st September, 2019. He will be responsible for the entire brand communication, including direct sales and e-commerce. “One of the biggest growth phases in [Read more...]

August 18th, 2019|Appointments|

Cruise brands boost TUI

In its fiscal year third quarter results presentation, TUI Group said that the bright spots were its three cruise lines, despite hits Brexit worries and the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX fleet. Underlying EBITA increased by €13 [Read more...]

August 18th, 2019|Finance|

NCLH sees revenue increase

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings reported a GAAP net income of $240.2 mill or EPS of $1.11 for the second quarter of this year, compared to $226.7 mill or $1.01 EPS in 2Q18. Adjusted net income was $28. 2.1 [Read more...]

August 18th, 2019|Finance|

‘Oceania’ quits Middle East

Due to tensions in the Persian Gulf, P&O Cruises UK has cancelled its Middle East winter programme on board the 2,016-guest ‘Oceana’. Guests already booked will receive a full refund, the company said. P&O Cruises President, Paul Ludlow, [Read more...]

August 18th, 2019|Marketing|

Blue Angel Certification for AIDACruises

AIDACruises ‘AIDAnova’ has become the first cruise ship to be awarded the Blue Angel certification for excellence in environmentally friendly ship design. The newest ship in AIDA’s fleet, ‘AIDAnova’, features several innovative approaches to ‘green cruising,’ including being [Read more...]

August 18th, 2019|Environment|