Brittany Ferries cuts services

In the face of a terrible summer season and weak forward demand for services this autumn, Brittany Ferries said that it had been forced to take further decisive action. The French-based ferry company has confirmed further schedule changes. The aim is to reduce costs, as [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:33:33+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Marketing|

‘Costa Deliziosa’ returns to service

Costa Crociere’s ‘Costa Deliziosa’ has become the first vessel in the Carnival Corp’s fleet to resume cruising. She sailed from Triests on 6th September on a seven day cruise calling at Italian ports only, including Bari, Brindisi, Corigliano-Rossano, Siracusa and Catania and only carrying guests [Read more...]

2020-09-11T15:41:10+00:00 September 11th, 2020|Marketing|

India reduces cruise ship tariffs

It has been reported that the Indian Ministry of Shipping has changed cruise vessel tariff rates in a bid to support domestic cruise tourism amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The Ministry allegedly said that the net effect of the changes would result in a port charge [Read more...]

2020-08-29T07:42:24+00:00 August 29th, 2020|Marketing|

Cruise lines extend pauses

Cunard will not now return to cruising until next year. The company has pushed its resumption of cruises back from November, 2020 until 25th March, 2021 for ‘Queen Elizabeth’; 18th April for ‘Queen Mary 2’ and 16th May, 2021 for ‘Queen Victoria’, the company said. [Read more...]

2020-08-29T07:13:07+00:00 August 29th, 2020|Marketing|

MSC postpones Greek sailings

MSC Cruises has postponed the resumption of its Greek cruise programme for a month. The ‘MSC Magnifica’ will now offer a cruise to Greece from Italy on 26th September. In connection with the recent introduction of additional testing measures for Italian residents who have  travelled [Read more...]

2020-08-29T07:00:10+00:00 August 29th, 2020|Marketing|

Innovative Virtual event from CSI & CSH Online

CSI & CSH Online is hosting an innovative virtual event for the cruise community on 2nd September. There will be an abundance of leading brands from within cruise design, refurbishment and newbuild, to guest experience, F&B and health & hygiene and everything else in between. As an attendee you will be able to request 1:1 [Read more...]

2020-08-18T15:12:03+00:00 August 18th, 2020|Marketing|

FTI Cruises to cease operations

One ship German tour operator FTI Group has succumbed to COVID-19 by announcing the cessation of operations. The company thus becomes the fourth cruise line to announce they would be ceasing operations due to the pandemic, following Pullmantur, CMV and Birka Cruises. FTI bought the [Read more...]

2020-08-14T14:32:19+00:00 August 14th, 2020|Marketing|