Grimaldi to acquire Armas assets

The Grimaldi Group and Armas Trasmediterránea Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sale of assets and property rights of the Spanish group, as a first step for a collaboration between the two groups. This agreement provides for the purchase by the [Read more...]

2021-04-29T19:38:08+00:00 April 29th, 2021|Marketing|

MSC to call at Saudi ports

Cruise Saudi, a 100% public investment fund-owned business seeking to develop Saudi Arabia’s cruise industry, and MSC Cruises have announced Red Sea cruises in the coming winter 2021/22 season. Fawaz Farooqui, Managing Director of Cruise Saudi (pictured, left), and Pierfrancesco Vago, MSC Cruises Executive Chairman [Read more...]

2021-04-29T19:14:23+00:00 April 29th, 2021|Marketing|

Resco moves in with Schulte

The German-based Resco team has moved into Schulte Group's Hamburg Headquarters following its acquisition of the software company. They will now be working in the office alongside their colleagues at MariApps, BSM Cruise, and the Schulte Group teams allowing for even greater collaboration between our teams, [Read more...]

2021-04-29T19:11:58+00:00 April 29th, 2021|Marketing|

CLIA launches new expedition cruise guide

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has published its first new-to-expedition cruise guide aimed at the travel trade sector. The guide was officially launched at the CLIA Virtual Luxury & Expedition Showcase and outlines the key features of an expedition cruise. This includes ship specifics, on [Read more...]

2021-04-29T18:52:56+00:00 April 29th, 2021|Marketing|

Posidonia Sea Tourism goes remote

Due to the pandemic, the 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will take place on Tuesday 25th May 2021, in a digital format through a special platform created especially for the event. The international conference & exhibition, dedicated to cruising and sea tourism in the East Mediterranean, will examine the prospects for a promising cruise [Read more...]

2021-03-26T23:35:39+00:00 March 26th, 2021|Marketing|

Azamara sale finalised

Royal Caribbean has completed the sale of its Azamara brand to Sycamore Partners for $201 mill. Sycamore is a private equity firm specialising in consumer, retail and distribution investments. The sale included Azamara's three-ship fleet and associated intellectual property, Royal Caribbean explained, adding that the [Read more...]

2021-03-27T11:20:46+00:00 March 26th, 2021|Marketing|