Meyer Turku lays off 250

Cruise ship and ropax builder, Meyer Turku has confirmed that it has closed negotiations to permanently lay off 84 people from outfitting and design functions. The number includes nine blue-collar and 75 white-collar workers, the yard said. Together with the lay-off numbers announced in August, [Read more...]

2020-11-14T14:52:45+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Marketing|

Stena moves into Norvik

Stena Line has moved its Nynäshamn ferry terminal to the newly built Stockholm Norvik Port. On 9th November, the terminal was officially opened with the ‘Stena Flavia’ being the first to arrive. This new ferry terminal is an important part of Stena Lines expansion plans [Read more...]

2020-11-14T14:39:37+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Marketing|

Regent University relaunched and upgraded

Regent Seven Seas Cruises (RSSC) has relaunched the Regent University through a newly enhanced platform. In addition, there are four new course modules – The Regent Experience, Worldwide Destinations, Onboard Life and Selling Luxury. Graduates could earn up to $650 in bonus commission upon completing [Read more...]

2020-11-14T14:13:55+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Marketing|

Stena temporarily halts Denmark/Sweden pax route

On November 9th, the Danish authorities introduced restrictions in the Northern part of Jutland to reduce the spreading and development of COVID-19 virus. As a result, Stena Line has temporarily stopped the passenger operation between Frederikshavn in Denmark and Gothenburg in Sweden through 3rd December. [Read more...]

2020-11-14T14:01:08+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Marketing|

Port Everglades hosts US Commissioner Sala

US Commissioner Louis Sola (pictured left) continued his examination of COVID-19 impacts to the southern Florida economy and the region’s cruise industry infrastructure when he recently met with Port Everglades officials. Jonathan Daniels, CEO and Port Director, and Glenn Wiltshire, Deputy Director, hosted Commissioner Sola [Read more...]

2020-11-14T13:59:38+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Marketing|

Regional cruising to start first

Upon the resumption of cruising, operators will probably focus on regional operations first, said Shannon McKee of Access Cruise during an IAPH webinar earlier this week. However, localisation is not going to stick with many guests, although their source will initially define the regional cruise [Read more...]

2020-11-14T13:44:11+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Marketing|