DFDS retains Newhaven/Dieppe service

On Tuesday, 18 October, DFDS confirmed that it had won a new five-year contract to operate the Newhaven/Dieppe ferry route, connecting the UK and France. Jean-Claude Charlo, DFDS’ Head of French Organisation and Route Director, said: “We are delighted to be awarded the contract to [Read more...]

2022-10-28T13:45:21+00:00 October 28th, 2022|Marketing|

From starting fresh to designing for 2030 at CSIE

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe (CSIE) has released the itinerary for the cruise ship interiors industry’s best opportunity for in-person learning, Cruise Conversations Live. Cruise lines, interior designers and outfitters can learn from their peers at topical conference sessions, while intimate workshops explore the challenges [Read more...]

2022-10-20T13:25:17+00:00 October 20th, 2022|Marketing|

Three MSC cruise ships to be based at Doha for World Cup

MSC Cruises ‘MSC Opera’ will join ’MSC World Europa’ and ’MSC Poesia’ (pictured) to act as cruise ship hotels located in Doha, Qatar between 19th November and 19th December during the FIFA World Cup. Working in co-operation with Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, the 1,075 pax cabin ship will offer [Read more...]

2022-10-13T17:05:29+00:00 October 13th, 2022|Marketing|

CLIA accentuates the positives

According to a survey by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), demand and perception of cruise holidays are now greater than in 2019. The survey, of 4,000 domestic and international travellers, also revealed the economic benefits cruise brings to the areas that ships visit. The main [Read more...]

2022-09-28T19:58:01+00:00 September 28th, 2022|Marketing|

Themed shore excursions to be offered

National Geographic Expeditions has chosen Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services to collaborate in a cruise shore excursion venture. This has resulted in National Geographic Day Tours, a collection of one day and half day itineraries inspired by National Geographic’s exploration theme. National Geographic Day Tours [Read more...]

2022-09-28T19:33:29+00:00 September 28th, 2022|Marketing|

PONANT signs ITF agreement

On 8th September, PONANT and the International Transport Federation (ITF) signed a collective agreement, the first in France for the cruise sector. This agreement resulted in the raising of standard minimum salaries, a breakdown of overtime hours reviewed, and the revision of social security cover. [Read more...]

2022-09-28T19:31:35+00:00 September 28th, 2022|Marketing|