Non-landing cruises offered to Kiel

Due to the relaxation of Norwegian Government anti-COVID-19 rules, Color Line is to offer non-landing cruises from Oslo to Kiel and back. Disembarkation will only take place upon the vessels’ return to Oslo and will not entail a quarantining. The ships can also accommodate commercial [Read more...]

2021-05-28T23:39:56+00:00 May 28th, 2021|Marketing|

Carnival reflags ‘Mardi Gras’

When Carnival Cruise Line’s latest ship, ’Mardi Gras’, arrives in her new home Port Canaveral, Florida, on 4th June, she will be flying the Bahamian flag. Bahamas will be a new ship registry for the first LNG ship to operate in North America. With more [Read more...]

2021-05-28T23:37:23+00:00 May 28th, 2021|Marketing|

Carbonell switches to Scenic Group

Maggie Carbonell has joined the Scenic Group as Vice President of Marketing. She will oversee and direct the US marketing activities for Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Emerald Cruises, and Scenic Eclipse. “We interviewed a large number of highly qualified marketing candidates and Maggie’s combination [Read more...]

2021-05-29T13:33:38+00:00 May 28th, 2021|Marketing|

Cruise Britain welcomes UK cruises’ restart

Cruise Britain has expressed delight in the opening of domestic cruise alongside the resumption of domestic tourism and in line with Step 3 of the UK Government roadmap out of lockdown. This long-awaited restart is the culmination of extensive collaboration between cruise industry partners and [Read more...]

2021-05-28T22:58:54+00:00 May 28th, 2021|Marketing|

US Senate approves Alaska Act

On 13th May, the US Senate approved the Alaska Tourism Recovery Act. This act is designed to allow large ships to operate cruises to Alaska this summer. It provides a waiver of the US cabotage laws. However, it now goes to the US House for [Read more...]

2021-05-14T20:18:01+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Marketing|

RCI to rehire Indian crew

Later this month, Royal Caribbean International (RCI) will start rehiring crew members from India. Around two weeks after announcing it would temporarily halt hiring crew members from India, this policy will be reversed. RCI President and CEO, Michael Bayley (pictured) posted on Facebook that the hirings [Read more...]

2021-05-14T20:16:17+00:00 May 14th, 2021|Marketing|