Starboard provides retails services to Costa

LVMH company Starboard Cruise Services has begun retail services on board Costa Cruises’ new cruise ship, ’Costa Toscana’. The retail space totals 5,500 sq ft across two decks. Under the Galleria Shops branding, the strong focus is on sustainable offers, European designers and Costa-exclusive ranges. ‘Costa Toscana’ sailed on her [Read more...]

2022-03-25T15:05:31+00:00 March 25th, 2022|Marketing|

Cruise ships to return to Canadian waters

While cruise ships steer clear of Russia and its enclaves, the Canadian Government has confirmed that cruise ships can return in April. The Canadian branch of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) said it welcomed the announcement made on 7th March by the Hon Omar Alghabra, [Read more...]

2022-03-13T11:40:00+00:00 March 13th, 2022|Marketing|

HAL on Canadian return

Holland America Line (HAL) is to complete preparations for a full season of Alaska trips and Canada/New England sailings, following the latest guidance from the Canadian Government, the cruise operator said. HAL confirmed that it will sail itineraries as scheduled, including utilising Canadian homeports and [Read more...]

2022-03-13T11:36:46+00:00 March 13th, 2022|Marketing|

Brazil opens its doors to cruise ships

CLIA’s Brazilian branch (Brazilian Association of Maritime Cruises) has confirmed that cruising restarted in the country on 5th March, 2022. Sailings are scheduled until 18th April 2022, while the 2022/2023 season is due to begin in October this year. There are 19 itineraries covering eight [Read more...]

2022-03-13T11:34:02+00:00 March 13th, 2022|Marketing|

CruiseBaltic’s 2022 positive stance shaken

Although several Baltic countries are now hosting cruise ships and CruiseBaltic’s annual market review shows positive predictions for this year, the future is once again uncertain, the organisation said. Baltic countries are holding their breath, while the situation between Russia and the Ukraine escalates. With [Read more...]

2022-03-13T11:30:57+00:00 March 13th, 2022|Marketing|

Columbia and Sea World form CSM Monaco

Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) is expanding its operations and services in the French, Italian and Monégasque markets by signing a joint venture agreement with Monaco-based Sea World Management (SWM). Under the terms of the agreement, the new joint venture company, named Columbia Seaworld Management (CSM Monaco), [Read more...]

2022-03-13T10:44:47+00:00 March 13th, 2022|Marketing|

Harding is Ambassador’s retail provider

Newcomer Ambassador Cruise Line has contracted Harding to deliver the on board retail services for its first ship, ‘Ambience’ with an option to fit out the second ship, ’Ambition’. Ambassador is the first British cruise line to be launched in the UK for over a decade. Sailing from London [Read more...]

2022-03-13T10:32:56+00:00 March 13th, 2022|Marketing|

CSI sets a new course

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America (CSI), held annually at Miami Beach Convention Centre on 7th and 8th June this year, will have a new look, according to the organiser Elite Exhibitions. The organisers claimed that the new-look expo has tightly tailored its profile to the [Read more...]

2022-03-07T15:52:31+00:00 March 7th, 2022|Marketing|