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Fathom Arrives in Cuba

Fathom Arrives in Cuba

May 02 2016

Carnival Corporation sailed into Havana this morning completing the first leg of its historic inaugural voyage to Cuba that began on May 1, 2016, from Miami, the company said in a statement. It mar... Read more

Mein Schiff 3 Completes First Drydock

Mein Schiff 3 Completes First Drydock

May 01 2016

TUI Cruises’ Mein Schiff 3 has just completed a 12-day drydock at Navantia for regular maintenance as well as a freshening up of public rooms and guest accommodations. It is the ship’s f... Read more

Royal Caribbean: Tickets and Onboard Up in Q1

Royal Caribbean: Tickets and Onboard Up in Q1

April 29 2016

Royal Caribbean Cruises posted strong results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, with net income of $99.1 million, or $0.46 per share, on revenues of $1.9 billion, up from net income of $45... Read more

Costa to Homeport neoClassica in Mumbai

Costa to Homeport neoClassica in Mumbai

April 29 2016

Costa Crociere will be the latest cruise line to dip its toes into India when it homeports the neoClassica in Mumbai next winter for a short program of week-long cruises on a Maldives/India route, a... Read more

Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Vista

Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Vista

April 28 2016

At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held on Thursday at Fincantieri, Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of the Carnival Vista. The 3,954-passenger ship will reposition to Trieste, Italy, whe... Read more

Meyer Turku: Keel-Laying for Mein Schiff 6

Meyer Turku: Keel-Laying for Mein Schiff 6

April 28 2016

Meyer Turku Shipyard laid the first blocks for the Mein Schiff 6 earlier this week. When she is delivered in 2017, she will be fourth cruise ship built for the German TUI brand at the Turku yard. F... Read more

Cruise Capacity Concentrated in Handful of Markets

Cruise Capacity Concentrated in Handful of Markets

April 26 2016

While the cruise industry is increasingly global, most of the capacity is concentrated in a handful of sailing regions, according to the 2016-2017 Cruise Industry News Annual Report. The Caribbean ... Read more

Hurtigruten Orders Two New Ships for 2018 and 2019

Hurtigruten Orders Two New Ships for 2018 and 2019

April 21 2016

Hurtigruten, which operates a number of vessels on the coast of Norway and in expedition regions, has placed an order for two new ships for deliveries in 2018 and 2019. The agreement includes an op... Read more

Carnival Corp. To Remain Dominant Through 2026

Carnival Corp. To Remain Dominant Through 2026

April 20 2016

Carnival Corporation will retain its leading market share going forward, with more than 40 percent of the global cruise market by 2026, but down from 44.3 percent this year, according to the 2016-20... Read more

Royal Caribbean Announces 2017-2018 Australia Season

Royal Caribbean Announces 2017-2018 Australia Season

April 18 2016

Royal Caribbean International today announced highlights of its 2017/18 Australian summer season, including details on the Ovation of the Seas’ second local season. Bookings for the 2017/18 su... Read more

Costa Confirms neoRomantica Heading for Chinese Market

Costa Confirms neoRomantica Heading for Chinese Market

April 15 2016

As first reported by Cruise Industry News, the leading independent media source covering the global cruise business, Costa will up its deployment in China to five ships in 2017 as the neoRomantica w... Read more

Thomson Announces Summer 2017 Deployment, TUI Branding

Thomson Announces Summer 2017 Deployment, TUI Branding

April 13 2016

Thomson Cruises has today announced that its new addition will be named TUI Discovery as part of the re-brand which will see the whole of Thomson transition to TUI over the next eighteen months.&nbs... Read more

Global Fleet to Carry 33.5 Million Passengers by 2026

Global Fleet to Carry 33.5 Million Passengers by 2026

April 13 2016

The world’s cruise fleet is set to grow to more than 375 ships by 2026, based on existing orders and known withdrawals, according to the 2016-2017 Cruise Industry News Annual Report. That is ... Read more

Lindblad To Build New Blue-Water Expedition Ship

Lindblad To Build New Blue-Water Expedition Ship

April 07 2016

Celebrating its 50th anniversary last night at the Explorers’ Club in New York, Sven-Olof Lindblad, president and CEO of Lindblad Expedition Holdings, said that that the company will build a n... Read more

neoRomantica Could Be Fifth Costa Ship in China in 2017

neoRomantica Could Be Fifth Costa Ship in China in 2017

April 07 2016

Is Costa Crociere upping its deployment out of China in 2017? It would appear so, as the Chinese market leader appears to be adding a fifth ship to the Chinese market, after growing to four ships th... Read more

Cruise Fleet to Reach 315 Ships and $35.5 Billion in Revenue in 2016

Cruise Fleet to Reach 315 Ships and $35.5 Billion in Revenue in 2016

April 07 2016

The cruise industry will reach 315 ships this year, generating an estimated $35.5 billion in ticket and onboard revenue worldwide, up from $33.2 billion last year according to the 2016-2017 Cruise I... Read more

Ovation to Extend Australia Season, Return in 2017-2018

Ovation to Extend Australia Season, Return in 2017-2018

April 07 2016

Royal Caribbean International has confirmed the Ovation of the Seas will not only spend another month in Australia in her debut season this coming winter, but return in 2017-2018. The ship will add... Read more

Industry Set for Marine Hotel Association Conference and Trade Show

Industry Set for Marine Hotel Association Conference and Trade Show

April 06 2016

The 31st annual Marine Hotel Association (MHA) conference and trade show is scheduled to take place next week in Orlando, April 10-12, bringing together suppliers in hotel and food and beverage serv... Read more

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