The 2,100-passenger AIDAluna in Longyearbyen on July 21

Svalbard: Big Ships Challenge Local Infrastructure of Longyearbyen

Jul 26,2017
Longyearbyen, the largest settlement on Svalbard, can feel temporarily crowded during the summer, such as when the…

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Crystal Serenity (Photo: Oliver Asmussen)

Luxury Brands Cutting Back on European Deployment

Jul 26, 2017
Across the board the luxury brands have reduced their European deployment in 2017 and are instead…
ALMACO galley aboard Norwegian Escape

Potential for Significant Energy Savings in Galley

Jul 26, 2017
“The potential energy savings in the galley is significant considering it represents the third…
SunStone Ship Rendering

SunStone Bullish on Expedition Trends

Jul 25, 2017
SunStone Ships announced a deal earlier this year to build four expedition vessels with an option…
World Explorer

Mystic Cruises Confirms Expedition Newbuild Program

Jul 24, 2017
As first reported by Cruise Industry News last week, Mystic Cruises today confirmed a newbuild…
World Explorer

Major Expedition Newbuilding Program Underway in…

Jul 21, 2017
Add West Sea shipyard in Portugal to the list of yards welcoming their first cruise ship building…
World Explorer

Another New Expedition Ship; Quark Adds Tonnage…

Jul 19, 2017
Quark Expeditions has announced its 2018-2019 Antarctica program which is being highlighted by the…
Ships in Miami

The Busiest Cruise Ports

Jul 19, 2017
The cruise ports with the most passenger traffic continue to be Miami, Port Canaveral and Port…
Aerial view of the Carnival Vista in NYC

Big Plans in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Jul 19, 2017
Moving to Ports America as a single operator for the Manhattan and Brooklyn Cruise Terminals will…
New Ponant Vessels

Ponant to Build Up Tropical Expeditions

Jul 18, 2017
By 2019, Ponant will have 350 separate cruise departures and even more in 2020, when the line has…
Orderbook

Global Orderbook Now Stands at 87 Cruise Ships

Jul 18, 2017
The global cruise ship orderbook has reached another new record, with 87 ships on order between now…
Viking Sea in Alesund

Strong Summer, New Callers for Alesund

Jul 18, 2017
Alesund is expecting a strong 2017 to turn into a robust 2018, with 131 calls growing to 164 and…
European Markets

Two Challenges

Jul 18, 2017
As we focus on Europe and food and beverage in this issue, two industry challenges become apparent.…