In a first-ever “electronic” auction for the high-speed passenger ferry “Aiolos Kenteris” the vessel received zero bids on a minimum price set at €6.5 million. Another auction is expected soon.
Earlier this month Switzerland-based cruise MSC Cruises christened the MSC Meraviglia at a ceremony in Le Havre, France highlighted by film legend Sophia Loren. MSC Cruises’ biggest ship ever, the 171,598-ton Meraviglia is a $1 billion dollar, 19 deck supership capable of carrying 5,714 passengers.
According to news from the Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, the company is creating a new product for Millennials. U BY UNIWORLD, set to launch sales in March 2017 and begin sailings in early 2018.
The small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has been named USA TODAY’s #1 Best Boutique Cruise Line” on top of being named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Gold List for 5th Year Running.
In news from Princess Cruises, the line is offering 200 travel agents the chance to win a cruise on its newest ship, Majestic Princess, when the ship launches later in 2017.
According to research from Royal Caribbean, holiday seekers use social media as their inspiration for booking trips. In keeping with the study’s findings, the cruise company is now offering the ultimate internship for a lucky Instagram aficionado.
Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has recently added a tour of Moscow to its “Jewels of the Baltic” (or “Northern Capitals”) itinerary, allowing Costa Luminosa cruise passengers to visit the beautiful Russian capital for a day.
According to news from Simferopol, offshore cruises have begun off Crimea for a tourist season officials expect will see 6 million visitors to the peninsula.
Cruise Critic, a leading cruise review site, has just announced a partnership with Carnival Cruise Line to offer member access to exclusive onboard events.
Traveling to Norway to see the Northern Lights can be an extraordinary experience. The colors of the aurora borealis are absolutely mesmerizing in winter; main shades are usually green and yellow, but they can also become reddish-violet. The show lights up the sky and the whole phenomenon will make your travel experience even more enticing. […]
A northwest Europe leading ferry operator, Stena Line engaged Marlink to upgrade 27 ferries in Scandinavian, Irish Sea and North Sea operation with the latest VSAT services and technology. The move will reportedly increase connectivity bandwidth for business, crew and passenger needs.
In news from Holland America, to honor of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s work, the leading cruise company has donated $100,000 to the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (DTPF). The donation follows Tutu’s appearance as a special lecturer of ms Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage