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Cruise Industry News Fall 2021 Quarterly Magazine

October 05, 2021
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Ponant’s new Le Commandant Charcot joined the fleet at the end of July, a culmination of a six-year design, development…
Fincantieri’s orderbook counts 33 cruise ships for 13 different brands, demonstrating the effectiveness of its product and customer differentiation policy,…
“Our core focus at the moment is on decarbonization,” said Linden Coppell, director of sustainability at MSC Cruises. Solutions encompass…
As the Mardi Gras is a new class of ship for Carnival Cruise Line, there are more dining venues than…
“We aim to get back to our core itineraries with pretty much the same ratio of ALBDs (available lower berth…
“Our number one goal is reducing our emissions,” said Bill Burke, chief maritime officer at Carnival Corporation. That goal is…
Once the Chinese government gives its approval for international cruises, the market will bounce back strongly, Dr. Zinan Liu, chairman,…

Cruise Industry News Summer 2021 Quarterly Magazine

July 06, 2021
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The new MSC Virtuosa features five specialty restaurants including two new specialty dining concepts: HOLA! Tacos & Cantina and Indochine.,…
A new cruise line with a host of familiar faces in management is what Ambassador Cruise Line brings to the…
“Stable, fast, affordable, and easy to connect to and use,” said John Harshaw, vice president of global infrastructure, describing the…
Shore power is gaining traction again with several ports announcing new installations. The renewed interest is driven by environmental concerns…
“We are confident we will have a minimum of three ships and up to four in service in Southern Europe…
As purchasing manager at V.Ships Leisure, Silvia Rondelli oversees the planning and procurement of technical spares and consumables on a…

Cruise Industry News Spring 2021 Quarterly Magazine

April 20, 2021
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Plantours likes to pick remote locations for its itineraries aboard the Hamburg. But the pandemic has changed this strategy a…
“We took a leadership role, going back into service last August with protocols and the approvals of the Italian, Greek…
“We are planning at least three years out and further but our goal is to open up cruise products at…
The Enchanted Princess promises to serve up a variety of dishes and flavors from around the world, inspired by its…
With 25 ships in the market in 2022, Carnival Cruise Line will sail 18 ships year-round in the Caribbean and…
Monique Ponfoort was eight when she saw a Greenpeace campaign calling to save seals. “They were being hurt and slaughtered,…

Cruise Industry News Winter 2020/2021 Quarterly Magazine

January 04, 2021
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Led by new owners InfraStrata, Harland & Wolff is lining up cruise ship drydocks for its two large docks in…
“We are talking with the cruise lines on a consistent basis, there are weekly teleconferences. We are talking about what…
“The distinguishing factor for Holland America Line is how we deliver the product. We very much craft the entertainment, culinary…
“We’re leveraging the fact that we were the first ones to start operating in Southern Europe to set the tone…
“HVAC is one of the most important systems aboard a cruise ship. To that end, we designed our ship based…
“There is no silver bullet to fight COVID-19, this is a multi-level approach,” Frank Weber, senior vice president of hotel…
The Port of Vancouver has a simulation program that enables it to see how different variables may affect the flow…

Cruise Industry News Fall 2020 Quarterly Magazine

October 08, 2020
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“Being able to bring Crystal Cruises into the Genting Hong Kong family in 2015 was a rare opportunity to acquire…
There are high hopes for Hong Kong and the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal when the world returns to normal, as…
“There is potential everywhere. We are still at a very early stage of the development of the cruise industry in…
Fincantieri has 29 cruise ships on its orderbook for deliveries within the next four years, Luigi Matarazzo, general manager of…
“There is optimism combined with a realistic and pragmatic approach knowing that the challenges of COVID-19 will remain,” Sture Myrmell,…
“We will get out of this (COVID-19), and when we do, this (cruising) is something people will need even more,…

Cruise Industry News Summer 2020 Quarterly Magazine

July 22, 2020
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“Our destination experience must blow people away, knock their socks off,” Trey Byus, chief expedition officer for Lindblad Expeditions, told…
When Celebrity Cruises introduces the Apex, there will be some new experiences on the culinary side, according to Cornelius Gallagher,…
Crystal Cruises has found a way of communicating with its guests via weekly half-hour cooking demonstrations on its Facebook page,…