Group IST Launches Arcadia Small Ship Cruises

Group travel provider Group IST announced the launch of Arcadia Small Ship Cruises, a fleet of fine small ships, including yachts and barges, sailing to hard-to-reach domestic and international ports of call. Partnering with Blount Small Ship Adventures, CroisiEurope, Rivages...Read more

Aranui Cruises Appoints Rani Chaves as North American Business Development Manager

Aranui Cruises, operator of the Aranui 3 mixed passenger-cargo vessel in French Polynesia, recently announced that Rani Chaves has joined the Arauni Cruises team as the new business development manager for North America. As business development manager, Chaves will be...Read more

Registration Opens for 31st Annual Cruise Shipping Miami

Registration is available starting today for Cruise Shipping Miami, scheduled March 16-19, 2015. The cruise industry’s annual international conference and exhibition draws more than 11,000 attendees and nearly 900 exhibiting companies from over 125 countries. Cruise Shipping Miami offers three...Read more

Banana Coast Welcomes First Mega Cruise Ship

Banana Coast, the newest cruise port in the western Caribbean, hosted its first mega cruise ship call at the deep-water Bay of Trujillo, Honduras. Norwegian Cruise Line’s 2,376-passenger Norwegian Jewel arrived October 15, 2014, launching the port’s inaugural cruise season...Read more

Crystal Symphony’s $20 Million Transformation Complete, $1,730 Book Know Pricing Available Until October 31

Award-winning Crystal Symphony has emerged from a two-week, $20 million-plus dry dock redesign with reimagined spaces, indoors and out. Crystal Cruises unveiled the ship’s new look on September 27, as guests embarked on an eight-day Hamburg-Lisbon voyage, greeted by contemporary...Read more

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Announce Six New Itineraries For 2015

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced six new itineraries for 2015 aboard the 102-guest National Geographic Orion. These are going to be remarkable expeditions to extraordinary locations and National Geographic Orion is perfectly equipped for the mission with a roster of...Read more

Royal Caribbean and Conde Nast Team Up on Travel Agent Certification Course, Condé Nast Traveler Institute

At a recent event Condé Nast Traveler Executive Vice President and Publishing Director Bill Wackermann and Royal Caribbean International Senior Vice President of Sales, Trade Support and Service Vicki Freed announced the first-ever Condé Nast Traveler Institute, a certification course...Read more

Silversea Unveils Expansive 2016 Voyage Collection

For travellers seeking exclusive journeys to landmark destinations as well as some of the world’s most exotic lands, tiny isles, and less-travelled waterways, Silversea is offering an array of voyage options in 2016, all available for reservation now. The schedule...Read more

Holland America Line’s 2014-15 Caribbean Season Offer 126 Caribbean and Panama Canal sailings

Travelers looking for an intimate, mid-sized cruise experience in the Caribbean have 126 itineraries to choose from during Holland America Line’s 2014-15 Caribbean season. Featuring nine of the line’s vessels sailing roundtrip from either Fort Lauderdale or Tampa, Fla., the...Read more

Princess Cruises Introduces Exclusive 50th Anniversary “Seawitch” Craft Beer

Princess Cruises is pouring a new craft beer to toast its upcoming 50th anniversary. The “Seawitch” West Coast IPA beer – playfully named for the company’s iconic logo – was developed exclusively for Princess Cruises, in partnership with award-winning Strike...Read more