The Port of Québec has concluded another successful cruise season with continued growth in number of passengers and cruise lines visiting.
In 2018, the Port welcomed 230,940 visitors, a nearly 15% increase over the 200,000 visitors welcomed in 2017. The port has a goal of 400,000 passengers... more ›
Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai Inaugurates Edge
Celebrity Cruises set sail into a new era yesterday (Dec. 4) as Celebrity Edge joined the fleet after a moving ceremony where the ship’s godmother, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai (pictured, second from left), was joined by all on board to “bless this ship and all those who sail... more ›
Just in time for Wave Season, travel agents who want to take their earning potential to the next level can opt-in to Carnival Cruise Line’s 2019 “AMP Up Commission Challenge” to qualify for higher commission rates.
The program offers agents the ability to increase their commissions up... more ›
Entertainment Line-Up Unveiled for Norwegian Encore
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) held a keel laying ceremony for Norwegian Encore this week and unveiled the entertainment line-up and recreational amenities scheduled for the ship’s fall 2019 debut.
Following the major construction milestone and maritime tradition of embedding a... more ›
Holland America Line (HAL) took delivery of Nieuw Statendam yesterday (Nov. 29), officially making it the 15th ship in the fleet.
A hand-over ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera, Italy, shipyard, and Nieuw Statendam set sail for Venice today en route to Civitavecchia (Rome),... more ›
TL Network Canada celebrated its 2018 Elite Members with a special river cruise from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland this month aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaPrima.
Elite membership is awarded each year to 30 agencies among Travel Leaders Network Affiliate Members who are the... more ›
A First Look at Celebrity's New Flagship Vessel
PressToday's Greg Coates was among the first passengers aboard Celebrity Cruises' iconic new flagship, the Edge, this week as Celebrity hosted travel trade personnel from around the world for a first look at the new ship during a two-night sailing out of Fort Lauderdale.
The ship was clearly... more ›
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Kelly Craighead as president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1.
Craighead takes over the role currently held by Cindy D'Aoust, who in July of this year announced her intent to leave the position by year’s... more ›
Celebrity Edge represents a monumental leap in cruise ship design and innovation, and now, Celebrity Cruises is introducing its most technologically advanced ship in the most technologically advanced way – with the launch of the Celebrity Edge Access Tour app.
Narrated with insights by... more ›
Princess Cruises has unveiled its 2020 Alaska season with cruises and cruisetours now on sale.
The season features eight ships offering 11 cruise-only itineraries, plus 25 cruisetour itineraries, giving guests the bucket-list opportunity to see the top two attractions in Alaska – Glacier... more ›