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Florida’s Port Canaveral is Growing

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-04-11 23:09:20

Port Canaveral, located on Florida’s Atlantic coast, is undertaking a series of projects each designed to meet the growing demand on the port’s cargo and passenger facilities.   One of Florida’s newer deepwater harbors, Port Canaveral is a man-made facility created...

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Demand Grows for Adults-Only Cruising

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-04-05 02:53:46

Going against the current trends towards family and multi-generational cruising, a number of shipping lines are designating ships as adults-only. Once limited primarily to the traditional and high-end luxury ships, the increasing consumer interest in kids-free cruising is prompting the...

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Record Year for Cruise Ship Introductions Begins

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-04-05 01:30:13

A wave of new ships is coming in the next few weeks as the cruise lines gear up for their busy summer season in Europe and North America. In fact, half of all the new ships scheduled for this year...

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Port Everglades Invests in Capacity Evolution

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-03-22 17:37:48

Construction is underway on new infrastructure projects at Port Everglades as part of the Broward County, Florida, port’s commitment to maintaining and enhancing its operations.   Established as a deepwater harbor in 1927 by the Florida State Legislature, the port is...

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The Chinese Cruise Market Continues to Retrench

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-03-20 19:00:26

In another sign that the Chinese cruise market continues to retrench, Royal Caribbean Cruises and its Chinese travel partner, Ctrip, announced that they are ending their SkySea Cruise Line joint venture. An agreement has been reached to sell the three-year-old company’s...

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Carnival Corporation Makes Surprise Ship Sale to CMV

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-03-08 21:48:36

CMV Group, a British-based cruise operator, has announced the acquisition of its sixth ship, the Pacific Eden acquired from Carnival Corporation’s P&O Cruises Australia. While the announcement came as a bit of a surprise to the industry, it is in...

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Acapulco To Become Cruise Homeport

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-03-08 16:47:11

Acapulco, long known as one of Mexico’s premier resort destinations, is going to become a cruise homeport. The Mexican Tourist Board in conjunction with British-based cruise operator CMV Travel & Leisure Group announced the new program due to start in...

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The Changing Face of Cruising

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-03-07 17:07:24

As the pace of change accelerates, the face of cruising is changing. Where once the industry’s primary message was about providing passengers with affordable vacations, relaxation and fun, today the message is all about “creating guest experiences.” The shift in...

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Viking Cruises: A World Apart

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-03-06 17:44:01

Founded 20 years ago with four Russian riverboats, Viking singlehandedly popularized luxury river cruising and three years ago launched its award-winning ocean cruises. Today, Viking has 50 percent of the river cruise market and is on course to become the...

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Seatrade Cruise Global 2018: Excited, Energized and Optimistic

By Allan E. Jordan 2018-03-03 15:33:58

Optimism is high as the cruise industry gathers this week for one of its largest business conferences of the year - Seatrade Cruise Global 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In fact, while many segments of the shipping industry continue to...

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