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Costa ship

LNG-Powered Cruise Ships Lead the Way

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-30 23:41:41

The cruise ship and shipbuilding industries marked an important milestone recently with the beginning of construction of the AIDAnova in Germany and the Costa Smeralda in...

Ovation of the Seas

Chinese Cruise Market's Growth Slows

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-30 23:26:36

The delivery of the World Dream from Meyer Werft to Dream Cruises on October 26 in Bremerhaven, Germany, marked the third new cruise ship completed this year dedicated to the...


Continuing Recovery for the Caribbean and Cruise Lines

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-19 11:37:03

In a key step in the Caribbean’s recovery following this fall’s devastating hurricanes, the cruise lines have begun to set timetables for their return to San...

Royal Caribbean

Cruise Industry Rebounds with the Caribbean

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-01 02:49:40

The cruise industry is successfully rebounding from the hurricanes that left a trail of devastation across the Caribbean. Cruise lines have been able to restart most...

MSC Seaview

Cruise Ship Construction Continues Apace

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-10-01 02:20:16

The rapid pace of new construction is continuing for the cruise industry. In recent weeks, five orders were announced, construction began on three new cruise ships and four...


Cruise Industry Meets the Challenge of Hurricane Irma

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-09-12 21:27:33

As Florida works to recover from Hurricane Irma, the cruise industry has stepped up with efforts to assist with humanitarian relief. Many home ports and key...


The Next Big Thing: Expedition Cruises

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-09-03 20:40:47

The next “big thing” in cruising may not be big at all. Mirroring the global surge in adventure tourism, the cruise industry is preparing to introduce 15...

Viking River Cruises

The Changing Face of River Cruising

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-09-03 20:20:09

After more than a decade of rapid growth, the river cruise segment is showing its first signs of maturation. The pace of new ship introductions and passenger growth is...

Knut Kloster

Knut Kloster and the Founding of the Modern Cruise Industry

By Allan E. Jordan 2017-03-17 16:00:08

From January/February 2017 Edition Celebrating a 50-year vision of innovation and change by the man who helped start it all. Fifty years ago the cruise industry was in...

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