Years prior to the Cuban Revolution in 1959 that saw the communist Fidel Castro regime come to power, cruise ships from Miami regularly stopped in Cuba and Jamaica as part of their northern Caribbean itinerary. Now with the easing of US/Cuba relations … February 13, 2017
One of the largest cruise vessels in the world, and the largest cruise vessel to dock into Antigua and Barbuda, the MS Anthem of the Seas, made her presence felt in Antigua and Barbuda today, as she towered over other vessels in Heritage Quay, on her … December 2, 2016
Travel industry leader Global Connections, Inc. (GCI), a travel club fulfillment and service provider, announces that its travel club Global Discovery Vacations is honoring our military with a 7-day “Leaf Peeping” and Country Music VIP Cruise to Canada … December 1, 2016
Kompas Holidays International 2017 cruises will take travelers on a memorable journey aboard the five-star, 15-cabin M/S Adriatic Queen, along the beautiful Adriatic Coast highlighting the best Croatia has to offer. From UNESCO World Heritage sites such … November 29, 2016
On October 7, 2016 Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, along with Col Andre Ciseau, the CEO of the Seychelles Port Authority; Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism; and Sherin Francis, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism … October 14, 2016
Seychelles welcomed the Costa neoRomantica on Sunday at its port with some 900 guests onboard. The ship left Seychelles on Monday evening, heading to Reunion island and then to Mauritius. The Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, paid a courtesy … October 13, 2016
In discussions at the Deputy Prime Minister's Port Louis Offices in Mauritius, it was confirmed that there has been a 100% increase in the number of cruise passengers for the 2015/2016 season. A total of 29,000 cruise passengers have been recorded compared … October 10, 2016
Strategies were being discussed at a workshop held this week at the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA). A workshop was organized by the Port Management Association for Eastern and Southern Africa region (PMAESA) jointly with the Cruise Indian Ocean Association … June 17, 2016
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Trinidad and Tobago’s popularity as a port of call continues to grow as the Princess Cruises announces its 2017-2018 Americas cruise calendar that includes sailings to our twin island Republic. The increasing popularity of … June 10, 2016
Demand for Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines’ first-ever ‘Islands of the Indian Ocean’ fly-cruise, which was launched on May 3, 2016, was unprecedented in the company’s history, and meant that the cruise was almost fully-booked in under ten hours! In response … May 13, 2016
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has announced an agreement with TUI Cruises through which the German cruise liner will be including Qatar in its itineraries for the 2017/18 season, bringing seven cruise ships with up to 17,500 visitors to Qatar. The agreement … May 9, 2016
The Vanilla Islands are working to increase the number of cruises in the Indian Ocean. In September 2015, we announced the first contacts with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, which led to a familiarisation trip in January 2016.
Yesterday, Fred. Olsen Cruise … May 4, 2016
The grand Queen Victoria cruise ship from the CUNARD Group today docked at Port Victoria in the Seychelles. This 293-meter-long luxury cruise ship is on a world tour and arrived in the Seychelles with just under 2,000 passengers on board and about 900 … April 11, 2016
Aurora is part of a fleet of eight ships belonging to the P&O Cruises which forms part of a company called Carnival UK.
The ship docked at Port Victoria this week for the first time and left the quay at 15 minutes past 5 in the evening.
Before arriving … March 31, 2016
In their drive to get the Seychelles authorities to better understand the super yacht business, Hunt Deltel & Co Ltd. and Speedy's Yacht Management joined forces to present this niche market and its benefits to Seychelles. On March 20, 2016 Hunt Deltel … March 29, 2016
Under the presidency of Xavier-Luc Duval, the Vanilla Islands continue to grow in the world of cruising.
After a resounding contract signed a few months ago with the company Costa, it is now the Silversea company led by Enzo Visone announcing its arrival … March 18, 2016
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - The arrival of the NYK Asuka II at the Port of Port of Spain was marked by a ceremonial crest exchange between the ship's Captain, Masami Masuyama, and the Honorable Minister of Tourism, Shamfa Cudjoe.
Recognized as the largest … March 16, 2016
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Designed to engage students from schools around the Caribbean and Latin America, the FCCA competition challenges students to submit essays on their destination while showcasing students’ knowledge of the cruise industry and … February 2, 2016
LOS ANGELES, CA - Aboard the newly christened Crystal Esprit, Crystal Cruises' ultra-luxury yacht, CEO and President Edie Rodriguez unveiled to special guests and distinguished travel partners the line's new brand campaign – All Exclusive – heralding … December 23, 2015
SANTA CLARITA, CA - Princess Cruises unveiled today the new Princess Luxury Bed, specially designed to deliver the ultimate night of sleep at sea.
Developed in collaboration with experts in both the science and beauty of sleep - Dr. Michael Breus, … December 15, 2015
Announcement cements regional commitment to cruise industry in the GCC
Doha- In a further show of regional collaboration, Bahrain became the latest country to confirm its commitment to the Cruise Arabia Alliance, which now has membership from Abu … December 8, 2015
Hong Kong – Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in Asia Pacific, is pleased to announce that the chefs of Star Cruises had made headlines with their impressive and successful debut at the highly acclaimed World Master Chefs Competition for Cantonese … December 8, 2015
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Trinidad will jump-start its 2015/2016 cruise season, with the arrival of MV Adonia at the Port of Port of Spain on Wednesday, November 25, followed by the World Odyssey from Thursday, November 26, to Friday, November 27.The … November 24, 2015
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, accompanied by his Principal Secretary for Tourism, Anne Lafortune, visited the cruise ship, Ocean Princess, which is renowned for sailing some of the most exotic destinations in the world. … November 19, 2015
Two cruise ships ̶ MSC Sinfonia of the MSC Cruises and MS Nautica which belongs to the Oceania Cruises fleet - left Seychelles earlier today after getting a taste of the Seychelles experience.
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain … November 10, 2015
Costa Cruises and the Vanilla Islands have signed an agreement for closer cooperation. It was Norbert Stiekema, the Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing of Costa Cruises, who joined Arnaud Martin, the Chairman of the Mauritius Tourism Promotional … October 1, 2015
Enzo Visone, the CEO of Silversea Cruises, met with representatives of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands during the Top Resa Tourism Trade Fair of France. Present at the meeting representing the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands were Pascal Viroleau, the CEO … September 30, 2015
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Sixteen ships and over 30,000 cruise visitors are expected to experience the scenic wonderland of Trinidad and Tobago when the 2015/2016 cruise ship season kicks off in November. As Trinidad and Tobago continues to aggressively … September 29, 2015
LONDON, UK - The first Seatrade Caribbean Cruise Forum came to a close last week at the Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, Tobago, with almost 150 delegates from all around the Caribbean attending the conference, for a series of high-level discussions … May 23, 2015
QUITO, Ecuador –Latin Trails (www.latintrails.com), a small ship expedition Company with many years of experience in Amazon exploration has just released a second video in its Wildlife Journey series. On this occasion we are invited to experience a … May 12, 2015