Cruise Lines Building New Ships Between 2020 and 2027

Although the majority of the cruise industry is currently on pause, there are still over 120 new ships on order, being built and scheduled for delivery between now and 2027.  Here are some of the cruise lines that have multiple ships on order. Aida CruisesAida Cosma will be coming out in Spring 2021 with an … Read more Cruise Lines Building New Ships Between 2020 and 2027

Cruise Ship Job Opportunities in 2018 and Beyond

There couldn’t be a better time, than now, to apply for a cruise ship job. In 2018, there are 22 cruise ships scheduled to make their debut with another 26 vessels in 2019, and a further 17 ships in 2020. This equates to thousands of new jobs across all shipboard departments. Although the biggest cruise … Read more Cruise Ship Job Opportunities in 2018 and Beyond

Grand Circle Cruise Line Acquires the Corinthian from Travel Dynamics

As reported by Cruise Industry News, Grand Circle Cruise Line has announced that it has acquired the 98-passenger Corinthian from Travel Dynamics. For the last year, the Corinthian has been under charter by Grand Circle Line. Travel Dynamics will continue to operate the Corinthian throughout 2014, with Grand Circle assuming operational control when the ship … Read more Grand Circle Cruise Line Acquires the Corinthian from Travel Dynamics

Travel Dynamics Cancels Yorktown Cruises

As reported by Travel Market Report, Travel Dynamics International has cancelled all upcoming cruises on the 130-guest Yorktown vessel, according to a reservationist at the company. The Yorktown was set to sail on U.S. coastal waterways. The reservationist said that sales on the Yorktown have been down. The company’s website still lists Yorktown sailings departing … Read more Travel Dynamics Cancels Yorktown Cruises

Canyon Ranch to Operate Celebrity Cruises Spas

Starting in April 2014, Celebrity Cruises will be using Canyon Ranch as its spa concessionaire. Previously, Celebrity Cruises used Steiner Leisure as it’s concessionaire. The luxurious Canyon Ranch SpaClub on Celebrity Cruises will include spa, beauty salon, wellness and fitness amenities presenting signature Canyon Ranch offerings. The industry-leading brands intend to elevate the onboard experience … Read more Canyon Ranch to Operate Celebrity Cruises Spas

Viking Cruises to Add Two More Ships to Their Fleet

According to Travel Age West, Viking Cruises and Fincantieri have signed a contract for the construction of two additional ships for the cruise line’s new ocean cruising division, bringing the total number of 930-passenger sister ships on order to four. This expansion echoes that of Viking’s river cruise fleet, which will launch 14 new longships … Read more Viking Cruises to Add Two More Ships to Their Fleet

River Advice and ISP Combine to Form Fleet Pro

Starting January 1, 2014, there’s a new name in passenger ship management. Fleet Pro Passenger Ship Management (“Fleet Pro”) is the combined expertise of managing and operating both ocean and river passenger cruise vessels. Switzerland-based River Advice will be named Fleet Pro River and Miami-based International Shipping Partners (ISP) will be named Fleet Pro Ocean. … Read more River Advice and ISP Combine to Form Fleet Pro

American Cruise Lines Adding 50 New Cruise Industry Jobs

American Cruise Lines announced on December 30, 2013 that it is hiring an additional 52 people to fill positions throughout various departments. Headquartered in Guilford, Connecticut, the company is interviewing candidates for marketing and sales positions, including supervisors and trainers, as well as shore side operations positions, including directors of hotel and marine operations. Recruitment … Read more American Cruise Lines Adding 50 New Cruise Industry Jobs

American Cruise Lines to Build Four River Cruise Ships

On December 17, 2013, American Cruise Lines announced that it is building four new riverboats for American river cruising. Construction has already begun on the first two ships, with the first to begin cruising in in the spring of 2015. The first two new riverboats will carry between 150 and 200 guests and will cruise … Read more American Cruise Lines to Build Four River Cruise Ships

Cruise Line Hiring Partner in Philippines Receives Prestigious Award

United Philippines Lines (UPL) was awarded the Presidential Award of Excellence for 2013. They are one of only two sea based manning agencies gaining the award in 2013. United Philippines Lines is a ship’s management and manning agency and hiring partner of Holland America Line. Holland America offers 180 positions for Filipinos on each vessel, … Read more Cruise Line Hiring Partner in Philippines Receives Prestigious Award