Carnival Corporation Names Antorcha to Lead Holland America Line; Palomba as COO for Carnival Cruise Line

Courtesy Carnival Corp.:MIAMI (July 9, 2020) – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today announced two important moves within its global leadership team as part of the company’s broader efforts to enhance operations and best prepare the organization for the eventual resumption of cruising. Gus Antorcha, currently chief operations officer for Carnival Cruise Line, has been named president of Holland America Line, effective immediately. Antorcha will report directly to Stein Kruse, group CEO of Holland …

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Princess Majestic Princess To Sail Mexican Riviera And California From Los Angeles

For 2021-22, Princess Cruises is bringing Majestic Princess to its West Coast lineup of voyages from Los Angeles. The ship will sail on seven-day “Mexican Riviera” voyages throughout the season, as well as seven-day “Classic California Coast” voyages in fall and spring. Sales will open July 8. For more information about Princess and to book a Princess cruise, see All Things Cruise and CruiseCompete.

Scenic Group’s MKM Yachts Officially Welcomed as Luxury Shipbuilder at Croatian Shipyard

Courtesy Scenic: Boston and Vancouver, July 2020 – On July 2nd, The Scenic Group’s newly formed shipbuilding company, MKM Yachts, was granted a sub concession at the Maj 3 Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia, in an official signing ceremony attended by the Croatian Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Sea, Oleg Butkovic. The recently formed business, MKM Yachts, wholly owned by the Scenic Group, will be the prime contractor for all of the group’s new-build ship projects in Croatia, …

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True North Announces Resumed Operations

Courtesy of True North … FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE …6th July 2020  The adventure-yacht TRUE NORTH has released an amended sailing schedule for 2020 Following a Covid-19 enforced shutdown – True North have announced the resumption of fulltime operations. The revered adventure-yacht departed Broome on July 4 – with a boatload of very excited West Aussies! The continued closure of the West Australian border means that the first post-Covid departure was a very colloquial affair indeed but 7 …

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Travel Guides Free … Utah

Are you thinking of hitting the road? Road trips might take the cake as the most popular way to travel this summer. Travel Guides Free is there to help you plan! How about Utah? Utah remains one of the best states in the country to road trip since it has 5 national parks. Zion National Park and St. George are for those who desire all that the great outdoors has to offer. This destination is a land …

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Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships

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What is Your Preferred River Cruise Ship Size, from Extra Small to Small?

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River cruise ships offer a more private and intimate ambiance, along with personalized service and the advantage of being able to port almost anywhere. Passengers get a feel for the water and experience destinations in a very up-close and personal way onboard and in the towns and areas visited, according to CruiseCompete. Overall, cruise ship sizes range from megaships (almost 7,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens (as small …

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Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships

Cover photo: Houseboat with two cabins for passengers cruising the tropical Kerala Backwaters on the Malabar coast of South India. ©Dennis Cox/WorldViews From “Cruising the World – From Gondolas to Megaships”, the 208 pages, 9.5” x 12” full-color hardcover coffee table book featuring 535 photos, depicting 37 varieties of cruise vessels, representing 77 countries, on all seven continents. Dennis Cox – All Things Cruise Official Photographer … and award-winning travel photographer, book publisher, cruise blogger, fashion & …

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What’s next for the cruise industry: Seatrade Cruise Talks

What’s next for the cruise industry? That topic was tackled by a panel of experts on June 25, when Seatrade Cruise Talks presented a webinar on “Steps in Getting the Cruise Industry Up and Running,” moderated by Anne Kalosh, Editor for Seatrade Cruise News. Excerpts from below: Q: Where do you see cruising re-starting, apart from domestic river cruises in July, in the U.S.? Brian: “The CDC No-Sail order applies throughout the United States to any ship …

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