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Unsung challenges of the Black Sea
06 May, 2022
The Eurasian sea has long been eclipsed by the Mediterranean to the west,...
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An odyssey for the senses 06 May, 2022 More operators are investing in fun and immersive dining experiences to draw travellers to their cruise line, from interactive on-board adventures to once-in-a-lifetime excursions....

Cruise through the beauty of Asia 06 May, 2022 Prior to the pandemic, more and more cruisers were being drawn to the Mekong’s fascinating network of waterways, offering entry to its astounding natural beauty and its rich...

An ocean of entertainment opportunities 06 May, 2022 Themed cruises can bridge the gap between a fun time at sea and an unforgettable experience. And as the industry emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, there will likely be no shortage...

Artificial assistance at the helm 06 May, 2022 Buoyed by advancements in AI, automation technologies and navigation systems are becoming increasingly prevalent in shipping. Usage is minimal so far, but in the future, this...

Clear the way 06 May, 2022 Nearly two years since the pandemic forced cruise lines to halt sailings, Carnival Cruise Line is set for a monumental restart. Jim Banks speaks to Carnival Corporation...

Pushing cruising forward 06 May, 2022 When it comes to reducing CO2 emissions and reaping economic savings, a multitude of solutions are available. In the case of Carnival Corporation, it is the increasing use of...

Immersed in the deep blue 06 May, 2022 Hotel interior design encourages luxurious experience alongside the thoughtful use of materials. Buoyed by the desires of its clientele, cruise operators are beginning to do the...

Sail into adventure 06 May, 2022 Interest in expeditionary cruising has surged in the past decade, with trips exploring regions such as Antarctica and the Galapagos. Vessels are refining their approach to education...

A promising recovery 06 May, 2022 Despite the continuing pressures of the pandemic, order books show no signs of abating as shipbuilders throughout Europe and beyond continue to work tirelessly to produce an...

A new challenge 06 May, 2022 A transport policy expert who has worked in leadership roles at the International Air Transport Association for over a decade, including serving as assistant director for EU...

Extraordinary expeditions 07 October, 2021 Over 59 years, Abercrombie & Kent has established itself as a leading luxury travel company specialising in award-winning tailor-made holidays and escorted tours. A specialist in...

Rule Britannia 07 October, 2021 It’s been a year of mixed emotions for UK cruising. After a series of lockdowns in the bleak months of winter stalling operations, the great British cruise is alive and kicking and...

Polar power 07 October, 2021 The rise of the expeditionary sector – particularly excursions to polar regions – has ignited an arms race. Cruise lines are competing to incorporate the latest green technologies...

A lifeline on land 07 October, 2021 With an official lifespan of 30 years, maturing cruise vessels often face a cantankerous afterlife, fated for the malarial shores of Alang, India, and stripped for steel by armies...

Close to home 07 October, 2021 After cautious planning and some trepidation, domestic cruising has returned to the British Isles, with the spike in demand marking Britain’s busiest ever summer of cruising. Abi...

The bigger the better 07 October, 2021 When it comes to on board services, cruise lines have been trying to outdo each other for decades, investing vast sums in lavish activities and amenities to attract guests eager to...

The Jewel of the Nile 07 October, 2021 Poised between Africa, Asia and Europe, Egypt stands at the spaghetti junction of the world and its shimmering jewel is the Nile. Spanning 4,258 miles from Lake Victoria and emptying...

An amber light for Red Sea cruises 07 October, 2021 Though the eastern flank of the Arabian Peninsula has been a cruise hotspot for years, its western cousin Saudi Arabia has long rejected tourists of all kinds, let alone foreign...

Restoring the faith 07 October, 2021 Over the past 18 months, it’s been impossible to avoid Covid-19’s impact on the cruise market, and the rush from operators to promote health and safety. But what’s the actual...


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