Monthly Archives: December 2012

Royal Caribbean signs deal for third Oasis class ship

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Royal Caribbean has placed an order for a third ship in the 5,400-passenger Oasis class from the STX France shipyard. The ship will be the same size as the Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, and is intended for delivery in 2016. View the Original article

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Concordia hits profits at Carnival

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Carnival Corporation has seen profits fall by 23 per cent over the past financial year, with the Costa Concordia tragedy affecting results. Net profit in the 12 months to November 30th stood at $1.47 billion, down from $1.9 billion at the same time last year. View the Original article

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New website for Celebrity Cruises

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Celebrity Cruises has announced the launch of its newly designed UK website with new content and exciting new features. The new and improved homepage features a wealth of new content for holidaymakers and agents, making it easier for them to explore all of the possibilities that a Celebrity Cruises holiday has to offer. View the Original article

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Concordia hits profits at Carnival

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Carnival Corporation has seen profits fall by 23 per cent over the past financial year, with the Costa Concordia tragedy affecting results. Net profit in the 12 months to November 30th stood at $1.47 billion, down from $1.9 billion at the same time last year. View the Original article

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American Cruise Lines claims top World Travel Awards title

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American Cruise Lines, operator of the newest riverboats and small cruise ships in the United States, has been voted the World’s Leading Small Ships Cruise Line by World Travel Awards. Referred to as “the Oscar’s of the travel industry” by the Wall Street Journal, World Travel Awards has developed into the most prestigious and comprehensive awards program in travel and tourism. View the Original article

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Global Cruise Industry Reports on Progress of Operational Safety Review, Extends Mandate for Independent Panel of Experts

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Global Cruise Industry Announces Support of Paris MOU’s

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Norwegian Cruise Line steps up to global stage with World Travel Awards

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Norwegian Cruise Line has been named World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line by the World Travel Awards. The 19th annual awards recognise travel companies for delivering an outstanding customer experience and are voted by travel agents worldwide. View the Original article

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New international body to represent cruise industry

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Nine cruise industry associations have announced they have agreed to operate under a common organisation with a unified structure to serve as the voice and advocacy leader of the global cruise industry. The Passenger Shipping Association and the Association of Cruise Experts are among the nine cruise associations and will be known as CLIA UK, retaining their existing office in London. View the Original article

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Cruise Industry Forms Global Trade Association

Nine cruise industry associations today announced they have agreed to operate under a common organization with a unified structure to serve as the voice and advocacy leader of the global cruise industry. The associations are Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), European Cruise Council (ECC), Asia Cruise Association (ACA), Passenger Shipping Association (PSA/ACE), France’s AFCC, Brazil’s ABREMAR, Northwest and Canada Cruise Association (NWCCA), Alaska Cruise Association (ACA), and International Cruise Council Australasia (ICCA). Association members agreed to utilize the name Cruise …

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