Monthly Archives: December 2013

Celebrity Cruises appoints new director of marketing for UK

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Luxury cruise line, Celebrity Cruises, has appointed Toby Shaw in the newly created role of director of marketing and PR for the UK and Ireland. Shaw will lead an 11-strong marketing and PR team dedicated to the brand. The addition of the new role, and an expanded marketing and PR team purely working on Celebrity Cruises, follows a decision earlier this year by parent company RCL Cruises to evolve its UK and Ireland business structure in response to business growth. …

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Breaking Travel News interview: Dubai to open new cruise terminal in 2014

45 6 Share4 days ago At the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum in Abu Dhabi Phil Blizzard talks to Hamad Mohammed Bin Mejren, executive director, business tourism, Dubai Cruise Terminal about their new facility which is scheduled to open in early 2014. He talks about the deployment of vessels in Dubai, the prospects for the cruise sector in the region, as well as the demands for a more unified visa/immigration service for passengers on cruises with multiple port visits.   …

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Bacardi Bar opens on Norwegian’s private island

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Azamara appoints new UK and Ireland managing director

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Boutique cruise line, Azamara Club Cruises, has appointed Richard Twynam as its first ever managing director in the UK and Ireland. He will lead a new 10-strong team dedicated to the destination immersive travel brand.   Twynam brings almost 20 years of experience in the travel industry with him, having held senior positions at companies such as Air New Zealand, Tui UK, Virgin Holidays Cruises and Kuoni UK.   The appointment follows a decision earlier this year by parent company …

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New cruises and resorts bump up luxury tourism in Vietnam

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People hear it over and over again. Luxury travelers of today want the most luxury travel authentic experiences and pampering in the world, but they also want off-the-beaten-track adventures with impeccable service. That is why Vietnam is shaping up as one of the most attractive destinations in Asia, just behind China, according to a recent survey of 1200 travel experts during WTM (World Travel Market) London 2013. Many luxury travel experts say Vietnam is now one of the top ten …

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Norwegian Getaway to feature wine lovers the musical

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Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship setting sail in January, will feature a new lunchtime entertainment experience for guests, WINE LOVERS THE MUSICAL.  Hailed as a View the Original article

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Guaranteed fun for all the family with Costa Cruises

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Created with family enjoyment in mind, Costa Cruises will now offer young guests a new range of exciting entertainment options as part of its exciting Costa Adventures programme. Thanks to a partnership with Spin Master Italy, the latest innovation on-board the well-known cruise liner confirms Costa Cruises’ reputation as the ideal option for an unforgettable family holiday. Making its exclusive debut from December 2013, Costa Adventures offers a host of thrilling activities for children of all ages to enjoy including …

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Fred Olsen offers guests new free ‘door-to-door’ transport service

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Caron to head up Thomson Cruise

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TUI UK&I has announced Helen Caron has been appointed as the new managing director of its cruise division. Caron, currently director of Ireland, will now be responsible for managing the Thomson Cruises business. She will report into Fraser Ellacott, customer operations director and starts her new role on January 2nd 2014. Ellacott said: View the Original article

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Breaking Travel News video: Behind the design of Britannia

behind the design’ of Britannia, the largest cruise ship ever created for the British market. A teaser clip of the full video coming later this month, it provides a sneak preview of the making of P&O Cruises new 141,000 tons cruise ship, which is scheduled to enter service in spring 2015. Focussed on the design, it includes never-seen-before footage and exclusive interviews with P&O Cruises marketing director Christopher Edgington, P&O Cruises head of new build David Pickett and key senior …

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