The FCCA Central America Cruise Summit opened yesterday in San Salvador, El Salvador. Taking place until May 15, the event offers local stakeholders the opportunity to attract and actualize cruise tourism by joining with cruise executives from FCCA's 19 Member Lines for a series of meetings, workshops and networking opportunities..
Set at the foot of the rugged Dolomite Mountains, Cortina d'Ampezzo, the picturesque Italian town that once hosted the Winter Olympics, can now be explored by Silversea guests on a "Hiking in Cortina" land programme.
Cortina is today known as much for its designer boutiques and chic restaurants as its world-class ski competitions. The optional three-night, pre- or post-cruise programme is offered this summer on Mediterranean cruises departing or concluding in Venice.
Leading luxury cruise company Celebrity Cruises has announced that two Michelin-starred chefs, Adam Simmonds and Robert Thompson will return to Celebrity Eclipse this summer to cook together. Both chefs will be onboard a 14 night Mediterranean sailing following their participation in the ‘Taste of Modern Luxury’ two night sailing to Paris.
Royal Caribbean International, the largest global cruise line, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft in Germany to order a fourth Quantum-class ship for delivery in 2019.
“Today’s announcement is a reflection of the success of the first two Quantum-class ships,” said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. “We have received a remarkable response from travel agent partners and travellers, and are thrilled that we’ll be able to deliver another revolutionary ship with our partners at Meyer Werft.”
Returning to Southampton for its sixth consecutive year, modern luxury cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse sails into its seasonal homeport on 7 May 2015 with a host of new features.
The stylish 2,850-guest cruise ship has been refreshed and enhanced during a nine-day dry dock in Florida with new bars, a new restaurant and a brand new suite accommodation concept. Popular amongst holidaymakers, Celebrity Eclipse was named ‘Best from the UK’ in the Cruise Critic 2015 Cruisers’ Choice Awards ahead of the additional enhancements.