Carnival Corporation cruise ships take part in safety project

e MonaLisa project promises to track the locations of ships sailing in European waters, increasing safety, efficiency and reducing environmental impact.  Knee-jerk reaction to Costa Concordia being in the wrong place at the wrong time or part of an ongoing effort. “The project is a computerised tracking system that offers a continuous view of ship […]

Travel agent biz perks up, looks ahead

Publishing a new report this week at Cruise Three Sixty,  the official travel agency conference of the cruise line industry, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) called for a travel-industry dialogue aimed at elevating the role of the travel agent. In “From Travel Agent to ‘Travel Advisor’: Defining, Elevating and Promoting the Role of Travel […]