Oceania Cruises Christen ‘Riviera’ in Barcelona

Oceania Cruises christened Riviera,the newest entry in the upper-premium cruise ship market, during an invitation-only, gala ceremony in Barcelona today. The ship’s godmother,Chef Cat Cora, the restaurateur, humanitarian, author, and co-host of Bravo’s new “Around the World in 80 Plates,” named the ship, joined by Deacon Ricardo Rodriguez-Martos of the Barcelona’s Apostleship of the Sea, […]

Cruise Lines Rely on Efficient Operations, Not Casino Chance

Princess Cruises announced this week that they would be bringing fleet and shore operations under one umbrella to achieve efficiencies and better alignment between the divisions.  That’s good news for those concerned about pricing; the more efficient the cruise line runs, the smaller the odds are that tough times might mean reduced services to passengers. […]