Construction Starts on New Passenger Terminal at Savona, Italy

Today marked the official start of construction to double the capacity of the Savona Palacrociere with a second passenger terminal at Savona, Italy. The design was approved and June 1 the Savona Port Authority granted Costa Cruises a concession on the site where it will build the new facility with an investment of approximately $11.2 […]

CLIA Announces New Vice President of Technical and Regulatory Affairs

The Cruise Line International Association today announces Bud Darr will assume the role of Vice President of Technical and Regulatory Affairs. “Bud is a maritime and cruise industry expert who has provided tremendous value to CLIA members, and we look forward to working with him on many of the critical issues that will shape our […]

Carnival kicks off Canada/New England cruises from Boston

The 2,974-guest Carnival Glory kicked off service from Boston’s Black Falcon Cruise Terminal over the weekend with a special Canada/New England sailing. This was the first voyage of 12 for the upcoming summer in Boston. Beginning on Sunday, June 10, Carnival Glory will begin a series of four-and five-night sailings offering guests cruises to St. John and Halifax. […]

American Cruise Lines’ new paddlewheeler finished ahead of schedule

American Cruise Lines announced on Tuesday that their new paddlewheeler, Queen of the Mississippi, received its Coast Guard certification and was completed six weeks ahead of schedule. The paddlewheelerhas left Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland and en route to New Orleans, where she will begin cruises in August. “We are pleased with the completion of the […]

Luxury Cruise Line Has Unique Offer For First-Timers

Crystal Cruises is known for their luxury cruise vacations, quality service and choice destinations earning more “World’s Best” awards than any other cruise line, resort, or hotel in history. Now, Crystal is inviting those who have not experienced the Crystal version of a cruise vacation to come along on their choice of 12 new, short […]

Episode: 3rd Party Shore Excursions 2012 + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI143JUNE512Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Third Party Shore Excursions” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]Mike Greve with Global Destination Group joins us this week to give us a behind the scenes look on what makes a cruise port “cruise ship ready.” Viator is a cruise excursion company the promises if your excursion isn’t back to the ship, they’ll pay for you […]