Tag: cruise ships

India emerges as the fastest growing market in Asia for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi Since Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) Ltd. has established its India office in Mumbai, the brand has seen tremendous double-digit growth from India year on year. Out of its three brands, Oceania Cruises has certainly caught the fancy of the experiential upper middle-class in India and is gradually picking […]

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Cruising Industry now eyeing Cuba

Explore how lifted sanctions is likely to result in the arrival of cruise ships in Havana and ultimately the re-emergence of cruise tourism in Cuba. Source: CNN

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Solomon Islands seeks to expand share of cruise market

The Solomon Islands is seeking to increase visits from cruise ships, as the sector is seen as an increasingly important component of the country’s tourism industry. One of the biggest tourism delegations from the Solomon Islands is currently visiting Australia. Members have met with Carnival Australia, Sarina Bratton’s Compagnie du Ponant, Royal Caribbean and Lindblad […]

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Cruise industry forecasts 21.7 million guests in 2014

According to data released in the Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) annual State of the Cruise Industry findings, the CLIA and its cruise line members are looking forward to a positive year of growth with a 2014 passenger forecast of 21.7 million worldwide guests on CLIA’s 63 member lines. In addition, the member lines will […]

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Lawmakers aim to stem wave of cruiseship crimes

As incidences of crimes aboard cruiseships are increasing, U.S. lawmakers are turning their attention to how to deal with the wave of sea-faring lawbreakers. Source: MSNBC News

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Qatar plans $5.5 bn Island to accommodate World Cup fans

Qatar recently unveils ambitious plan to build a $5.5 billion island off the coast of Doha with exclusive floating hotels to house soccer fans expected to flock to the country for the football World Cup in 2022. Plans for Oryx Island, which would feature luxury villas, a water park, and five floating hotels using cruise […]

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