Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Cruise News

New river connections for Battersea Power Station development

Deputy mayor of London for transport, Val Shawcross, and councillor Govindia, leader of Wandsworth Council, have welcomed 26 Chelsea Pensioners aboard for a trip to City Hall at the official celebration of the new...

Silver Cloud completes refurbishment to become ice-class expedition vessel

Silversea’s Silver Cloud has completed an extensive two-month refurbishment at a total investment of over $USD40 million to become an ice-class expedition vessel. The ship has undergone comprehensive enhancements to bring guests the luxury, style...

Hainan Airlines leads winners at the World Travel Awards

Hainan Airlines has led winners at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2017. Headquartered in Haikou, Hainan (China), the airline scooped the trophies for World’s Leading Airline - Business Class, World’s Leading Airline Inflight Entertainment,...

Daimler chief Zetsche to take over as TUI Group chairman

Dieter Zetsche, currently chairman of the executive board of Daimler, is to become the new chairman of the supervisory board of tourism group TUI as of October 1st, 2018. The board of TUI AG decided...

MSC Cruises welcomes new flagship to fleet at Fincantieri ceremony

A ceremony has taken place at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, as MSC Cruises officially took delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside. The delivery ceremony took place at the presence of Sergio Mattarella,...

Victory House, London Leicester Square – MGallery by Sofitel welcomes first guests

Victory House, London Leicester Square – MGallery by Sofitel has opened, offering a cosy escape in the heart of the vibrant West End. Overlooking Leicester Square, the luxury boutique hotel is steps away from...

Peruvian food conquers the globe at World Travel Awards

Peru has been chosen as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination by the World Travel Awards for the sixth consecutive year. Tasting its flavours and experiencing the diversity of its fresh produce is a delight...

Carnival Sunshine to reposition to Charleston for 2019 season

Carnival Cruise Line will position a newer, larger ship to Charleston when the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine kicks off a year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises in May 2019. Carnival Sunshine provides an exciting new...

Final preparations put in place for fifth annual World Ski Awards

Leaders of the ski industry are arriving in Kitzbühel, Austria, as the final preparations are put in place for the fifth annual World Ski Awards. Ski tourism’s event of the year will be staged at...

Silver Cloud makes Antarctica debut

Silversea Cruises’ reimagined Silver Cloud has arrived in Antarctica on her first luxury expedition voyage to the White Continent. Silversea’s first crossover luxury expedition ship arrived successfully in Antarctica this week, marking her maiden...