A new line connecting Thessaloniki, Cyprus and Haifa has been introduced established by Salamis Lines.
On February 28, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Costa Cruises officially took delivery of Costa Venezia, the Italian company's first ship designed specifically to offer the Chinese market the best of Italy.
Celestyal Cruises announced an extensive suite refurbishment programme for the Celestyal Crystal’s 43 junior balcony suites and 16 suites.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Century Travel as their representative in Cyprus for sales of their worldwide cruises.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines prides itself on bringing the world closer to its guests, which is made possible by the smaller, more intimate, size of its four ocean ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – and it’s river boat Brabant.
In the 2019 – 2020 season, Fred. Olsen will be visiting no fewer than 219 destinations in 75 countries around the globe, including calls to and from Limassol, aboard 880-guest Boudicca.
Michelle Tingley, specialist sales, for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said, “We recognise the demand for cruise departures from Limassol and are delighted to appoint Century Travel as our representative in Cyprus because of their specialist knowledge of cruising in the region. We look forward to carrying many passengers from Cyprus in 2019, 2020 and beyond.”
Vicky Lewis, head of operations, Century Travel, commented on the representation, and said, “We have been working hard over the last couple of years to bring as many cruise lines to Cyprus as we can. Our clients want more choice and a selection of itineraries, as well as longer voyages. The introduction of cruises with Fred Olsen now brings the total to three cruise lines and we are excited to bring more departures to those living in Cyprus.”
Princess Cruises 2,670-guest ship, Diamond Princess, has received a multi-million pound two-week refit. The ship now includes enhanced entertainment capabilities and an upgraded spa and gym.
Princess Cruises has announced its full 2020 Japan programme is now on sale and available to book.
Princess Cruises has announced a new wine list across its fleet of 17 ships.
Century Travel, announced 13 new cruise sailings from Limassol with Marella Cruises (formally Thomson Cruises) for Winter 2019 - 2020.
Holland America Line is building on its popular collection of immersive culinary-themed FOOD & WINE EXC Tours , shore excursions with the addition of 20 new tours throughout Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Canada and New England.
Cruise Baltic recently hosted two FAM trips in order to give representatives from cruise lines the opportunity to experience the Baltic region first-hand.