Star Cruises Launches First-ever Longquan Celadon Theme Cruise on SuperStar Virgo

Shanghai, China, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In support of China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, Star Cruises has launched the first-ever Longquan Celadon theme cruise on SuperStar Virgo, where guests enjoy an immersive experience in appreciation of the millennial craftsmanship that hails from Zhejiang province. The theme cruise kicked off with a traditional kiln firing ceremony… Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line presents new brochure with sailings through April 2020 — its largest European campaign in history

For the first time six ships will operate in Europe in summer 2019 The newest ships Norwegian Bliss and Norwegian Joy will expand capacity in Alaska in the summer of 2019 Winter 2019/2020: New Norwegian Encore will sail the Caribbean Wiesbaden, Germany, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — “Sea” more of Europe than ever before:… Read the full press release

Genting Cruise Lines is the exclusive cruise partner of Okinawa Agricultural Cooperatives Association and Leospo Incorporated

Thematic cruises to Okinawa featuring Awamori pairing menus, cycling excursions and more Hong Kong, 2018-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Genting Cruise Lines has officially become the exclusive cruise partner of Okinawa Agricultural Cooperatives Association (JA Okinawa) and Leospo Incorporated (Leospo Inc.) with the three parties signing a Memorandum of Understanding on 10 August, through… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises reveals its 2020-2021 itineraries; now open for bookings

167 Voyages Feature 11 New Ports, 4 Grand Voyages and Additional Free Pre- and Post-Cruise Land Tour Programs MIAMI, 2018-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises today (Aug. 13, 2018) revealed its 2020-2021 itineraries, which showcase 167 sailings including maiden calls to 11 new ports across Europe, Asia, and the Americas, four newly-released Grand… Read the full press release

Viking® extends partnership with Highclere Castle

“Heroes at Highclere” Event Sponsorship and Exclusive Video Content Offer New Opportunities to Experience “The Real Downton Abbey” Los Angeles, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com), widely known for its sponsorship of PBS’ celebrated series MASTERPIECE and the iconic television advertisements that aired during the Emmy® Award-winning series Downton Abbey, today (August 9, 2018) announced… Read the full press release

SoundSeeker: Royal Caribbean launches an AI-powered tool that transforms photos into an original, shareable soundtrack

SoundSeeker Produces Original Soundtracks Based on Mood and Content of Pictures, Powered by Music Theory from Berklee College of Music MIAMI, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A picture may be worth a thousand words, but what if it was possible to “hear” what it sounds like? In a move that will redefine the modern vacation album,… Read the full press release

FCCA Foundation Environmental Poster Competition awards $30,000 to children and schools in the Caribbean and Latin America

Miramar, FL, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The FCCA Foundation has again rewarded the efforts of students and schools throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, with nearly $30,000 awarded to children and schools from 17 destinations participating in the annual FCCA Foundation Environmental Poster Competition. “I cannot be prouder to benefit the talented and dedicated… Read the full press release

Myanmar Shalom Offers FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (21st  – 30th September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Miami offers guests the perfect setting to enjoy both before and after cruise

Hong Kong, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise-goers looking to squeeze in a luxurious stay prior to setting sail or to maximize their post-cruise time in Miami, can enjoy Mandarin Oriental, Miami’s recently-launched Cruise Your Way package that is valid all year round. Experience Forbes Five-Star luxury in a Premier Bay View Suite, featuring a large bedroom… Read the full press release

Luggage storage start-up Stasher wins top prize in Hotel Jumpstart

Luggage storage start-up Stasher wins top prize in Hotel Jumpstart Leading travel tech start-up programme led by Expedia Affiliate Network and Hotels.com   London, UK , 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Luggage storage start-up, Stasher, has won Hotel Jumpstart, a mentorship-driven accelerator programme for innovative travel tech start-ups led by Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) and… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises to construct new Cruise Terminal AAA at PortMiami

Expanded partnership with Miami-Dade County includes extension of weekend preferential  berthing rights and development agreement for construction of a new cruise terminal Geneva, Switzerland and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises and Miami-Dade county announced the signing of an agreement for extended preferential berthing rights as well as of a Memorandum… Read the full press release

Viking again voted #1 Ocean Cruise Line at Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World’s Best Awards

Viking Has Been Voted a #1 Ocean Cruise Line Every Year Since its Launch Los Angeles, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel + Leisure readers have again voted Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) to the top of its categories in the 2018 World’s Best Awards, which were announced today (July 10, 2018) by the publication. Viking was named the #1 Ocean Cruise… Read the full press release

DREAM CRUISES SETS NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR MOST PEOPLE DOING THE MERMAID YOGA POSE SIMULTANEOUSLY ON WORLD DREAM

Hong Kong, 2018-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises has successfully set a brand-new Guinness World Record on 23 June 2018, where a total of 269 yoga enthusiasts gathered aboard World Dream to perform the Mermaid Yoga Pose simultaneously; led by Ms. Stefanie Ngai, Asana World Champion 2013, the group had successfully remained in… Read the full press release

Star Cruises Sets New Record for Number of Homeport Deployments in Qingdao

  Qingdao, China, 2018-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit successfully held in Qingdao, Star Cruises continues to raise the profile of the city by celebrating the inaugural sailing of SuperStar Aquarius from her new Qingdao homeport yesterday. Guests from the Shandong peninsula and neighbouring cities will be able to… Read the full press release

Viking again honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine

Viking Remains Only Cruise Line to Win Both Oceans and Rivers Luxury Categories in “Awards of Excellence” Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingruises.com) today (June 11, 2018) announced it has been honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” in Luxury Travel Advisor magazine’s 2018 “Awards of Excellence” for a… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas celebrates maiden call at Subic Bay and Manila, Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Ovation of the Seas, which is Asia’s largest and most revolutionary, arrived at Subic Bay for the first time today, June 8. She will also be making her maiden call at Manila tomorrow, June 9. This is the largest ever cruise ship to call… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises christens its new ship MSC Seaview

The striking ship has been designed for the Mediterranean to create a very special connection between guests and the ocean Godmother Sophia Loren will cut the ribbon on her 13th MSC Cruises ship MSC Seaview to become the third MSC Cruises ship to be launched in just 12 months Genoa, Italy , 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises expands its fleet with the delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview is the third next-generation MSC Cruises ship to come into service in just 12 months, in her inaugural year she will strengthen the Company’s position in two key markets Monfalcone, Italy, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (4 June 2018) at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, MSC Cruises officially took delivery of… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reveals some of the key environment-friendly features on MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview to receive RINA’s GREEN STAR 3, the latest and most comprehensive of such notations, as she features some of the most modern and advanced environment-friendly maritime technology at sea Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With just a few days to go until MSC Seaview comes into service, excitement is reaching an all-time… Read the full press release

Viking offers guests the opportunity to experience The Passion Play in Oberammergau with a new river cruisetour itinerary

Setting Sail in Spring 2020, Viking Will Offer New River Cruisetour Focused on Germany’s Famous Live Performance Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® ( www.vikingcruises.com) today (June 4, 2018) announced a new river cruisetour itinerary that will allow guests the rare opportunity to experience ThePassion Play in Oberammergau, which is performed only every 10 years…. Read the full press release

Dream Cruises Launches “Ageless Dreamers” Program

Hong Kong, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises announced the launch of “Ageless Dreamers” Program, the first enrichment series at sea of its kind geared towards mature cruisers who yearn to expand their horizons and thrive in their golden years. The program offers year-round activities that encourage mature cruisers to push their boundaries and… Read the full press release

The ultimate family ship: Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas arrives at her new home in Southampton

Each ship visit worth an estimated £2m to local Southampton economy- totalling a whopping £44 million a year London, UK, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Independence of the Seas, voted the UK’s favourite cruise ship*, and one of the Royal Caribbean International fleet, arrived today at her new home in Southampton, amped up with all… Read the full press release

The Registry Collection® program now offers members enhanced cruising experiences, new travel options and more lucrative savings

LAS VEGAS, 2018-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Registry Collection® program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program, announced today that its members now have access to a world of new travel experiences. The enhancements provide members more customized travel programs, including worldwide itineraries on leading luxury cruise lines and more lucrative savings. “To deliver more value… Read the full press release

DREAM CRUISES LAUNCHES TASTE THE DREAM – WINE AND DINE AT SEA ON WORLD DREAM

  Dream Chefs toast to the great success of “Taste of Dream – Wine and Dine at Sea” with Mr. Thatcher Brown and Ms. Christine Li, Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing, Dream Cruises. Hong Kong, 2018-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises redefines the concept of haute cuisine with Taste the Dream – Wine… Read the full press release

DREAM CRUISES UNVEILS WORLD’S FIRST ESPORTS FACILITY AT SEA ON WORLD DREAM

  Hong Kong, 2018-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises unveils the world’s first permanent eSports facility at sea today, where members of the public had their eSports experience debut and enjoyed a friendly match of FIFA18 with their favourite radio hosts.  The 1,700-sq.ft venue is part of ESC Experience Lab, the VR games central… Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line names Derek Lloyd as the new national director of sales in Canada

Cruise Line Veteran, Derek Lloyd, Returns as New National Director of Sales – Canada Wiesbaden, Germany, 2018-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian Cruise Line recently announced Derek Lloyd as the new national director of sales in Canada beginning May 1, 2018. Lloyd will be responsible for leading the regional business development team and for continuing… Read the full press release

Viking renews sponsorship of National Geographic’s fully scripted anthology series, “Genius”

Viking Continues Cultural Enrichment Partnership with Second Season of Scripted Series Featuring Picasso and More of the 20th Century’s Most Brilliant Innovators Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has renewed its sponsorship of National Geographic’s fully scripted anthology series, “Genius,” which in season two explores the life and work… Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line expands its fleet with the 167,800-gross-ton Norwegian Bliss

  Norwegian’s newest ship debuts in Europe before commencing her inaugural tour around the U.S. and her official christening ceremony in Seattle, Washington Wiesbaden, Germany, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Apr 19, 2018), Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery of the 167,800-gross-ton Norwegian Bliss, from MEYER WERFT during a ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany, marking the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Cruises introduces new feature to its leading agent reservation system, Espresso

MIAMI, FL, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In today’s fast-paced travel industry, where new automated innovations equal increased productivity, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) introduces another feature to its leading agent reservation system, Espresso. By popular demand, travel professionals now are able to go online to seamlessly transfer one or more individual client bookings into their… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas returns in Singapore for a six-month homeporting season in 2019 to 2020

Royal Caribbean Deepens Commitment to the Region with 30 percent Capacity Increase and Ship Revitalisation SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today announced that its Asia’s largest and most revolutionary ship, Quantum of the Seas, will be back in Singapore for a six-month homeporting season in 2019 to 2020 – the cruise… Read the full press release