Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. introduced the design and plans for Sint Maarten Quarter, a $120m mixed-use waterfront village to be developed within the Harbour of Philipsburg, St. Maarten.
Brian O'Connor, currently vp North American sales for Princess Cruises and Cunard Line, has informed key travel partners he will transition to succeed Julie Benson as vp public relations for Princess, effective June 1.
Genting Hong Kong is seeking shareholder approval for a new mandate to dispose of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings shares at the company's discretion. This gives it the flexibility to sell shares at appropriate occasions, without having to get approval for each transaction.
Norwegian Cruise Line is now offering legally recognized weddings at sea on two ships—soon to be three, is testing an expanded room service menu that carries an order charge and is making its Asian restaurants/noodle bars complimentary.
Viking Cruises chairman Torstein Hagen said his new ocean-going brand will offer 'the best itineraries by far' and 'the fairest pricing.' Plus, 'We're going to be renowned for one thing: enrichment.'
Total ships: 33
Total berths: 101,546
Total Order Book Value:$24,633,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$274,486