Nadine Palatz is the new managing director of Hamburg Cruise Centre, taking over from 69 year old Gerd Drossel who has been at the helm of the association for six years.
In a new research report, information analysis firm IHS Inc. asserted cruise terminal security screening remains 'relatively soft' compared to airport screening, something it expects to change when the United States implements new regulations in 2015. IHS further predicts this would have far-reaching impact on cruise terminal screening around the globe.
For those who haven't noticed or thought it was just a style error, the cruise industry's largest brand by number of ships and passengers carried is changing its name.
If the longstanding US trade embargo with Cuba is lifted, this would present a 'tremendous opportunity' and 11 ports now would be able to take cruise ships, Arnold Donald, ceo of Carnival Corp. & plc, said Friday.
Update addresses pricing of the newbuilds.
Carnival Corp. & plc signed an order for two newbuilds—one apiece for Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line—with Fincantieri.
Total ships: 29
Total berths: 92,195
Total Order Book Value:$22,119,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$270,179