The expansion of Pier 3 in Old San Juan to handle Quantum- and Oasis-class ships is 'the most important project in decades aimed to develop the cruise market in Puerto Rico,' according to Victor Suárez-Meléndez, executive director, Puerto Rico Ports Authority.
Bernie Dumas, president and ceo of Nanaimo Port Authority, was unanimously elected to chair the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) and leads an eight-member board that includes some of Canada's leading and emerging cruise ports.
For the first time, Carnival Pride will operate a series of 10- to 14-day Caribbean cruises round-trip from Baltimore and one-way between Baltimore and San Juan, as well as new five-day Bermuda cruises and six- and eight-day Caribbean/Bahamas voyages, beginning in October 2015.
Seabourn evangelist Bruce Good is retiring after a colorful career—a large part of it in luxury and expedition cruising, his second calling after music.
Finalists for the 2014 Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards have been announced and are listed below in alphabetical order. Principal sponsor of the Awards scheme, for the eighth year running, is Fidelio Cruise. The winners will be announced and trophies presented in Barcelona at the Seatrade Med Party on the evening of September 17 at the city's opera house, the Gran Teatre del Liceu.
Total ships: 31
Total berths: 100,075
Total Order Book Value:$23,939,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$267,583