A major cruise line and the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal operator told Seatrade Insider pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong have not interfered with cruise operations, apart from the need to reroute some excursions.
Norwegian Escape will offer a private group dining venue and Norwegian Cruise Line's largest casino, the company said in sharing some of the first details about the ship due for delivery in October 2015.
Azamara Club Cruises appointed former Silversea Cruises president Ellen Bettridge as vp sales and marketing, the Americas. Bettridge has more than 24 years of experience in sales and marketing in the travel management, cruise and hospitality industries.
Kai Tak Cruise Terminal handled its first simultaneous berthing—of Sapphire Princess and Voyager of the Seas—on Monday as Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrations swelled.
Seven ships at four Maine ports on Sept. 30 will comprise the busiest day of the season when more than 11,500 passengers are due to visit the state on cruises.
Total ships: 31
Total berths: 100,075
Total Order Book Value:$23,939,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$267,583