Thomson Cruises is acquiring Splendour of the Seas from Royal Caribbean International.
Veteran senior cruise executive Pamela Conover has been tapped to lead The World as president and ceo. Reached by phone on Friday, she told Seatrade Insider: 'I'm very excited by this unique opportunity.'
Costa Crociere group ceo Michael Thamm, government officials, trade partners and media were on hand to send off nearly 1,000 passengers embarking for the first world cruise from China.
Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, will name the new P&O Cruises' vessel Britannia at Ocean Terminal, Southampton, on March 10, 2015.
Scanship said it nailed a contract to provide a Total Clean Ship System on a Silversea Cruises newbuild at Fincantieri. The Norway-based supplier said the vessel will enter service in 2016.
Total ships: 33
Total berths: 101,546
Total Order Book Value:$24,633,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$274,486