UBM, owner and organiser of Cruise Shipping Miami, Marintec China, Sea Japan and other events serving the cruise and general maritime industries worldwide, announced its acquisition of Seatrade Communications Ltd.
Royal Caribbean's strategy to achieve a double-digit return on invested capital and double earnings per share within three years rests on at least 2% annual net yield growth, flattish net cruise costs excluding fuel and a contribution from TUI Cruises.
Celebrity Cruises promoted sales executives in its field and strategic markets business in the US, led by Keith Lane, vp field sales and national accounts, North America.
Update adds brokerages' price comparisons with previous Princess newbuilds.
Princess Cruises reached an agreement with Fincantieri to build a ship to enter service in 2017. The 143,000gt vessel will be built at an all-in cost of €600m.
One of the nation's busiest cruise ports welcomed US Customs and Border Protection's decision to allow approved entities to reimburse the agency for expanded services to improve processing and inspection times. Port Everglades, along with the Port of Houston Authority and a number of airports and cargo terminal operators, were included in the initial selections for 16 new reimbursable services agreements.
Total ships: 28
Total berths: 91,515
Total Order Book Value:$22,105,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$273,472