Holland America Line promoted Joe Slattery to svp global marketing and sales, a newly created role, and moved Mark Kammerer to a new position as vp international marketing and sales for HAL and Seabourn.
After getting 'bruised' by Hurricane Gonzalo, in the widely reported phrase of Premier Michael Dunkley, Bermuda is quickly recovering and scheduled to handle its first cruise ship on Wednesday. Celebrity Infinity is to call on a repositioning voyage from Europe to the Caribbean. The ship sailed Oct. 13 from Harwich and is to arrive at Port Everglades on Oct. 27.
Oct. 20 update: CLIA posted a news release on its website about Ebola screening, dated Oct. 19.
Cruise Lines International Association on Friday told Seatrade Insider it now recommends additional 'contact screening,' on top of travel history screening, and denial of boarding for anyone who had physical contact with, or helped care for, a person with Ebola within 21 days before embarking a cruise.
A colorful antique Bajan bus adventure and a one-of-a-kind maritime facility, Blackwoods Screw Dock in the historic Bridgetown area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are two new excursion offerings from Foster & Ince Cruise Services.
Carnival Cruise Lines reported a 'smooth debark' for Carnival Magic Sunday morning at its Galveston homeport. US public health officials boarded the ship shortly after its 4:30 a.m. arrival to conduct a final screening of the lab worker who may have processed Ebola samples in early October; additionally, a blood test confirmed she was not infected.
Total ships: 31
Total berths: 100,075
Total Order Book Value:$23,939,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$267,583