Curaçao, where passenger numbers have ballooned to 600,000 from 450,000 in 2012, needs another big-ship dock to reach 1m cruisers in five to 10 years. That's why the government has approved a second mega-pier, estimated at $50m counting landside and soft costs.
Miami’s oldest and most legendary bar, Tobacco Road, will find a new home aboard Norwegian Escape, to be based year-round from PortMiami.
Paris-based Rivages du Monde, which specializes in river and coastal cruises, has selected Montréal as the homeport for its Saint-Laurent Prestige for the full 2015 season.
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.
Total ships: 31
Total berths: 100,075
Total Order Book Value:$23,939,948,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$267,583