Cruise

St. Kitts passes one million cruise passengers

St. Kitts received its millionth cruise passenger for the first time in its history on July 16. The milestone passenger arrived onboard Royal Caribbean Cruise’s the Freedom of the Seas. Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant led the welcome delegation and selected the millionth passenger upon disembarkation, who was treated to a complimentary island tour. The historic occasion […]

Starboard reveals next level retail program onboard Carnival Horizon

The three-story tall, fuchsia pink, digitally-decorated funnel with flashing Victoria’s Secret logos that greeted passengers embarking on the new Carnival Horizon cruise ship at New York City’s Pier 88 last week was the first indication of the key role that retail is playing on Carnival’s newest addition to its fleet. Carnival, working together with Starboard Cruise Services, […]

Starboard Cruise Services unveils the new Retail Reality at SeaTrade Cruise Global 2018

Global cruise retailer Starboard Cruise Services will commemorate its 60-year legacy with a number of innovative new retail concepts on four new cruise ships in 2018. Under the leadership of President and CEO Beth Neumann, Starboard continues to bring new retail design, unique entertainment experiences, and exceptional guest hospitality to the cruise industry. “Shopping must […]

Rock N Roll Tequila sails with Carnival

Rock N Roll Tequila, the triple distilled platinum tequila packaged in a glass guitar bottle, has taken to the seas with Carnival Cruiselines. Two variants of the tequila, Rock N Roll Mango Tequila and Rock N Roll Platinum Tequila, have been available onboard in the duty free shops since mid-November on six Carnival ships: Sunshine, […]

The Ritz-Carlton takes its luxury to sea

 The award-winning luxury hotel brand, The Ritz-Carlton, is entering into luxury yachting and cruises. Created by The Ritz-Carlton and maritime experts Douglas Prothero and Lars Clasen, in collaboration with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., The Ritz-Carlton will provide luxury hospitality service under a long-term operating agreement. Named The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, this venture […]

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