Cruise

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 […]

Montréal’s renovated Alexandra Pier Cruise Terminal opens

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) welcomed Holland America Line’s MS Maasdam, the first ship to dock at the Port of Montreal’s new cruise terminal, on June 10. “We are very proud to have successfully completed this important project that represents a milestone in the Port of Montreal’s modern history. Now fully up and running, this new terminal bolsters the […]

CLIA and MHA sign collaboration MOU

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and The Marine Hotel Association (MHA) have signed a Memorandum of Under-standing (MOU) to explore a collaboration between the two organizations. The collaboration would bring MHA into CLIA and offer one cohesive membership to cruise lines and suppliers within the cruise industry, utilizing MHA’s experience and resources within the marine […]

Alaska welcomes its 1,000,000th cruise ship visitor in 2016

For the first time in seven years, Alaska welcomed its one millionth cruise ship visitor. The milestone visitors arrived on the Holland America Line ms Zaandam, which docked Friday morning in Juneau, Alaska, reports the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA). In light of the occasion, Alaska’s Governor declared September 22, 2016, Alaska Cruise Ship Visitor Day. […]

Celebrity Cruises’ bartender wins Diageo Global Travel final

Celebrity Cruises’ Andrej Malic was crowned Diageo Global Travel’s best bartender at the Diageo Reserve World Class final held last week in the Diageo 396 Bar in Miami. Malic and bartenders Marc McArthur from Norwegian Cruise Line and Angelo Sinopen of Holland America were the three semi-finalists of this year’s Diageo Global Travel Retail Americas World Class program. They were […]

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