Liam Hunt

New territory business manager for Princess

Princess Cruises UK has appointed a new business manager. Liam Hunt joins as territory business manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland. He is based in Scotland and reports to Ellie Webb, Princess Cruises’ sales manager.…

Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises enhances sales team

Celebrity Cruises has made four new appointments to its UK and Ireland sales team to further develop its relationships with agents and help more agencies and trade partners grow their bookings. Pauline Thomson takes the…

Geoff Ridgeon

Geoff Ridgeon joins Fred Olsen as new head…

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has confirmed the appointment of Geoff Ridgeon as its new head of sales. He will take up the role on May 7 and report to Justin Stanton, sales and marketing director.…

Expedition cruise

Expedition cruise sector to grow 30% by 2022

The expedition cruise sector will grow 30 per cent by 2022, according to the chairman of Clia’s expedition working group. Peter Shanks, who is also the managing director of Silversea, said 90 per cent of…

MS Amalia Rodrigues

CroisiEurope’s latest ship inaugurated

CroisiEurope’s latest ship, the MS Amália Rodrigues, has been inaugurated in Porto. The ship is the sixth to join CroisiEurope’s fleet on the Douro and is its third premium-rated ship on the Golden River. MS Amália…

Viking

Viking expands European river fleet

Hundreds of red and white balloons greeted guests attending the naming celebrations of Viking’s seven new river Longships on the Rhine in Basel, Switzerland, last month. In keeping with a long-standing maritime tradition, the line…

Wow Air

Wow Air ceases operations

Iceland’s Wow Air has ceased operations and cancelled all flights. Passengers who need to travel are being advised to book with other airlines, which may offer flights at a reduced rate by way of so-called…

Spirit of Adventure

Steel-cutting ceremony for new Saga ship

Saga Cruises held a steel-cutting ceremony for new ship Spirit of Adventure, the line’s second bespoke-built boutique ship. The event took place at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, to mark the start of…