Genting Cruise Lines announces Explorer Dream as the first cruise ship to receive CIP-M certification by DNV GL

Genting Cruise Lines is pleased to announce that Dream Cruises’ Explorer Dream is the first cruise ship in the industry to receive the Certification in Infection Prevention for the Maritime industry (CIP-M) from the world’s leading classification society, DNV GL. The CIP-M certification of Explorer Dream is timely and in conjunction with Dream Cruises’ recent … Read more

Crystal Cruises receives Blue Circle Environmental Award

The Port of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada has recognized Crystal Cruises with a 2019 Blue Circle Award as part of the port’s EcoAction Program, which encourages efforts above and beyond requirements in order to reduce air emissions and carbon footprint. The awards are given to cruise lines and other marine carriers who maintain the highest standards … Read more

GCL launches new B2B app in India and introduces enhanced health and hygiene measures

  Genting Cruise Lines (GCL) has announced the launch of a new B2B app geared toward the company’s travel trade and business partners to provide a wealth of information, all in the palm of their hands. The “GCL India” app is readily available via the Google Play Store Link- and the Apple App Store … Read more

Test setup begins on world´s longest rollercoaster at sea, to be installed on board Global Dream

Last October, Dream Cruises and Maurer Rides announced the world’s longest roller coaster at sea onboard the new Global Class cruise ship, Global Dream. The “Spike®-Coaster” type roller coaster – called Space Cruiser by Dream Cruises – will be the highlight of the “Dream Park at the Pier”, the very first theme park at sea. … Read more

Organisers of Arabian Travel Market announce the launch of ATM Virtual

  Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has officially announced the launch of ATM Virtual, a three-day event that will take place from June 1 to 3, 2020. The event, which underscores ATM’s commitment to delivering positive business and networking opportunities to the region’s vast travel and tourism community, will focus on emerging trends, opportunities and the … Read more

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. successfully secures over USD two billion of additional liquidity in oversubscribed capital markets transactions

  Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) yesterday announced that it has successfully secured over USD two billion of additional liquidity in response to impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic on the Company and the cruise industry, including the temporary suspension of voyages and to safeguard against a further downside scenario. Yesterday, the Company announced … Read more

Genting Cruise Lines announces enhanced preventive measures for the fleet and cruise industry

Genting Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the introduction of enhanced preventive measures for its Dream Cruises and Star Cruises fleet with an increase in safety levels for the cruise industry due to the continuing COVID-19 situation globally. As the health and safety of Genting Cruise Lines’ guests and crew remain its top priority, various … Read more

100 % of global destinations have COVID-19 travel restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted all destinations worldwide to introduce restrictions on travel, research by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has found. This represents the most severe restriction on international travel in history and no country has so far lifted restrictions introduced in response to the crisis.   Following up on previous research, the latest … Read more