Dividends Announced by Carnival

Dividends Announced by Carnival This month Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.50 per share. The company's Board of Directors approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of February...

read more

Grand Celebration Returns to Palm Beach

Grand Celebration Returns to Palm Beach The Port of Palm Beach welcomes the return of Bahamas Paradise Grand Celebration for sailings and sail and stay options to Grand Bahama Island. Bahamas Paradise sent the Grand Celebration to assist in relief efforts in St....

read more

Carnival’s Latest New Build

Carnival’s Latest New Build Photo Credit: Venuelust Carnival Cruise Line is taking a dip into the past to name its new supersized ship when it debuts in 2020.  The new XL-class ship will be called “Mardi Gras”, a throwback of the company’s first ship, a 27,000-ton...

read more

You Won’t believe Who has 60% Cruise Traffic in China

SHANGHAI DOMINATES THE CHINESE CRUISE MARKETShanghai, China's largest city, leads the cruise traffic in China with about 60% of the Chinese cruise market. It is also the world’s largest city by population (over 24.3 million) and is a major cruise port of call and a...

read more

Rijeka Rises

Rijeka Rises!The cruise industry is experiencing an enviable growth trajectory that shows no signs of slowing.  We’ve previously blogged on this topic, noting that a remarkable 106 ships are scheduled to be delivered in the next 10 years.  Companies of all...

read more

“Shannon was also instrumental in assisting our company to expand into a new port of operation, Ketchikan. Prior to 2003, we only conducted tours in the SE Alaska ports of Juneau and Sitka. She worked with us to identify the best local tour businesses to partner with, to facilitate our entry into the community, and she helped us to develop a tour product that would be attractive to visitors to Ketchikan. The successful launch of our Best of Ketchikan by Land & Sea tour enabled us to establish the foot-hold we needed to move ahead in developing the other tour programs we now operate in this very busy port.”

— John Dunlap, Vice President, Allen Marine Tours