Carnivals Spooktacular October

Carnivals Spooktacular October In the month of October, Carnival brings Halloween to the fleet! You’re about to discover a ‘spooktacular’ experience aboard a Carnival Cruise. All Carnival ships will be taking Halloween to a new level with their...

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Long Term Careers in the Cruise Industry

LONG TERM CAREERS IN THE CRUISE INDUSTRY When The Love Boat first aired in 1977, no one could have predicted the explosive effect it would have on the cruise industry.  It was arguably the single greatest catalyst for the industry’s growth,...

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The French Riviera Expects a Strong Year

The French Riviera Expects a Strong Year It’s is going to be a prosperous year for the French Riviera. The 2018 CLIA passenger capacity snapshot shows 28 million passengers expected to cruise, making this a strong year for the Cruise Industry in general....

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EXPEDITION CRUISING IN THE SPOTLIGHT! In the July 29 broadcast of CBS Sunday Morning™ expedition cruising was a featured segment, with the pioneer of expedition cruising, Lindblad, as the featured company.  Expedition cruising, also referred to...

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India Targets The Cruise Industry

India Targets the Cruise Industry The India Cruise Lines Association (INCLA) released a plan outlining the future of India's domestic market. The goal is to target five million domestically sourced cruise passengers by 2020.  To achieve this,...

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Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest Anyone who’s ever been on a cruise seems in awe of the way everything happens without any apparent effort.  It’s like a carefully choreographed ballet, where everyone knows exactly what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, and how it...

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“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