Category: Sea Travel

The EU revises its PRF Directive: MedCruise shapes its content and invites cruise ports to share their views

MedCruise attended the Sixth Meeting of the European Sustainable Shipping Forum’s Sub-group on Port Reception Facilities, held on October 4, in Brussels, Belgium that discussed the objectives of the revision of the EU 2000/59/EC PRF Directive as these have been defined. The Association represented by Mrs Valeria Mangiarotti, assigned member for environmental issues, Port of…

New ferry services between Morocco and continental Europe through new Moroccan company, Africa Morocco Links

BMCE Bank Of Africa Group, a leading Moroccan and pan-African banking group, and Attica Holdings S.A. (“Attica Group”), a subsidiary of Marfin Investment Group, the largest investment group in Southeast Europe, are pleased to announce an agreement to operate scheduled ferry services from Morocco to Europe, through the newly-established Moroccan company Africa Morocco Links “AML”).…

Holland America Line launches partnership with America’s Test Kitchen

SEATTLE – Holland America Line turns its culinary programming up a notch with the introduction of dynamic shipboard cooking shows produced in partnership with the long-running public television show America’s Test Kitchen, the most popular how-to-cook show on TV. Holland America Line is a sponsor of America’s Test Kitchen on public television, and is proud…

MSC Cruises further enriches kids entertainment across its fleet

GENEVA – MSC Cruises — the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa — announced exciting additions to its already rich family cruises offerings that includes the introduction of an innovative kids sports program, DOREBRO; a kids-dedicated interactive cooking class designed with Michelin-starred chef Carlo Cracco;…

Reader Offers’ traveller survey finds no-fly cruising leading the way, with river cruising in close pursuit

Reader Offers Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent cruise retailers, has revealed the findings of its 2016 traveller survey. The survey, which aims to benchmark traveller’s cruising habits and discover the most important factors when booking future cruises, was completed by over 700 customers, all of whom have booked a cruise in the last…

John Delaney takes the helm at Windstar Cruises

SEATTLE – John Delaney is now the president of Windstar Cruises. The seasoned cruise veteran will chart a course for the boutique, small ship cruise line that prides itself on a casual yet elegant approach to smaller harbors, in-port overnights and personalized experiences around the world. His first day in office will be on July…

G Marine Yachts represents EVO Yachts in USA

CANNES, FRANCE – G Marine Yachts announces a new partnership with EVO Yachts. EVO Yachts used the fanfare of The Cannes Yachting Festival to announce the partnership with the Miami, Florida-based G Marine, “The European Yacht Boutique.” The agreement names the US dealer and broker as the exclusive representative in Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean…