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Safe Harbour: Passenger Protection in Ports 10 May, 2011 In 2010, the cruise industry was shaken by the shooting of a 15-year-old passenger at St Thomas, Virgin islands. In the wake of the shooting, ports and cruise lines renewed the debate on how... > read more

Size Up: One-Size-Fits-All Ports and Terminals 10 May, 2011 Ships such as Oasis of the Seas are changing the face of cruise shipping. Andrea Ashfield asks Royal Caribbean's Juan Trescastro and Fred.Olsen's Matt Grimes how ports and terminals...

Full Steam Ahead: The Cruise Industry in 2011 10 May, 2011 Cruise passenger numbers are expected to rise in 2011. Joe Slattery, Holland America, Alfredo Spadon and Neil Palomba, MSC Cruises, and Stephanie Farrow, Fred.Olsen, discuss their...

Quick to React in Times of Crisis 08 September, 2010 Changing regulations, increased competition and the financial crisis are creating havoc in the cruise market. Lines need to act swiftly to maximise their position, writes Selwyn...

Baltic Exposure 08 September, 2010 The Baltic is responding faster than any other area to the challenges posed by a huge increase in cruise traffic. Costa's Elisabetta de Nardo and AIDA's Kay-Uwe Maross tell Elly Earls...

Modernising the Med's Ports 08 March, 2010 Ports are struggling to keep up with the cracking pace of growth set by the global cruise industry, especially in locations such as the Mediterranean. Jodie McLeod talks to Luigi Pastena from...

Gulf Dream: How Dubai is Welcoming the Cruise Industry 08 March, 2010 With cruise lines coming out of the downturn and in good health, the drive to expand their itineraries has seen the Persian Gulf become an exciting prospect. Elly Earls talks to Royal...

East Meets West 05 March, 2010 With Asia opening up to cruise lines, the push to offer new destinations is seeing China become a potential giant of future itineraries, which could also take pressure off congested European...

Mexico: The Long View 07 October, 2009 Mexico has consistently been a popular tourist destination but, during the first six months of 2009, it has had to contend with recession, drug wars and a deadly virus. Shirley Accini assesses...

Eastern Enchantment 07 October, 2009 Exotic itineraries to Asia and the Far East have surged in popularity in the last decade, but how long can interest in the region be maintained? Simon Douwes of Holland America Line and...

Hidden Depths 07 October, 2009 South America offers cultures, landscapes and activities to satisfy the most adventurous traveller. Shirley Accini talks to of Yachts of Seabourn and Giora Israel of Carnival Corporation about...

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