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TUI shifts ownership of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

TUI shifts ownership of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

TUI has agreed to sell its Hapag-Lloyd Cruises business to TUI Cruises, the joint venture the company operates with Royal Caribbean Cruises. The deal is valued at €1.2 billion.

Emerald enters river cruise market with new yacht

Emerald enters river cruise market with new yacht

Emerald Waterways has entered the yacht cruising market with the launch of its first custom built 100-guest ocean-going super yacht, Emerald Azzurra. The vessel is to be launched under the newly formed Emerald Yacht Cruises brand.

First steel cut for Celebrity Beyond in France

First steel cut for Celebrity Beyond in France

Construction has begun on Celebrity Beyond with the first piece of steel being cut at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. The vessel is the third ship in the Edge Series from Celebrity Cruises.

Port Royal welcomes first ship call in Jamaica

Port Royal welcomes first ship call in Jamaica

The introduction of cruise shipping to Port Royal, and by extension Kingston, has been planned for more than two decades. Port Royal joins Montego Bay, Falmouth, Ocho Rios and Port Antonio in the Jamaican market.

Viva Tiara to relaunch in Europe in March

Viva Tiara to relaunch in Europe in March

River cruise specialist, Viva Cruises, is re-launching its flagship vessel Viva Tiara in March. The ship, currently under a comprehensive renovation, will become the very first ship owned by the young European river tour operator.