Monthly Archive: July 2011

Sustainable Tourism & Cruising

Cruising is a booming market, which has weathered the recession and the stream of new ships very well. As the industry grows worries will develop about the islands and destinations the ship visit, and...

Green Cruising.

We have touched on the topic of ‘Green’ Cruising in our article on EOSEAS, the concept environmentally friendly cruise ship. See that article here (opens in a new window) However when we did that...

Want to cruise with Mickey? Dream on.

The Magic Kingdom is having a great season on the high seas, with Disney Cruise Line posting excellent occupancy rates. The Orlando Sentinel has said that the new Disney Dream has been very popular with consumers...

A Life on the Ocean Waves

A life at sea is something which has tempted many a sailor in to the maritime industry, now there are several plans to launch floating communities. As every other blog is full or NCL’s...

The Rise and Fall of : Regency Cruises

We’re going to be doing a series of blogs titled ‘The Rise and Fall of : …’. These will investigate the business decisions and influences that caused some cruise businesses to end services. Our intentions...

Out with the old and….In with the refurbished?

As the Global Economy has stalled, cruise line have worked hard to keep vessels full, and weather the storm. Carnival axed its dividend…Royal Caribbean …er… got the Worlds two largest cruise ships drastically increasing...

What is so great about No-Fly Cruising?

Well its obvious, isn’t it? No Airplane, no flights, no airports. Now we are fans of avoiding the Airport, The queues, the shops, the gates, the lighting, na… We would rather not go to the Airport....

Our Project Sunshine

Royal Caribbean is planning new ships, slightly larger than the Freedom class, but smaller than the Oasis class. Royal Caribbean is like Apple, and is amazing at keeping ship under wraps. So we have...

River Cruising

Aside from the disastrously boring title of this post, and the fact instead of ‘three a week/two if slow’ policy on blogs I have been busy (and hurt my finger) so this week is...