Monthly Archive: September 2015

Why don’t hotel chains have cruise ships?

It seems like the most logical expansion the hotel industry, however only Regent Hotels and Club Med maintains a ocean going presence. Hilton and Radisson have both tried and failed at taking on the high...

Genting moves on Lloyd Werft

Genting Hong Kong, the owner of Star Cruises and Crystal Cruises as well as a significant shareholder in NCL Holdings has acquired a stake in German Shipyard Lloyd Werft.

Did Norwegian miss the boat with AIDA?

While researching for by last article on Royal Viking Line I found that at one point Norwegian Cruise Line had acquired AIDA before selling it back less than two years later. I don’t think...

The Rise and Fall of Royal Viking Line

In the continuation of our ‘The Rise and Fall of’ series we are looking at Royal Viking Line. This is probably one of the most loved cruise lines to have ever ceased to exist....