Tagged: business

If I had my way…

So I’ve won the Lottery. I’m going to start a cruise line, Actually I’m not going to start just one, but three. Each targeted at a different demographic. For a little bit of fun...

Millennials: it’s all about U

We’re a bit behind the curve here, Uniworld announced its concept for a new river cruise line in December 2016. Sales launched in March 2017 yet here we are only discussing it in August.

The Rise & Fall of Renaissance Cruises

Continuing our series of ‘The Rise & Fall of’ we are looking at Renaissance Cruises. Renaissance, also known as R Cruises is perhaps one of the most interesting cruise line failures despite the cruise...

An opportunity for Thomas Cook

One of Europe’s leading operators hasn’t joined the cruise rush, Thomas Cook, unlike rival TUI has not engaged in chartering ships or running its own cruise line.

Cruising through Brexit

  On 23rd June the British people voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. It is unknown what the British exit from the European Union may look like. However most predictions show...

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....

What next for Hapag-Lloyd?

TUI Group AG, the travel group has announced plans to align its global brands under its TUI brand, this has been a long process, the company has been aligning its offerings since it acquired...