Tagged: business

Royal’s New Crystal

Royal Caribbean has today announced the purchase of Crystal Cruises from NYK, the purchase will see Royal Caribbean’s current Azamara brand merged into Crystal with Azamara Quest and Azamara Journey being renamed Crystal Quest...

100 Years of Profits : Titanic

6 Years ago I had an English Teacher, This English teacher was passionate about the Titanic and loved everything about it. He claimed however that Titanic was the most successful ship in the history...

Der Club Schiff der Britischen

Now as I last covered Virgins Cruise Dream, and how in 2003 they may have been knocked off course by Island Cruises and Ocean Village Cruises. However it would appear that these cruise lines...

Richard Branson’s Virgin Cruise Dream

For as long as I can remember Richard Branson has been linked to starting a cruise line, to date this has not yet surfaced, and recently its been even more quiet… The core aspects...

The Rise & Fall of: Festival Cruises

Continuing our series on ‘The Rise & Fall of’ we are looking at Festival Cruises, whose collapse is the most recent, declaring bankruptcy in 2004. If you used to work for Festival Cruises or had...

For Sale. One Owner: Gaddafi

The cruise ship for Libya, known as Phoenicia, which is currently under construction in France is up for sale. This follows the default on payment for the second instalment of the payment plan. Phoenicia...