Find out amazing stories and accomplishments by crew members and the cruise lines. This topics include the ship life experience and success of former and current crew members who need to be acknowledged, for their outstanding work.

Queen Mary 2 Crew Awarded Medal For Seamanship

Mar 09, 2018

Queen Mary 2 Captain Chris Wells, and his crew received a Medal for Seamanship presented by The Royal Cruising Club honoring them for the rescue of a skipper in the Atlantic. The ceremony was held at The Royal Cruising Club in Knightsbridge on March 1, where Captain Wells and Skipper Wheatley who was rescued by Cunard’s flagship jointly received the award.

DJ David Guetta Live Concert At AIDAnova Christening ceremony

Mar 08, 2018

The German Cruise Line Aida Cruises is planning a major event in Papenburg, for the christening ceremony of its latest cruise ship "Aida Nova". The new cruise ship, which can run on low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) will be christened on Friday, August 31, at the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg and at the same time a live concert is scheduled with the iconic DJ David Guetta.

Celebrity Cruises will 'Ring the Bell on the 7 Seas' in honor of International Women's Day

Mar 07, 2018

Celebrating the social, economic and political achievements of women around the world Celebrity Cruises will 'Ring the Bell on the 7 Seas' across the entire fleet in honor of International Women's Day, March 8.

AIDA Cruises Names First German Female Captain

Mar 05, 2018

Nicole Langosch age 34, has been named captain of the cruise ship AIDAsol, becoming the first female master in the AIDA Cruises fleet. The naming ceremony was held on Sunday in the port of Gran Canaria, where Nicole Langosch took command of the vessel. After ten years working for Aida, she will be responsible for 2200 passengers and 630 crew.

Ed Sheeran new documentary to feature his cruise ship adventures

Feb 23, 2018

Documentary about Ed Sheeran entitled “Songwriter” is set to be released this month. The producer Murray Cummings who was working with Sheeran projects, including couple music videos was collecting footage over the years and chronicles Ed's journey as a singer/songwriter. The idea was to “capture the spark, inspiration that goes into writing songs and the initial idea behind the hits.

Celebrity Cruises guests and crew plant more than 30,000 in Galapagos

Feb 22, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is growing a greener tomorrow on the Galapagos Islands. The cruise line has worked together with Galapagos National Park to plant more than 30,000 trees in Los Gemelos on Santa Cruz Island, conserving the pristine Galapagos archipelago, home to unique flora and fauna which can’t be found anywhere in the world. 

How much money the biggest cruise companies make every minute?

Feb 09, 2018

Time is money, and in the corporate world, each minute means big money. Following the analysis presented by InfoData, which shows how much the top 25 companies in the world earn per second, we decided to find out how much the biggest cruise companies in the world earn per minute. We collected data from the top 6 cruise corporations and compared their revenue in 2016. The combined revenue of the top 6 biggest cruise companies in the world is astonishing $65,354 per minute.

Royal Caribbean’s Shekhar Grover Wins Bacardi Legacy Cruise Finals

Feb 07, 2018

Shekhar Grover is this year’s winner of Bacardi Legacy Global Cruise Cocktail Competition Finals. Representing Royal Caribbean International at the annual Bacardi Legacy finals Grover won this prestigious competition with his cocktail “The Royal Legacy”. He will receive $4,000 prize, and a chance to compete at the Bacardi Global Finals in Mexico City.

Costa Cruises to reduce food waste by 50%

Feb 05, 2018

Starting this year Costa Cruises will reduce food waste on board its cruise ships by 50%. The program named "4GOODFOOD" developed with cooperation by University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo and Winnow, was already tested onboard Costa Diadema in 2016. The results during the trial period of 11 months have shown a reduction of food waste by over 50%, which is equivalent to a reduction of 1,189 tons of CO2, or the emissions of 231 cars in a year.

Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, and Carnival Bartenders to Compete for Bacardi Bartender of the Year

Feb 02, 2018

The 2018 Bacardi Legacy Global Cruise Cocktail Competition Finals will be held in Miami, on February 6. This Competition has attracted more than 1,600 entries from the cruise industry’s leading bartenders. Three bartenders have made it to the finals of the 13th annual competition who will compete for the title Bacardi Cruise Bartender of the Year and a chance to compete in the Global Finals in Mexico City, plus a $4,000 prize.


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