The Two River Amadeus’s – Other Cruise News: The Brazilian Cruise Slump – Royal Caribbean To Return To New Orleans

The Cruise Examiner for 8th May 2017

When Ama Waterways first opened in 2002 it was known as Amadeus Waterways, but changed names in 2008 to Ama Waterways. Meanwhile, Lüftner River Cruises has since adopted for itself the name Amadeus River Cruises. We have a look at both operators today. Meanwhile, with cruising booming worldwide, the Brazilian market has taken a tumble seeing passenger figures tumble as the number of passengers handled at Santos drops by more than 40%. Finally, Royal Caribbean is to return to New Orleans on 2018. .

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Norwegian To Add Hamburg And Southampton In 2017 – Other Cruise News: River Lifts And Elevators

The Cruise Examiner for 1st February 2016

Norwegian JadeLast week Norwegian Cruise Line was full of announcements for next year. First, it will base its Norwegian Jade (above) in Hamburg starting in 2017, second it will return to Southampton next year in an effort to double its UK trade and third it will base its mammoth Norwegian Getaway in Copenhagen, offering an increase of 36,000 berths there on a seasonal basis. Meanwhile, we look at the recent addition of lifts and elevators to river cruisers in Europe.ensure the long-term health of the world’s oceans.

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Record 24 River Cruisers Christened In March – The New MSC Ships – The Case of The 64,000 Disappearing Brits – Carnival Back In Norfolk

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com by Kevin Griffin

The Cruise Examiner for 24th March 2014..

Viking LongshipThis month has been a busy one for river cruise ship builders as operators have been ordering them in series, like railway carriages. By the end of the month, fully twenty-four new river cruisers will have been delivered in March, in time for the new 2014 season. Three-quarters, or eighteen of these, are for Viking River Cruises alone. The decision has now been made by MSC Cruises to build its latest “shorter but wider” class of mega ships at STX France and, as we guessed two weeks week, they will feature an internal promenade. In the UK, meanwhile, it appears that CLIA slipped up when it lost 64,000 British cruisers between January and this month. Finally, comes word that Carnival Splendor will mark a return to Norfolk by Carnival Cruise Lines when she arrives in 2015

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APT, AMA Waterways and Noble Caledonia – Grand Mistral To Become Costa NeoRiviera – Australia Liner Profile Revealed

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com by Kevin Griffin

The Cruise Examiner for 23rd September 2013

Project Orient

From starting a bus service in Melbourne in 1924, APT has come a long way in 85 years since it was formed in 1927, now having significant holdings in fifteen-ship river operator AMA Waterways and seven-ship small ship operator Noble Caledonia. As many will not have heard of them, we have an initial look this week at who they are. Meanwhile, Costa continues to cannibalize its Spanish subsidiary Iberocruceros by taking another of their ships for its own fleet. And finally, we have a look (see above) at what Project Orient’s mooted new Europe-Australia liners will look like.

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