Category Archives: Travel Industry News

UK Heatwave Set to Continue

Believe it or not but the heat wave currently hitting many parts of the UK is set to continue for at least another week according to forecasters.


Cruise Line Waves Good Bye To Europe

Right now, Carnival Sunshine is sailing a 9-night itinerary in the Mediterranean.  The rebuilt ship, formerly known as Carnival Destiny, will visit Livorno, Civitavecchia, Naples and Messina in Italy as well as some other iconic destinations.  Onboard, the mostly North …


Costa Concordia Saga Continues, Perhaps Indefinitely

It seems as though the tale of the Costa Concordia is never going to end.  The ship still sits off the coast of Italy, looking not much different than it did when grounded in January 2012..  The captain is on …


High Tech Intranet System Expands Cruise Ship Communication Options

Cruise vacations are more inclusive by nature in many areas when compared to travel on land.  At sea, cruise fares commonly includes meals and accommodations along with entertainment as travelers sail from place to place.  On land, hotel packages might …


Heathrow T2 Gets New Name

Airports are constantly trying to keep up with demand while providing travelers with a pleasant experience whether waiting for flights, making connections, arriving or departing from places all over the world.  Ongoing work at London’s’ Heathrow airport has addressed the …

Royal Princess Arrival in Southampton

Unique Features Of Royal Princess Make For A Nice Ride

New Royal Princess, the next generation ship from Princess Cruises will spend the Summer in Europe and the Fall through Winter and Spring in North America.  That’s for 2013 and 2014 too, making this ship a good choice regardless of …

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Royals Meet In Southampton For The First Time

It was a Royal day in Southampton as Princess Cruises new generation ship was named by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge. Naming the new ship Royal Princess when she released a bottle of champagne that smashed against its …


Huge New Complex Coming to Las Vegas

Not content with its current standing as the glitziest place on earth, Las Vegas has announced that huge next complex is set to be built, with construction to start in late 2014.


Cruise Bill of Rights: What Happens When Things Go Wrong

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is a trade organization to which many cruise lines belong.  Travel agents also belong to CLIA and receive some valuable training from them. This week, CLIA released a Cruise Industry Passenger Bill of Rights …


Vikings to Invade Europe Again

The Vikings who raided, traded, explored, and settled in wide areas of Europe from the late 8th to the mid-11th centuries are long gone.  But during their time a period of Viking expansion, known as the Viking Age, served as …