With the passage of time, the older cruise passengers are starting to fade from taking cruise trips. While they were the staple of the lines, many are getting burned out and have “been there, done that.” Baby boomers are a strong segment (10,000 boomers retiring every day), but they are beginning to … Read the rest
The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the Industry go-to for information about our sailing niche. As a speaker, you should be aware of our business. Looks like opportunities will continue to grow for speakers as the activity is trending up and business continues to increase. More passengers… Read the rest
Kazou Okada is a very rich Japanese businessman. His goal is to capitalize on the potential for tourism in the Philippines.
You might have of him through his involvement in the casino industry. He’s already opened the Okada Manila casino resort which is located on Manila Bay. It has over 3,000 slot machines,… Read the rest
Word from the group “CruiseComplete” is that their September 2016 pick for best premium/contemporary cruise line is Royal Caribbean. The list is compiled based on the number of price quotes that are received by each line…hmmm – kinda weak in my book.
Here is the top 10 in the premium/contemporary category… Read the rest
The Russian ministry’s press service, “Sputnik” (real name), reports that the former leader of the Soviet Union plans to build a few ships to capture the home market. Currently, US oriented ships visit St. Petersburg and other Baltic ports.
I’ve been there and we even flew on a Russian jet to Moscow. … Read the rest
When you are speaking on a cruise ship, – you are treated as both crew and passenger. In port, we can: 1. Stay on the ship, 2. Go on a tour, or 3. Go out and do your own thing.
I like to scuba – I have 265 dives. So I try to get off at good places and get 2 dives in. It’s hard to do since the ships… Read the rest