Articles tagged “celebrity cruises”

Expedition Cruising Is Still Small But Going Mainstream for Travel Advisors

Expedition Cruising Is Still Small But Going Mainstream for Travel Advisors

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

Expedition cruises have come a long way from bunk accommodations on old Russian ships, with a growing fleet of luxury vessels presenting lucrative opportunities for travel advisors. It's especially so for those looking for unique holiday solutions for their well-heeled customers.

6 months ago

Luxury Yachts Are Changing the Galapagos One Cruise at a Time

Luxury Yachts Are Changing the Galapagos One Cruise at a Time

Fran Golden, Bloomberg

Are luxury yachts the solution to preventing overtourism in the Galapagos or are they part of the problem?

10 months ago

Travel Advisor Innovation Report: South African Agents Build Trips for the Untraveled

Travel Advisor Innovation Report: South African Agents Build Trips for the Untraveled

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Whether it's an appeal to young black South Africans or seniors who fear paying a single supplement, travel advisors who know the particular needs of their own peer groups can have a built-in advantage.

1 year ago

6 Ways Celebrity Edge Is Changing the Game for the Cruise Industry

6 Ways Celebrity Edge Is Changing the Game for the Cruise Industry

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Celebrity Cruises wanted its newest ship to be transformational for the brand and for the cruise industry. With reimagined staterooms, technology, and even hot tubs, the cruise line is following through on that goal.

1 year ago

Why the Cruise Industry Stands Out for Diversity in Its Leadership

Why the Cruise Industry Stands Out for Diversity in Its Leadership

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cruising has embraced diversity in leadership and diversity in experiences for consumers in recent years. This bodes well for the industry as it continues a concerted effort to get more people to try cruising.

1 year ago

Cruise Lines Want to Turn Newcomers Into Repeat Visitors

Cruise Lines Want to Turn Newcomers Into Repeat Visitors

Joe Kafka, Associated Press

Cruise operators are eager to bring newcomers on board. This story presents some basic information that could help first-timers, but cruise lines would be wise to better demystify the experience.

2 years ago

Celebrity Cruises Is Building a Lux New Ship to Sail the Galapagos

Celebrity Cruises Is Building a Lux New Ship to Sail the Galapagos

Hannah Sampson, Skift

People already pay a pretty penny to sail the Galapagos Islands. Will they spend more to do it on a new, high-end ship? Celebrity Cruises is banking on it.

2 years ago

Celebrity Cruises Reimagines Onboard Entertainment

Celebrity Cruises Reimagines Onboard Entertainment

Fran Golden, Bloomberg

Cruise lines have long attempted, with mixed results, to woo younger customers. Avante-garde shows may not do the trick on their own. But the effort to try new things is worthwhile.

2 years ago

Interview: Celebrity Cruises CEO on Getting the Edge in First Ship Design in a Decade

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Celebrity Cruises had a lot of time to think about what it wanted on a new type of ship — 10 years, in fact, since the last class was designed. The line has added some concepts and features that we expect to see more of in the coming years.

3 years ago

Celebrity Bets Big on Outdoor Spaces for New Cruise Ship

Celebrity Bets Big on Outdoor Spaces for New Cruise Ship

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Cruise lines have been trying for years, with limited success, to appeal to younger travelers. Perhaps Celebrity Edge, which will be filled with technological goodies, finally will be the answer.

3 years ago

Expedia Trolled Trump on Inauguration Day With Anti-Wall TV Ad

Expedia Trolled Trump on Inauguration Day With Anti-Wall TV Ad

Dennis Schaal, Skift

A lot of public companies are actively wondering how they will counter an onslaught if they become a target of the new administration in Washington. It's therefore a fairly gutsy act when companies ranging from Expedia to Celebrity Cruises stick their proverbial necks out.

3 years ago

Celebrity Cruises Wades Into Political Waters With Its New Ad Campaign

Celebrity Cruises Wades Into Political Waters With Its New Ad Campaign

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Celebrity Cruises recognizes that fear is bad for travel — and doesn't seem worried about rocking the boat with a politically charged ad.

3 years ago