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Normandy in video

The Normandy Tourism Board has recently produced a tourist video to promote the Norman cruise destinations, Rouen, Honfleur, Le Havre and Cherbourg. This clip shows the shore-excursions that can be offered to maritime and river cruise passengers during their stopovers in one of the Normandy ports and on the Seine River. Some emblematic excursions...Read more

Disney Cruise Line is coming to Cork!

The Port of Cork is delighted to share that Disney Cruise Line has revealed its summer 2018 itinerary which includes Cork on their list of first time visits. The ‘Disney Magic’ will travel to Cork for the first time as part of Disney Cruise Line’s new seven-night British Isles cruise, departing in September 2018. Announcing the first time call,...Read more

Porto Cruise Terminal is the 'Building of the Year 2017'

The new Port of Leixões' Cruise Terminal has just been elected as the 'Building of the Year 2017' by ArchDaily, the world's most viewed architecture website. Porto Cruise Terminal was design by the Portuguese Architect Luís Pedro Silva and deserved top spot in the category of ‘Public Architecture' among the best architectural projects worldwide.Read more

IJmuiden Cruise Season 2016 vs 2017

The 2016 cruise year in IJmuiden was not a record season, but still we had many interesting calls. On December 18th Saga Sapphire has officially closed our season. A total of 32 calls (24 transit and 8 turn arounds), 52.581 passengers and 16.241 crewmembers found their way in IJmuiden. Whether it was for a smooth (dis)-embark on HAL’s Prinsendam...Read more

Vlissingen – The Port of Call that Beckons

Global cruise travelling is continuing to grow. In 2017, 24 million passengers are expected to cruise worldwide. Many tourists enjoy the comfort of a cruise. It is an inspiring way to get to know the world. The Port of Vlissingen is a newcomer to the cruise market. It is an especially attractive destination for the small to mid-size luxury cruise...Read more

Rotterdam at Seatrade Cruise Global

Seatrade Cruise Global, Fort Lauderdale, March 13 - 16. For the second time, this annual event will be held at Fort Lauderdale Florida. The Broward County Convention Centre will accommodate a huge amount of stands for the participating harbours, agencies and shipping companies. Again this year, Cruise Port Rotterdam will be attending. Official...Read more

Rotterdam... a lovely weekend lies ahead

In April of this year, Rotterdam looks forward to welcoming the magnificent ms Regal Princess to the cruise quay, at the heart of our city. A lovely weekend lies ahead. On 14 April, AIDAprima will be heading towards Hamburg, Regal Princess will sail in the very next day. Ms Regal Princess is the 18th ship of Princess Cruises. She was built by...Read more

New product in Nordfjord - Cable car from the fjord to the mountaintop in the blink of an eye

Loen will be the home of one of the world’s steepest cable car rides. Some believe it may be the number one tourist attraction in Fjord Norway in the coming years. And it’s located only 6 km from the Port of Olden – Nordfjord. Loen Skylift is located in the innermost part of the Nordfjord. From May 20, 2017 you will be able to travel from the...Read more

Spain’s Port of A Coruña expects to welcome a record number of passengers in 2017

A Coruña has become one of the Atlantic’s most attractive destinations for cruise ships. A revamp of the seafront and area near the cruise terminal was accomplished last year. Now a new pedestrian promenade connects the Trasatlánticos Quay with the heart of the city and cruise passengers are just a stone’s throw away from the historic center and...Read more

Liverpool seeks design team for new Cruise Terminal

Liverpool City Council has launched a Europe wide search to design a potential new cruise terminal on the River Mersey. The authority is seeking to appoint a highly skilled technical team to advise on the detailed design and development of a new permanent facility at the former Princes Jetty, off Princes Parade. An OJEU (Official Journal of the...Read more

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