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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

Lonely Planet declares Bordeaux in France the top city in the world for 2017!!!

Bordeaux in France has been named the top city in the world for travellers in 2017. The city receives the accolade in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017, the highly anticipated collection of the world’s hottest trends, destinations and experiences for the year ahead. The bestselling, inspirational travel yearbook from the world’s leading travel...Read more

Works on the new Port of Bilbao Cruise Terminal Reach Half-way Point

The Port Authority of Bilbao is pleased to announce that the works on the new cruise terminal are progressing according to plan, which means that the building will be in operation for spring 2017. The station is located at the second cruise vessel pier and is the third Port of Bilbao berth in Getxo, which will be a further boost towards increasing...Read more

Winter calls at Le Havre, closing the most frequented cruise season ever.

The Ferris wheel, the Christmas market, and the ice rink are back around the town hall and Place Perret. The local shops are open every day including Sundays in December, the commercial galleries are decorated and offer entertainment. In the Cruise Terminal, the Le Havre Cruise Team has decorated the Christmas trees to welcome the last passengers...Read more

The Le Havre conurbation, a new business and tourism destination

The new convention centre, Le Carré des Docks – Le Havre Normandie, was inaugurated this morning, by Edouard Philippe, Mayor of Le Havre, President of the Le Havre Conurbation (CODAH), Gilbert CONAN, CEO of the SPL des Docks, Hervé Morin, President of the Normandy Region and Pascal Martin, President of the Department of Seine-Maritime. The elected...Read more

Harbour Master Rotterdam

René de Vries, Harbour Master Rotterdam, says in an interview in Cruise Port Rotterdam Newsletter winter edition: “2016 has been a wonderful (cruise) year serving cruise ships to satisfaction. AIDAprima’s team will continue to visit pretty much all of next year and we have invited them to an extensive guided tour of the Port Coordination Centre in...Read more

Cruise film makes a splash

LIVERPOOL Cruise Terminal’s record breaking year has been captured in a special showreel. The film shows highlights of the 2016 season which includes the inaugural Disney Magic visit, the celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the Cunard Building which saw the Queen Elizabeth sail in to the city and the first Royal christening of a Mersey...Read more