Uniworld sues MSC over Venice collision

MSC Opera collides into the Uniworld River Countess. Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection are suing MSC Cruise Management Ltd. for nearly $13 million in damages it says it incurred after one of MSC’s large ocean ships slammed into the River Countess while it was docked in Venice in June. In a press release Tuesday, UniworldContinue reading “Uniworld sues MSC over Venice collision”

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Preview 2015: River Cruise

In recent years, the river cruise market has been one of if not the hottest growth sectors in the industry, but heading into 2015, it finds itself on the cusp of a market-changing development in the form of greater diversification among river cruise players. As they seek to better differentiate themselves, river cruise lines areContinue reading “Preview 2015: River Cruise”

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Holiday cruises expand beyond Christmas markets

By Michelle Baran For years, river cruise lines have offered a small selection of Christmas market cruises along festive stretches of Central and Western Europe waterways as a way to sell a bit more inventory during the colder off-season. But with river cruising gaining in popularity, so, too, are the more value-oriented holiday cruises, whichContinue reading “Holiday cruises expand beyond Christmas markets”

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