Norwegian Cruise Line schedules return to Asia: Travel Weekly

Norwegian Cruise Line schedules return to Asia: Travel Weekly

Norwegian Cruise Line will return to Asia for the 2023-2024 cruise season with sailings aboard the Norwegian Jewel. NCL is offering a range of departure ports from October 2023 to March 2024: Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan; Taipei (Keelung); Singapore; Kuala Lumpur (Port…

Travel advisors take a wait-and-see approach after A&K Travel Group buys Crystal brand: Travel Weekly

Travel advisors take a wait-and-see approach after A&K Travel Group buys Crystal brand: Travel Weekly

Crystal Cruises will be revived by Abercrombie & Kent Travel Group next year, but what that means for travel advisors with unpaid commissions and customers holding future cruise credits is unknown.  A&K Travel Group will take over the Crystal brand and its…

Asia uncertainty fuels cruise migration to California: Travel Weekly

Asia uncertainty fuels cruise migration to California: Travel Weekly

Cruise lines are California dreamin’ this year, with ports up and down the state benefiting both from Asia’s closures and demand for domestic cruising.  With continued uncertainty about reopening plans in many Asian countries, several cruise lines have pulled those itineraries and…

Asia uncertainty fuels cruise migration to California: Travel Weekly

Asia uncertainty fuels cruise migration to California: Travel Weekly

Cruise lines are California dreamin’ this year, with ports up and down the state benefiting both from Asia’s closures and demand for domestic cruising.  With continued uncertainty about reopening plans in many Asian countries, several cruise lines have pulled those itineraries and…

Crystal Cruises ships acquired by A&K Travel Group: Travel Weekly

Crystal Cruises ships acquired by A&K Travel Group: Travel Weekly

The Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, as well as the Crystal Cruises brand, have been acquired by A&K Travel Group, the company owned by Abercrombie and Kent CEO Geoffrey Kent and Heritage, the holding company chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio. The ships…