Last updated: 10:54 AM ET, Mon February 01 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 1, 2016

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Jason Leppert | February 01, 2016

Cruise Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 1, 2016

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Costa Selects Tihany as Creative Director for Interiors of LNG Newbuilds
Adam Tihany will serve as creative director for Costa Cruises' two upcoming LNG-powered newbuilds, set for launch in 2019 and 2020.

Crowley’s Jensen Maritime Selected to Design Lindblad’s US Flagged Cruise Ships
US-based Crowley Maritime subsidiary Jensen Maritime will design two 100-guest coastal cruise ships for Lindblad Expeditions Holdings.

AIDA Adjusts Deployment, Drops Eastern Med for 2016
Following the recent events in Turkey, AIDA Cruises has altered its 2016 European itineraries, pulling the AIDAstella from the Eastern Mediterranean.

San Diego Port Traffic Trending Up
As Mexico travel improves, the port of San Diego is regaining its cruise traffic with increases in 2016 and even more expected in 2017.


In response to cruise ship terrorism concerns, CLIA has issued reassurance that lines coordinate with worldwide authorities to help ensure passenger safety.

P&O Cruises has introduced a new production show – "Twice Upon a Time" – described as "a lyrical dance piece that takes a dramatic journey through a post-apocalyptic world to a time of re-generation and splendour."

Developments toward a proposed Durban Point Waterfront located cruise terminal have stalled as one design, development and operating bidder was unsuccessful.


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