The Philippines and China’s Hainan province are exploring ways to enhance cooperation in tourism by opening maritime cruise tours to further boost tourism between Manila and Hainan.
Cruise.co.uk has completed the deal to buy German cruise travel agency Kreuzfahrtberater.de, in a transaction totalling €25 million，making it the number one online cruise retailer in Europe.
China will become the world's largest cruise market by 2030, with 8 to 10 million customers each year, according to figures by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute.
Genting Cruise Lines and China Southern Airlines have signed an MoU on a strategic fly-cruise partnership in China.
China's cruise market continued to disappoint Carnival Corporation in the second fiscal quarter, but the cruise operator's CEO sees long-term potential in the market.
China's cruise passenger numbers rose to 2.1 million in 2016, taking third position in global passenger rankings for the year, according to data from CLIA.
Cruise operator firms like Royal Caribbean and Carnival Corp have sent an armada of luxury vessels to China to tap the world’s fastest-growing market, but they face turbulent waters.
HNA Group is eyeing a major acquisition in the cruise line business, according to a report by the Cruise Industry News.
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