(News) LA REUNION – “Ousanousava” whale: the beacon is broadcasting again

https://www.zinfos974.com/La-balise-de-la-baleine-Ousanousavaemet-de-nouveau_a146248.html Good news for whale enthusiasts. Against all odds, the Argos beacon that equips the humpback whale Ousanousava is once again sending its signal to the satellite. The marine mammal was equipped on September 3 as...

(News) REUNION- COSTA VICTORIA and MSC MUSICA are in Reunion Island.

https://www.zinfos974.com/Croisieres-Le-Costa-Victoria-et-le-MSC-Muscia-a-La-Reunion_a135722.html 2 ships arrived in Reunion Island on Thursday. First the MSC MUSICA, from MSC Cruises, with 3200 passengers on board and 987 crew members. The ship will spend a night at the Port before...

(News) UNITED ARAB EMIRATES- Preparation of the first cruise ship workshop in the Middle...

http://www.iss-shipping.com The first stakeholder Cruise Workshop will take place on the 6th of May 2018. In parallel, INCHCAPE Cruise Solutions are supporting the Port and Tourism authorities with plans to launch the first ever Cruise...

(News) AFRICA/INDIAN OCEAN- Cruise and Maritime Voyages has launched a 78 nights to Africa...

https://www.cruisetradenews.com/cmv-to-sail-to-africa-and-indian-ocean/ Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) has launched a 78-night Grand Africa & Indian Ocean Voyage, on sale from 28 June 2018. The Marco Polo ship will sail to Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya,...

(News) RED SEA-Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea development seeks to raise $3.5b

https://gulfnews.com/business/tourism/saudi-arabias-red-sea-development-seeks-to-raise-35b-1.66020709 Riyadh: The firm that’s transforming an archipelago, desert and mountains — an area about the size of Belgium — on Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast into a global tourism destination is talking to banks...

(News) MAURITIUS-Successful business for boaters: from Rs 300,000 to more than Rs 1 million...

https://www.defimedia.info/fructueux-business-des-plaisanciers-de-rs-300-000-plus-de-rs-1-m-de-recettes-par-bateau A pleasure boat owner can earn up to Rs 600,000 per month. The recent clash between boaters and the Tourism Authority in Trou-d'Eau-Douce led to a hunger strike. While boaters have recently held demonstrations and...

(News) SOUTH AFRICA- MSC Cruises expands fleet

https://www.iol.co.za/mercury/network/msc-cruises-expands-fleet-15718064 South Africa needs no introduction to MSC Cruises, having grown familiar to ships like MSC Sinfonia, but now comes news that the fifth 172 000-ton Meraviglia-class ship is on order from the STX France...

(News) RODRIGUES- Rodrigues is celebrating kite surfing.

https://www.zinfos974.com/Rodrigues-fait-la-fete-au-kite-surf_a129154.html The 6th edition of Rodrigues International Kite Surf, which brings together many fans of the discipline coming from France, Australia, Mauritius, Reunion and also from Poland with a champion of Free-style, started this morning...

(News) WORLD-Jalesh Cruises takes delivery of first cruise ship

http://www.cruiseandferry.net/articles/jalesh-cruises-takes-delivery-of-first-cruise-ship New India-based cruise brand Jalesh Cruises has taken delivery of its first ship, which formerly sailed as P&O Australia’s Pacific Jewel. The 2,000-passenger vessel will be revitalised, rebranded and customised to suit the tastes of...

(News) SOUTH AFRICA- Plummeted of festive season tourist numbers in Nelson Mandela Bay

http://www.heraldlive.co.za/news/2018/01/31/nosedive-number-bay-tourists/ Festive season tourist numbers in Nelson Mandela Bay have plummeted – and water woes, crime and a sluggish economy have been blamed. Average accommodation occupancy for the past season dropped by almost nine percentage...