Tagged: Mystic Cruises

Port of Valletta welcomes World Explorer

World Explorer – Embarkation Day Malta

Thursday 10th September, the World Explorer sailed into the Grand Harbour of Valletta. Ivan Mifsud, Managing Director of Mifsud Brothers Ltd. (MBL) and his team were at Valletta Cruise Port waiting to welcome Mystic Cruises’ first ship, launched in 2019 by Carla Bruni Sarkozy. (more…)

Certares Holdings invests in Mystic

Mystic Invest Holding has closed on an investment from Certares Holdings, an investment platform managed by Certares Management LLC, a global travel, tourism and hospitality investment firm. Certares joins the Ferreira family as shareholders of Mystic, a Portuguese-holding company and leader in the cruising industry with more than 25 years’ experience. (cruisebusiness.com)

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Mystic Plans Six Ship Fleet and New Mystic USA Brand

The Mario Ferreira-led Mystic Cruises empire is doubling down and will build another three ships at West Sea in addition to its current three-ship order for 200-guest expedition vessels, according to Alberto Aliberti, president of Mystic Cruises USA. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Mystic Names World Explorer in Portugal

In a ceremony in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, Mystic Invest Chairman Mário Ferreira and singer, songwriter, supermodel, French former-First Lady, and ship’s Godmother Carla Bruni-Sarkozy christened World Explorer as Mystic Cruises’ first ocean cruise ship. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Mystic Names Carla Bruni, Former French First Lady as Godmother of World Explorer

The 9,300-ton 176-guest World Explorer (Courtesy Quark Expeditions)Mystic Cruises has announced that former French First Lady Carla Bruni will be the godmother of its first ship, the World Explorer, which will be christened April 6 in Portugal. Bruni, who married then French President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008, had a long and successful career as a supermodel, before embracing music both as a singer and as a songwriter. (cruiseindustrynews.com)