Cruising Is Catching Up With Our Slow Travel Times

Cap Corse, part of an R-Itinera excursionJean-Charles Marsily The cruise industry gets a bad rap, and it’s sometimes not entirely undeserved. But in at least one corner of the world, real positive change seems to be under way. “I’m not saying we are pioneers,” says Anne-Marie Spinosi, the cruise manager for the port of Bastia, Corsica, “but we want to do our part. It’s also to improve acceptance of the cruise industry in destinations, to make ships more welcome.” She’s speaking about R-Itinera, an initiative she’s working on with colleagues from boutique ports (read: small ones that can’t take large…

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