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Residential Cruise Line Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Aker Yards The Magellan Private Residential Cruise Ship’s Shipyard Selected Randall B. Jackson, chief executive officer of Residential Cruise Line Ltd. (RCL), announces the Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (M.O.U.) with Aker Yards to build the world’s largest residential cruise ship, the Magellan. Aker Yards,
Families today are seeking interesting vacation options that offer exciting and rewarding experiences. And European cruising — which combines the opportunity to explore centuries-old cities with amenities and conveniences of a “floating resort” — offers the ideal all-ages vacation. Carnival Cruise Lines’ new 110,000-ton Carnival Freedom caters to families with activities and facilities for all
Regent Seven Seas Cruises Explores the South Pacific on 37 Exotic Voyages in 2007 Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces a selection of exotic South Pacific itineraries for 2007 aboard its celebrated Paul Gauguin, the most luxurious ship to sail the waters of French Polynesia year-round. Through 37 seven- to 14-night sailings, she will explore the
From Walhalla And Wairarapa, Crystal Debuts Wide Range Of New 2008 World Cruise Adventures World Cruise Shore Excursions Available Online Up to 15 Months In Advance In an industry first, Crystal Cruises has posted most of the details of its 295 World Cruise Adventures online – 15 months in advance. Guests traveling on Crystal’s 108-day
Cruise Passengers to be Greeted by Ho’okipa Aloha NCL America, in partnership with Pua Ali’i ‘Ilima, Kumu Hula Vicky Holt Takamine, Halau Mohala ‘Ilima, Kumu hula Mapuana de Silva and Ka Pa Hula O Kauanoa O Wa’ahila, Kuma Hula Malia Loebenstein-Carter, is launching Ho’okipa Aloha, a hula program created for cruise passengers to showcase Hawai’i’s
Captain Bernard Warner joins elite group of Cunard Masters Captain Bernard Warner has been appointed Commodore of the Cunard fleet — Queen Mary 2, QE2 and, in December 2007, Queen Victoria — the most famous ocean liners in the world. Captain Warner assumes the title previously held by Commodore Ronald Warwick who retired from the
Majestic Canadian Rockies Add to Princess Cruisetour Options Dramatic Scenery, Historic Hotels and Personal Service Highlight Popular Tours Majestic mountains, dazzling ice fields, and Western’s Canada’s most celebrated national parks highlight Princess’ 2007 Canadian Rockies Cruise tours. Designed specifically to complement the line’s popular Gulf of Alaska or Inside Passage cruises, Princess’ five- and six-night
Cruise newcomers Indian Ocean Cruises will be offering a tempting range of options for India, Goa and Sri Lanka from October 2006. The line has converted the former Jason of Royal Olympia Cruise Line and converted her into the 200-passenger Ocean Odyssey based in Mormugao in Goa, featuring 2-week cruises around this fascinating part of
Following the success of Princess’ groundbreaking debut of advance spa reservations last year aboard Caribbean Princess and Sapphire Princess, the company has expanded the feature to make it easier than ever for passengers on six additional vessels to pamper themselves by booking relaxing spa treatments before they sail. Princess’ online Cruise Personalizer is now accepting
Costa Crociere reveals the name of the new ship on the occasion of the laying in the dock of the first building block in the Fincantieri shipyards in Sestri Ponente. Together with her sister ship Costa Concordia, also under construction in Sestri Ponente, she will be the largest Italian cruise vessel. Costa Crociere, the number
55 Europe Cruises, More Time in Port, and ms Noordam Debuts Heading into the 2006 Europe cruise season, Holland America Line deploys a record five ships and introduces a full summer of Mediterranean cruises aboard the new ms Noordam. The premium line covers all of Europe — featuring 14 maiden port calls and 27 unique
Whether savoring a seafood appetizer paired with a glass of wine in the sidewalk café-style atrium, taking in the expansive top-deck views during an Italian extravaganza in Sabatini’s, or gazing at the open kitchen as a chef custom-grills their steak, passengers aboard the new Crown Princess will have the opportunity to sample a variety of
User-Friendly Machines Enable Passengers to Easily Print and Store Their Precious Vacation Memories As travelers are increasingly adding digital cameras to their packing lists, Princess Cruises has made it easier than ever for its passengers to print or save those precious vacation memories right on board with new self-service digital photo kiosks. The entire
Expanded Cyber and Communication Services Debut Aboard Silver Shadow Guests of Silversea Cruises will soon be surfing the Internet faster and more conveniently as the ultra-luxury line launches remote wireless Internet access (also known as Wi Fi) in designated locations aboard its ships and revamps its Internet centres with new state-of the-art computers featuring 17-inch
Royal Caribbean International – the cruise line that introduced the first onboard rock-climbing walls, ice skating rinks and in-line skating tracks – now will offer guests the chance to “hang ten” a hundred miles out to sea with the first-ever shipboard surf park aboard Freedom of the Seas. The company unveiled plans
This week, Pride of America left the dry dock at Lloyd Werft and is now alongside the outfitting pier at the German shipyard. Sea trials are scheduled from May 19 through May 22 and NCL America will take delivery of Pride of America on June 6, 2005. After a series of inaugural events and cruises
New Silver Savings Launched with up to 50% Off! Silversea has launched a new selection of exotic voyages with up to 50% savings, offering even better value on thier exclusive six-star fleet. Click HERE for a full list of discounted cruises, from 20% to 50% off. Click HERE to order the New Silver Savings brochure.
NEW YORK, April 25 The world’s grandest luxury liner, Queen Mary 2 and her sister ship, the famous Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2), will make a historic crossing of the Atlantic today, as they sail together from New York to Southampton, England. It’s the first time in Cunard Line’s 164-year-history of operating transatlantic liners that two
Continuing its mission to showcase the finest cooking from restaurants all around North America, Seabourn Cruise Line in 2005 has gathered another posse of award-winning chefs to star in the second season of its Chefs’ Circle series of culinary cruises aboard the ultra luxury, all-suite Yachts of Seabourn: Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit and Seabourn Legend.
Oceania Cruises has announced the line’s new celebrity lecture series. As part of the Oceania Cruises Enrichment Series, this new series of renowned speakers and celebrity guest lecturers elevates the program to new heights. “Travel is not just about discovering new destinations and embracing new cultures. It’s about taking time to learn, to discover and