Carnival Corporation & plc Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Sell Windstar Cruises Unit to Ambassadors International, Inc. Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Windstar Cruises brand to Ambassadors International Inc. (Nasdaq: AMIE – News). Windstar Cruises, which operates three sailing vessels,
Holland America Line Debuts New Full-Transit Cruises and Itineraries for 2008 Panama Canal Sailings Holland America Line offers 30 canal sailings in 2008 including new full-transit cruises though the Panama Canal, exotic new 13- to 26-day Inca Discovery sailings, and new spring and fall departures from Tampa to highlight its 2008 canal itineraries. The premium
Microsoft’s Vista Opens New Windows at Crystal Cruises’ Computer University@Sea Instructional Courses on New Software Debut in Early March Regarded for its contemporary enrichment programming, Crystal Cruises is debuting courses on the new Windows Vista operating system and Office 2007 software in its Computer University@Sea curriculum. The luxury cruise specialist is the first cruise line
Ocean Liner Speed and a More Sophisticated Onboard Experience Set Cunard’s Caribbean Voyages Apart As Queen Mary 2 continues to significantly expand her presence in New York, Cunard Line announces an extended series of 12 ten-day voyages to the Caribbean from the Big Apple, as well as two 13-day sailings to Panama and the Caribbean
Europe’s Number One Cruise Line Continues Trend of Innovation with New Routes In Mauritius and the Seychelles – An Industry First From exciting new routes in the Indian Ocean, to new and expanded spa getaways at sea, Costa Cruise Line continues to make its mark in the cruise industry as an innovation leader in 2008.
Noted Relationship Experts Tapped as ‘Over-Sea-ers’ of New Romantic Programs on Board and Online Long known as a leader in romance, Princess Cruises is stepping up its commitment to love. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the hit TV series The Love Boat, famously set aboard a Princess ship, the company is debuting a
Carnival Corporation & Plc and Iberojet Sign Letter of Intent to Form Joint Venture for Large-Scale Spanish Cruise Operation New Company will Expand Iberojet’s Existing Cruise Business, Serve Rapidly Growing Spanish Market Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the largest cruise vacation company in the world, and Orizonia Corporacion, Spain’s largest travel company
From high above the Greenland Icecap in a DeHavilland DASH-7 to an exclusive snorkeling adventure in the protected waters of Italy’s Bay of Ieranto, Crystal Cruises continues to raise the bar on active and engaging shoreside adventure. This summer, the award-winning luxury cruise line debuts more than 100 new Crystal Adventures in Europe. Effective February
Royal Celebrity Tours, the land- based-vacation arm of Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International, known for wowing travelers with once-in-a-lifetime pre- and post cruise experiences, has also impressed Green Star, an Anchorage, Alaska-based nonprofit organization that promotes pollution prevention in the workplace. Green Star presented Royal Celebrity Tours with its esteemed Green Star Award during
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
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