On Royal Caribbean’s New Liberty of the Seas, Enhanced Family, Wellness and Wedding Programs on Par With Innovative Product Freedom-class Ship Is Catalyst For New Fleet-Wide Programming The unveiling of Royal Caribbean International‘s newest ship, Liberty of the Seas, in April 2007 will also signal the launch of new and enhanced onboard offerings for the
On March 5,Norwegian Gem‘s main superstructure was completed as block numbers 62 and 63, weighing 600 tons, were lowered onto the ship’s aft at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, where the ship is currently under construction. Once this section is welded to the ship’s hull, the final outfitting work in the accommodations area will begin.
Making a graceful departure from Hong Kong after her maiden visit on February 28, Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2 bids farewell to the city in regal style, as she sails through Victoria Harbor during Hong Kong’s renowned “Symphony of Lights.” The world’s grandest and most luxurious ocean liner is en route to Singapore as part
Award-winning 60 Minutes co-editor and CBS News correspondent Steve Kroft is set to join a remarkable lineup of talent slated to host enrichment programs for ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises this year. Other distinguished personalities include Jennet Conant, bestselling author of Tuxedo Park; Rex Pickett, whose novel Sideways became a mega-hit film; Terry Hughes, award-winning British TV
Voting for Godmother of Cruise Line’s Newest Ship Begins March 1 on RoyalCaribbean.com Royal Caribbean International moved closer today to finding a deserving godmother for its newest ship, Liberty of the Seas, when she debuts in May 2007, by announcing the three finalists in its search. In the ultimate demonstration of the cruise line’s appreciation
Royal Caribbean International today announced plans to deploy Independence of the Seas – the third in its new Freedom class of ships – in the United Kingdom, when she debuts in May 2008. Sharing the title of the largest, most innovative cruise ship in the world with sister ships, Freedom of the Seas and the
From biking in Funchal to an exclusive dinner at a private Venetian palace, the details of more than 350 Crystal Adventures are now available for online viewing and booking at www.crystalcruises.com. Guests traveling aboard any one of Crystal Cruises’ 22 Mediterranean cruises from April through November will discover a rich collection of shore excursions that
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
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