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Archive for 'Cruise Ship News'

Carnival Offering Exclusive Private & Customized Tours

July 13, 2015 – Carnival Cruise Line has dramatically expanded its shore excursion offerings, adding exclusive new experiences and customized private tours, as well as new family-friendly enhancements, including fun complimentary beachside activities, value pricing and free tours in select ports for children under age five. The new options build upon Carnival’s position in the [...]

Carnival Corporation Granted U.S. Approval for Cruises to Cuba with new “fathom” Brand

July 7, 2015 – Carnival Corporation & plc , the world’s largest travel and leisure company, today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Commerce granted approval for the company to begin travel to Cuba. Carnival Corporation intends to take travelers to Cuba beginning in May 2016 via its [...]

MSC Opera Returns To Service With “Renaissance Program” Upgrades

July 6, 2015 – MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line, announced that MSC Opera, the third of four MSC Cruises’ ships to be renovated under the company’s “Renaissance Program,” re-joined the high seas on Saturday, July 4, and will homeport in Venice for the entire summer season. This positioning further strengthens the [...]

Majesty Of The Seas To Remain in Royal Caribbean Fleet, Will Receive New Venues & Free Hi-Speed Internet

July 6, 2015 – By popular demand, Majesty of the Seas will continue to offer short cruises sailing with Royal Caribbean International. The cruise line announced today that the ship will homeport in Port Canaveral, along Florida’s Space Coast, starting in summer 2016. Before her season in Port Canaveral where she will sail to the [...]

Affinity Gaming & Carnival Cruise Line Form Partnership

June 30, 2015 – Affinity Gaming has partnered with Carnival Cruise Line to offer new benefits to members of Affinity’s A-Play Player’s Club at 11 Affinity-owned casinos in four states. The partnership will award Affinity Gaming’s highest Player’s Club tier members with a variety of benefits, including the opportunity to earn complimentary Carnival cruises, beginning [...]

Holland America Line Breaks Ground on New Base Camp Complex at the McKinley Chalet Resort at Denali National Park

June 25, 2015 — Holland America Line has broken ground on a new “Base Camp” complex at the company’s McKinley Chalet Resort near the entrance to Alaska’s Denali National Park. Expected to be complete for the 2016 Alaska cruise season, Base Camp is part of Holland America Line’s ongoing enhancement program at the property that [...]

Bookings Open for 2016 Caribbean Cruises on Holland America Line’s Newest Ship, ms Koningsdam

June 24, 2015 — Guests who have been awaiting the opportunity to book a Caribbean voyage on Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, can now make their reservations. The ship, launching in April 2016, will homeport at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., sailing seven- to 11-day Caribbean voyages from November 2016 through March [...]

Quantum Of The Seas Arrives At New Homeport Of Shanghai China

June 24, 2015 – Royal Caribbean International today celebrated the arrival of Quantum of the Seas in Shanghai (Baoshan), China, from where the ship will sail on three- to eight-night, roundtrip itineraries, year-round to North Asia destinations. The ship sailed a 53-night journey across the world from New York to Shanghai via the Atlantic Ocean, [...]

Natalie Cole To Headline ‘Blue Note Jazz at Sea’ Cruise Aboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2

June 22, 2015 – Grammy Award-winning vocalist Natalie Cole will headline the first-ever Blue Note jazz themed cruise, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on October 29, 2015. Cole will join a roster of venerable jazz musicians on this very special Transatlantic Crossing including Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and record producer Robert [...]

Princess Cruises Brings Guests Closer to Shark Week through New Discovery at Sea Partnership

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (June 19, 2015) – As part of the recently announced Discovery at Sea program, in partnership with Discovery Consumer Products, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications, Princess Cruises is bringing guests closer than ever to the entertainment phenomenon of Shark Week with premiere television content, onboard parties, trivia games, giveaways and even [...]

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