Archive for December, 2009

Ship Review: Polished Pearl pleases passengers

Thursday, December 31st, 2009
Ship Review: Polished Pearl pleases passengers

Above the dive-friendly, turquoise waters of the Caribbean, a playground of another kind beckons. The 2,394-passenger Norwegian Pearl is a world unto itself, epitomizing Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) “Freestyle Cruising’’ concept where passengers enjoy a myriad of onboard entertainment and dining choices yet with no set schedules, dining times or even dress codes to... »

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Our top 10 most read cruise stories of 2009

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

As we end our first year of Cruise News Weekly online, I thought it’d be a good time to go back and look at which of our online stories had the most views. Here are our top 10 most read cruise stories for 2009 – counting down to number one. Number 10 Guests to... »

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Ship Review: Eurodam offers various amenities, dining choices

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Ship Review: Eurodam offers various amenities, dining choices

The question facing passengers during seven-night Caribbean cruises aboard Holland America’s Eurodam this winter isn’t what to do onboard but whether there’s enough time to enjoy all that’s being offered. The 2,104-passenger, 86,000-ton ship features a host of events and activities in some 31 public rooms. Click Here to read the full review. »

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Ship Review: Escaping the daily grind aboard Carnival Liberty

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Ship Review: Escaping the daily grind aboard Carnival Liberty

The cares of the world seem to disappear aboard Carnival Liberty. While CNN and other news channels (beamed to the ship via satellite) remind us of a sagging economy, a nation at war, and the titillating trials and tribulations of Tiger Woods, passengers aboard this mega-ship can enjoy a week-long respite from it all,... »

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Pearl offers stunning array of restaurant venues

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009
Pearl offers stunning array of restaurant venues

By Michael Coleman The biggest culinary fan aboard Norwegian Pearl may also be the most disappointed passenger on disembarkation day. With 12 restaurants and 11 bars and lounges to choose from, it’s next to impossible to sample all of the ship’s culinary venues on a typical, seven-day Caribbean voyage. The 2,394-passenger ship features locales... »

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