Archive for February, 2010

Days-at-sea voyages in vogue

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
Days-at-sea voyages in vogue

By Michael Coleman Transocean cruise travel opportunities are gaining in popularity as luxury, premium and mass market operators offer longer haul, sea-going choices than ever before. As cruise ships large and small are seasonally repositioned from one cruising destination to another, travelers have dozens of opportunities to enjoy one of life’s most memorable and... »

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Princess to allow you to show off your ship to friends and family

Saturday, February 20th, 2010
Princess to allow you to show off your ship to friends and family

By Matt Roseboom In the late ‘70 and early ‘80s, when “The Love Boat” was a hit show on television, cruising was popular, but not nearly as popular as it is today. So many first-time cruisers’ expectations came from watching the TV show. Many were probably not too happy when they compared the size... »

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Princess to get two new ships – their largest ever

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

The Carnival Corporation & plc has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the construction of two 3,600-passenger cruise ships for its Princess Cruises brand. The new ships — which will have an all-in cost of approximately €155,000 per lower berth — are scheduled to enter service in spring 2013 and... »

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MSC Poesia helps in rescue of capsized boaters

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
MSC Poesia helps in rescue of capsized boaters

The MSC Poesia was the first point of contact in assisting the U.S. Coast Guard with the rescue of four passengers from a small, capsized boat over the weekend off the coast of Miami. Poesia was headed for the Western Caribbean after departing Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. at 7 p.m. on Feb. 6. A few... »

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Cruising offers the ultimate in romance

Monday, February 8th, 2010
Cruising offers the ultimate in romance

By Matt Roseboom With breakfast in bed, dining under the stars and dancing until dawn, you can’t get much more romantic than a cruise. If you haven’t already made plans for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day, surprise them with a romantic cruise. Here’s a sampling of Valentine’s Day-inspired offers, programs and activities: Carnival Cruise... »

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