Archive for December, 2010

Cruise lines played Santa to underprivileged Caribbean and Latin American children

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Cruise lines played Santa to underprivileged Caribbean and Latin American children

By Steven Skelley and Thomas Routzong Fourteen cruise lines teamed up with the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association to bring a merrier Christmas to underprivileged children in the Caribbean and Latin America. For the 15th year, The Holiday Gift Project treated underprivileged children with gifts delivered by crew members from the FCCA member cruise lines.... »

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Stars to shine aboard Regent Voyager

Thursday, December 30th, 2010
Stars to shine aboard Regent Voyager

By Michael Coleman Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced its line-up of star-studded luminaries to be featured on the line’s 2011 world cruise aboard the 700-guest Seven Seas Voyager — an award-winning, all-suite, all-balcony, ultra-luxury vessel. The 162-night odyssey departs Fort Lauderdale this month and will complete its global adventure on June 7, 2011,... »

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Oceania Cruises taps Mary Hart as godmother for Marina

Saturday, December 18th, 2010
Oceania Cruises taps Mary Hart as godmother for Marina

By Michael Coleman Entertainment Tonight (ET) host Mary Hart has been named godmother for the unveiling of Oceania Cruises’ new 1,200-passenger vessel, the Marina. Hart will name the ship in Miami at a lavish christening ceremony February 5, 2011 culminating with a 15-liter Nebuchadnezzar of champagne, custom-made by Armand de Brignac, commemoratively crashing against... »

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Azamara Journey to sail to the Titanic wreck site on the anniversary of her sinking

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
Azamara Journey to sail to the Titanic wreck site on the anniversary of her sinking

By Jackie Roseboom Guests aboard the Azamara Journey on the April 9, 2012 sailing from Boston are in for a unique cruise. Journey will sail to the wreck site for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking. In addition to the guests aboard the ship, children in elementary and middle schools will also be... »

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Port of Los Angeles upgrades for cruisers

Thursday, December 9th, 2010
Port of Los Angeles upgrades for cruisers

By Steven Skelley and Thomas Routzong The Port of Los Angeles in historic San Pedro, Calif. is completing several major upgrades and adding two new ships to entice more cruise passengers to its waterfront terminal. The cruise terminal has recently been upgraded with state-of-the-art gangways, video screens, audio upgrades, passenger comfort areas, scenic photography... »

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