Archive for May, 2011

Disney’s Fantasy to live up to its name

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
Disney’s Fantasy to live up to its name

By Michael Coleman Disney Fantasy, the new Disney Cruise Line ship set to debut next spring, will bring to life many of the innovative features guests have been enjoying aboard the recently launched Disney Dream including AquaDuck – the world’s first shipboard water coaster. New design elements and guest experiences, however, will give the... »

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Carnival Magic makes her debut in Europe

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
Carnival Magic makes her debut in Europe

By Jackie Roseboom Living up to her name, the christening of the brand new Carnival Magic was indeed magical. The ceremony took place onboard while in port in Venice, Italy. Carnival’s CEO appeared out of nowhere on stage in a helicopter to start the festivities. The sailing away party, with breathtaking views of Venice... »

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Media darling, Grand Princess, transformed

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
Media darling, Grand Princess, transformed

By Michael Coleman A Princess cruise ship, formerly the largest cruise ship in the world, has a new distinction. Following the most extensive drydock in Princess Cruises history, Grand Princess has emerged from a 24-day, transformational drydock. The vessel even became a media star as the line posted daily video updates on the work... »

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Silversea renames expedition ship

Friday, May 13th, 2011
Silversea renames expedition ship

By Michael Coleman Silversea Cruises is renaming its globetrotting expedition ship. The ultra-luxury cruise operator is changing the name of its Prince Albert II expedition vessel to Silver Explorer. The change will occur later this month while the vessel is in dry dock at the Lisnave shipyard in Setubal, Portugal, undergoing routine maintenance prior... »

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