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Hamburg Cruise Days 2017

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Hamburg Cruise Days Parade Oh, how I wish I could have gone to this year’s Hamburg Cruise Days celebration. The festivities looked amazing and to top it off, the parade was a huge crowd favorite. After all, I am told that there were 250,000 to the City’s Waterfront. Below is a roundup of some of the cruise buzz … Hamburg again […]

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News from the Bahamas post Hurricane Irma

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Post Irma Update from The Bahamas Update from The Islands of The Bahamas for tourists about airports, hotels and attractions. Bottom line: the islands will return to normal operation after cosmetic clean-up following Hurricane Irma. Cruise visitors will want to know: Ports – Port of Nassau is open and cruise ships are expected to arrive on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Airports – Lynden Pindling International Airport […]

(cruise news) Silversea orders new ship named Silver Moon

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Silversea Cruises contracts with Fincantieri to build Silver Moon We're over the moon! Our new ship will be arriving in 2020. #SilverMoon Posted by Silversea Cruises on Monday, September 11, 2017 Construction of Silver Moon, Silversea Cruise’s new ultra-luxury cruise ship, will take place at the Fincantieri shipyard. Silver Moon is scheduled to join the fleet in 2020. The new unit, tentatively named “Silver […]

Carnvial Cruise Line receives award from Port of Seattle

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Cruise News: Carnvial Cruise Line Receives Program Innovator Award and Green Gateway Partners Award Cruise News from Carnival Cruise Line: For the second consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line has earned both the Program Innovator Award and Green Gateway Partners Award from the Port of Seattle, honoring the cruise line’s commitment to environmental stewardship. For the second consecutive year, Carnival Cruise […]

Ken Muskat CEO, SkySea Cruise Line

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Catching up with Ken Muskat Ken Muskat is the new CEO of SkySea, a cruise line focused on the emerging Chinese cruise market. I had a chance to catch up with Ken to find out what all the buzz was about. BKeep reading to discover what Ken has to say about his new role and life in Asia. What has it […]

Princess Cruises fined for Illegal Dumping

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Princess Cruises (shame on you rogue employees) Illegal bilge-water dumping lands Princess Cruises’ in a lot of hot water. Social media was abuzz yesterday in response to the announcements that Carnival’s Princess Cruises will pay a $40 million fine for dumping oily waste into the ocean – the largest penalty of its kind in history. In fact, even a YouTube statement […]

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(cruise shopping) Amazon and Carnival Cruise Line

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    Black Friday: Amazon + Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Cruise Line Teams With Amazon For A Pre–Black Friday Promotion — Book A Carnival Cruise Through Amazon And Get An Amazon Echo Dot Good luck the shoppers who will take to Amazon to book a Carnival Cruise. My only word of advice is to make sure to avoid making costly […]

(cruise news) The Best Cruise Lines of 2017

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U.S. News & World Report Releases the 2017 Best Cruise Lines Washington, D.C. – Nov. 15, 2016 – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today announced the 2017 Best Cruise Lines rankings, evaluating 15 top cruise lines across six categories. Twenty-four million passengers are expected to take a cruise this year and interest […]

(news) Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement at the Port of Long Beach

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  Bring on those big ships! Since 2003, Carnival has operated the Long Beach Cruise Terminal. Since then there have been many ships coming and going from the busy port facility. The new expansion proposed by Carnival Cruise Line will have many benefits, which include: 100% use of the terminal that is housed inside a geodesic dome (once the former museum […]