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 […]

(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 […]

Top Five Reasons to Cruise to Europe

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Top Five Reasons to Cruise Europe There are more than five reasons to choose Europe as a cruise destination. But our friends at Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA, the world’s largest cruise industry trade association) suggests the following five reasons to cruise Europe. Affordable Airfare: Travelers looking for the best value are in luck as the fall season typically lends itself to […]

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Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Donates to Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

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Cruise News: Cruise Industry titans assist victims of the Louisiana floods. Below is a press release I got that made me happy to be part of the cruise family Kudos to Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation for their generous support. Press release follows: MICKY AND MADELEINE ARISON FAMILY FOUNDATION GIVES $250,000 MATCHING DONATION FOR LOUISIANA FLOOD RELIEF RAISING TOTAL CONTRIBUTION FROM […]

Cruise News: Uniworld appoints Ellen Bettridge as President and Chief Executive Office

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The Buzz: New CEO at Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Uniworld Names Ellen Bettridge New President and CEO: Bettridge succeeds Guy Young, who will enjoy a new promotion. From Twitter: Tweets about Ellen Bettridge Via Faceook Search Note: Not that much on Facebook, but a nice archive of the various positions Ellen Bettridge has held over the last decade. She […]