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Koningsdam inaugural five days away

Holland America Line’s Koningsdam, the newest ship in the a fleet that falls under the Carnival Corporation brand, is now officially ready for her inaugural cruise — five days from now. 229 more words

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Azamara introducing Overnight Adventures

A friend of mine and his wife celebrated their anniversary by going a cruise that lasted almost 50 days. Because it was an iconic anniversary, they planned on leaving the ship at certain points to visit special places in the world — like the Taj Mahal — and picking it up at another port. 254 more words

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Disney deployments for summer 2017

This is the time of year when cruise lines start announcing their cruise plans for next summer. The latest is Disney.

Deployment of Disney’s four ships — the… 363 more words

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Cruise news and views you can use

I love the name “Clipper.” It’s a name we are all familiar with from the days of the classic 19th-century sailing ships used to bring spices and other goods to Europe…well, that was one of their roles. 225 more words

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New Princess ships follow blueprint

Building cruise ships is so much more economical when you can build several in the same class. When you’re using the same blueprint, you can get creative and whimsical with the ship’s interior. 186 more words

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Alaska-Virgin deal good news for cruisers

Canadians on the West Coast have to be happy with the purchase of Virgin America, by Alaska Airlines.

When including Virgin America’s debt and capitalized aircraft operating leases, the aggregate transaction value is $4 billion, said an Alaska sppokesperson. 147 more words

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Two options for Viking’s World Cruise

I am not surprised that Viking Ocean Cruises will sail an around-the-world cruise in 2017-18. After all, Oceania has had huge success cruising the world with a small ship and Viking will have three of them in the fleet by then. 255 more words

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