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Luxury cruising to increase by 53 per cent

Mainstream, contemporary cruise lines usually get all the publicity when it comes to building new ships. However, according to the Cruise Industry News annual report, the luxury niche could see a capacity increase of 53 per cent by 2018. 247 more words

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Never-ending good news for port of Quebec

It seems to me I’ve been writing a lot about cruising in Quebec these days, whether it’s the smaller ports along the St. Lawrence or one of cruising’s most popular places, … 202 more words

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Big news coming soon from Carnival

BERGEN, Norway — Something’s up with Carnival Corporation!

The parent company has nine cruise-ship brands — including Cunard, Princess, Holland America, Seabourn… 220 more words

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The Star and its impact on cruise industry

ABOARD THE VIKING STAR IN BERGEN, NORWAY —  Will the Viking Star be a game changer in ocean cruising?

A person who shall remain nameless, but who is definitely in the know about cruising, told me that question will take a while to answer. 603 more words

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Newest ocean cruiser leaves its mark in London

ABOARD THE VIKING STAR — This was moving day for the Viking Star, after she gained some measure of fame by cruising on the Thames as the largest ship to go through the Thames flood barriers. 506 more words

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Viking Star off to Norway christening

ABOARD THE VIKING STAR — Today, this river cruise line’s first ocean ship is accepting passengers in Greenwich on the Thames, her final port before pulling into… 221 more words

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Norwegian fleet-wide fees making cents!

For Norwegian cruisers, as of the first of this month changes to room service and most specialty restaurant dining charges are here to stay and they’ll be rolled out fleet-wide. 390 more words

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