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2014-09-15 08:20:25

Regal new design and rich Dutch history reflected in name of new class of ship SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam. While the name pays homage to the company's rich heritage and deep roots in the Netherlands, it also reflects a new era with a bold name that is an original in Holland America Line's 141-year history. The 2,650-passenger ship is an...

2014-09-11 16:26:38

Nine ships to offer 126 Caribbean and Panama Canal sailings SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers looking for an intimate, mid-sized cruise experience in the Caribbean have 126 itineraries to choose from during Holland America Line's 2014-15 Caribbean season. Featuring nine of the line's vessels sailing roundtrip from either Fort Lauderdale or Tampa, Fla., the cruises span the Caribbean on eastern, western and southern routes, as well as partial transits of the Panama...

2014-09-08 12:25:29

Houston-Area High Schools to Compete for $10,000 Prize from Carnival and Performance Aboard a Texas-based 'Fun Ship' HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is on for the most spirited band in Houston! Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, is partnering with CBS affiliate KHOU 11 for "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" competition in Greater Houston. The fun contest celebrates the musical talent of local area students, and will award one talented...

2014-09-05 20:20:41

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises today announced a partnership to become a Partner of the Chicago Bears, expanding the cruise line's presence in this key market. Chicagoans will have the opportunity to win a seven-day cruise to the Caribbean, sailing roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale. The sweepstakes runs through December 31, 2014, and fans can enter at princess.com/chicago. Fans will also have access to special cruise deals from Princess Cruises...

2014-09-05 20:20:28

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises today announced a partnership to become a Proud Partner of the San Francisco 49ers, including a fan-based sweepstakes, expanding the cruise line's presence in this market. As part of the partnership, San Francisco 49ers fans will have the opportunity to win a 10-day cruise to Alaska or Mexico, sailing roundtrip from San Francisco. The sweepstakes, which will be promoted with digital ads on 49ers.com, runs through...

2014-09-05 16:22:34

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises today announced a partnership to become a Proud Sponsor of the Houston Texans, including a fan-based sweepstakes, expanding the cruise line's presence in this key market. As part of the partnership, Houston Texans fans will have the opportunity to win a seven-day cruise to the Western Caribbean, sailing roundtrip from Houston. The sweepstakes, which will be promoted with digital ads on houstontexans.com and game...

2014-09-04 08:33:05

SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line's ms Statendam and ms Westerdam achieved perfect scores of 100 on recent routine United States Public Health inspections conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO The unannounced inspection for ms Statendam was held June 17, 2014, during a call at Ketchikan, Alaska. Westerdam was inspected July 21 during a call at Juneau, Alaska. Both ships...

2014-09-03 08:23:09

MIAMI, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 16, 2014, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on September 12, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 22, 2014. Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock or Carnival plc ADSs will receive a dividend payable in U.S. dollars. The dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable in sterling unless shareholders elected to...

2014-09-02 12:26:13

Featured Musical Entertainment to Include Earth Wind & Fire, R. Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, TLC, LL Cool J, and more MIAMI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines is partnering once again with the Tom Joyner Foundation to offer the 2015 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage cruise. This marks the cruise line's third consecutive year as the official host of the event. The Ultimate Party with a Purpose® voyage will take place on Carnival Breeze, the newest ship in the...

2014-08-26 16:20:39

SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class ship on Aug. 22 at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy. A 680-ton block was lowered by crane into the yard's building dock, marking the official beginning of construction. The 99,500-gross-ton ship is scheduled for delivery in February 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO The event was attended by Holland America Line's Keith...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'