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2014-09-22 20:20:35

Over 1000 Guests to be Served in Honor of Ship's 80th Anniversary, Sept. 26 LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A famous Queen reportedly said: "Let them eat cake!" She must have heard about the Queen Mary's upcoming 80th Anniversary party and press conference, Sept. 26. To celebrate, the Queen Mary has commissioned what may be the world's largest ship replica cake designed by TV celebrity baker and pastry chef, Jose Barajas. The 20 foot long cake can serve over 1000...

2014-09-22 12:33:12

Original Love Boat Cast Will Star on Float During Iconic New Year's Day Parade SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises will ring in the new year and its 50(th) anniversary in an unprecedented way - with its first-ever float in the world-famous Rose Parade on January 1 in Pasadena, Calif. As a special feature the six original cast members of The Love Boat television show will ride on the ship's bow and "cruise" down the five-and-a-half mile parade...

2014-09-17 08:21:02

Guests can save more than 55% on seven-night Caribbean cruises from $299 this fall, only available at iCruise.com® DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- iCruise.com, a leading national travel retailer, is giving guests the opportunity to set sail in a balcony on one of the world's newest mega ships, the MSC Divina, from $299 per person this fall with their Caribbean Blowout Sale. This unprecedented offer on seven-night Caribbean cruises saves more than 55% on...

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...

2014-09-15 04:20:15

Cruise Lines Contributed $44 Billion to U.S. Economy and Welcomed 10 Million Passengers Embarking at U.S. Ports WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) show that the North American cruise industry continued to expand in 2013, generating employment, income, and other economic benefits throughout the U.S. economy. "Taking a cruise is hands down one of the best vacation values available today for consumers," said Christine...

2014-09-09 16:21:17

MIAMI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today declared a $0.05 increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.30 per common share payable on October 2, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 22, 2014. This move, which was approved unanimously at the board's September 9th meeting reflects the company's continuing efforts to increase shareholder returns. Today's actions represent a 20%...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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