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2014-09-16 08:21:45

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Goldstein, President & COO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, was announced as the Seatrade Mediterranean Personality of the Year 2014, a biennial award sponsored by V. Ships Leisure and selected by Seatrade and V. Ships Leisure from nominations received. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146375 The Award was presented to Adam Goldstein during today's opening Conference Session of Seatrade Med 2014 at the Fira de...

2014-09-05 12:20:39

LONDON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the inaugural Seatrade Winter Cruising Forum in Malta in 2008, increasing cruise passengers numbers have continued to demonstrate that the concept of winter cruising to warmer climes continues to grow from strength to strength, with a growing number of cruise lines adding these itineraries to their programmes. As well as the promise of more moderate temperatures, the other key appeal for travellers is the reduced number of tourists at key...

2014-09-02 20:25:46

SHANGHAI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China ("Ctrip" or the "Company"), today announced that it has, through Exquisite Marine Ltd. ("Exquisite"), an affiliate of Ctrip, entered into an agreement to acquire Celebrity Century, a 1,814-passenger cruise ship, from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE,...

2014-08-29 12:20:47

LONDON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In just a few weeks, cruise industry professionals from around the world will be heading to Barcelona, Spain's leading cruise port, for the tenth edition of the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention. This year's event has already achieved a record number of ports, destinations and suppliers showcasing their products and services on the exhibition floor, mirroring the market growth of the cruise industry in the Mediterranean. A highlight of the...

2014-08-06 04:20:18

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As it enters its fourth edition, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific presents the most prominent voices in the Asia cruise market to lead the conference, slated for November 20-21, 2014. This year's conference will analyze the market potential and challenges associated with the emerging Asia cruise market as well as explore the infrastructure and itinerary development opportunities. Beginning Thursday morning, November 20(th), Zinan LIU, Vice...

2014-08-05 08:28:38

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Douglas Ward's inaugural Berlitz River Cruising in Europe, apart from the meticulous descriptions, evaluations and star ratings (he applies the same vigorous criteria that he does to the ocean-going liners in Berlitz's Cruising & Cruise Ships, whose new 30(th-)anniversary edition publishes in September), there are numerous side features that may have particular interest and topicality for passengers and cruise professionals. For example:...

2014-07-28 12:25:38

Cruise Ships Offer Convenience and Comfort to Explore New Beauty and Fitness Activities FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While health and wellness are an important consideration for vacationers, a new survey shows Americans are reluctant to try new spa and fitness activities - 40 percent say they never try anything new, citing cost and availability as top barriers. However, staying fit on a cruise vacation has never been easier, according to Cruise...

2014-07-23 04:21:11

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industries, is proud to announce the extension of its relationship with MSC Cruises, which has ordered the Neon Casino Management System for its newest ship, MSC Preziosa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120515/531552 ) The Neon Casino Management system is an enterprise-level...

2014-07-17 08:27:26

With 24 Emmy® Nominations Just Announced for MASTERPIECE, New Sponsorship Deal Extends Through Season Five of "Downton Abbey" LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) announced today it has renewed its national corporate sponsorship of PBS' celebrated series MASTERPIECE for another year. The announcement comes on the heels of MASTERPIECE earning 24 nominations for the 2014 Primetime Emmy® Awards, which will be given out in a ceremony on...

2014-07-15 16:20:40

Featuring Luxurious, Small-Ship Voyages to Exotic South Seas Destinations BELLEVUE, Wash., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, debuts its 2015 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji & the South Pacific brochure. The 68-page brochure showcases a variety of dream cruises in exotic destinations...


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