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2011-07-25 13:03:00

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to increased demand for a tropical, warm weather itinerary in North American waters for the 2012 holiday season, Crystal Cruises is moving its 2012 holiday cruise on Crystal Serenity from the Holy Land to the Caribbean. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110725/LA40926) With Crystal's "Save Now, Save Later" promotion, travelers can save 20% on the 2012 all-inclusive Christmas/New Year's sailing by also booking one of this year's...

2009-02-20 12:23:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line offers an unprecedented number of Panama Canal sailings in 2009, offering 45 total cruises on nine different ships departing from five separate ports. Guests can experience daylight transits of the historic and fascinating Panama Canal and itineraries that feature diverse and intriguing ports of call on voyages. "We've increased our Panama Canal capacity significantly this year to make 2009 a very exciting season, especially with full...

2008-09-25 21:00:21

By Gary Bogue PANAMA CITY, Panama PANAMA CITY is an amazing city. Its skyline is certainly as spectacular as San Francisco's -- some might even say more so -- with its tall skyscrapers. And more modern buildings are under construction, even as we speak. (Donald Trump is building the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in the shape of a 68-story sail!) What makes this cosmopolitan city amazing is that it springs up out of a primitive rain forest. A green jungle is just a...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.