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2010-04-19 17:38:00

MIAMI, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse has cancelled the first leg of her launch celebrations - scheduled to begin on April 22 - in order to assist U.K. travelers whose return from their Easter break has been halted due to the impact of ash clouds from the eruption of the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano in Iceland. Celebrity Cruises is working with U.K. tour operators to collect these stranded vacationers affected by the airport closures and subsequent flight...

2009-03-20 12:32:00

LONDON, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Swan Hellenic has reacted sympathetically to the recent announcement by Hebridean International Cruises that it is to sell its Hebridean Spirit cruise ship in April 2009. As a gesture of goodwill, Swan Hellenic is offering Hebridean Spirit passengers a 5% discount off Minerva's 2009/10 ocean cruise & Danube river programmes. Swan Hellenic, a British company established in 1954, is now part of All Leisure Group. Minerva, Swan Hellenic's small...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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