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2013-09-30 16:20:18

Premium cruise getaways are great values for fall and winter vacations SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall arrives, Holland America Line is featuring a diverse range of itineraries around the world. Come fall and winter, Holland America Line ships will sail to the tropical climates of the Caribbean and Panama Canal, make an October trans-Atlantic crossing, and spend time in South America, Australia and New Zealand during the Southern Hemisphere's spring and summer...

2013-09-25 12:21:09

New $3.7 Million Freight Operations Center in Robinson to Increase Local Capacity, Add Jobs ROBINSON, Texas, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced a major expansion for central Texas and surrounding communities with plans to build a new, state-of-the-art, 48-door, 18,870-square-foot freight service center in the city of Robinson. (Logo:...

2013-09-24 23:02:12

CruiseVoyant.com, a cruise booking site, is now offering discounts for cruisers 55+ on select bookings for the 2014 Alaskan cruise season. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 South Florida based cruise booking site, Cruise Voyant, has released special senior rates for Alaskan Cruise itineraries taking place during the upcoming 2014 cruise season. Senior rates through Cruise Voyant are available on select Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Alaskan itineraries. Cruise lines...

2013-09-24 12:20:40

DUBLIN, September 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7gmjx/european_road) has announced the addition of the "European Road Freight Transport 2012" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7gmjx/european_road ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Road freight is one of the most fragmented sectors of the transport and logistics market. The endless' supply...

2013-09-19 12:20:12

Ads Feature Authentic Photos and Videos Provided by Carnival's Guests MIAMI, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines is launching a new national advertising campaign next week that features the unforgettable and memorable vacation moments experienced every day by the cruise line's millions of guests, as captured through their own lenses. The "Moments That Matter" campaign includes thousands of real vacation photos and videos from past Carnival cruisers, collected...

2013-09-13 20:22:49

Trucking company recognized for fuel efficiency and environmental performance ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska West Express has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership. SmartWay is a collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and transportation companies to voluntarily improve fuel efficiency and reduce air pollution from freight transport. Partners with high scores are already utilizing most of the commercially available fuel saving...

2013-09-11 16:21:05

Former Archbishop of Cape Town to lecture on South Africa segment SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the former archbishop of Cape Town and one of the greatest living moral icons of our time, is scheduled to lecture on a segment of Holland America Line's 2014 Grand World Voyage on ms Amsterdam. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate will sail March 28 to April 2, 2014, from Durban to Cape Town, South Africa. Tutu will address guests at two speaking engagements...

2013-09-09 16:20:12

Menu featuring cuisine from top Dutch chef now on two Holland America Line ships SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year Holland America Line debuted a new alternative dining option exclusively aboard ms Rotterdam called "Taste of De Librije" featuring the cuisine of Culinary Council member and Michelin Three Star Chef Jonnie Boer. Given its popularity and success as an alternative dining option, the line has extended the experience to ms Eurodam. Named after Boer's...

2013-09-05 12:21:00

Dance competition winners from all 15 ships to compete in "Champions Cruise" Jan. 12 SEATTLE, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dancing aficionados and fans of the hit ABC television show "Dancing with the Stars" can join professional dancers Kym Johnson and Tristan MacManus, along with actress and former celebrity participant Sabrina Bryan, on the Jan. 5, 2014, "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" theme cruise and the Jan. 12 Champions Cruise. Both seven-day Caribbean cruises are onboard ms...

2013-09-05 12:20:15

Carnival Commits Over $180 Million to Install Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems on 32 Ships, Becomes First to Use Innovative 'Scrubber' Solution in Restricted Spaces on Existing Ships MIAMI, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced it has received the support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Coast Guard and Transport Canada to implement a significant advancement...