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2014-06-24 08:21:20

Set to Debut in Spring 2015, Viking Star Meets Water for First Time LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its first ship - the 930-passenger Viking Star - was "floated out," marking the latest major construction milestone, and the first time that the new ship touches water. The traditional ceremony took place on Monday, June 23, at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard outside Venice, Italy. With a total of three sister ships...

2014-06-23 12:26:16

MIAMI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer travel season in full swing, Carnival Cruise Lines continues to enhance its family-friendly offerings, introducing the new Dr. Seuss Bookville family reading venue and Camp Ocean marine-themed children's program on Carnival Freedom, along with highly attractive rates for families to make a summer cruise more affordable than ever. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120530 Recently debuting on Carnival Freedom following a...

2014-06-11 16:25:19

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International's new ship will take 'entertainment' to a new level with a stellar line up of acts, shows and ground breaking technology, the likes of which haven't been seen under one roof, ever before, anywhere in the world. The line-up announced today provides a heady concoction of firsts including Roboscreens and digital shows projected onto 100 feet wide windows over 20 feet high. (Photo:...

2014-06-10 08:20:49

LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary: Cruise passengers can enjoy free flights and private car rental when they book a cruise with Royal Caribbean for 2015. Holidaymakers who book a Royal Caribbean International cruise through Cruise1st [http://www.cruise1st.co.uk ] before 31 July 2014 for anytime in 2015 [http://www.cruise1st.co.uk/2015_cruises.phtml ] may be entitled to free flights and private car rental. The money-saving offer looks set to make 2015 an...

2014-05-22 12:27:26

MIAMI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines has made two exciting enhancements to its West Coast cruise operations, deploying two highly attractive Spirit-class ships featuring a variety of Fun Ship 2.0 innovations as well as a huge number of balcony staterooms. The new deployments include Carnival Miracle introducing year-round seven-day Mexican Riviera departures from Long Beach, Calif., beginning in October 2014, and Carnival Legend operating the line's Alaska...

2014-04-16 16:32:33

World's newest and most technologically advanced cruise ship sets an entirely new standard for world's fastest growing market MIAMI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International today announced that its newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will make its home port in Shanghai (Baoshan), China, bringing the company's most innovative ship to the world's fastest-growing cruise market. The ship will reposition to China in May 2015, following her inaugural winter season...

2014-04-14 12:30:44

Special Six-Day Voyage to Depart from Newly Refurbished Erato Street Cruise Terminal This Afternoon MIAMI, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans' largest year-round cruise ship, the 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, will depart on its inaugural six-day cruise from New Orleans this afternoon, further solidifying Carnival's distinction of the port's largest cruise operator with two ships carrying more than 400,000 passengers annually - the most of any cruise line. The special...

2014-03-27 12:20:43

MIAMI, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines - Texas' largest cruise operator - today announced a grand slam partnership with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers that plays at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. This multi-year partnership marks Carnival's first-ever relationship with a professional baseball franchise. As the Official Cruise Line of the Frisco RoughRiders, Carnival will bring its signature brand of fun to fans of the...

2014-03-26 12:20:30

MIAMI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Freedom will undergo an extensive multi-million-dollar makeover this spring that will add the first-ever Bookville family reading venue- part of the recently launched Seuss at Sea program in partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises - along with a variety of dining, bar and entertainment innovations that are part of the line's Fun Ship 2.0 product enhancement initiative. The majority of these exciting new features will be incorporated during a dry...


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