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2014-02-28 20:20:26

Travelers Name Luxury Ships #1 in Service, Dining, Entertainment and Fitness LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises has won four first-place honors in CruiseCritic.com's annual "Cruisers' Choice Awards." Based on reviews of 2013 cruises sailed by the site's cruise travelers, each of Crystal's ultra-luxe ships earned #1 slots in the "Small Ship" category (defined as 1,199 guests or less), winning "Best": http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140228/LA74883 Crystal...

2014-02-26 08:23:56

Disney and Seabourn win Best Ship in 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards PENNINGTON, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Critic(®) (http://www.cruisecritic.com), the world's leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of the 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards. The awards reflect the best-of-the best in the industry, based entirely on ratings shared in member reviews posted to the Cruise Critic website. This year's big...

2014-02-24 23:26:39

Next generation DeepFlight hydrobatic craft to be introduced at Dubai International Boat Show. Point Richmond, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Hawkes Ocean Technologies announced today that the company will be introducing its next generation DeepFlight hydrobatic craft at the Dubai International Boat Show, March 4-8 2014. Hawkes Ocean Technologies has transformed the traditional manned underwater vehicle into high-performance craft that provide an unparalleled, three-dimensional underwater...

2014-02-19 23:27:30

Bluenose Yacht Sales presents the Jeanneau 41DS and the Jeanneau 409 at the New England Boat show at the convention center in Boston starting on Feb. 22 for nine days. Additionally, BYS will be discussing our charter programs, select brokerage and the Sparkman Stephens 30. Newport, Rhode Island (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Bluenose Yacht Sales invites you to visit the New England Boat Show to discuss the Jeanneau 41DS or the Jeanneau 409 in addition to the award winning S&S 30. The...

2014-02-19 16:20:14

Highlighting the Culture, Wildlife, Cuisine, and Historic Places of Some of the World's Most Interesting Destinations BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 19, 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, features exotic, optional shore excursions for its Australia & Southeast Asia voyages. On these 14-night itineraries, The...

2014-02-18 16:27:00

A new settlement has been proposed that could provide relief to thousands of response workers injured by the 2010 Gulf Coast Oil Spill. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to allowing individuals to participate in the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), stepped in to ensure that extensive safety measures were put in place for the protection of workers. This was...

2014-02-14 23:03:00

Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement, is pleased to announce that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit entered an order earlier this week granting the unopposed motion to dismiss the last remaining appeals to the settlement. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class...

2014-02-14 12:20:21

BATH, Maine, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $21.4 million contract for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program. Bath Iron Works is one of three shipyards chosen from a field of eight competitors to proceed to Phase I design work on this next-generation cutter program. The Bath Iron Works team includes L-3 Communications (New York, N.Y.) and Navantia, S.A. (Spain), a shipbuilder that Bath Iron Works has collaborated...

2014-02-12 08:35:14

New Network Delivers an Alternative, Higher Performance Means of Connectivity to Vessels In-Port and At-Sea MIRAMAR, Fla., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Communications (MTN) announces it is supporting Norwegian Cruise Line's launch of the newly-Christened Norwegian Getaway with its advanced hybrid communications network. This innovative network enables satellite and terrestrial broadband connectivity for higher performance connections on large vessels both at-sea and in-port....

2014-02-05 12:21:00

Seven New Episodic Spots Showcase "The World of Viking" LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Cruises (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced details behind its new television ad campaign, which debuted on PBS for the Season Four premiere of the Emmy® Award-winning series Downton Abbey. A national corporate sponsor of PBS' celebrated MASTERPIECE series since 2011, Viking's new campaign reflects a slightly different approach to telling the brand story through TV by focusing on...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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