Archives for June 2006

Where’s the Mariachis and Ballet Folklorico

We’ll be cruising to Mexico next November on the Celebrity Mercury. One of the ports we’ll be visiting is Puerta Vallarta.
This port is is the state of Jalisco. Mariachi Music and Ballet Folklorico have their origins in this region. My Daughter and I take Mexican Ballet Folklorico dance at our studio in Sierra Vista,… [Continue Reading]

Princess Announces Worldwide Routes for 2007-2008

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (June 29, 2006) — From the mysteries of the Amazon to the splendor of Bangkok, Princess will once again offer passengers intriguing itineraries to some of the planet’s most dreamed-about destinations for the fall 2007 to spring 2008 season. The leader in global cruise travel, Princess will continue to take passengers to… [Continue Reading]

Jury: Pentair Must Pay $193M for Cruise Ship Outbreak

A jury has ordered Pentair Inc. to pay $193 million to a cruise line for commercial damages in a 1994 case involving an outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease. The case is against a Pentair subsidiary, Essef Corp., which Pentair acquired in 1999, after the event occurred. Golden Valley-based Pentair (NYSE: PNR), makes water… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Expanding Wireless Access

MIAMI (June 28, 2006) “ Carnival Cruise Lines, the worlds largest cruise operator, is expanding wireless Internet access to all public rooms and suites aboard its 21 œFun Ships by the end of 2006.
With the installation of strategically located Wi-Fi Å“hot spots, guests sailing on Carnival can now access Web sites and… [Continue Reading]

Silversea Showcases the Far East

(Ft. Lauderdale, FL — June 21, 2006) From cosmopolitan Hong Kong’s vibrant harbor and colorful markets to the ethereal beauty of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, Silversea is offering travelers the chance to explore the fascinating cultures of the Far East from the private veranda of a luxurious six-star ship. From December through… [Continue Reading]