Archives for February 2007

Royal Caribbean’s New Generation of Megaships to Set Sail in Europe in 2008

MIAMI, Feb. 26 — Royal Caribbean Intl announced plans to deploy Independence of the Seas, the third in its new Freedom class of ships, in the United Kingdom, when she debuts in May 2008. Sharing the title of the largest, most innovative cruise ship in the world with sister ships, Freedom of the Seas and… [Continue Reading]

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Military Appreciation Program

Miami – February 26, 2007 – Showing its support for U.S. service men and women and their families, NCL Corporation today announced a new military appreciation program that provides special reduced rates to members of the U.S. military on all NCL and NCL America sailings.
“We are pleased to offer a special rate to those who… [Continue Reading]

Complete Set of Photos from 1978 World Renaissance Costa Cruise Posted

I spent all day Saturday and Sunday scanning and restoring the pictures from our World Renaissance cruise in 1978. This was on the Costa line, way before it became part of the Carnival family. You also will see the Angelina Lauro ship in many of the pictures. This was only a… [Continue Reading]

Regal Princess Damaged and Cancels Sailing

Princess Cruises recently released the following two press release regarding the Regal Princess:
2/20/2007 – Update on Regal Princess:
Prior to Regal Princess’ arrival yesterday in Acapulco, it was discovered that the ship had sustained some damage to one of its ballast tanks. Following an assessment of the damage and the associated circumstances, it has been determined… [Continue Reading]

Disney Announces Expansion: Two new ships will more than double passenger capacity

BURBANK, CA, Feb 2007 – The Walt Disney Company plans to expand its successful cruise business by adding two new ocean liners, President and CEO Bob Iger announced today. Scheduled to launch in 2011 and 2012, the ships will more than double the passenger capacity for Disney Cruise Line to meet the sustained demand for… [Continue Reading]