Archives for September 2008

Holland America Line Announces New, Six-Day Scandinavia Cruises – with Roundtrip Sailings from Rotterdam, Netherlands

Seattle, Sept. 30 2008 – Holland America Line’s flagship, ms Rotterdam, will sail two new six-day Scandinavian itineraries in July 2009. Ideal for travelers eager for a shorter getaway, the two round-trip sailings feature spectacular scenic cruising and explore Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
“Given our legacy in Rotterdam, we are thrilled to be sailing in and… [Continue Reading]

NCL Featured On ABC’S New Family Game Show – “Opportunity Knocks”

Miami – Sep 30, 2008 – Norwegian Cruise Line (“NCL”) helps make family dreams come true tonight on ABC’s new primetime game show, “Opportunity Knocks,” which airs at 8 pm EST (7 pm CT). One California family of five will have the opportunity to win a seven-day cruise to the Mexican Riviera aboard one of… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Solstice Sets Sail for First Time Historic Event Attracts Tens of Thousands of Area Residents

Miami – (September 29, 2008 ) – The most widely heralded ship to enter the cruise market this year, Celebrity Solstice, departed Meyer Werft shipyard yesterday in Papenburg, Germany, as the largest ship ever built by the longtime shipbuilder. In a milestone event known as “The Conveyance,” the 2,850-guest Celebrity Solstice made its way… [Continue Reading]

MSC Cruises Announces Free Family And Friends Group Cruise Contest To Celebrate Arrival Of MSC Orchestra

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (SEPTEMBER 26, 2008) – With the countdown to the arrival of MSC Orchestra in Florida at less than 100 days, MSC Cruises is making it possible for one lucky guest to take up to 15 family and friends on a free Caribbean cruise this winter.
MSC Cruises, the fastest growing cruise line with… [Continue Reading]

Free Things to Do In Venice

I can’t believe that in March of next year it will be the 20th anniversary of my college trip to Venice, Italy. In honor of that trip, I am continuing my series on free or nearly free things to do in ports with a report on Venice. I traveled there with my… [Continue Reading]