Archives for February 2011

Disney Fantasy Moves a Step Closer to Reality During Keel Laying Ceremony

PAPENBURG, GERMANY (Feb. 11, 2011) – Today, Disney Cruise Line celebrated the keel laying of the Disney Fantasy at the Meyer Werft shipyard. This is the second of two newly-designed ships that take the family cruise experience to all new heights. Sister ship to the Disney Fantasy, Disney Dream, entered service on Jan. 26, 2011.
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Cunard’s First Female Captain Brings Queen Victoria Back to LA

31 January 2011– Danish-born Inger Olsen made history on 1 December 2010 by becoming Cunard Line’s first female Captain in its 171-year history of sailing luxury cruise vacations. Yesterday, she continued her historic maiden sailings as Captain of Queen Victoria, as she brought the ship back to the Port of Los Angeles.
Captain Olsen and Queen… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Infinity to Present Engaging ‘Qsine’ Specialty Venue Future-forward restaurant is new addition in ship’s expanded revitalization

Miami – (February 01, 2011 ) – The rules say you shouldn’t play with your food. But it’s quite the contrary in “Qsine,” the novel restaurant introduced on Celebrity Cruises’ stylish Celebrity Eclipse last year. The award-winning venue – the first at sea to present its menu and wine list on an iPadTM – has… [Continue Reading]

Captain Morgan on the Rocks?

Posted on 09 February 2011.
Half Moon Cay – the crescent-shaped private Bahamian island that is one of Carnival Cruise Lines’ most popular ports of call – now features a truly unique watering hole called Captain Morgan on the Rocks.
Inspired by the adventures of real-life privateer Captain Henry Morgan, the nautical-themed bar resembles a 101-foot-long… [Continue Reading]

Grand Princess to Undergo Dramatic Transformation During Spring Drydock

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 10, 2011) — The most significant transformation ever of a Princess Cruises ship will occur this spring aboard Grand Princess. During a 24-day makeover the ship, which was the prototype for the line’s “Grand Class” vessels, will undergo a remarkable renovation to receive many of Princess’ trademark features introduced since the… [Continue Reading]