Archives for May 2012

Has Cruising Lost Some of It’s Appeal and Elegance with more Relaxed Dress Codes?

There was a time when I thought of a cruise as an affordable, elegant, luxury vacation experience. My every day life is not filled with gala socialite parties or red carpet glamor, but on a cruise ship I  enjoy the feeling that I have somehow escaped my every day life and been transported to beautiful… [Continue Reading]

American Cruise Lines Introduces the Culinary Cruise Collection

Select 2012 and 2013 cruises focus on regional cuisine & wine
GUILFORD, CT – May 10, 2012 – American Cruise Lines (www.americancruiselines.com) announced today its Culinary Cruise Collection, a various selection of cruises that place special emphasis on the trademark cuisine of specific cruising regions, including Alaska, New England, the Chesapeake Bay, the Mississippi River and… [Continue Reading]

Cunard Announces Diamond Jubilee Sale, 1-7 June, Offering Regal Savings on Transatlantic Crossings

 
Captain Julian Burgess and Cunard Line President Peter Shanks Welcome HRH The Princess Royal aboard Queen Elizabeth
Cunard Royal Rendezvous and other Special Events Celebrate Diamond Jubilee
On 5 June 2012, Cunard will bring Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations to a close with the first-ever Cunard Royal Rendezvous in the fleet’s home port of Southampton,… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Receives Second Benkert Award for its Marine Environmental Initiatives

U.S. Coast Guard award recognizes line’s fleetwide efforts
Seattle, Wash., May 22, 2012 — At a ceremony Monday, May 21, Holland America Line was presented a gold 2012 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Environmental Protection Award from the U.S. Coast Guard in recognition of the line’s environmental leadership and for successfully achieving several environmental objectives established… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line’s Culinary Arts Center Program Features Celebrated Experts During the Summer Season

Kevin Sbraga, Denise Vivaldo, Sonia Hunt, Angelo Sosa, and Jonathon Sawyer share their culinary expertise with cruise guests
Seattle, Wash., May 23, 2012 — During Holland America Line’s summer cruise season, the Culinary Arts Center program presented by Food & Wine magazine will host five of the world’s most celebrated chefs who will showcase their expertise… [Continue Reading]