Telemedicine to Debut Aboard Costa Concordia

MIAMI, FL, Nov 19 – Costa, Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, will debut telemedicine aboard the Costa Concordia beginning in early 2009. A broadband satellite system has been installed, final touches are being made on a telemedicine suite and training is being completed for staff involved in the project. The telemedicine project is the result… [Continue Reading]

Princess Debuts New Onboard Fitness Programs with Active Options for Kids and Adults

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 25, 2008) — Staying fit on a cruise has never been easier or more fun, as Princess Cruises introduces new ways for passengers to stay active on their vacation — including the industry’s first in-room fitness program, fun yoga classes for kids and teens, and a new array of Lotus Spa… [Continue Reading]

Acupuncture Added To Crystal’s Wellness Options

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2008 – Enriching its portfolio of wellness opportunities, Crystal Cruises is introducing onboard acupuncture, along with a menu of Chinese herbs revered for restoring and enhancing health, beauty and longevity. A menu of optional acupuncture treatments, launching this month on Crystal Serenity, focuses on weight loss, pain management, stress reduction, detoxification,… [Continue Reading]

Cutting-Edge Kinesisâ„¢ Fitness System To Debut On Crystal Ships

LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2008 – In an industry first, in July 2008, Crystal Cruises is debuting revolutionary Kinesisâ„¢ fitness equipment aboard its ultra-luxury ships, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. The equipment capitalizes on the use of cable resistance in all planes of movement, and simultaneously incorporates several areas of fitness: strength, flexibility and balance…. [Continue Reading]

Princess Passengers Are First Cruisers to Experience Nintendo’s Hugely Popular Wii Fit Game System

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (June 24, 2008) — After the much-anticipated Wii Fit system debuted across the country last month, Princess unveils this fitness innovation at sea this week after shipboard staff completed special onboard trainings with Nintendo team members. Princess is the first cruise line to offer passengers the chance to get their hearts pumping… [Continue Reading]