Top Secret: Cosmonaut Training for Crystal Guests

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LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2010 – Crystal Cruises is announcing yet another industry first: one-night excursions to Russia’s former top secret Cosmonaut Training Center, Star City. From extreme G Forces and weightlessness to the “Final Challenge” in the world’s largest hydrospace laboratory, intrepid Crystal guests can train like modern Russian Cosmonauts on some of… [Continue Reading]

MSC Cruises Ends Fuel Surcharge On All New 2009 Bookings

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Dec 16 – MSC Cruises has eliminated the fuel surcharge for all new bookings for 2009 voyages beginning today. Last month, MSC took the lead and eliminated the fuel charge on all cruises departing on or after April 1, 2009. At that time, MSC Cruises’ management indicated that they were also considering… [Continue Reading]

MSC Cruises Ends Fuel Surcharge Beginning With April 2009 Sailings

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (NOVEMBER 17, 2008) – MSC Cruises has eliminated the fuel surcharge for all its cruises departing on or after April 1, 2009. The surcharge will not be levied on any new bookings for cruises sailing from that date on, and the accounts of guests already booked on these cruises will be adjusted… [Continue Reading]

Mixed Reactions To Fuel Surcharges From Our Cruise Talk Readers Poll

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The results are in from our Fuel Surcharge Survey with 75 responses (poll is still open so number may go up):
If you combine the results from the two similar answers, “Good Idea” and “Good Idea and will go away”, You’ll see that a full 40% of our readers are at least tolerant… [Continue Reading]

Oceania Cruises Announces Cruise Fuel Surcharge Update

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Miami, FL, June 6, 2008 — In response to the continually escalating price of fuel, Oceania Cruises is increasing its fuel surcharge* to $15 per guest per day for all new reservations effective June 16, 2008. The surcharge will apply to all currently published sailings.
The fuel surcharge of $15 per guest per day, regardless of… [Continue Reading]