Celebrity Millennium Rounds Out Celebrity Cruises’ Ambitious, $140-Million ‘Solsticizing’ Initiative


One of the most ambitious revitalization initiatives in the history of the cruise industry has just been completed. Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Millennium set sail Saturday from the Port of Miami, fresh from becoming the fourth and final Millennium Class ship to complete the line’s $140-million “Solsticizing” process, incorporating a host of the venues and experiences… [Continue Reading]

NCL Adopts More Restrictive Smoking Policy


NCL has adopted a more restrictive smoking policy, now restricting passengers from smoking in their cabins. I have updated our smoking policies page to reflect the new policy. (I recently had to turn off the comments segment on this page, because, despite my pleas to our readers, the arguments on both sides of… [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]

Crystal Serenity to Undergo Major Redesign in May


LOS ANGELES, February 9, 2011 – While Crystal Cruises’ ocean resorts have racked up countless awards since entering service, the ultra-luxury line has never been one to rest on its laurels. This spring, Crystal will be spending $25+ million dollars to keep its largest ship, Crystal Serenity, on the cutting edge of luxury style.
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Huge New Penthouse & Verandah Savings for 2011 Crystal Voyages


LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26: Crystal Cruises is offering substantial new savings, up to $3,000 per couple on luxurious, butler-serviced Penthouse accommodations and up to $2,000 per couple on plush Verandah staterooms, on ten exotic 2011 voyages.
For bookings by Dec 31, 2010, guests can enjoy even greater value with the line’s ultra-luxury vacations in 2011, including… [Continue Reading]