Archives for March 2008

Crystal Cruises’ 2009 Cruise Guide Highlights 61 Itineraries To 185 Destinations

LOS ANGELES, March 31 — Luxury cruise specialist Crystal Cruises has published its 2009 Cruise Guide, the line’s first publication of next year’s entire fleet-wide schedule, featuring new itineraries, new ports of call and the World Cruise. A preview to the 150+-page Crystal Cruises Worldwide Atlas available in May, the 21-page, full color brochure… [Continue Reading]

Superliner Designed For Britain Sets Sail For Homeport After Official Handover Ceremony

Ventura, the largest superliner built exclusively for British holidaymakers has set sail for her homeport, Southampton, after being officially ‘handed over’ to P&O Cruises by the Fincantieri shipyard, Monfalcone, Italy.
Speaking at the handover ceremony, P&O Cruises managing director, Nigel Esdale, said: “This is a very exciting day for us as we prepare to cast the… [Continue Reading]

Carnival’s New Dress Code: Now Permitting Shorts In Dining Room on Casual Evenings

There is great news for all of you who prefer a more casual cruise and disappointing news for those who prefer some of the more formal traditions of cruising. Carnival has just updated their dress code to allow dress shorts in the dining room during the casual evenings. They are no… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines, Whodunit Productions Team Up for Series of Whodunit Mystery Cruises in 2008-09

MIAMI (March 27, 2008) – Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, and Whodunit Productions, the leading organizer of mystery cruises at sea, have teamed up for a series of “Whodunit Cruises” aboard the 2,052-passenger “Fun Ship” Carnival Paradise from Long Beach, Calif., in 2008 and 2009.
Eight different three-day “Mystery Cruises” will be offered,… [Continue Reading]

Royal Caribbean International Announces Summer And Fall 2009 Cruises, Sailing From The Northeast

MIAMI, March 27, 2008 – Royal Caribbean International announced the line’s summer and fall 2009 itineraries sailing from the Northeast, offering more convenient homeports from which to embark on a memorable cruise. Vacationers can choose from one of 17 distinct and exhilarating itineraries to Canada and New England, Bermuda, and the Caribbean on 66 Royal… [Continue Reading]