Archives for April 2009

Royal Caribbean Enhances Dining Program

Miami, April 27: Royal Caribbean Intl has announced enhancements to the cruise line’s dining program, offering guests greater flexibility, personalization and convenience. With the introduction of new flexible dining programs called My Time Dining and My Family Time Dining for kids and other enhancements, guests will now have a diverse variety of choices to dine… [Continue Reading]

Cruise West Alaska’s Whales & Wilderness Itinerary Boasts Two Days in Glacier Bay

Seattle, WA – Drawing on its 63 years of tour/cruise experience in Alaska, small-ship cruise line Cruise West (, is offering tremendous value for its Alaska’s Whales & Wilderness itinerary that includes two days in Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve to explore the abundant wildlife and glaciers ? Cruise West is the only cruise… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Contributed $576 Million Dollars to Washington Economy in 2008

Seattle, April 24, 2009 — With three Seattle-based ships sailing out of Seattle for the five-month cruise season in 2008, Holland America Line contributed US$418 million to the Seattle economy and $576 million in Washington State. These numbers are up from $408 million and $502 million respectively in 2007. In 2009, the company will again… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines, Port of Baltimore Commemorate Launch of City’s First Year-Round Cruise Program

MIAMI (April 27, 2009) – Later today, Carnival Cruise Lines and the Port of Baltimore will launch the city’s first year-round cruise schedule when the 2,124-passenger Carnival Pride sails on its inaugural departure from Baltimore.
The Carnival Pride arrived this morning at the South Locust Point Cruise Terminal, accompanied by, appropriately enough, The Pride of Baltimore,… [Continue Reading]

Princess Increases Caribbean Capacity in Summer 2010

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 29, 2009) — Two Princess ships will sail to the Caribbean during summer 2010, more than doubling the line’s capacity for the season. Passengers will have the option of five itinerary choices, as well as sailing from New York and Florida.
Caribbean Princess returns to offer the popular nine-day itinerary from New… [Continue Reading]