Archives for May 2009

Carnival’s ‘PokerPro Challenge 2009’ To Offer $50,000 In Cash Prizes

MIAMI, May 28: Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, is hosting its 2009 PokerPro Challenge, a series of No Limit Texas Hold’em poker tournaments, which will take place during each voyage of the line’s 22 ships now through October. The winners of the preliminary tournaments will face off for a cash prize of… [Continue Reading]

Princess Rolls Out Red Carpet for New Leonard Maltin Movie Club and Movie Channel

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 28, 2009) — Five years after revolutionizing movie-going at sea with its innovative Movies Under the Stars screens, Princess Cruises has teamed with celebrated film critic and historian Leonard Maltin to bring passengers yet another new way to experience movies onboard — an exclusive Leonard Maltin Movie Club. Debuting fleetwide, the… [Continue Reading]

Shows Aboard New 130,000-ton Carnival Dream Set New Standard in Shipboard Entertainment

MIAMI (May 27, 2009) – The massive scale of Carnival’s newest and largest “Fun Ship,” the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, combined with recent technological advancements and the incredible imagination of the line’s entertainment team, have created the most spectacular shows at sea that raise the bar on shipboard entertainment.
In addition to three spell-binding production revues that… [Continue Reading]

Salmon, Glaciers and Savings, Oh My! Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International offer online discount on 2009 Alaska shore excursion bookings

MIAMI, May 27: Two cruise lines known for delivering unforgettable Alaska vacations onboard their ships are making it easier for guests to experience the region’s in-port offerings. Sister lines Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean Intl are offering a discount to cruise guests sailing on select 2009 season cruises who book Alaska shore excursions online from… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Cruises’ New Website Debuts With a Striking Sophistication Unlike Anything in Luxury Travel

LOS ANGELES, May 26: Luxury cruise specialist Crystal Cruises has launched a dynamic new website at, designed to convey the elegance and wonder of the World’s Best cruise line. With striking photography, interactive slide shows and unique special features, the new site creates a personal online experience, presenting Crystal’s award-winning brand of service, space,… [Continue Reading]