Archives for January 2010

Holland America Line’s Newest Ship — ms Nieuw Amsterdam — Highlights 2011 Europe Season

Seattle, Wash., Jan. 25, 2010 — Holland America Line’s 2011 Europe season will feature the newest Signature-class ship, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, on popular Mediterranean sailings and more round-trip and seven-day itineraries than ever before.
Seven ships — Nieuw Amsterdam, ms Eurodam, ms Noordam, ms Rotterdam, ms Prinsendam, ms Maasdam and ms Ryndam — will be based… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines to Return to Europe in 2011; New Carnival Magic to Operate Seven-, Nine and 12-Day Mediterranean Voyages From Barcelona

MIAMI (January 19, 2010) – Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, the 3,690-passenger Carnival Magic, will debut with a schedule of seven-, nine- and 12-day Mediterranean cruises operating round-trip from Barcelona from May to October 2011.
This marks Carnival’s first full season of Mediterranean cruises in three years, as well as the first time the line… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Offers Two VIP Wimbledon Options

LOS ANGELES, January 26, 2010 – VIP access to the most famous tennis tournament in the world, the Wimbledon Championships in London, is the latest in Crystal Cruises’ roster of one-of-a-kind shoreside experiences. In keeping with its penchant for choices, this year the ultra-luxury line is offering a choice of two posh Extended Land… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Ships Voted Best in February 2010 Condé Nast Traveler

LOS ANGELES, January 25, 2010 – The ships of Crystal Cruises have once again earned top honors from the readers of Condé Nast Traveler, who named the ultra-luxury vessels the best large ships in the world. Of 90 worldwide ships, Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony were voted #1 and #2 with overall… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Named “Weather Cruise Ship Company of the Year” by NOAA

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 21, 2010) — While passengers are relaxing and exploring the world aboard Princess Cruises’ ships, little do they know that throughout their vacation the vessels are also helping the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) track global weather patterns. In 2009, Princess ships made 20,139 weather observations — more than any… [Continue Reading]