Archives for December 2012


Vacationers of all ages will have more choices to join in the high-seas hijinks of Pandas, Ogres, Lions, Dragons and other beloved characters with a knack for adventure and comedy. Royal Caribbean International and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) today announced the extension of their groundbreaking alliance, as well as the expansion of… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Reinvents Repositioning Cruises in 2013, With New Routes and Incredible Value

9– to 18-Day Voyages Start at Just $221/day for “World’s Best” Luxury
 LOS ANGELES, December 10, 2012 – Ultra-luxe Crystal Cruises is offering a bevy of innovative repositioning cruises in 2013, with new itineraries on 60% of the voyages.  As year-round, worldwide cruise ships, the award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity usually move to different regions… [Continue Reading]

Miami Artist David “Lebo” Le Batard Unveils His Design For Norwegian Getaway’s Hull Artwork

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that popular Miami modern artist and muralist David “LEBO” Le Batard has been commissioned to paint the signature hull artwork for Norwegian Getaway, launching in January 2014. At an event held at LEBO’s Wynwood studio, the company also revealed the hull artwork, which features a whimsical tropical ocean theme complete… [Continue Reading]

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Awarded Best for Luxury by Cruise Critic Editors

Miami, December 6, 2012 – Cruise Critic announced its Editors’ Picks for 2012 on December 4, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises was named Best for Luxury. The Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks are chosen by Cruise Critic’s team of editors based on the cruise lines they feel best represent excellence in designated categories.
“This is a remarkable… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Names Newbuild Costa Diadema, First Block Laid for 550 Million Euro Ship

At 132,500 gross tons and 4,947 guests, Costa Diadema will be the largest Italian flagged cruise ship afloat
GENOA (Dec. 10, 2012) — The first block of the hull was laid today at Fincantieri’s
Marghera, Italy, shipyard forming the central part of Costa Diadema, the future flagship
of Costa Cruises. Diadema in Italian means “tiara” and the name… [Continue Reading]