Monthly Archive: February 2011

An Orion Expedition to Islands Lost in Time

Orion’s Spice Island Adventure explores one of the most extraordinarily bio-diverse regions on Earth, a handful of rarely visited islands situated just north of Australia. (Expedition Cruising | Adventure Cruising)




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Columbus to Leave Hapag-Lloyd Fleet

The Columbus will leave the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises fleet in May 2012, as the company charters Oceania’s Insignia for the premium German segment. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Mario Martini Appointed to New Position at Costa

A new appointment has been announced for Mario Martini, one of the best known and most widely appreciated cruise industry executives, with over 40 years’ experience in the Costa Crociere Group. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Cruise lines reluctant to bring back fuel surcharges

With oil prices soaring this week due to unrest in the Middle East, North American cruise passengers can’t help but wonder if fuel surcharges are soon to come. (travel.usatoday.com)




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Celebrity Expands Premium Culinary Offerings

The dining experience has always been central to a Celebrity Cruises vacation, and the line has proven it once again with its latest culinary introductions: an authentic, world-class high tea experience called “Champagne High Tea,” and industry-first premium kosher meals. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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UK – P&O Cruises picks wedding winner

Travel agent Natalie Wells from Thomas Cook in Acocks Green, Birmingham and her partner Dean have won a three-week Caribbean cruise onboard Aurora. (ttglive.com)




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Port of Los Angeles Provides Power to Three Cruise Lines

The Port of Los Angeles this month became the first port worldwide to provide Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) to three cruise lines, which significantly reduces ship exhaust when cruise vessels are in port. (travelpulse.com)




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