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Norwegian Bliss Makes Her U.S. Debut in New York City

Norwegian Bliss (Courtesy Meyer Werft)Norwegian Cruise Line debuted the highly-anticipated Norwegian Bliss, the sixteenth ship of the young and modern fleet, in New York City on Thursday, May 3. Amidst a sea of excitement and celebration, her arrival into the U.S. marks the beginning of a month-long inaugural celebration with her next stops in Miami, Los Angeles and lastly Seattle, where she will officially be christened on May 30.




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Super Bowl Champion Jake Elliott To Face Off Against Carnival Horizon Godmother Queen Latifah In Lip Sync Battle: Horizon, Part Of Ship’s Naming Ceremony

Carnival HorizonLet the battle begin! Carnival Cruise Line today (April 26, 2018), announced that Jake Elliott, kicker for the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles, and Queen Latifah, Grammy-award winning musical artist, acclaimed actress and godmother of the new Carnival Horizon, will face off in a special edition of Lip Sync Battle as part of the ship’s naming ceremony.




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NYC Offering More Streamlined Cruise Approach

Moving to one operator for the Manhattan and Brooklyn Cruise Terminals is setting New York City up for long-term growth, according to Matthew Kwatinetz executive vice president, asset management at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC). (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Cunard Hosts World Premiere of 20th Century Fox Film’s “The Greatest Showman” on board Queen Mary 2

Luxury cruise line Cunard and 20th Century Fox Film partnered to host the world premiere of “The Greatest Showman” on the greatest ocean liner, Queen Mary 2, while the ship was docked in New York today. This was the first time a Hollywood movie premiere took place on a passenger ship.




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Cunard to Broadcast LIVE Red Carpet from “The Greatest Showman” World Premiere on Flagship Queen Mary 2

On Friday, December 8, luxury cruise line Cunard and 20th Century Fox will host the world premiere of “The Greatest Showman” on flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 while docked in New York. Cunard will broadcast the red carpet event LIVE from the ship in real-time with a Facebook livestream, giving viewers an opportunity to be part of the first major Hollywood film premiere on a passenger ship.




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Pier 92 Making Comeback in Manhattan Expansion

New York City is now offering three fully functioning buildings at Manhattan Cruise Terminal as Pier 92 is poised to once again become a regular berth option for ships calling in New York. With Pier 92 in place, Manhattan offers five cruise berths, with the south side of Pier 92 able to take large cruise ships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Formula E Drives Brooklyn Cruise Terminal Improvements

Have a cruise terminal with a few weeks available years in advance? The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and Formula E may be interested in utilizing it as a temporary street circuit and funding various upgrades for the globe-trotting electric racing series, a kind of “green” corporate diplomacy now on display from Hong Kong to Brooklyn. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Ocean Liner Memorabilia Took Top Honors at Weiss Auctions

Ocean liner memorabilia took top lot honors at Weiss Auctions’ June 22 sale, as a letter handwritten aboard the ill-fated RMS Titanic on April 13, 1912 sold for $22,600, an original life ring from the SS Andrea Doria brought $8,050 and a glass clock presented to first class passengers on the maiden voyage of the SS Normandie in 1935 changed hands for $4,560. (finebooksmagazine.com)




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