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Pullmantur Launches Middle East Program for Winter 2018-2019

The Sovereign - Pulmmantur Cruceros (Courtesy Pullmantur)Pullmantur will be back in Dubai, sailing a seasonal “Legends of Arabia” program for the winter 2018-2019 cruise season, the company announced. The Horizon will sail on a week-long itinerary from Dubai, featuring an overnight to start the cruise. Calls include Abu Dhabi, Khasab, Fujairah and Muscat. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Pullmantur Names VP Ship Op and Director Technical

Pullmantur Cruceros has named Bernd Weidacher to vice president of ship operations and Plamen Belyovski to director of technical ship management. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Pullmantur Refining Shore-Ex Program

The Sovereign - Pulmmantur Cruceros (Courtesy Pullmantur)At Pullmantur, the creation of a shore excursion begins when an itinerary is created. “The process starts when we create an itinerary, usually two years in advance,” said Yolanda Pelayo, shore excursion operations manager. “For example, with our team in Madrid, we are now working on new itineraries and excursions for 2018.” (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Pullmantur Signs Dufry for Retail Stores

The Sovereign - Pulmmantur Cruceros (Courtesy Pullmantur)Grupo Pullmantur has signed Dufry to operate retail shops aboard their vessels until 2022. According to Dufry, the company will operate close to 2,000 square meters of retail space distributed over four ships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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CDF Will Cease Sailing Its Own Ships

Croisières de France's new 46,811-ton HorizonThe Pullmantur Group is expected to close the Paris offices of its Croisieres de France (CDF) brand early next year, according to sources familiar with the matter.Cruise Industry News learned earlier this fall that the two-brand (Pullmantur and CDF) configuration was “on the table” after Richard Vogel was named president and CEO of Pullmantur Group. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Passengers furious over Sovereign

The Sovereign - Pulmmantur Cruceros (Courtesy Pullmantur)According to local Spanish media, hundreds of passengers have recently disembarked from the cruise ship Sovereign in the port of Palma de Mallorca, furious over the state of the vessel and continuous work in progress on board. (shippax.com)




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Pullmantur: Winter Program for the Horizon in the Canary Islands

Croisières de France's 46,811-ton HorizonPullmantur Cruises has announced a new Canary Island and Agadir itinerary for this winter, sailing roundtrip from Lanzarote and calling at Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma, and the Moroccan city of Agadir. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Pullmantur year-round deployment in Panamá

Soon after its decisions to made the Colombian port of Cartagena de Indias its principle regional homeport and to increase its Caribbean capacity by 40%, Pullmantur Cruises has confirmed that, it will also operate year-round from the Panamanian port of Colón. (cruisebusiness.com)




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Antigua becomes cruise line port

Antigua has made a leap forward to becoming a homeport for cruise lines, as St John’s will be one of four homes for the Spanish cruise line, Pullmantur. (antiguaobserver.com)




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Pullmantur increases Latin America capacity by 40%

Having recently reduced its exposure to Latin America on account of the softening of that market outlook and re-focused its business on Spain, Pullmantur Cruises seems to have reversed its strategy yet again and decided to increase its capacity deployment in Latin America. (cruisebusiness.com)




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Pullmantur to Sail Winter Canary Islands Program

Pullmantur Cruises today announced that the 1990-built Horizon will sail a Canary Islands program embarking passengers in the Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife this winter. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Royal Caribbean Sells 51 Percent of Pullmantur and CDF

The Sovereign - Pulmmantur Cruceros (Courtesy Pullmantur)Royal Caribbean Cruises and Madrid-based private equity firm Springwater Capital today announced an agreement to form a joint venture which will see Royal selling a 51 percent stake in Pullmantur and CDF to Springwater, which purchased Pullmantur’s tour assets in 2014. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Pullmantur to Close Brazilian Office, Winter Charter Under Discussion

The Sovereign - Pulmmantur Cruceros (Courtesy Pullmantur)Pullmantur is poised to close its Brazilian office at the end of March, according to media reports from South America. As well, the company is expected to only operate one ship in Brazil for the 2016-2017 season, which could be chartered to a third party. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Pullmantur Appoints Two New Senior Execs

Empress - Pullmantur CruisesPullmantur has announced the appointments of Jurgen Bailom, vice president of operations, and José Blanco González, vice president of commercial. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Pullmantur launches Movida X Ti

Empress - Pullmantur CruisesPullmantur Group, the Spanish subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., has just launched a new strategic programme aiming at elevating the experience of its passengers. (cruisebusiness.com)




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Pullmantur announces two Caribbean itineraries

At this year’s International Tourism Fair Latin America (Feria Internacional de Turismo de América Latina), which has just been held in Buenos Aires Pullmantur, the Iberia and Latin America focused cruise line, announced two new South Caribbean itineraries. (cruisebusiness.com)




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