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Venice cruise ship crash sparks protests, backlash




Venice cruise ship crash sparks protests, backlash (CBS This Morning)

A collision on a busy canal in Venice is sparking new calls for banning cruise ships in the area. On Sunday the MSC Opera cruise liner lost control – the massive ship unable to stop. On the dock, people fled as the towering, 13-deck-high vessel, its horn blaring, grinded into a much smaller river boat and a crowded pier. Five people were hurt. Seth Doane reports. (CBS This Morning)

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Out of control cruise ship (MSC Opera) crashes into boat (River Countess), wharf at Venice




MSC Opera incidente Venezia (Credit: Infinity)

Tourists have been filmed running along a wharf seconds before an out of control cruise ship crashes into it. The footage, from the San Basilio cruise terminal in Venice, was captured about 8.30am Sunday local time, Italian media reported. (news.com.au)

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Uniworld Releases Names, Dates for New River Cruise “Super Ships” Coming in 2020




River Countess in Venice - UniworldAs it continues to transform its fleet, luxury river cruise line Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection released more details on its new lineup of “super ships” coming in 2020. The new ships will replace older vessels on some of Uniworld’s more exotic itineraries, including the Mekong in Southeast Asia, the Nile in Egypt, the Douro in Portugal and the islands surrounding Venice in Italy. (cruisecritic.com)

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Uniworld Updates Travel Agent Booking Tools



Uniworld's SS Beatrice (Former River BeatriceUniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced new technology enhancements to its “River Currents” travel advisor booking tool, as well as new waitlist functionality—all of which is available now. These new advancements will offer travel advisors more opportunities to generate sales, save time and help avoid missing out on potential client bookings. (travelagentcentral.com)

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Uniworld Announces Four New River Cruise Ships on Order



SS Antoinette - UniworldLuxury river cruise line Uniworld has announced plans for four new river cruise ships to launch over the next three years. In 2020 the line will replace its existing ships on the Nile in Egypt, the Douro in Portugal and the Mekong in Vietnam, followed up with a fourth ship, based on the Volga in Russia in 2021. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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Uniworld shares sneak peek of S.S. Beatrice



Uniworld's fifth Super Ship: the River BeatriceUniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is thrilled to share a sneak peek of the S.S. Beatrice, the fifth Super Ship in its award-winning fleet of floating boutique hotels, ahead of its confirmed April 4 debut, when she will embark on her maiden voyage along the Danube from Budapest to Giurgiu, with a land extension in Bucharest. (etbtravelnews.global)

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Australia: Uniworld & U by Uniworld launch ‘River Currents’



Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is thrilled to announce the Australian launch of “River Currents” its online booking engine exclusively for travel agents. Now live, agents can use the online booking engine to create exceptional experiences for couples, families, friends and solo travellers through the click of a button.(etbtravelnews.global)

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