Month: January 2007

Carnival, Ports

Cruise Guide: Quick cruise getaways, Alaska entice passengers

By Mike Coleman Carnival has unveiled a series of short cruise getaways to attract vacation-challenged passengers in 2007 and Royal Caribbean will feature 130 shore excursions in Alaska, highlighting news this week from the cruise industry. The line will offer 32 different short cruise itineraries from a host of  U.S. departure...

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Cruise Guide: Cruise lines offer culinary journeys

By Mike Coleman Culinary journeys at sea will be as intriguing as the itineraries themselves aboard some of the worlds leading cruise ships in 2007. At Crystal Cruises, guests will be able to savor signature dishes from award-winning chefs like Nobu Matsuhisa, Piero Selvaggio and Wolfgang Puck. It’s all included in the cruise fare....

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Cruise Guide: Politicians, plush bedding, tea service brewing at sea

By Mike Coleman Luxury cruise lines will be rolling out a series of nice touches in 2007 to pamper their guests like never before. New bedding is in at Silversea; tea service will be taken to new heights at Cunard and onboard enrichment programs at Seabourn will feature power, politics and punditry from Washington’s leading...

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