Month: December 2007


Cruise Guide: NCL unveils Gem of a ship

By Mike Coleman Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) unveiled a new ship over the holidays and, with the New Year now upon us, has produced a series of ambitious fleet-wide resolutions. The 2,400 passenger Norwegian Gem features, among a host of innovative amenities, 12 posh villas two with their own private gardens and sundecks plus 10 …...

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Crystal, Dining

Cruise Guide: Crystal expands partnership with Nobu

By Mike Coleman Famed global restaurateur Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa, having enjoyed culinary success on both land and at sea, has expanded his partnership with Crystal Cruises. Renowned internationally for the innovative blend of classically styled Japanese foods with distinct Peruvian and European influences, Nobu-trained...

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Cruise Guide: Cunard unveils onboard museum

By Mike Coleman Cunard Line’s unparalleled maritime history has come to life in the most obvious of locations: At sea, aboard its latest vessel. When Queen Victoria was launched Dec. 11, it was the first Cunard vessel to carry an exhibit of company memorabilia, artifacts and vintage souvenirs including Queen Mary’s log book...

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Cruise Guide: Hot glass show to debut aboard Celebrity Solstice

By Mike Coleman The wow factor aboard cruise ships just got a little more crowded. Just when we think weve seen it all aboard todays modern vessels bowling alleys, surf parks, rock climbing walls and skating rinks along comes yet another unique enrichment option: Celebrity Cruises will collaborate with the renowned Corning Museum of...

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