Month: July 2008


Cruise Guide: Short cruise getaways in vogue

By Michael Coleman As cruise ship travel continues to grow, so too is the opportunity for vacation-challenged local residents to enjoy short cruise getaways. Carnival, for instance, the worlds largest operator, offers the industry’s broadest two- to five-day short cruise program. Look for cruises to the Bahamas and Caribbean from...

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Cruise Guide: QE2 set to bid farewell

By Michael Coleman  Its a farewell fit for a Queen. Renowned maritime historians and experts will be among the onboard lecturers during QE2s final transatlantic crossings in October.  The iconic vessel will be shadowed from Southampton to New York (Oct. 10, Final New York Arrival Crossing) and from New York to Southampton (Oct. 16,...

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