Month: May 2010

Dining, Disney

Remy to offer an adults-only fine dining experience on the Disney Dream

By Matt Roseboom When Disney’s newest ship, Disney Dream, launches early next year, it will offer a number of firsts, a new “Villains Tonight!” stage show, a water coaster and virtual portholes for inside cabins, among other things. Now they’ve announced their first-ever premier dining option. A new restaurant called Remy...

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Dining, Royal Caribbean

Dining venues sparkle aboard Oasis

By Michael Coleman The gastronomic journey aboard Oasis of the Seas is befitting the world’s large cruise ship. No fewer than 24 dining venues and some 20 bars and lounges welcome passengers for their respective 7-day Eastern or Western Caribbean itineraries. “Oasis of the Seas showcases the evolution of Royal Caribbean dining,”...

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Royal Caribbean

Onboard Oasis: Big ship a big hit with passengers

By Michael Coleman I walked Central Park and was entertained on Broadway this week but New York City was nowhere to be found. My destination was actually the world’s largest cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, as she sailed her maiden voyage into sun-drenched Western Caribbean waters. Although port calls included Labadee, Haiti plus Costa...

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Mexico, Royal Caribbean

Onboard: Oasis makes maiden call on Cozumel

COZUMEL, Mexico, Thursday May 6, 2010 – Oasis of the Seas dwarfs her Royal Caribbean fleet-mate, Grandeur of the Seas, during her maiden call here today. What’s it like to spend a week in the Western Caribbean on the world’s largest and most innovative ship? Cruise News Weekly will profile the ship tomorrow. Image courtesy...

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Mexico, Royal Caribbean

Onboard: Oasis debuts in Mexico

COSTA MAYA, Mexico, Wednesday May 5, 2010 – Oasis of the Seas made her first call on Mexico today, following five consecutive months of Eastern Caribbean itineraries. The world’s largest cruise ship, which launched in December 2009, docked in Costa Maya where passengers enjoyed a host of shore excursion opportunities including a...

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Caribbean, Royal Caribbean

Onboard: Oasis an awe-inspiring, architectural marvel

By Michael Coleman LABADEE, HAITI, Monday May 3, 2010 — Passengers aboard the world’s largest cruise ship, in the midst of her maiden voyage to Western Caribbean port calls, are in awe of their new floating home. The architectural marvel that is Oasis of the Seas features seven distinct neighborhoods – Central Park, Boardwalk,...

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Celebrity, Dining

Celebrity Eclipse makes her debut

By Michael Coleman Celebrity Cruises unveiled their stylish Eclipse this week, the third of five new vessels to hit the open seas, but a new onboard dining venue is garnering equal praise. The 2,852-passenger, 122,000-ton ship was launched in Southampton, England and will now offer passengers a series of sailings roundtrip from...

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