Month: November 2010

Royal Caribbean

Follow us onboard the new world’s largest cruise ship – Allure of the Seas

Cruise News Weekly staff will be boarding Royal Caribbean’s brand new Allure of the Seas on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 for a special two-day voyage and you can follow along on Facebook and Twitter. We’ll be posting live photos, videos and information right from the ship (Internet access willing) as we check it out. Look …...

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Crystal, Luxury, Regent, Seabourn

Poll: Crystal, Regent, Seabourn deemed world’s best

By Michael Coleman Luxury cruise ship operators Crystal, Regent and Seabourn have been voted as the world’s best cruise lines. Crystal and Regent tied for number one in the “large-ship” category in the 2010 Condé Nast Traveler readers’ poll while Seabourn was named best in the “small ship’’ category. Considered among the...

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Disney, Entertainment

Show Time aboard Disney Dream

By Michael Coleman Who else would you expect to raise the entertainment bar for a family at sea? When the 4,000-passenger Disney Dream debuts in January, 2011 the iconic company will also roll out what officials dub “the most elaborate original musicals presented at sea’’ plus over-the-top deck parties and, bursting above it all,...

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Europe, Luxury

Demand for luxury cruises on the rise

By Michael Coleman Despite lingering economic woes and belt-tightening across the nation, demand for luxury and river cruises is actually growing according to a recent survey of travel agents. Conducted by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) – North America’s largest cruise industry organization representing 25...

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