Month: January 2011

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean makes major changes to its Crown & Anchor program

Royal Caribbean International has made some changes to its Crown & Anchor Society guest loyalty program. Instead of getting credit for each cruise, guests will get a Cruise Point for each night onboard. They’ve also added two new membership tiers and enhanced the member’s website. The new system to earn tier status when...

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Disney, Royal Caribbean

Follow us on the Disney Dream and Allure of the Seas this week

Cruise News Weekly staff will be boarding the two newest cruise ships in the water this week and you can follow along on our social media sites. We’ll be boarding the brand new Disney Dream on Wednesday, Jan. 19 for a two night preview. And starting Sunday, Jan. 16, we’ll be on Royal Caribbean’s brand …...

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Cruise industry poised for stellar 2011

By Michael Coleman Twenty five of the world’s top cruise lines, all members of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), are poised for a record-setting year in 2011. A December survey of CLIA member travel agents found that 2010 was stronger than 2009 and that 93.6 percent are optimistic about travel sales in 2011 and...

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Menu set for Silversea’s culinary arts voyages

By Michael Coleman Silversea Cruises has unveiled a new collection of 10 culinary arts theme cruises for 2011 featuring some of the world’s top chefs and rising stars. 

 The cruises will showcase the artistry of award-winning chefs of top dining establishments from around the world, including the internationally...

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Disney, Ports

Disney’s newest cruise ship arrives at Port Canaveral with fireworks

Photos and video by Joe Moschinger The newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Dream, sailed into her homeport of Port Canaveral this morning after a 16-night trans-Atlantic voyage from Germany, where it has been under construction for nearly two years. Beginning with a maiden voyage on Jan. 26, the Disney Dream will sail three-,...

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