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Children, Disney, New

Disney Dream launches with fanfare and flair

By Matt Roseboom Those of you familiar with Disney theme parks wouldn’t expect their cruise line to launch their third ship with just a boring speech and a small bottle of champagne. The grandest of expectations were met recently during the christening of the Disney Dream with characters, celebrities, singers, dancers, fireworks and a...

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In Port Today, New, Ports, Silversea

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Silversea christens Silver Spirit at Port Everglades

By Michael Coleman FORT LAUDERDALE, FL., Jan. 21, 2010 — Silver Spirit, Silversea Cruises’ elegant new vessel, was formally christened here today before 450 guests and dignitaries at Port Everglades. The ship’s godmother, Silvia Lefebvre, sister of Silversea chairman Manfredi Lefebvre, presided over the festivities....

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Entertainment, New, Silversea

Michael Feinstein to help launch Silver Spirit’s 91-day Grand Inaugural Voyage

Guests sailing aboard Silver Spirit’s 91-day Grand Inaugural Voyage this month are set to enjoy an exclusive evening of entertainment when multiple Grammy Award-nominee Michael Feinstein takes to the stage. The performance will follow a gala bon voyage dinner to be held aboard Silver Spirit in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, Jan. 20,...

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New, Royal Caribbean

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Video: Seven celebrity godmothers help name Oasis of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International officially named its newest cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, yesterday, during an elaborate maritime celebration designed especially for the world’s largest and most revolutionary cruise ship. Putting a new twist on one of maritime’s longest standing traditions, the global cruise line had not one, but...

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New, Royal Caribbean

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Seven godmothers chosen for Oasis of the Seas’ seven neighborhoods

When Royal Caribbean officially names its newest cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, the cruise line will continue its tradition of innovation by putting a new twist on one of maritime’s longest standing traditions. While normally bestowing the honor of godmother on one special person, Royal Caribbean has chosen...

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New, Oceania

Oceania Cruises’ Marina under construction

A ceremony marking the keel laying for Oceania Cruises’ Marina was held over the weekend at the Sestri Ponente shipyard of Fincantieri near Genoa, Italy....

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