Alaska

Alaska, Holland America, Princess

Princess and Holland America restart in Seattle

To kick off their return to service in the U.S., Princess Cruises and Holland America Line held a celebration at the Port of Seattle this past week.

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Alaska, Caribbean, Carnival, Entertainment

LL Cool J added to the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage

Tom Joyner’s Ultimate Party with a Purpose supporting students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) has just added Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, two-time Grammy Award-winning Hip-Hop artist, actor, and entrepreneur LL Cool J to their cruise line-up.

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Alaska

Silversea’s Silver Galapagos Sets Sail

Prior to setting sail, a christening ceremony was held on board, attended by local dignitaries and company executives. Highlighting the occasion were speeches by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Silversea’s chairman; Santiago Dunn, vice president of Silversea, Ecuador; and Conrad Combrink, Silversea’s director of expedition...

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Alaska, Caribbean, Carnival, Celebrity, Costa, Crystal, Cunard, Deals, Holland America, Luxury, MSC, Oceania, Regent, Windstar

Special deals offered for “World’s Largest Cruise Night”

By Jackie Roseboom The Cruise Lines International Association is holding a special World’s Largest Cruise Night this Oct. 13. Travel agents across North America will be hosting a special events in partnership with several cruise lines. Some amazing deals are being offered. As the event gets closer, more deals will be offered. Here...

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Alaska, Excursions, Princess

Princess to offer new Alaska tours

By Michael Coleman Princess Cruises will debut nine new land excursions for passengers in Alaska this year. Overall, look for the line to offer 96 choices from easygoing to exhilarating — including cultural tours, nature hikes, kayak adventures and flightseeing tours. Land excursions operate from each of Princess’ own wilderness...

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Alaska, Carnival, Entertainment, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn

Our top 10 most read cruise stories of 2009

As we end our first year of Cruise News Weekly online, I thought it’d be a good time to go back and look at which of our online stories had the most views. Here are our top 10 most read cruise stories for 2009 – counting down to number one. Number 10 Guests to christen …...

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Alaska, Disney

Video: Donald Duck scouts Alaska for Disney Cruise Line’s first visit

For the first time ever, Disney Cruise Line will offer Alaskan cruises during a four-month season of seven-night sailings aboard the Disney Wonder in summer 2011. The Disney Wonder will depart out of Vancouver, B.C., calling on popular ports such as Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway. Before and after the 2011 summer season in Alaska, the...

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Alaska, Princess

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Cruise Guide: Cruising offers a unique way to visit the West Coast

By Matt Roseboom I’ve taken a couple of trips to California, both times enjoying the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other as I drove down California’s coastline. But there’s another, more relaxing way to visit the West Coast. You guessed it, cruising the coast....

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Alaska, Dining, Holland America

Holland America special menu to celebrate Alaska’s 50th anniversary

A new commemorative dinner menu featuring the best of Alaska cuisine plays a starring role one night during each seven-day Alaska cruise this summer on Holland America. The special menu is in celebration of the state’s 50th anniversary of statehood in 2009....

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Alaska, NCL

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NCL hosting 7th gay and lesbian family-friendly cruise

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is continuing its successful partnership with R Family Vacations, family-friendly vacation specialists catering to the gay and lesbian community led by travel entrepreneurs Gregg Kaminsky and Kelli O’Donnell. This year, R Family Vacations is offering a summer adventure cruise to Alaska aboard the...

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