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Carnival, Costa, Cunard, Holland America, Princess, Seabourn

Fleet wide improvements for the Carnival Corporation

Carnival Cruise Lines is conducting a fleet wide $300 million plan to significantly enhance emergency power capabilities, introducing a new fire safety technology system and improving the level of operating redundancies. The improvement plan is the result of a comprehensive operational review, overseen by parent company Carnival...

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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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Celebrity, Costa

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Real Housewives of New Jersey sail on the new Costa Deliziosa

On this week’s episode of Bravo’s popular The Real Housewives of New Jersey series, the stars of the show said “ciao” to the Garden State and “buongiorno” to Italy aboard Costa’s newest ship, the Costa Deliziosa. Last February, the famous Italian American housewives were among the first guests to sail on the Italian...

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Costa, MSC, NCL

In Port Today: Three in Roadtown, Tortola

The Costa Mediterranea (left), MSC Poesia and NCL Pearl (In the distance on the right) are visiting Roadtown, Tortola, the capital of the British Virgin Islands, today, March 10, 2010....

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Carnival, Costa, Crystal, Cunard, Deals, Disney, Holland America, MSC, Princess, Seabourn, Windstar

Cruising offers the ultimate in romance

By Matt Roseboom With breakfast in bed, dining under the stars and dancing until dawn, you can’t get much more romantic than a cruise. If you haven’t already made plans for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day, surprise them with a romantic cruise. Here’s a sampling of Valentine’s Day-inspired offers, programs and activities:...

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Caribbean, Costa, Dining

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Onboard: ‘La dolce vita’ aboard Costa Atlantica

Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is aboard Costa Atlantica this week as she sails a seven-night Eastern Caribbean itinerary. Here’s his latest dispatch: NASSAU, Bahamas, Friday Jan. 8, 2010 — Passengers aboard an Italian cruise ship bid the pastel pink colors of this sunny Bahamian capital and their bustling straw markets...

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Caribbean, Costa

Onboard: Italy meets the Tropics aboard Costa Atlantica

Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is aboard Costa Atlantica this week as she sails an Eastern Caribbean itinerary. Here’s his latest dispatch: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Wednesday Jan. 6, 2010 — A storied Italian cruise line has brought a mega-sized old-world party to a region renowned for celebrations. The 2,114-passenger Costa...

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Follow us aboard the Costa Atlantica

We’ll be boarding the Costa Atlantica tomorrow for a 7-day cruise and will be reporting here and on Twitter during the week. Be sure to check back for our latest updates. A full review of the ship will follow in the next few weeks....

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Names chosen for Costa’s two new 2011 and 2012 ships

After more than 16,000 suggestions from more than 40,000 travel agents and fans around the world, the names of the 16th and 17th ships in the Costa fleet have been selected. The two sister ships, set to debut in 2011 and 2012, will be named the Costa Favolosa and Costa Fascinosa. The selections were chosen …...

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Caribbean, Carnival, Costa, NCL, Ports, Princess, Royal Caribbean

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Cruise Guide: Caribbean voyages in vogue

By Michael Coleman The cruise industry is just a few weeks away from ushering in the 2010 Caribbean season. If picture-perfect tropical islands, sun-drenched beaches and boundless shopping opportunities float your boat, a Caribbean cruise on one of the following mass-market lines may be for you. Carnival – The largest Carnival ship...

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