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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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Cunard, Entertainment

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Queen Elizabeth Theatre Company to debut on Cunard’s new ship

By Matt Roseboom The Cunard line will further enhance their reputation for high-class entertainment when their new ship, Queen Elizabeth, launches in England this October. An original concept will debut on the ship — the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Company. A group of 29 actors, dancers and musicians will perform a brand new repertoire of...

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Entertainment

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Silver Spirit world cruise to host distinguished speakers

By Michael Coleman Silver Spirit, the world’s newest ultra-luxury, all-suite ship, will embark on a 119-day world cruise next January with a roster of highly-acclaimed onboard speakers. “The enrichment program is an integral part of our World Cruise experience and is designed to appeal to luxury travel’s most discerning...

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Disney, Entertainment

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Details on Disney Dream’s sports and water decks

An elaborately themed interactive sports deck, whimsical water play area, and relaxing poolside oasis for adults join the first-ever shipboard water coaster — AquaDuck — to provide fun in the sun for guests sailing on the newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Dream, when it launches early next year. Goofy’s Sports Deck On...

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Entertainment

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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Dining, Entertainment

Kids can now customize their Disney cruise activities

Through an entirely new approach to youth activities, kids can let their imaginations set sail by customizing their cruise vacation on Disney Cruise Line. More youth activities than ever before are available and children may choose their experiences based on interest, not age. New youth activities and dedicated children’s spaces are...

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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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Disney, Entertainment

Video: Disney Magic to get new ‘Villains Tonight!’ stage show

The malevolent world of the Disney villains takes a comical spin in “Villains Tonight!,” a musical spectacular that Disney Cruise Line is premiering in spring 2010. The revue-style show will debut during the March 27 voyage aboard the Disney Magic and will debut aboard the new Disney Dream cruise ship in early 2011. “Villains...

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Entertainment, Holland America

Onboard: Eurodam sparkles under Caribbean sun

Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is aboard Holland America’s Eurodam as she sails an Eastern Caribbean itinerary this week. Here’s his latest dispatch: GRAND TURK ISLAND, Turks & Caicos, Nov. 30, 2009 — The question facing passengers during a seven-night Caribbean cruise this week aboard Holland America’s Eurodam...

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Cunard, Entertainment

Cruise Guide: Cunard’s QM2 to host filmmakers

By Michael Coleman Acclaimed filmmakers Griffin Dunne and Gary Winick will be featured speakers on Queen Mary 2’s Transatlantic crossing from Southampton to New York, Nov. 11. The duo will participate in Cunard Insights, the line’s award-wining onboard enrichment program, and will screen one of each of their films: Dunne will...

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