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Cunard, Entertainment

Cruise Guide: Redford, Hanks, Ford narrate Cunard space shows

By Mike Coleman Cruise lines are renowned for providing over-the-top amenities for their guests, but now – believe it or not – one company will give you the stars and heavens above. Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, in partnership with the Hayden Planetarium, has introduced two new space shows in its very own, 150-seat planetarium...

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Cruise Guide: Silversea taps Cronkite, Buckley to headline 2007 world cruise

By Michael Coleman One of the most trusted men in America, legendary broadcaster Walter Cronkite, and political commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. headline a who’s who list of celebrity speakers scheduled to appear on an ultra-luxurious Silversea world cruise in 2007. The 126-day voyage, aboard the elegant, 382-guest Silver...

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Entertainment, Ports

Cruise Guide: Da Vinci code, Cannes Film Fest, Monaco Grand Prix entice passengers

By Mike Coleman Taking a Da Vinci Code-based tour in Rome, hob-nobbing with the stars in Cannes or hearing the roar of Monaco’s famed Grand Prix are just a few of the heady perks awaiting cruise passengers in the Mediterranean this summer. Capitalizing on the fame of bestselling author Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code, …...

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Cruise Guide: A novel cruise concept – Authors gone wild

By Mike Coleman Book lovers are in for a special treat this April.  Top-selling writers are scheduled to bring their prose to life on a week-long “Authors at Sea” Mexican Riviera cruise aboard Carnival Pride, round-trip from Los Angeles (Long Beach), April 2 to 9, 2006. Port calls include Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo...

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Cruise Guide: Mingle with the stars aboard Crystal, Cunard and Radisson lines

By Mike Coleman One-upmanship is serious business, especially among luxury brands in the highly-competitive cruise industry. Take, for instance, executives at Crystal Cruises, the Cunard Line and Radisson Seven Seas Cruises. They create purpose-built ships, top-shelf amenities and onboard programs with the most discerning of travelers at...

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