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Port of Los Angeles upgrades for cruisers

By Steven Skelley and Thomas Routzong The Port of Los Angeles in historic San Pedro, Calif. is completing several major upgrades and adding two new ships to entice more cruise passengers to its waterfront terminal. The cruise terminal has recently been upgraded with state-of-the-art gangways, video screens, audio upgrades, passenger...

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Ports, Princess

Princess blog features ultimate travel wish list

By Michael Coleman The world’s top destinations will be unveiled weekly in an inspiring new blog launched by the travel savvy employees of Princess Cruises. The line launched “50 Essential Experiences: The Travel Bucket List” (50essentialexperiences.com) this week. A series of posts, each authored by one of Princess’...

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Video: A look at what’s new on Disney’s private Castaway Cay

Castaway Cay, Disney Cruise Line’s private island in the Bahamas, has received a number of enhancements this year. They’ve added more water-based family-fun and additional conveniences such as another dining location in anticipation of the larger Disney Dream launching next year. Here’s a video outlining all the...

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Luxury, Ports

Silver Shadow to circumnavigate Australia

By Michael Coleman It’s Down Under like never before. Silversea Cruises is offering a 30-day counterclockwise course around Australia with calls in Brisbane, Whitsunday Islands, Port Douglas, Cooktown, Darwin, Broome, Exmouth, Perth, Albany, Port Lincoln, Adelaide, Geelong, Melbourne and Hobart (Tasmania). The Sydney to Sydney offering...

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Princess to offer an expanded Panama Canal experience

By Jackie Roseboom The Panama Canal has been delighting cruisers for nearly a century. This man-made masterpiece is composed of 51 passageways between the Caribbean and Pacific Oceans, saving travelers more than 7,000 transit miles around the South American continent. Princess Cruises has been going there for years on short trips in and...

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Princess eyes Hawaii, Tahiti and the South Pacific

By Michael Coleman Princess Cruises has just unveiled a series of 2011-2012 itineraries to Hawaii, Tahiti and the South Pacific. Sun, sand, swaying palm trees, the scent of topical flowers in the air and breathtaking island scenery set the stage as the line offers 43 sailings of 10 itineraries to 33 ports. Voyages run from …...

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In Port Today: Five ships in Nassau, Bahamas

Five ships are lined up in Nassau, Bahamas today, March 12, 2010. From left are the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas, Carnival Destiny, Disney Wonder, Carnival Sensation and MSC Poesia....

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In Port Today: Two in St. Maarten

Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas and MSC Poesia are docked side-by-side today, March 9, 2010, in Philipsburg, St. Maarten....

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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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Silversea unveils 2011 itineraries

Silversea Cruises’ quintet of elegant all-suite ships – Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and the new Silver Spirit – will offer 170 diverse itineraries, visiting over 335 ports in more than 100 countries and island destinations in 2011. Highlights include Silver Spirit’s 119-day inaugural World...

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