Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Celebrity’s Olympic Gold     Celebrity Cruises has struck gold by securing the rights to broadcast live at  the London Olympics  via satellite. They will cover the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as swimming, diving, gymnastics, rowing, cycling, athletics and basketball events.

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Rhapsody’s makeover Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas has had a $54m complete makeover, inspired by the design elements  of the popular Elements of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, with a  bow to stern refresh of furniture, carpets and drapery. Cabins will be more spacious and intimate, as many three and four berth […]

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Prize-winning cruiser falls in love on Orion expedition

When Jackie won a six-night New Zealand voyage through Cruise Factor Ltd, she didn’t expect to fall in love. A first-time cruiser, Jackie Goulter won an Orion Expedition Cruise earlier this year that would see her take to the waves from Auckland to the Bay of Islands. But when her partner Keith’s bad back cut […]

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Winds of Change A multi-million dollar facelift is in the air for the entire fleet of Windstar Cruises. The cruise line is pouring $US18 million into a complete makeover for three of its sailing yachts, Wind Star, Wind Spirit and Wind Surf. And once they set sail in 2013, guests will be spirited along to […]

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Holland America and Seabourn join World’s Most Ethical companies Holland America Line and Seabourn have been bestowed an Ethical Cruising award, adding them to the list of most ethical companies of 2012. Ethisphere Institute, who grants the awards, recognises companies promoting the highest ethical standards, and commended the cruise companies for their business, community and […]

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Viking River Cruising splashing out with discounts for 2013

Multi-award winning Viking River Cruises is celebrating the launch of its 2013 itinerary with an amazing Early Booking Discount of up to $1000 per couple off cruise fares. Viking’s 2013 schedule boasts twelve new Longship vessels, ship refurbishments, and eight new itineraries to add to its list of all-inclusive scenic voyages across Russia, China, Southeast […]

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MSC Cruises Family Values

MSC Cruises is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to family values. Revamping what it has on offer for kids of all ages, the company is rolling out a whole suite of new programmes, packed with sports, crafts, theatre, Xbox, and Wii, as well as a broader choice of family events, […]

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