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Hurtigruten launches cruise in memory of Norwegian explorer

Norwegian cruise line, Hurtigruten, will celebrate the life one of its nation’s polar explorers, Fridtjof Nansen, by launching a cruise in 2011. The new cruise route from Spitsbergen to Bergen will mirror the journey of...

CrossCountry trains boosts journeys to Southampton

CrossCountry trains service has added 11 extra trains to its timetable, going to and from Southampton. This mean there will be 2,000 extra seats available for cruise-goers who set sail from Southampton port. The extra trains...
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Fred. Olsen joins Facebook and starts tweeting

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has embraced social media and launched its own Facebook and Twitter profiles. The cruise line, known for its traditional-style cruises has also launched its own YouTube channel, where guests leave feedback...

Fred.Olsen discounts available at Daily Telegraph Travel Shows

Fred. Olsen will be taking part in the Manchester and Glasgow Daily Telegraph Holiday and Travel Shows in 2011. The cruise line will be exhibiting its worldwide cruises aboard its fleet of four small, traditional...

New experiences to enjoy aboard Celebrity Silhouette and Celebrity Reflection

Celebrity Cruises has announced new features of two of its Solstice class fleet ships, Celebrity Silhouette and Celebrity Reflection. These include: • A new deck of 34 Aquaclass suites for Celebrity Reflection. Each suite is 251 square...

Norwegian Cruise Line announces new itineraries

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced a number of new itineraries for 2012 and 2013. These are: • Norwegian Jewel, which will cruise in Alaska for the first time in 2012/13.  She will cruise from Seattle on...

Cunard welcomes its first ever lady captain

Cunard has appointed its first female captain, Captain Inger Klein Olsen. Captain Olsen, 43, made history when she took command of Cunard’s Queen Victoria on Wednesday 1 December 2010. This was her first task as Captain,...

Royal Caribbean International adjusts recommended gratuities for ship staff

Royal Caribbean International's recommended
gratuities guidelines will be $11.65 per guest per day, and $13.90 per
suite guest per day from July 2011. It is the cruise line’s first change in the recommended daily gratuities for dining...

SeaTrade News: Longer cruises and more ports of call…or less?

Cruise passengers may be taking very different cruise holidays in the future, writes Gillian Upton, Editor of trade title, Cruise Ports & Destinations magazine. There may be less ports of call as cruise lines tighten...

Allure of the Seas – EXCLUSIVE REVIEW from the Maiden Voyage

As the biggest ship in the world sets sail on her maiden voyage today (1 December, 2010), we get the lowdown on what it is really like on board the Allure of the Seas. Allure...

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