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Monday, 9 December 2013

Cyber Cruises Cruise News - 9 December 2013


Starting to Sell Expedition Cruises: Tips From an Expert
December 9th, 2013
One of the hottest new revenue streams for travel advisors is "the expedition cruise," yet many agents are a bit leery of jumping into the market. (travelagentcentral.com)


Australia. Bratton appoints key staff to Ponant
December 8th, 2013
Sarina Bratton, who took up the position of Australasian chairman of Compagnie du Ponant last month, has lost no time in appointing key staff. (expeditioncruising.com)
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Celebrity Cruises Kicks Elderly Couple Off Millennium Cruise Ship
December 8th, 2013
The Cairns Post reports on the disturbing story of Celebrity kicking 78 year old cruise passenger Adry Arnold and her husband off the cruise ship while it was docked at Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia. (cruiselawnews.com)
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Indulge in the world of discovery and surprise Star Cruises' first onboard magazine launches this December
December 7th, 2013
Indulge magazine will add another dimension of discovery and surprise to a Star Cruises holiday, perfecting the entertaining, memorable, and informational experience. (travelandtourworld.com)
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Jean Bouffard Joins Adventure Canada As Senior Advisor, Business Development & Product Innovation
December 7th, 2013
After seeing three straight years of growth, and with a variety of new voyages set for 2014, this is the ideal time to welcome Bouffard aboard to support the family-owned company on this next stage of development. (odysseymediagroup.com)
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Tampa Bay facing tough choices to keep cruise ship industry going
December 7th, 2013
The bay area faces three options that will decide the fate of its cruise ship industry. (tampabay.com)
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MSC Cruises Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela
December 7th, 2013
The MSC Opera and MSC Sinfonia, which are both based in South Africa, will lower the South African flag to half mast out of respect for Mandela.(cruisecurrents.com)
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Viking Cruises Launches New Children’s Book Series
December 7th, 2013
Viking Cruises announced the launch of the new book series , "The World of Finse," along with the first two installments titled, "Finse's First Journey" and "Finse Explores Europe." (cruiseindustrynews.com)
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Viking River Cruises to Launch More Ships in 2015
December 7th, 2013
Viking River Cruises will match or exceed the record number of ships it is set to launch in 2014, yet again in 2015. (cruisecritic.com)
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MSC Becomes Official Sponsor of the Genève-Servette Hockey Club
December 7th, 2013
The new collaboration between MSC Cruises and GSHC embodies the growingly strong relationship between the cruise company and Geneva, where the MSC group has its headquarters. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
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Give The Gift Of Paradise This Holiday Season With An Exotic Aranui 3 Cruise
December 6th, 2013
Unwrap a piece of paradise this holiday season by surprising a loved one with a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the seldom visited, lush Marquesas Islands aboard the Aranui 3, a well-appointed passenger-cargo vessel operating in French Polynesia. (joyoftravel.ca)
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Thomson Cruises Launches Innovative Menu Creator Competition 'Cruise Kitchen'
December 6th, 2013
Thomson Cruises has just launched a competition to give people the chance to show off their culinary creativity. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
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SuperStar Virgo to Get Updated Cabins and Upgraded Shopping Experience in Drydock
December 6th, 2013
Star Cruises will up the luxury quotient of SuperStar Virgo's cabins and shopping area, widening the selection of comtempory cabins and duty free shopping on its Asian flagship. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
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Azamara appoints Richard Twynham Managing Director in UK
December 6th, 2013
He joins the company from Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Holidays, where he headed cruise business, Travel weekly said in a news bulletin. (cruisebusiness.com)
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Annual Full Metal Cruise on Mein Schiff 1 in April
December 6th, 2013
TUI Cruises will stage its annual Full Metal Cruise again next year, this time on board Mein Schiff1 that sail on a five night Mediterranean cruise from Palma de Mallorca on 11 April. (cruisebusiness.com)
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Montreal's Cirque Fantastic will dazzle Cuba Cruise guests throughout the season
December 6th, 2013
Cuba Cruise has pulled out all the stops this season, inviting world-class entertainers from Montreal's Cirque Fantastic Concept, to share their talents aboard the 7-night sailing. (allthingscruise.com)
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Cruiseco Explorer announced for Burma
December 6th, 2013
Cruiseco, the leading provider of cruising options in Australia and New Zealand, is pleased to announce that work has commenced on its second custom-built ship, the Cruiseco Explorer. (expeditioncruising.com)
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Indonesia Sees 40 Percent Spike in Cruise Ship Passengers in 2013
December 6th, 2013
Indonesian cruise tourism has experienced its highest ever growth with a more than 40 per cent increase in the number of calls and passengers during the year. (skift.com)







New for 2014 from AdventureSmith Explorations: Visionary Founder Explains Why These Small Ship Cruise Itineraries Stand Out
December 6th, 2013
Small ship cruise expert AdventureSmith Explorations announces its favorite new-for-2014 itineraries from Bali and the Mekong River to Baja and Alaska.
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European Waterways Launches Special Deals On Select 2014 Cruises
December 6th, 2013
European Waterways is offering special deals on select cruises launching during its 2014 season, including up to $2,000 off per cabin and 10 percent off whole-boat charters. (travelagentcentral.com)
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Norwegian Announces Partnership with Michael Mondavi Family
December 6th, 2013
Norwegian Cruise Line announced a new partnership with the world-renowned Michael Mondavi Family to enhance the line's wine selection fleet-wide. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
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MSC Cruises And Air France KLM Sign Letter Of Intent
December 6th, 2013
MSC Cruises and Air France KLM are proud to announce the signature of a letter of intent aimed at creating synergies between the two companies and improving their cooperation in common areas of business.
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UK tourist dies on cruise ship
December 5th, 2013
Thomson DreamA United Kingdom tourist died aboard the M/V Thomson Dream cruise ship while it was en route to Tortola, authorities said Tuesday. (bvibeacon.com)
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Crystal Cruises. 19 Ways To “Getaway” To Asia In 2014
December 5th, 2013
Time-strapped travelers now have almost twice as many options to enjoy an ultra-luxe, all-inclusive, exotic cruise in Japan, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Mauritius, Africa, and Australia next year.
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American Cruise Lines Opening Salt Lake City Sales/Reservation Center
December 5th, 2013
American Cruise Lines announced today its expansion to the Salt Lake City area with the opening of a brand new sales/reservation center scheduled for mid-January 2014. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
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Shark Diver, Crocodile Hunter, And Global Yachtswoman Set To Tell Tales On Crystal ‘Extreme Thrill Seekers’ Cruise
December 5th, 2013
Crystal Cruises’ new “Extreme Thrill Seekers” Experiences of Discovery theme cruise will see guests hunting crocodiles, encountering “great whites,” and sailing in an around-the-world yacht race—figuratively—via stories from renowned “extreme” experts speaking on board.
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Cunard Line and P&O Cruises unveil new UK commission package
December 5th, 2013
P&O Cruises and Cunard Line have announced a new UK travel agent remuneration package following months of consultation with the trade. (cruisebusiness.com)
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Norwegian launches wave season promotion in UK
December 5th, 2013
Norwegian Cruise Line is launching its 2013/14 Wave campaign in the UK, offering big savings across a range destinations on board one of the youngest fleets in the cruise industry. (cruisebusiness.com)
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Hurtigruten Partners With Local Norwegian Businesses to Enhance Culinary Offerings
December 5th, 2013
Hurtigruten is partnering with small Norwegian businesses to support its culinary offerings, ensuring local produce is incorporated into the on-board dining experience. (travelagentcentral.com)
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Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Explorer Offers Holland and Belgium Itinerary
December 5th, 2013
A new nine-day Exploring the Low Countries: Holland and Belgium voyage aboard the National Geographic Explorer is set to depart May 4, 2014. (travelagentcentral.com)
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Thomson Cruises Announces New Itineraries, New Port and New Technology
December 5th, 2013
Thomson Cruises has added four new itineraries, an expanded cruise and stay programme, five one-off cruises and a brand new port of call — Porto — in its 2014/15 cruise itineraries. (cruisecritic.com)
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