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Deal watch: Celebrity touts all-inclusive Europe offer
Tired of being nickel-and-dimed by the mass-market cruise lines? Celebrity Cruises has a deal for you: An all-inclusive offer on a Europe sailing that bundles flights to the ship, drinks, gratuities and other items that normally come with an extra charge.
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Un-Cruise Adventures Releases River Cruise Brochure
A new 16-page brochure detailing Un-Cruise Adventures' Columbia & Snake River cruises rolled off the presses recently and is available for travel agents. The 88-guest S.S. Legacy sails weeklong river cruises roundtrip Portland, Oregon from April …
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Norwegian Cruise Line officially back in Houston

Norwegian Cruise Line officially back in Houston
It's been seven years since Norwegian Cruise Line has called at the Bayport Cruise Terminal said Longoria, noting that in that time the terminal has added more parking spots with 1,700 now, up from 800. “We are thankful to be aboard this beautiful …
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Venice And Cruise Ships, Saving An Awkward Romance
The Italian government has announced that beginning in 2015, large cruise ships (those weighing more than 96,000 tons) will be banned from St. Mark's basin and the Giudecca Canal. The new regulations will also include new restrictions on mid-sized …
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Are cruise lines doing enough to protect their passengers?

Are cruise lines doing enough to protect their passengers?
Busovicki, like a small but growing group of consumer advocates and passengers, believes that cruise lines aren't doing enough to protect their customers. Despite an industry effort to regulate itself, consumer groups are asking the government for …
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Norwegian Cruise Line hires president and COO
“We are at an exciting point in our company's history. With the upcoming acquisition of Prestige Cruises International, it is the opportune time to add such a talented individual to our already diversified leadership team to focus on the core day-to …
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When Getting There is All the Fun: The Joys of a Cruise to Nowhere

When Getting There is All the Fun: The Joys of a Cruise to Nowhere
Though shorter than your typical cruise, each of these ships promises that you will reap all the benefits of a 5-, 7-, or 10-day cruise in just 48 hours. “The destination isn't part of the allure,” says Maryanna Estomba-Rousseau, editor in chief of …
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Holistic holidays: Wellness cruise vacations
Taking a cruise is not all about gorging at the buffet and otherwise overindulging. There is also opportunity to focus on health and wellness on the high seas. Cruise ships have expansive fitness centers where you can get a decent workout, fun fitness …
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Can a Canadian Porn King and the Cruise Lines Keep Cruise Passengers Safe
This week the "Banana Coast" cruise port in Honduras opens for mega-cruise ship business. The travel publications all appear to have written essentially the the same article announcing with great fanfare that large cruise ships will begin calling at …
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Honduras Confirms New Cruise Port on the Pacific
(7:30 a.m. EDT) — Cruise ships could be calling in at a brand new Honduran port — on the Pacific side of the Central American country — in two years time. The port of Amapala on Isla del Tigre — which lies just off the Pacific coast of Honduras …
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Carnival kicks off new year-round cruises to Mexico
The Carnival Miracle will be the first major cruise ship to visit Cabo San Lucas in the wake of Hurricane Odile. It'll arrive in the port on Monday and bring several pallets of bottled water, canned food and other supplies for local residents affected …
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Ideas for a winter cruise

Ideas for a winter cruise
The vast and varied array of destinations is one of the main reasons why cruise holidays are so hugely popular (more than 21 million people across the globe took a cruise in 2013; 1.73 million of them from the UK, according to the Cruise Lines …
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10Best: Deals during CLIA's Cruise Week
The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is promoting the annual fall cruise sales blitz now known as CLIA Cruise Week (formerly National Cruise Vacation Week). The goal is to get reservations on the books for the rest of this year and beyond.
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Why Haven't Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Will Smith, Tom Cruise, or Brad

Why Haven't Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Will Smith, Tom Cruise, or Brad
Tom Cruise, in my opinion, should have won for Best Supporting Actor in Magnolia. He lost to Michael Caine's performance in The Cider House Rules, which I believe was one of those "He hasn't won in decades? Let's honor him now before he's gone" cases.
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Cruise lines drop West Africa calls in wake of Ebola
Holland America says port stops in Ghana, Gambia and Senegal scheduled for November and December during a 35-day "Africa Explorer" cruise will be replaced with extra days in other regions. The voyage kicks off in Cape Town, South Africa on Nov.
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Cruise Ship Tipping Guide: What You Need to Know
A few years ago the cruise industry tried to make the concept of tipping a bit more palatable by introducing automatic tipping on mainstream lines and unveiling a "no gratuities required" policy on most luxury lines. These changes meant cruisers didn't …
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Caribbean's Newest Cruise Destination Opening
Arriving cruise passengers will be welcomed by local Garifuna performers — who play a unique Central American style of music, including Punta — and dancers in colorful attire. Signage will be in English and Spanish, and translators will be on hand at …
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Photo tour: The allure of Louis Cruises' Cristal

Photo tour: The allure of Louis Cruises' Cristal
Thinking about a cruise around Greece or Turkey? Our latest Cruise Ship Tour, in the carousel above, offers a deck-by-deck look at Louis Cruises' Cristal, which is based in the region. In service since 1980, the 25,000-ton vessel will be familiar to …
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Thinking of a Fall Cruise? "World's Largest Cruise Sale" Is On This Week
October is great for lots of things: looking at fall foliage, watching postseason baseball, trick-or-treating, and cruising. "October is a great month for cruising," says travel expert Stewart Chiron, aka "The Cruise Guy.” He notes that this is the …
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Home Video: Tom Cruise delivers yet again
Outside the U.S., this Tom Cruise actioner has the much livelier title "Live Die Repeat," symbolic of this totally decent film's marketing troubles. Perceived as a failure, the futuristic flick actually did fairly well at the box office, and while its …
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