Monthly Archives: October 2013

Costa Victoria set to return to the seas

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Costa Cruises will unveil the new Costa Victoria on November 11th when she departs from Singapore for her first cruise after an $18 million dry-dock upgrade. Elegant and totally refurbished with new balconies, terraces and windows, Costa Victoria boasts an unmistakable style that marries traditional nautical elements with essential design, making this ship a refined and stylish work of art. The Italy at Sea concept is translated in every detail of the upgraded ship, from the exquisite food to the …

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Quantum of the Seas taking shape in Germany

6 3 Share6 days ago Quantum of the Seas is taking shape at Meyer-Weft shipyard in Germany. Royal Caribbean’s newest ship will feature more industry than firsts than any other vessel, including Ripcord by iFly and North Star, and is looking more and more like the innovative architectural designs every day. Here Breaking Travel News looks at the latest developments on board. Tags:royal caribbean Share this articleModerate Comments CommentsRelated ArticlesRoyal Caribbean Cruises sees net profits increase5 days ago Changes at …

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Costa signs up for Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum

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Costa Cruises has confirmed it is joining nine other leading cruise lines for the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum in Abu Dhabi. The brand was the first cruise line to launch regular cruising in the Middle East back in 2006 and still the company with the highest capacity during the 2013/2014 season. Along with cruise line executives from Azamara Club Cruises; Crystal Cruises; Carnival UK; Holland America Line; Princess Cruises; Royal Caribbean International; Silversea Cruises; TUI Cruises and The World, …

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Royal Caribbean Cruises sees net profits increase

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Royal Caribbean Cruises has reported adjusted net profit of $377.9 million for the three months ended September 30th, up from $367.8 million for the same period last year. Describing the results as View the Original article

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Silversea’s second expedition ship Silver Galapagos sets sail

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Storm causes travel disruption across UK

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Many trains were hit by delays following the storm Travel across the UK has been disrupted by a storm which swept the south of the country overnight. There have been delays at major airports, while train services have been cancelled and ferry services affected. Heathrow cancelled a fifth of its flights this morning as winds of up to 90 miles per hour were recorded, while a small number of departures were also cancelled at Gatwick Airport. Around 220,000 homes are …

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Silversea lines up notable experts for fall voyages

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A former astronaut, a renowned investigative journalist, an accomplished film and television actor, an award-winning photojournalist, and an award-winning designer and TV host are set to enlighten Silversea guests on upcoming voyages this fall. They will be joining an expansive array of esteemed authors, historians, diplomats, political analysts and other cultural experts participating in the luxury line’s popular Silver Perspectives View the Original article

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Crystal reveals new wine & food themed cruises for 2014

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Crystal Cruises has set four new Wine & Food-themed luxury cruises for 2014. New to the program next year will be new guest chef-prepared Vintage Room dinners on each of the four sailings—in Asia, the South Pacific, Trans-Atlantic, and the U.S./Caribbean View the Original article

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Dutch firm wins $30M contract to move Concordia

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Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster, has been awarded the contract to load and transport the Concordia wreck from Isola del Giglio onboard the Dockwise Vanguard. The contract was awarded by Costa Crociere. Following the successful parbuckling of the Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending re-float, Dockwise and the client have been in discussion to seek a safe solution to remove the Concordia wreck from Isola del Giglio in Italy. In a unique operation the Concordia can …

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Fred Olsen to offer meteor shower cruise

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Canaries Meteor Showers’ cruise, sailing from Dover on 4th August 2014. This exciting ‘experience’ cruise will give guests the opportunity to view the stunning, multi-coloured View the Original article

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