Saturday, June 1, 2013

Cruises get new ships, overhauls

Cruises get good buzz from new ships, overhauls
The 2013 cruise season began with a nightmare: A Carnival ship adrift with no power. But in the last month or so, several cruise companies — including Carnival — have announced major overhauls to old ships and exciting innovations on new ships, from ...

'Mariner of the Seas' cruises along Indian shores
Hindu Business Line
En route from Dubai, the 138,000-tonne ship with 15 decks, part of the Royal Caribbean International cruise liner, was welcomed by Goan cultural troupe while it docked at the port here on Friday. Deputy Director of Goa Tourism Department, Pamela Maria ...

Hindu Business Line

The legal risk of cruise-ship crime in other countries
Herald Sun
More than half of the world's cruise ships are registered in Panama, Liberia and the Bahamas, and Mr O'Connell said that passengers could have their case heard in countries with a poor human rights records and a history of ignoring crimes against women.

A passage to the India of my youth: Echoes of the Raj on a cruise into a...
Daily Mail
Voyages to Antiquity (0845 437 9737, offers a range of cruises in the Mediterranean, Red Sea and Black Sea this summer. A 13-day cruise on Aegean Odyssey costs from £1,995 per person, including return flights, full board ...

Daily Mail

New Star is born in ocean cruising
The Province
Viking River Cruises ( has taken the river cruise industry by storm as of late, launching 10 of its new Viking Longships in March alone. Now, the company is prepared to conquer a new frontier - ocean cruising. Rebranded as ...

Lakeland Man Declares Full Steam Ahead After 105 Cruises
The Ledger
"From the first cruise I took in 1960, I never dreamed I would see the type of ships they have today, which are literally like floating hotels," he said. Though today's mammoth vessels, outfitted with sophisticated stabilization systems, are not prone ...

Viking Ocean – a new cruise experience | Fox News
Viking River's first sea-going vessels will redefine the concept of cruising.

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