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News Headlines: May  1-31, 2015 (click date for complete story)

  • American Queen Steamboat Company Highlights 2016 in New Brochure
  • Windstar Cruises Announces Free Shore Excursions for Greece & Turkey Sailings
  • Allure of the Seas Debuts in Europe with New Vacation Experiences & Retail After Drydock Revitalization
  • Costa Cruises' Costa Deliziosa to Feature Caribbean Cruises From Port Everglades in Winter 2015-16
  • Holland America Line Names Captain Emiel de Vries Master of New ms Koningsdam
  • Celebrity Cruises Enhances Caribbean Itineraries to Offer Even More Overnights
  • Norwegian Dawn Aground in Bermuda
  • Jazzfest at Sea Announces its 2015 Lineup
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Announces New Cádiz to Lisbon Itinerary on m/v Tere Moana
  • First Copper River Salmon Arrives at Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • First "World Class™ Bar" Revealed by Celebrity Cruises & Diageo Global Travel Americas
  • Disney Cruise Line Returning to New York, Miami & Galveston in 2016
  • Viking Star Christened In Homeport Of Bergen, Norway
  • Costa Cruises Puts the Spotlight on Stockholm for the New North European Itinerary of Costa Luminosa
  • SeaDream Yacht Club’s 2015 Island Hopping Holiday Sailings
  • Mark Twain Itinerary on American Queen Announced
  • College Football Heroes Make History Again On The Inaugural Legendary Coaches Cruise
  • Seabourn Launches "Ventures by Seabourn" Excursions
  • Pure Adventure: New Silversea Land Program Invites Guests to Hike the Stunning Dolomites
  • Adventures Abound For Outdoor & Nature Enthusiasts Aboard Crystal Cruises In Fall 2015
  • Princess Cruises Debuts 2016-2017 Exotics Sailings
  • Royal Caribbean Orders Fourth Quantum-Class Vessel
  • Ruby Princess Receives Special Welcome in Juneau
  • Actress Jill Whelan Named "Celebrations Ambassador" for Princess Cruises
  • Windstar Debuts Second All Suite Power Yacht
  • Blues Rocker Joe Bonamassa To Set Sail On Second Annual Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea Music Festival
  • MTN Delivers the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight to 30 Vessels at Sea
  • Carnival Corporation & Brands Donate to Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal
  • Princess Cruises’ Next New Ship to be Based in China Year Round
  • Cunard Pays Tribute to the Loss of Lusitania 100 Years Ago
  • Carnival Corporation Meets Growing Demand for Alaska Cruises
  • MSC Splendida Homeports in Hamburg
  • ms Westerdam Kicks Off Alaska Cruise Season Saturday, May 2
  • Princess Cruises Unveils 2016-2017 Americas Season
  • MSC Divina Celebrates Maiden Call in NYC
  • Norwegian Epic Sails Into Barcelona

News Headlines: April  1-30, 2015 (click date for complete story)

  • Cunard to Welcome Former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert Gates aboard Queen Mary 2
  • Carnival Cruise Line Releases High-Energy Video Tour of New Carnival Vista Hosted By...Carnival Vista
  • Windstar Cruises Announces New Private Event Host: ‘The Royal Chef’
  • Landry & Kling Events at Sea Announces Jazz Partnership With Entertainment Cruise Productions
  • Princess Cruises Announces Line Up for Seattle Seahawks Fan Cruise
  • TV's Favorite Dancing Mom Florence Henderson to Headline Holland America Line's 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Theme Cruises
  • Carnival Victory to Offer New Choice on 7-Day Southern Caribbean Cruises From San Juan & Charleston is New Homeport for Carnival Ecstasy in 2016
  • Opulent Outdoor Oasis Awaits Guests Aboard Seven Seas Explorer
  • Sting Performs Songs from 'The Last Ship' on Tyneside Where 23 Cunard Ships Were Built
  • Passenger Vessel Association Welcomes Un-Cruise Adventures to its Green WATERS Program
  • Seabourn Partners with World-Renowned Chef Thomas Keller
  • Costa Continuously Invests in China by Adding Serena in 2015 & Fortuna in 2016
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Free Ambassadors Of The Environment Youth Program On Select 2015 French Polynesia Summer Voyages
  • Celebrity Cruises Receives "Autism Friendly" Certification from Autism on the Seas
  • MSC Divina to Sail Year-Round from Miami
  • Bourbon Themed Itinerary on American Queen Announced
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces All-Inclusive Cruising With Free Unlimited Premium Open Bar on Norwegian Sky
  • Crowd-Controlled Robotic Bar Debuts on Anthem of the Seas
  • Disney Cruise Line Dreams a Little Bigger with Enhancements to the Disney Dream This Fall
  • Anthem of the Seas Christened
  • Holland America Line Launches Alaska Cruise and Land+Sea Journeys Tablet App
  • Seabourn Announces Fall 2016, Winter 2017 Cruise Itineraries
  • MSC Cruises Reveals First Details of New Vista Class Ship

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