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

  • Crystal Cruises Enhances On Board Experience With ETRO In-Room Luxury Amenities
  • Royal Caribbean Debuts Kung Fu Panda Noodle Shop on Quantum of the Seas
  • MSC Cruises Further Enhances Spa & Beauty Treatment Offering Across Its Fleet
  • Carnival Foundation’s $2.5 Million Donation Helping The Nature Conservancy Make Major Strides in Preserving Health of World’s Oceans & Seas
  • Norwegian Escape’s Signature Hull Art Comes to Life with Guy Harvey
  • Windstar Cruises Welcomes Solo Travelers
  • Costa Cruises to Build Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships
  • Oceania Cruises Announces Culinary Creations Land Tours
  • Kathie Lee Gifford Debuts Her New 'GIFFT' Pinot Noir Rose At Event Onboard Carnival Splendor
  • Silversea Cruises Cuts Steel on New Silver Muse
  • The American Empress Extends 2015 Season With Two Newly Announced Sailings
  • Discovering the Flavors of Italy with Costa Cruises' New Regional Menus
  • Carnival Corporation Expands Fleet in China to an Industry-Leading Six Ships in 2016
  • Carnival Corporation Signs Agreement with Port Authority of Barcelona to Build & Operate New Cruise Terminal in Europe's Largest Port
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Fall Fiji Voyages
  • Princess Cruises Announces Exclusive Celebrity Chef Partnership with Curtis Stone
  • Oceania Cruises Announces 180 Day World Cruise for 2017
  • SeaDream Yacht Club’s SeaDream II Explores the Upper Caribbean in 2016
  • Silversea Releases 2016 Brochures
  • Connected At Sea: Cruise Lines Enhance Wi-Fi Capabilities on Cruise Ships
  • Crystal Cruises To Expand Luxury Travel In Ocean, River, Yacht & Air
  • MSC Cruises Launches New Guest Loyalty Program
  • MSC Cruises Becomes Europe's Number One Cruise Line
  • Norwegian Increases Service Charges
  • Windstar Cruises Introduces New All-Inclusive Cruise Packages in the Tropics
  • Russian Ballet Stars to Take Center Stage on Silversea's Silver Spirit
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Debuts Its 2016 Tahiti, French Polynesia & the South Pacific Brochure
  • Political & Military Insiders to Join Crystal Cruises Fall Voyages
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises Announces World Cruise
  • Cunard Flagship Queen Mary 2 to Undergo Major Refurbishment in Early Summer 2016
  • Costa Cruises Takes Off With Alitalia
  • Queen Mary 2 Arrives into New York City for Cunard's 175th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces La Carte Specialty Dining
  • American Cruise Lines Names New Mississippi Riverboat America
  • Carnival Dramatically Enhances Shore Excursion Offerings
  • Cunard Celebrates 175th Anniversary in Boston
  • Celebrity Cruises Names Kate McCue the Industry's First-Ever American Female Captain
  • Cunard Kicks Off North American 175th Anniversary Celebrations in Halifax
  • Princess Marks Construction Milestone of New Ship
  • Holland America Line's ms Veendam Spends Three Nights at Hamilton on 2016 Bermuda Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises Partners with Lifetime's Emmy-Nominated Series Project Runway
  • Crystal Cruises' New Extended Land Programs In Canada Explore The Indulgent Sides Of Toronto & Montreal
  • Silversea's 2017 World Cruise: Best World Cruise Ever
  • Two Holland America Line Ships Offer Cruise Experiences in Mexico & Hawaii From Fall 2015 Through Spring 2016
  • Big Band Swing Voyages on American Queen Depart in September
  • Holland America Line Celebrates ms Rotterdam’s 100th Call at the Port of Rotterdam
  • Carnival Corporation Granted U.S. Approval for Travel to Cuba
  • Celebrity Cruises Leads Industry with Introduction of “Go Big, Go Better, Go Best”
  • Cunard Culminates Its 175th Anniversary Celebration In Its North American Home Port of New York
  • Seabourn Partners With Photographer Geoff Steven To Photograph UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Fast, Free Internet & New Features For Royal Caribbean's Majesty Of The Seas
  • Cunard Celebrates 175th Anniversary in Boston on July 12, 2015
  • MSC Opera Returns to Service—Sails Eastern Med Itinerary
  • Cunard Marks the 175th Anniversary to the Day of the Inauguration of Regular Transatlantic Service
  • Oceania Cruises Reveals New Go-To Market Strategy
  • Silversea Cruises Announces New Ship: Silver Muse
  • Cunard Celebrates 175th Anniversary in Halifax, Nova Scotia on July 10th
  • Affinity Gaming & Carnival Cruise Line Form Partnership

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

  • Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Float Out Of Second Ship
  • Holland America Line Breaks Ground on New Base Camp Complex at the McKinley Chalet Resort at Denali National Park
  • All-Inclusive Just Got Better: on Silversea Asia Voyages in 2016
  • MGM Resorts Intl & Celebrity Cruises Team Up to Deliver One-Of-A-Kind Experiences & Benefits
  • Seven Holland America Line Ships to Sail 98 Caribbean Departures Roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale & Tampa in 2015-16
  • Bookings Open for 2016 Caribbean Cruises on Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam
  • Crystal Thanksgiving Cruises Serve Up Caribbean & Mediterranean Culture... With All The Trimmings
  • Quantum of the Seas Sets Sail From Her New Homeport of Shanghai In World’s Largest Market
  • Sir Richard Branson Raises Virgin Cruises Flag In Miami
  • SeaDream Yacht Club’s SeaDream I Charts Course to Southern Caribbean for 2016
  • MSC Meraviglia: Next Gen Ship Opens for Sale
  • MSC Cruises: First Steel Cut for Next Generation Cruise Ship, MSC Seaside
  • Cunard Announces Natalie Cole to Join Queen Mary 2 for Blue Note Jazz at Sea
  • Quantum of the Seas' Historic Entry into Hong Kong Waters Toasts Royal Caribbean Regional Success
  • Princess Cruises Brings Guests Closer to Shark Week
  • Viking Ocean Cruises Unveils Four New Itineraries & Opens 2017 Sailing Season
  • Silversea Introduces Free Wi-Fi For All Guests
  • Video Series From Carnival Offers Fun Behind-the-Scenes Look at Construction of Carnival Vista
  • Grand Circle Cruise Line Acquires Ocean Vessel - M/V Tere Moana
  • Holland America Line’s ms Statendam Achieves Third Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection
  • Princess Joins International Maritime Organization to Celebrate Day of the Seafarer
  • Carnival Breeze to Shift to Galveston, Carnival Magic to Port Canaveral In Spring 2016
  • Seabourn Announces World-Class Line-Up for Seabourn Conversations
  • Carnival Corporation Finalizes Contract with Meyer Werft to Build Four Next-Generation Cruise Ships
  • Silversea Launches Website in Multiple Languages
  • A Woman's Vision Rocks the Music Cruise World with Largest-Ever Classic Rock Festival at Sea
  • Windstar Cruises Announces Former Miss Tahiti as Newest Private Event Host
  • Cunard Celebrates 175th Anniversary with Commemorative Events in Ports of Halifax, Boston & New York
  • New Icy Strait Point Pier Project Under Construction
  • Norwegian Announces New Flexible Specialty Dining Packages
  • Crystal Adds A Dozen New Mouthwatering Adventures To Menu Of Mediterranean Shoreside Options
  • Adventures by Disney Introduces New Ways to Experience Europe in 2016
  • Un-Cruise Adventures Releases 2016 Schedule of Small Ship Adventure & River Cruises
  • Sixthman's Cayamo Setting Sail On Ninth Voyage
  • Celebrity Cruises Kicked Off Summer with Luxury Picnic Baskets for Hundreds of Park-goers Across the U.S.
  • New Pan-Asian Restaurant to Delight Both Eye and Palate Aboard Seven Seas Explorer
  • Carnival Corporation Launches New Brand, Creates New Travel Category
  • Frisco RoughRiders & Carnival Cruise Line Host 'Kids Day' Event For Local Youth
  • The Grass is Greener with Celebrity Cruises
  • Azamara Club Cruises Announces Major Ship Upgrades
  • Seabourn Reveals Details of Signature Lounge On Board Seabourn Encore
  • Discover Shackleton's White Continent With Silversea Expeditions
  • Seven Holland America Line Ships Offer More Ways to Experience the Panama Canal in 2015–16

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