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

  • Carnival Pride Returns to Baltimore for Year-Round Cruising
  • Un-Cruise Adventures to Partner with Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch®
  • SeaDream Yacht Club Previews 2015 Mediterranean Season
  • Carnival Corporation to Add Nine Cruise Ships to its Fleet over a Four-Year Period Starting in 2019
  • ‘Top Chef at Sea’ Heats Up as Celebrity Cruises & Bravo Media Extend Partnership
  • Two New Entertainment Productions To Debut On Crystal Symphony
  • Cunard Announces 2016-2017 Voyages Program
  • Royal Caribbean Expands Deployment & Investment in China Vacation Market
  • Celebrity Cruises Pulls Back the Curtain on 18 Shows in 18 Months
  • Viking River Cruises Expands Fleet With 12 New Ships Christened In Europe
  • Norwegian Star Shines With New Dining, Entertainment Venues
  • Disney Cruise Line to Sail First British Isles Itinerary in 2016
  • Princess Crowns Entertainer of the Year
  • Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam to Showcase The World Stage Concept with 270-Degree Panoramic LED Screens
  • B.B. King's Blues Club to Rock the Queen's Lounge Stage on Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam
  • Holland America Line Partners with Billboard for Live Music Venue, Billboard Onboard
  • Holland America Line Partners with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to Present Live Music In New Onboard Venue: Lincoln Center Stage
  • Soul Train Cruise Will Set Sail For The First Time on Celebrity Constellation
  • Windstar Cruises Appoints ‘Influential Woman in Travel’ as Godmother
  • Holland America Announces New Entertainment Choices
  • MSC Cruises Reveals New Seaside Cruise Ship Details
  • Carnival Sunshine To Operate Unique Schedule of 2- to 10-Day Voyages from New York June to October 2016
  • Costa Cruises Partners with 'Italy's Finest' Brands
  • Cunard & The New York Times Collaborate On Enriching Travel Experiences
  • Hamburg Announces Major Cruise Industry Developments & Highlights
  • The World’s Most Luxurious Ship Adds a Dash of Parisian Flair with Chartreuse, The New French Restaurant Debuting on Seven Seas Explorer
  • Four Wine Experts Chosen For Un-Cruise Adventures Voyages
  • Princess Cruises Unveils Industry-First Partnership with Oscar-Winning Composer Stephen Schwartz
  • Windstar Cruises Announces 2016 Voyage Collection
  • Royal Caribbean Announces 2016 Europe & Alaska Adventures
  • Special Culinary Experiences Highlight Holland America Line’s ‘Sip, Savor & Sail’ Cruises
  • Carnival Corp Launches First of Two New Ships
  • Allure of New Ship Sirena Propels Oceania Cruises to Record Bookings Day
  • Holland America Line to Sail 124 Alaska Voyages in 2015
  • Crystal Cruises Unveils Four Revolutionary World Cruises In 2018
  • American Cruise Lines Announces Independence Day Celebrations in 5 States
  • A Milestone Reached for Holland America Line's New ms Koningsdam with Move to Outfitting Dock
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises to Introduce Brand’s First Culinary Instruction Center
  • Introducing Carnival Journeys, A New Series Of One-Of-A-Kind Longer Length Voyages
  • Royal Caribbean Announces Unmatched 2016-17 Caribbean Adventures
  • Evolutionary Find: All-Inclusive Silver Galapagos Expeditions
  • Oceania Cruises Welcomes New Ship, Explores New Destinations With 2016 Summer & Fall Itineraries
  • Crystal Cruises To Be Acquired By Genting Hong Kong
  • Seabourn Encore Maiden Season Now Open for Booking
  • Carnival Strengthens Leadership Position In New Orleans
  • China's First Around-the-World Cruise debuts from Shanghai on Costa Atlantica
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to Sell Splendour of the Seas

News Headlines: February  1-28, 2015 (click date for complete story)

  • SeaDream Yacht Club’s 2015 Season: Eastern Mediterranean Highlights
  • Jazzfest at Sea Announces its 2015 Lineup
  • Princess Cruises Debuts 2016 Alaska Cruise & Cruisetour Program
  • Harmony of the Seas Unveils New Thrills & Adventures
  • Holland America Line’s 2015 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys Combine the ‘Seldom Seen’ & the ‘Must See’ in Denali & the Yukon
  • American Queen Steamboat Company Enters Fourth Season with Key Refurbishments
  • Norwegian Escape’s Captains & Senior Leadership Named
  • American Cruise Lines Introduces Brand New 15-day Mississippi River Itinerary
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Announces 2016 Voyages
  • Cunard Celebrates Queen Elizabeth's 5th Birthday with Big Band Ball & Five Nights of Music and Dancing
  • Princess Cruises' 2016 Europe Season Offers Five Ships Sailing to Over 130 Destinations
  • Silversea Launches New Collections of Specialty Expedition Cruises
  • Carnival Corporation Announces Grand Prize Winner of Yearly Cruise for Life
  • Carnival Corporation Expands Presence in Caribbean with $85 Million Port in Dominican Republic
  • Oceania Cruises Announces New Innovative Classes For Culinary Arts Center
  • Port Adventures Immerse Disney Cruise Line Guests in Adventure & Culture on 2015 Norwegian Fjords Sailings
  • Carnival Freedom’s Arrival In Galveston Marked With Shipboard Concert By Martina McBride & Donation To Operation Homefront
  • The 100-day countdown to Cunard's Three Queens on the Mersey Liverpool Salute Has Begun
  • Norwegian Increases Onboard Service Charge
  • Carnival Vista To Operate Year-Round Caribbean Cruises from Miami, Carnival Breeze & Carnival Liberty Reposition to Galveston
  • Oceania Cruises Unveils New Consumer, Travel Agent Website
  • Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam to Feature New, Innovative and Reimagined Culinary Experiences
  • Disney Cruise Line Introduces Star Wars Day at Sea on Select Disney Fantasy Sailings
  • Princess Cruises & Houston Texans Team Up for First-Ever Jr. Training Camp@Sea
  • Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam Achieves Eighth Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection
  • Place Your Bets! Crystal Cruises Expands Use Of Shipboard Credits To Wage In Crystal Casinos
  • State of the Cruise Industry: 2015 to See Robust Growth
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises Explores New Destinations, Welcomes New Ship With 2016 Summer & Fall Itineraries
  • Princess Cruises Celebrates Love with Insights on Soulmates
  • Bookings Open for 2016 Summer Europe Cruises on Holland America Line's Newest Ship ms Koningsdam
  • Viking Star Completes Successful Sea Trials
  • Holland America Line Tops $4.3 Million Donated for Cancer Support
  • Celebrity Cruises Hits Home Run with Red Sox Fans
  • Actress, Artist, Author & Philanthropist Jane Seymour to Share Insights & Painting Lessons Onboard Cunard's Queen Mary 2
  • Premier Designers Grace The Posh Boutiques Of Crystal Cruises
  • New Video Series Kicks Off Redesign Of Carnival's Popular YouTube Channel
  • SeaDream Yacht Club Celebrates Island-Hopping At Its Best
  • Royal Caribbean Begins Construction on Fourth Oasis-Class Ship
  • Unprecedented Collection of Suites to Debut Aboard Seven Seas Explorer
  • Cunard & Blue Note Records Announce Musical Partnership
  • Freedom of the Seas Completes Reviltalization
  • Carnival Cruise Lines Awards Rainforest Adventures Saint Lucia Elite Shore Excursions Foundations as ‘Caribbean's Leading Tour Operator’
  • MSC Cruises Enhances Wedding Program In The CaribbeanTwo New Entertainment Productions To Debut On Crystal Symphony
  • Carnival Corporation Takes People 'Back to the Sea' in First-Ever Super Bowl TV Commercial

News Headlines: January  1-31, 2015

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