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News Headlines: August  1-31, 2014 (click date for complete story)

  • Carnival Cruise Lines Ships on the Move
  • Train Returns With Food, Wine & Music Aboard Sail Across The Sun!
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Brings Ultimate Getaway Fan Experience to Sun Life Stadium
  • Crystal Invites Travelers To Sleep In Without Missing The Adventure
  • Keel Laid for Holland America Line’s New 2,650-Guest Pinnacle Class Vessel
  • Celebrity Cruises Introduces Immersive Luxury Vacations with the Launch of "Celebrity Explorations"
  • Princess Cruises Unveils Hip Night Sky Lounge Aboard Regal Princess
  • Cunard Line to Explore New Territories in World Cruising with 2016 World & Exotic Cruise Program
  • SeaDream Yacht Club Highlights Shore Side Casuals For 2015 Caribbean Season
  • Quantum of the Seas Debuts New Tech To Deliver Hassle-Free Travels
  • Microsoft Technology Hits the High Seas with Royal Caribbean International
  • American Cruise Lines Announces 2015 Spring Cruise Collection
  • Oceania Cruises Announces New Culinary Discovery Tours For Caribbean Voyages
  • American Queen Steamboat Company Launches New Website
  • Cunard Line Announces Latest Roster of Famous Faces to Sail aboard the Fleet through 2015
  • Carnival Pride To Operate Special Caribbean & Bermuda Cruises From Baltimore & San Juan In 2015-16
  • MSC Cruises Offers Grand Voyage & Special Wine Theme Cruises This Fall
  • Princess Cruises Introduces Regional Menus Showcasing Destination Specialties
  • Sail the Suite Life with Holland America Line
  • New Instant Onboard Credit Up To $500 Plus “Evergreen 123Go!” Promotion: Available From Celebrity Cruises Exclusively At Sea
  • “Triumph of a Great Tradition” Celebratory 175th Anniversary Concerts to Tell the Cunard Story
  • Royal Caribbean Invests $2 Million More in ByoPlanet’s Advanced Electrostatic Technology to Keep Passengers Safe
  • Cunard’s Queen Victoria to Undergo Multi-Million Dollar Refit in January 2015
  • The Bear Is Loose: Royal Caribbean Unveils Multi-Million Dollar Art Collection for Quantum of the Seas
  • CDC Report Debunks Norovirus Cruise Myth: CLIA CEO Responds To Recent Report
  • Regal Princess Naming Ceremony Will Launch Princess Cruises’ 50th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises Adds Unlimited Free Internet to All-Inclusive Offerings
  • American Cruise Lines Announces 2014 Holiday Cruises
  • Fitness Garden to Bloom on Crystal Symphony with Fall Makeover
  • Holland America Line's 2015 Grand Voyages Sail Three Epic Global Itineraries
  • Costa Cruises Features Exclusive 'Stargazers' Experience on neoCollection Ships for Guests to Observe the Perseid Meteor Shower
  • Carnival Corporation Signs Letter of Intent to Develop Port Facility in Tortuga, Haiti
  • Lusitania Exhibition to be Assembled for Commemoration Cruise aboard Queen Victoria
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Announces Its 5th Anniversary Sale On Select 2014 & 2015 Voyages
  • Meridiam Announces The Successful Opening of the Port of Miami Tunnel
  • American Queen Steamboat Company Celebrates Holiday Season With River Traditions from Chef Regina Charboneau’s New Cookbook
  • Chosen By Cruisers For Cruisers: Azamara Club Cruises Announces “Buy One, Get One Half-Off” Fares for 2015/16 Voyages
  • SeaDream Yacht Club’s 2015 Mediterranean Season: Destination Immersing Voyages
  • Celebrity Cruises Launches “Signature Event Sailings”

News Headlines: July  1-31, 2014 (click date for complete story)

  • Silversea to Host Rare Buccellati Exhibition
  • Windstar Cruises Launches New Cruisetours
  • Princess Cruises to Add New Ship to Fleet
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces All-Inclusive Package
  • Plans Announced For Second Phase of Silver Galapagos Refurbishment
  • Seabourn Offers PressReader's Digital Newspaper and Magazine Service
  • Pacific Northwest: Un-Cruise Adventures’ Weeklong Adventure Cruises Explore Coastal Washington & British Columbia
  • Princess Cruises Debuts "Chocolate Journeys"—the Most Delectable Chocolate Experience at Sea
  • New Crystal Boutique Adventures Offer Hidden Peek At Coveted East Coast Sites
  • Holland America Line Entices Travelers to Book Early with ‘Explore 4’ Rewards on Select 2015 & 2016 Cruises
  • Carnival Cruise Lines & Dallas Cowboys Announce Multi-Year Partnership
  • Celebrate 50 Years of Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Seabourn Rolls Out Cruise Schedules For Fall 2015, Early 2016
  • First-Ever MASTERCHEF Cruise Unveils Event Itinerary
  • Playtech & MSC Cruises Extend System Partnership to Cover MSC Preziosa
  • Norwegian Cruise Line & Sixthman Announce Fall & Spring Lineups For Music Festivals at Sea
  • New Series of Longer Cruises From Galveston & San Juan to be Offered on Carnival Triumph in Winter 2015
  • New Off-The-Beaten-Path Tours Highlight Silversea's 2015 Voyages
  • Un-Cruise Adventures Releases New 2015 Brochure of Adventure Cruises
  • Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Desmond Tutu To Join Crystal Spring 2015 South Africa Voyage
  • MSC Cruises & Chicco Announce New Partnership
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Enriches Onboard Dining With Culinary Favorites, New Menus & More Variety
  • Historic First: Crystal Cruises To Sail Elusive Northwest Passage In 2016
  • Viking River Cruises Extends Sponsorship Of PBS' Masterpiece For Additional Year
  • Oceania Cruises Adds ‘Around the World in 180 Days’ Voyage for 2016
  • A Frightfully Good Time Awaits Disney Cruise Line Guests this Halloween
  • Performing Artists to Bring Magic to Queen Mary 2
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Revamps Their Smoking Policy
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Debuts Its 2015 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji & The South Pacific Brochure
  • Carnival Cruise Lines Fundraising Efforts For St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® Surpass $5 Million
  • Construction Begins on Regent Seven Seas Cruises Seven Seas Explorer
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Orders Two New Ships
  • Carnival Cruise Lines Signs Exclusive Agreement with Cigar City Brewing
  • MSC Cruises to Offer 24/7 Pediatric Telemedicine Service On Board
  • "Star" Of Bergen, Norway To Be Godmother Of New Viking Star
  • MSC Cruises Unveils Winter 2015-2016 Caribbean Itineraries
  • Costa neoRiviera Earns Top Ratings in Costa Cruises' Fleet
  • Seabourn to Offer "Best of the Riviera Food & Wine Cruise"
  • Cunard Line Readies for James Taylor Performance on Queen Mary 2
  • Windstar Cruises to Début Exclusive Private Events on All 2015 Voyages
  • Oceania Cruises to Host World Premier of PBS Documentary Series, "The Italian Americans"
  • Seabourn Announces Premier Expedition Team for 2014/2015 Antarctica & Patagonia Voyages
  • Silversea Debuts Haute Couture Uniforms
  • Royal Caribbean Becomes First Cruise Line to Use Google Street View Technology
  • Installation of All Sponsons Complete; 10 Days to Possible Refloating of Concordia Wreck
  • 2015 Soul Train Cruise Announced
  • One Year to Go until Cunard’s Historic 175th Anniversary Celebration Sailing from Liverpool
  • From Annapolis To Arlington: Crystal Voyage Salutes U.S. History With Visits To Iconic Sites
  • Kid Rock’s 6th Annual Chillin’ the Most Cruise to Sail
  • George Takei Documentary to Premiere on Queen Mary 2
  • American Cruise Lines Launches New Mississippi Riverboat
  • Carnival Cruise Lines Promotion Provides Discounts & Complimentary Upgrades to Military Personnel
  • Silversea Unveils World Cruise 2016
  • Italian Government Approves Transportation of Concordia Wreck to Genoa, Italy, for Dismantling & Recycling
  • MSC Cruises Donates $4.1 Million to UNICEF
  • Seabourn Conversations to Host Steve Wozniak & Lord Digby Jones
  • SeaDream Yacht Club’s Caribbean Highlights

June  1-30, 2014 Headlines

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