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News Headlines: November  1-30, 2015 (click date for complete stories)

  • Oceania Cruises Expands Culinary Enrichment for Upcoming Caribbean Season
  • Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Receives Warm Welcome for Maiden Call in Amber Cove
  • Fathom Unveils Onboard Experience Details
  • Princess Cruises Announces 2017 Inaugural European Sailings of Majestic Princess
  • Lucky Number 10 Million: Savona's 10 Millionth Cruise Passenger Receives Costa's 'Around-the-World' Cruise
  • Tiffany & Co. Introduces First Boutique at Sea Aboard Royal Caribbean
  • It's 'Grinchmas Time' Aboard Carnival Cruise Line!
  • Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam Earns Ninth Consecutive Perfect Score on U.S. Public Health Inspection
  • Cunard Announces Grammy® Award Artist Gregory Porter to Headline Blue Note “Jazz at Sea” Transatlantic Crossing
  • Carnival LIVE 2016 Lineup to Feature Popular Acts Journey, Trace Adkins, Gladys Knight, and KC & The Sunshine Band
  • Crystal Luxury Air To Take To The Skies With A Boeing 777
  • Holland America Line Ramps Up Excitement for Newbuild Launch with ‘Countdown to Koningsdam’ Video Series
  • Seabourn To Return To Alaska For The First Time In 15 Years
  • Princess Cruises Creates New Video Series with Chef Curtis Stone
  • New Perks Show Why Suites are Best with Celebrity Cruises
  • Crystal Unveils The Ultimate Adventure Checklist On Alaska's Frontier
  • MSC Partners with Star Chef Carlo Cracco on Xmas & New Year Menus
  • New Silverea Land Adventures Showcases the West African Festival of Akwasidae
  • Carnival Cruise Line Adds Baltimore's Heavy Seas Beer Brand to List of Microbrews Offered Fleetwide
  • MSC Divina Returns to Miami as part of North America Expansion
  • Azamara Club Cruises Announces 2018 Voyages
  • Costa Cruises Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Sustainable Development with the City & Port of Savona, Italy
  • Carnival Cruise Line & the New Orleans Saints Challenge Area Schools with Holiday Food & Fund Drive
  • Cunard Introduces the Stylish Carinthia Lounge on Queen Mary 2
  • Princess Cruises Presents New Web Video Series to Guide First-Time Cruisers
  • Un-Cruise Adventures Earns 102 Entries Per Year to Explore Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park
  • Pitbull Christens Norwegian Escape With Larger Than Life Performance
  • MSC Cruises & Cirque du Soleil Announce Partnership
  • Costa Cruises Unveils Personalized 3D Statuette Souvenirs
  • Fare Monitoring Service Transforms Trip Planning for Cruise Travelers
  • Senior Staff Officers Bring a Combined 95 Years of Service to Holland America Line’s New Koningsdam
  • Carnival Corporation's AIDA Cruises to Become First German Cruise Brand in China
  • Windstar Cruises Announces Jeff Corwin as First Private Event Host of 2016
  • Carnival Corporation Expands Industry-Leading Celebrity Chef Partnerships
  • MSC Cruises Completes Renaissance Program
  • Attention Adventure Seekers: Your Ship Has Come In—Royal Caribbean's High Tech Anthem of The Seas Makes Her New York Debut
  • Seabourn Offers Kayak Excursions in Antarctica
  • Royal Caribbean Orders Fifth Quantum-Class Vessel
  • Disney Cruise Line Dreams a Little Bigger with New Enhancements to the Disney Dream
  • Crystal River Cruises Orders Five River Yachts, Bringing "True Luxury" To River Cruising A Year Earlier Than Planned
  • Carnival Corporation Celebrates New Amber Cove Port in Dominican Republic with Grand Opening Ceremony
  • The Suite Life Will Be Even Sweeter with Upgrades on Holland America Line’s Signature- and Vista-Class Ships
  • 2018 Crystal Itineraries: Planning your Dream Cruise, By the Numbers

News Headlines: October  1-31, 2015 (click date for these complete stories & more)

  • Seven Seas Explorer Floats Out of Building Dock
  • Holland America Line Partners with AFAR Media to Bring Expert Destination Content to Guests
  • Holland America Line Collaborates with Software Platform Utrip to Offer the Highest Level of Cruise Vacation Personalization
  • BBC Earth & Holland America Line Ships in Groundbreaking Partnership
  • Windstar Cruises Presents the James Beard Foundation Collection in 2016
  • Seabourn Unveils Exterior Renderings of Seabourn Encore
  • Princess to Host #1 Bestselling Romance Authors
  • Royal Caribbean Lays Keel For Fourth Oasis-Class Ship
  • Culinary Charms In Europe & Nobu-Hosted Dinners In Alaska On Deck For Foodies In 2016
  • Carnival Cruise Line To Dedicate Two Ships To Chinese Market
  • Princess Cruises Introduces The Salty Dog Gastropub
  • MSC Cruises Launches Redesigned Website
  • HRH The Princess Royal to be Honorary Guest at New York Trafalgar Luncheon on board Cunard's Flagship Queen Mary 2
  • American Cruise Lines Announces Construction of a New Coastal Cruise Ship
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Norwegian Escape
  • Costa Cruises to Mark World Pasta Day with Special Regional Recipes and a 'Pasta Party'
  • Princess Cruises Expands Discovery at Sea Partnership With Introduction of Style at Sea with TLC
  • Carnival Corporation Forms Joint Venture in China to Launch Domestic Chinese Cruise Brand

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