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

  • 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

News Headlines: June  1-30, 2014 (click date for complete story)

  • Four Spectacular New Revues Debut on Carnival Freedom
  • American Cruise Lines Announces 2015 Theme Cruises
  • New Beautiful Bali Cruises And Bonus Savings Scheduled For Crystal Cruises' Fall/Winter Voyages
  • Uncorked: Un-Cruise Adventures’ New River Cruise Blends Wine & History on the Columbia & Snake Rivers
  • Silversea Expands 'Silver Select' Offer to Caribbean
  • Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Float Out Of First Ship
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Culinary & Wine Excursions On m/v Tere Moana's Summer European Voyages
  • Costa Cruises Kicks off the Summer Season with "La Notte Bianca" Celebrations Throughout July
  • Holland America Line's 2015 Grand World Voyage Aboard ms Amsterdam visits 45 ports in 25 Countries on Six Continents
  • Dr. Seuss Bookville Family Reading Venue, Camp Ocean Children's Program Latest Enhancements To Carnival's Family-Friendly Offerings
  • Bonnie Raitt to Headline Upcoming Olivia Travel Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise
  • Partners with for Upcoming Halloween & New Year’s Singles Cruises
  • Holland America Line Returns to Bermuda in Summer 2015 with Seven-Day Roundtrip Boston Voyages
  • Windstar Cruises Offers Added Value on Luxury Asia Voyages
  • Costa Cruises' Costa Diadema to Feature a Spectacular Promenade
  • Brand New Fall Crystal Adventures Ashore Showcase Old & New East Coast Heritage
  • American Queen Steamboat Company Kicks Off Ohio River Season with Paducah Arrival
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises Announces Voyage Featuring PBS Talent, Broadway Artists & Pre-Cruise Visit With the Lady of Highclere Castle
  • American Cruise Lines Announces 2014 Fall Cruise Collection
  • Seabourn Partners with UNESCO to Protect World Heritage
  • Countdown to Costa Diadema: 150 Days Until Costa Cruises Christens New Flagship
  • Princess Cruises Celebrates First Birthday of Royal Princess
  • Royal Caribbean International's Shekhar Grover Crowned Best Bartender at Diageo Reserve World Class™ Global Travel Final
  • Australia Ranks Number One as Cruise Passengers Hit New High
  • Holland America Excursion Allows Guests to Experience Game of Thrones
  • Groundbreaking Entertainment Headlines Royal Caribbean International's Newest Ship
  • Norwegian Launches New Air & Hotel Packages From Houston
  • Crystal Cruises Reveals 2016-Early 2017 Itineraries
  • Hops Aboard: Un-Cruise Adventures Plans Craft Beer Theme Cruises on Coastal Washington Adventure Cruises
  • Regatta Begins Summer Season in Alaska
  • American Queen Steamboat Company Unveils 2015 Season in New Brochure
  • ABB RoboScreens to Add Visual Intrigue to Shows & Performances on Royal Caribbean Quantum Class ships
  • Frisco RoughRiders & Carnival Cruise Lines Host 'Kids Day' Event for Local Youth
  • Windstar Cruises Celebrates Return to the Islands of Tahiti with Cruise Giveaway
  • New Destination Adventures in the Galapagos Islands
  • Celebrity Cruises Wishes a "Sail to Victory" to New York Rangers
  • Princess Cruises Presents Donation to American Heart Association
  • Kristin Chenoweth Plays Expanded Role With Royal Caribbean As Quantum Experience Advisor for Entertainment
  • New Crystal 'Boutique' Excursion Gives Exclusive Access To Faberge Eggs, Dostoevsky & Royal Russian Life
  • Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Free Ambassadors Of The Environment Youth Program
  • Single Staterooms Now Available on Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth
  • Seabourn Announces 2015 European Voyages
  • World’s Best Cruise Line Bartenders Compete For Place In The Diageo Reserve World Class Bartender Of The Year Competition
  • Holland America Line's ms Volendam to Add 21 Lanai Staterooms and Mix Bar Area at End of 2014
  • Explore Four Islands By Yacht on Hawai‘i Adventure Cruise With Un-Cruise Adventures
  • Milestone Moment: Oceania Cruises Records 1,000,000th Booking
  • SeaDream I Kicks Off Summer Season in Northern Europe

May  1-31, 2014 Headlines

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