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

  • Crystal Yacht Cruises Opens Bookings To All Luxury Travelers
  • Costa Cruises' 'Captain for a Day' Program Enables Junior Cruisers to Experience Life at the Helm
  • Cunard Announces its 2017 Exotic Cruises & Full World Voyages Program
  • Carnival Pride to Return to Tampa To Operate Series of Voyages in January & February 2017
  • Silversea Unveils Overland Adventures For World Cruise 2016
  • Broadway Theatre Cruises Launches “Sailing with the Stars” Program
  • Crystal Cruises Expands Free WiFi For All Guests
  • Holland America Line Enhances ‘Flight Ease’ Air Booking Program
  • SeaDream Yacht Club’s 2015 Holiday Sailings
  • MSC Cruises Expands Its Itineraries & Destinations Visited With New 2016 Grand Voyage
  • Holland America Line Hosts Seattle Men’s & Women’s Choruses Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon
  • Exotic Ports  Majestic Cities to Headline Seabourn's 2015-2016 Asia Cruise Season
  • Fall Colors Voyages Onboard American Queen Begin in September
  • Costa Cruises' Costa Diadema to Begin Roundtrip Departures from Rome this Winter
  • Princess Cruises Introduces Specialty Restaurant SHARE by Curtis Stone
  • Options Abound Ashore For Crystal Esprit Guests
  • Norwegian Escape Floats Out from Building Dock
  • Harmony Of The Seas To Debut New Aquatic Adventure Park For Kids
  • Azamara Club Cruises Unveils Its New App
  • Boldly Going ... ECP Announces Star Trek: The Cruise
  • Royal Caribbean Delivers New Adventure in Exclusive Shore Excursion Program
  • Windstar Cruises Expands Yacht Club Membership Benefits with Exclusive Partner Discounts
  • Princess Releases Sixth Annual Relaxation Report
  • Cunard Announces New 2016 Voyages to Europe & the Mediterranean on Queen Victoria
  • Royal Caribbean Introduces Royal Suite Class Experience
  • Silversea Introduces Grand Expeditions
  • Seabourn Unveils Ultra-Luxurious, Sophisticated Suites On New Seabourn Encore
  • Crystal River Cruises To Launch In March 2017 With 'River Yacht Class' Of Vessels
  • Silversea Announces Exclusive Enrichment Program For Silver Spirit
  • Carnival's Enhanced Internet Access, Including Social Media Packages, To Be Rolled Out Fleetwide by Early 2016
  • American Cruise Lines Launches Newest Mississippi Riverboat "America"
  • Crystal Overland Adventures Explore Asia's Spiritual & Cultural Heritage On 2016 World Cruise
  • Holland America Line's 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Final Champions Cruise to Feature Fan Favorites from the Hit ABC Show
  • MasterChef Cruise Returns to the Caribbean November 2016 with Fan-Favorite Line-Up of Culinary Talent
  • A Frightfully Good Time Awaits Disney Cruise Line Guests this Halloween
  • Princess Cruises Debuts The Voice of the Ocean
  • Most Overnights, More Excursions, More Caribbean—Only with Celebrity Cruises
  • American Cruise Lines Doubles Capacity on the Columbia & Snake Rivers
  • Seabourn Pulls Back The Curtain To Unveil Show Lounge On Board Seabourn Encore: The Grand Salon
  • Un-Cruise Adventures Releases New Brochure of Small Ship Cruises & Introduces New Itinerary in Panamá
  • Carnival Teams Up With Dr. Seuss Enterprises to Host Celebrity Book-Reading Events
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Global Deployment Expansion
  • American Queen Steamboat Company’s 2015 Holiday Cruises Feature Newly Added Christmas Markets & Entertainment

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 À 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

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