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

  • Norwegian Escape Keel Laying Held at Meyer Werft
  • Three of a Kind: Ovation of the Seas to Join Quantum Class As Third Smartship
  • Crystal Cruises' Top Brass Of Past & Present Headline 2015 Silver Anniversary Theme Cruises
  • Oceania Cruises Announces Culinary Director Jacques Pépin & Family to Host Exclusive 2015 Sailing
  • Silversea Unveils Expansive 2016 Voyage Collection
  • Carnival Cruise Lines Renews Its Industry-Leading 'Great Vacation Guarantee' Through 2015
  • Costa Cruises' Contest to Name Costa Diadema's Godmother Draws More Than 500 Applicants
  • Holland America Line Names 2016 Pinnacle Class Ship ms Koningsdam
  • Princess Cruises Launches New "Seawitch" Craft Beer Series with Exclusive 50th Anniversary Blend
  • Holland America Line's 2014-15 Caribbean Season Features Diverse Options For Premium Cruising
  • SeaDream Yacht Club Announces New Wine Education Certification at Sea
  • Oceania Cruises Unveils Winter 2015-2016 Season
  • MSC Armonia Enlarged at Fincantieri Shipyard
  • Celebrity Cruises to Offer Kate Spade, Cole Haan & Barbara Rihl Fine Leather Goods
  • SAVEUR Partners with Windstar Cruises to Highlight Culinary Destinations Around the World
  • Costa Cruises Releases Results of Its Three-Year 'Sustainable Cruise' Project Aboard Costa Pacifica
  • Oceania Cruises Enhances Onboard Experience By Including Free Internet To Upper Categories
  • Un-Cruise Adventures Plans a ‘Best of The Best’ Cruise in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés
  • Carnival Cruise Lines & KHOU 11 Announce 'Battle of the High School Marching Bands' Competition in Houston
  • Pearl Seas Cruises Announces 2015 Canada/New England Schedule
  • Princess Cruises Announces Strategic Partnerships with San Francisco 49ers, Houston Texans, Seattle Seahawks & Chicago Bears
  • American Queen Steamboat Company Celebrates Upcoming Inaugural Nashville Sailings
  • Holland America Line's Statendam & Westerdam Achieve Perfect Scores on United States Public Health Inspections
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to Sell Celebrity Century to Ctrip
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd Agrees to Acquire Prestige Cruises International, Inc
  • Silversea Completes Inaugural Expedition Through The Famed Northwest Passage
  • Costa Diadema's Modern Art to Complement Its Innovative Design
  • Carnival Cruise Lines Hosts the 2015 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage

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”

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