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News Headlines: April  1-30, 2015 (click date for complete story)

  • Disney Cruise Line Dreams a Little Bigger with Enhancements to the Disney Dream This Fall
  • Anthem of the Seas Christened
  • Holland America Line Launches Alaska Cruise and Land+Sea Journeys Tablet App
  • Seabourn Announces Fall 2016, Winter 2017 Cruise Itineraries
  • MSC Cruises Reveals First Details of New Vista Class Ship
  • Oceania Cruises Announces New Culinary Discovery Tours For European Voyages
  • American Cruise Lines Announces Pre & Post Cruise Extension Packages in 2015
  • New Alaska Port Adventures Bring Thrills & Local Experiences to Disney Cruise Line Guests in 2015
  • Viking Star Sets Sail On Maiden Voyage
  • Alaska's Icy Strait Point Grows in 2015 Season
  • Princess Cruises Announces Largest-Ever Australia Deployment for 2016-2017
  • Ovation of the Seas to Sail Australia in Winter 2016-17
  • Carnival Cruise Line Announces Summer/Fall 2015 Lineup for Carnival LIVE Concert Series
  • Crystal Cruises Offers Guests More Opportunities To Give Back In 2015
  • Carnival to Expand Capacity on Short Cruises & Offer Newest Class of Ship on Week-Long Voyages from Port Canaveral
  • China's First-Ever World Cruise Arrives at New York on Costa Atlantica
  • Seabourn Encore Construction Begins
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Adds Complimentary Restaurants Across Fleet
  • Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of Anthem of the Seas
  • Costa Cruises Inaugurates the 2015 Season from Trieste, Italy: First Call of Costa Mediterranea
  • Royal Caribbean Doubles Summer Port Calls to St. Kitts
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Launches New Cruisetours in South America
  • Seabourn Celebrates Second Successful Season in Antarctica
  • First Lady of New Orleans to Christen American Cruise Lines’ American Eagle
  • Seven Seas Explorer to Make North American Debut at PortMiami
  • Passion for Destinations at Heart of Celebrity Cruises’ New Shore Excursion Program
  • The American Empress Returns to the Pacific Northwest
  • Princess Cruises Unveils 2016 Japan Cruise Program
  • Families To Save Big On Enriching Fall & Winter Crystal Cruises
  • Brand-New “Tangled: The Musical” Stage Show to Premier Aboard Disney Cruise Line
  • Say “I Do” To New Weddings At Sea On Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Anthem of the Seas’ Godmother is British Travel Agent Emma Wilby
  • Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam to Homeport at Port Everglades in Winter 2016/Spring 2017
  • Jean-Michel Cousteau To Host Four Sailings Aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin in 2016
  • Silversea Sets Culinary & Wine Cruises For 2015 & 2016

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

  • Princess Brings The Sound of Music Out to Sea
  • Viking Ocean Cruises Celebrates Delivery Of First Ocean Ship
  • Carnival Pride Returns to Baltimore for Year-Round Cruising
  • Un-Cruise Adventures to Partner with Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch®
  • SeaDream Yacht Club Previews 2015 Mediterranean Season
  • Carnival Corporation to Add Nine Cruise Ships to its Fleet over a Four-Year Period Starting in 2019
  • ‘Top Chef at Sea’ Heats Up as Celebrity Cruises & Bravo Media Extend Partnership
  • Two New Entertainment Productions To Debut On Crystal Symphony
  • Cunard Announces 2016-2017 Voyages Program
  • Royal Caribbean Expands Deployment & Investment in China Vacation Market
  • Celebrity Cruises Pulls Back the Curtain on 18 Shows in 18 Months
  • Viking River Cruises Expands Fleet With 12 New Ships Christened In Europe
  • Norwegian Star Shines With New Dining, Entertainment Venues
  • Disney Cruise Line to Sail First British Isles Itinerary in 2016
  • Princess Crowns Entertainer of the Year
  • Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam to Showcase The World Stage Concept with 270-Degree Panoramic LED Screens
  • B.B. King's Blues Club to Rock the Queen's Lounge Stage on Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam
  • Holland America Line Partners with Billboard for Live Music Venue, Billboard Onboard
  • Holland America Line Partners with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to Present Live Music In New Onboard Venue: Lincoln Center Stage
  • Soul Train Cruise Will Set Sail For The First Time on Celebrity Constellation
  • Windstar Cruises Appoints ‘Influential Woman in Travel’ as Godmother
  • Holland America Announces New Entertainment Choices
  • MSC Cruises Reveals New Seaside Cruise Ship Details
  • Carnival Sunshine To Operate Unique Schedule of 2- to 10-Day Voyages from New York June to October 2016
  • Costa Cruises Partners with 'Italy's Finest' Brands
  • Cunard & The New York Times Collaborate On Enriching Travel Experiences
  • Hamburg Announces Major Cruise Industry Developments & Highlights
  • The World’s Most Luxurious Ship Adds a Dash of Parisian Flair with Chartreuse, The New French Restaurant Debuting on Seven Seas Explorer
  • Four Wine Experts Chosen For Un-Cruise Adventures Voyages
  • Princess Cruises Unveils Industry-First Partnership with Oscar-Winning Composer Stephen Schwartz
  • Windstar Cruises Announces 2016 Voyage Collection
  • Royal Caribbean Announces 2016 Europe & Alaska Adventures
  • Special Culinary Experiences Highlight Holland America Line’s ‘Sip, Savor & Sail’ Cruises
  • Carnival Corp Launches First of Two New Ships
  • Allure of New Ship Sirena Propels Oceania Cruises to Record Bookings Day
  • Holland America Line to Sail 124 Alaska Voyages in 2015
  • Crystal Cruises Unveils Four Revolutionary World Cruises In 2018
  • American Cruise Lines Announces Independence Day Celebrations in 5 States
  • A Milestone Reached for Holland America Line's New ms Koningsdam with Move to Outfitting Dock
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises to Introduce Brand’s First Culinary Instruction Center
  • Introducing Carnival Journeys, A New Series Of One-Of-A-Kind Longer Length Voyages
  • Royal Caribbean Announces Unmatched 2016-17 Caribbean Adventures
  • Evolutionary Find: All-Inclusive Silver Galapagos Expeditions
  • Oceania Cruises Welcomes New Ship, Explores New Destinations With 2016 Summer & Fall Itineraries
  • Crystal Cruises To Be Acquired By Genting Hong Kong
  • Seabourn Encore Maiden Season Now Open for Booking
  • Carnival Strengthens Leadership Position In New Orleans
  • China's First Around-the-World Cruise debuts from Shanghai on Costa Atlantica
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to Sell Splendour of the Seas

News Headlines: February  1-31, 2015

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