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Up-to-date News from the world of cruising~~~

April 2001

Week of April 23-29, 2001:

  • Celebrity Cruises Welcomes New Infinity
  • Olympic Explorer Delivery Delayed
  • Carnival Spirit Receives 'Green Star' Environmental Designation
  • Queen Elizabeth 2 Performs Rescue Mission at Sea
  • Royal Caribbean Teams Up With Seattle's Best Coffee
  • New Facilities Highlight Vancouver's Canada Place

  • Royal Caribbean Employees G.I.V.E. and "Get Involved Volunteer Everywhere"
  • Ports of Call, Art, Literature & Intrigue Inspire Crystal Cruises' 2002 Theme Cruises
  • Cunard Offers Two-For-One Fares On QE2 Crossings &  Complimentary One-Way Airfare 
  • P&O Princess 1st quarter 2001 profits drop 64 percent & key points for the quarter 
  • 2001 share-profits forecast for Royal Caribbean dropped to $1.72
  • Steiner Leisure Announces First Quarter 2001 Financial Results
  • Carnival Triumph to sail 4- to 7-day voyages from NYC in Summer & Fall 2002
  • Princess Ships Launching Their First-Ever Seagoing AOL Internet Cafes
  • Celebrity Cruises names Keesler VP, Total Guest Satisfaction, Operations
  • Good News-Bad News:  Low Passenger Fares & Cruise Line Profits
  • A Historic Occasion for the U.S.-Flag Cruise Industry--American Classic Voyages Christens Cape May Light in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Royal Caribbean Reports Increased Earnings
  • Try a "refined" wine or spirit from Seabourn's new offerings
  • Got a question about Princess Cruises? Ask Jeeves!
  • Celebrate the holidays at sea--Norwegian Star is accepting reservations
  • Begin your Disney Cruise with a safari through the Animal Kingdom
  • For a Unique & Personal Cruise--Your Own Deluxe Yacht in Holland

Week of April 16-22, 2001:

  • Radiance of the Seas Arrives in Los Angeles

  • Royal Caribbean to hold conference call on 1st Qtr Earnings

  • Renaissance Cruises Announces Significant Equity Investment by Malvern Maritime

  • Celebrity Cruises offers a new first: online "Travel Agent University"

  • Renaissance unveils Dream Team of District Sales Managers

  • Renaissance sets sail on 2001/2002 African Adventure itineraries
  • "Golden" Actress Jane Seymour Named Godmother of Golden Princess

Week of April 9-15, 2001:

  • Great Lakes Cruise Company Offers New Soft Adventure Travel Destination

  • "Crown Dynasty" has a new berth in Fred Olsen Cruise Lines' fleet

  • CostaAtlantica Sails Through CDC Inspection With a Perfect Score

  • Set sail with Carnival & MasterCard to earn "Fun Rewards"

  • Carnival Spirit officially joins the "Fun Ship" fleet 

  • Royal Celebrity Tours Elects Jack Williams Chairman

  • Royal Caribbean Launches Culinary Collection

  • Carnival shareholders to attend annual meeting via live webcast

  • Happy Birthday! Mississippi Queen is 25 Years Young

  • Win a Cruise in 'A Recipe for Adventure' Contest

  • Exciting new Alaska shore excursion options for Carnival Spirit

Week of April 2-8, 2001:

  • Radiance of the Seas Godmother is Margot Pritzker
  • Fresh from Drydock, Norwegian Wind is Freestyle
  • Golden Princess Sails Through Sea Trials
  • Feel lucky?  Play Florida's Lottery & win a Carnival Cruise
  • Delta Queen Coastal Voyages' Inaugural Winter Itinerary
  • Orient Line Adds Ship to Fleet
  • Elizabeth Dole to Serve as Godmother of Carnival Spirit
  • Renaissance Cruises Announces New Policies Regarding Smoking & Children
  • Winner of Dream Job Contest to Assume Grand Princess Cruise Director Duties
  • Commodore Cruise Lines Has Ceased Operations
  • Carnival Spirit to Feature State-of-the-Art "Tele-Radiology" System
  • Royal Caribbean Intl Co-Sponsors National Ocean Sciences Bowl

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