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December 2002

News: December 16-31, 2002

  • CLIA Fleet Continues to Grow, With New Ships Adding to Vacation Options

  • Legendary QE2 Sails From Hawaii to Tahiti & Passengers Save 50%


  • Cunard Offers "Pillow Concierge" on Legendary QE2
  • Carnival Corp Reports 4th Quarter & Record Full Year Earnings Per Share

  • Holland America Line Captures Four Porthole Cruise Magazine Award & "Best Cruise Line" From Recommend Magazine
  • Catch Holland America Line's Wave
  • Luxury at Home: Six-Star Fleet to Offer Varied 2003 Domestic Itineraries
  • On Command and Allin Win Cruise Lines Business
  • Houston Port Authority Commission Addresses Cruise Business
  • EnviroSystems Improves Cruise Ship Clean Up With World's First Non-Toxic, Non-Corrosive Disinfectant
  • NTN Communications to Install Interactive Entertainment Network Onboard Carnival Cruise Line Ships

News: December 1-15, 2002

  • Silversea Cruises Extends Innovative Personalized Voyages Program to Entire Four Ship Fleet

  • Sex and the City Star Kim Cattrall to Christen New Ship in New York City

  • Low-Cost Business Class Air Upgrades and Reduced Inaugural Season Savings Highlight Crystal Cruises' European Promotion

  • Joan Lunden To Serve As Godmother Of Holland America's Zuiderdam At The Official Dedication Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002

  • Crystal Cruises Sets 2004 World Cruise Itinerary Aboard Crystal Serenity
  • Coral Princess Delivery Postponed

  • Cunard Line & Virgin Vacations Offer 10-day QE2 Holidays for as little as $1,499

  • AAA Says Virus Has Had Minimal Impact on Demand for Cruises

  • Crystal Harmony Completes Multi-Million Dollar Overhaul

  • Freed Named Sales & Marketing Management Magazine's 'Sales Professional of the Year'

  • Carnival Cruise Lines Contracts for Interactive Television with Allin Corp; Allin's Digital Video ITV System to be Implemented on Carnival Glory

  • Norwegian Dawn, a real 'Bobbie-dazzler of a ship' says David Dickinson

  • Over 2 Million Cruisers Sail in Third Quarter; Industry on Pace for Record-Breaking Year  

  • Holland America Line 2003 Europe Cruise Program Includes Three Ships & Offers More Transatlantic Sailings
  • Madame Tonita Flosse to Christen New Tahitian Princess
  • Celebrity Cruises Implements Luxury Hotel-Style Evaluation
  • Windstar Cruises to Redeploy msy Wind Star to Tahiti in Jan. 2003

  • msy Wind Song Statement

  • Seadream Yacht Club Introduces Asian Spa & Wellness Center

  • Not allowing sufficient security clearance time, forgetting tickets and flight times, and proper ID among top travel blunders in 2002

  • Dame Julie Andrews Named Godmother of Crystal Cruises' Crystal Serenity

  • Celebrity Cruises Modifies Culinary Operations

  • 194 Fall Ill on Carnival Lines Bahamas Cruise

  • Navigator of the Seas Arrives In Miami

  • Costa Crociere S.p.A. Contracts with Allin Corporation for Interactive Television; Allin Adds New Cruise Line Client and Four Implementations
  • Holland America's New Zuiderdam Arrived at Port Everglades Dec. 2, 2002
  • Amsterdam to Sail as Scheduled on December 1st 'The Cleanest Ship at Sea departs on a 10-day Caribbean Cruise'
  • Windstar Introduces First-Ever Baltic Cruises

  • Windstar Announces Longer Greek Isles Cruises

  • Celebrity Cruises Launches First Charleston Sailings
  • CDC Update: Outbreak of Gastrointestinal Illness Aboard Cruise Ships
  • Get a Taste of a Royal Caribbean Alaskan Cruise With a Simple Click of the Remote
  • More Disney Cruise Line Travelers Fall Ill in Latest Sea Borne Outbreak
  • Royal Caribbean Wins Award for 'Best Travel Web Site'
  • Don't Rock the Boat Poll on Cruise Line Tipping Online at
  • Steiner Leisure Announces Renewal of Agreement with Holland America Lines

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