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

January 2002

News: January 16-31, 2002:

  • Holland America Line Flagship MS Amsterdam is World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society's Ship of the Year
  • MS Amsterdam Named Top Premium Cruise Ship in Conde Nast Traveler February 2002 Ratings
  • Holland America Line's 2003 Deployment Introduces 3 Ships
  • MS Amsterdam to Sail on 108-Day Grand World Voyage in 2003, Visiting Five Continents, Including Antarctica
  • Carnival notes that proposed Royal Caribbean/P&O Princess deal has been referred to UK Competition Commission-RCI & Princess respond
  • Royal Caribbean's Chief Information Officer Honored
  • Well-known Celebrities to Enliven 105-Night Radisson Seven Seas Navigator World Cruise
  • Carnival to sail from record 18 North American Homeports in 2002
  • Royal Caribbean Reports 2001 Results
  • Complimentary "Double Upgrades" Available on a Variety of Carnival Departures
  • Princess Expands Automatic Gratuity Program
  • NCL Alters Norwegian Star Itinerary
  • Princess Announces Revised 2002/2003 Exotics Program
  • Princess "Maximum McKinley" Tours Become Best-Sellers
  • SeaDream Yacht Club's SeaDream II to Call On Miami for Her Debut
  • Holland America's University at Sea Program Combines Continuing Education & Cruising Vacation
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Response to Carnival letter of 24 January
  • Seabourn is riding a wave of renewed confidence and sales
  • From Antarctica to the Tropics, Crystal Cruises unveils 104-day World Cruise for 2003
  • Carnival Corp Maintains: The Proposed Combination of Carnival and P&O Princess is a Better Value for P&O Princess Shareholders
  • New Holland America video takes viewers on a spectacular Alaskan adventure
  • Holland America pays $50,000 to travel agents for Five-Star Sweepstakes
  • Carnival Corporation Declares First Quarter Dividend

  • Carnival Corporation Antitrust Review Process

  • Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces the Travel Agent 'Sell & Sail America Tic-Tac-Toe' Promotion

  • Windstar Cruises Return to Tahiti

  • Norwegian Cruise Line offers great deals during the fourth annual "Sale of All Sails" Promotion

  • Holland America takes top honors in Onboard Services Magazine Competition

  • Carnival Corp Response to P&O Princess Cruises

  • Board of P&O Princess rejects pre-conditional proposal from Carnival

  • Carnival Cruise Lines Breaks One-Week Reservations Record for the Second Week in a Row

  • Princess Cruises' Alaska Junior Ranger Program Wins Park Service Award

  • Royal Caribbean: Response to Carnival's Proposal to Make a Revised Pre-Conditional Offer

  • First Steel is Cut for Cunard's Queen Mary 2

  • Carnival Corp Letter to the Board of P&O Princess Cruises

  • 'Family-Friendly' Amenities Abound on New Carnival Pride

  • Royal Celebrity Tours doubles rail car capacity after successful inaugural season

  • Celebrity Cruises Names Digitas Agency of Record

  • Star Princess Naming Ceremony Scheduled for January 25th

  • Short Caribbean Holidays in March & April combine luxury with exceptional values aboard Radisson Diamond & Seven Seas Mariner

  • Travel Agents Choose Holland America Line as Number One Premium Cruise Line

  • Holland America Line Establishes Non-Smoking Dining Areas

  • Holland America Delivers Alaska Vacation Value Three Ways—By Cruise, Land Tour, and Exclusive Cruisetours

  • Travelers chart their own course with's new cruise functionality

News: January 1-15, 2002:

  • NCL offers great deals during 4th annual "Sale of All Sails" Promotion

  • Carnival Cruise Lines Breaks One-day Reservations Record & Expands Call Center Hours to 24/7

  • to Feature Special Cruise Vacations From the World's Leading Cruise Lines

  • Classical, Jazz, Blues & Big Band Sounds Accompany Guests on Crystal Cruises' 2002 Music Theme Voyages

  • Carnival Corporation Response to P&O Princess Circular

  • Royal Caribbean Intl Announces New Benefits For Loyal Guests

  • What's New at Carnival Cruise Line for 2002

  • 2002 Will Be a Landmark Year For Cruise Industry

  • Royal Caribbean Int'l Announces Plans for 2002

  • Celebrity Cruises Launches Redesigned Web Site

  • Holland America Melts Fares for Peak Season Alaska Travel with Thousands Off Cruise & Tour Pricing

  • Lili Marleen Begins Successful Season in Galapagos

  • Seabourn Extends Stays in Northern Europe's Premier Ports
  • Royal Caribbean's Rhapsody of the Seas Begins Sailing from Tampa
  • Cruise Lines Welcome a Record Number of Ships in 2002, Traveling to Itineraries Near and Far
  • Radisson Seven Seas Voyager Set to Debut March 2003
  • Celebrity's Galaxy to Sail Round Trip Cruises from Charleston in 2002-2003

  • Crystal Symphony sails into the New Year with multimillion dollar design changes

  • Royal Caribbean Schedules Conference Call With Analysts

  • Music Theme Cruises; "Club Mariner" Kids' Program to Expand to Baltic on Radisson Seven Seas Mariner

  • Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces Homeland Cruising Program for 2002

  • Holland America Adds Res Staff, Gears Up For Wave Month To Reduce 'Hold' Time and Speed Bookings

  • Disney Cruise Line Hosts Ebert & Roeper Film Festival at Sea

  • Winning Windstar Agent Cruises Belize

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