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July 2003

News: July 16-31, 2003

  • Holland America Line's Lanterman Receives Highly Coveted Decoration From Dutch Royal Family
  • Royal Caribbean International Takes Delivery of Serenade of the Seas
  • Holland America's New Oosterdam Dedicated in Rotterdam July 29th
  • Silversea Cruises Sets New Single-Day Booking Record
  • Windstar Celebrates a Decade of "Signature Cuisine" with Culinary Master Joachim Splichal
  • Seabourn Adds Free Air, Up To 50 Percent Savings To 'Luxury Adventure' Cruises Of Panama, Belize & Costa Rica
  • Florida Residents Find Savings Aboard Disney Cruise Line
  • Mexican Rodeo to open in Cozumel on Sept. 5, 2003
  • Silversea Cruises Kicks Off Their 10th Anniversary Year With New 2004 Global Itineraries
  • Crystal Cruises Wins Travel + Leisure Magazine's 2003 'World's Best' Award for Eighth Consecutive Year
  • Royal Caribbean Wins Awards for Onboard TV Programming
  • New Children's Dining Program Available Aboard Carnival's 'Fun Ships'
  • Princess to Begin Sailing From Galveston in 2004
  • Princess Details Dramatic Caribbean Growth in 2004-05
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Evaluating Shipyard Bids for S/S Norway Repairs
  • Explorer of the Seas Assists in Hurricane Tracking; Data on Hurricane Claudette Came From Only Cruise Ship With Science Labs

  • "Destination: Panama Canal" Feature Debuts on

  • Norwegian Cruise Line Extends Popular "Star Seeker" Search to Kids
  • Royal Caribbean International Receives Top Marketing Award

  • Oceania Cruises' Regatta Receives Rave Reviews

  • Celebrity Cruises Cancels One Mediterranean Cruise

  • Windstar Cruises Debuts "Romance Under Sail" United Passion for Travel with Ease of Planning

  • Silversea Cruises Earns Top Award from Readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine

  • Insystcom Announces In-Cabin Web Mail Access; SeaLynx System Provides New Level of Comfort and Convenience to Guests

News: July 1-15, 2003

  • Holland America Line Accepts Delivery of Second Vista Class Ship ms Oosterdam

  • Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands to Name ms Oosterdam

  • Cunard Celebrates Keel Laying of New Queen Victoria

  • MSC Italian Cruises offers "Fun & Fitness Cruise-ercise" for Seniors aboard new ship Lirica

  • Royal Caribbean Ships Avoid Tropical Storm Claudette

  • Canadian Coast Guard to Thank Royal Caribbean Ship for Rescue Of Three Fishermen

  • First Building Block Laid for Carnival Valor

  • Royal Caribbean International Announces New Maiden Voyage Date for Mariner of the Seas

  • Princess Coastal Sailings Feature Variety of Opportunities to Sample Personal Choice Cruising®

  • Destination Leader Debuts Panama Canal Schedule for 2004-05

  • Seabourne Pride to Host 'Great American Food & Wine Festival' in October

  • Holland America offers free Verandah Upgrade on Winter/Spring 2004 Caribbean Cruises

  • SeaDream Yacht Club Launches Specials for Upcoming Caribbean Season
  • Royal Caribbean & Celebrity to Call at Alaska's Icy Strait Point
  • QE2 to Welcome Muppet Performers™ Aboard Summer 2003 Family Cruise
  • Caribbean Shipboard Timeshares to be Offered
  • MSC Italian Cruises Adds More Capacity for South America Cruises this Winter
  • Dame Julie Andrews Christens Crystal Serenity Amid a Flurry of Color
  • Carnival Confirms Plans That Carnival Conquest Will Return to New Orleans July 13
  • NCL America Looking for Hawaii’s Best Company Holds Job Fair for U.S. Flagged Ships
  • Holland America Introduces New North America Homeport with ms Maasdam Caribbean Cruises from Norfolk, Virginia in 2004
  • Crystal Cruises Launches First-Ever Meetings & Incentives Program
  • Silversea Cruises Unveils New "Above & Beyond All Expectations" Video
  • What's New in Stockholm for Summer 2003
  • Norwegian Dawn to Display Andy Warhol's "Marilyn" Collection

  • Princess to Return to Whittier as Home Port for 2004 Alaska Season

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