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October 2002

News: October 15-31, 2002

  • Celebrity Cruises' Horizon to Set Sail From Tampa
  • Carnival Legend Earns Perfect 100 Scores on Both Sides of the Border
  • From Rainforests to Palaces, Crystal Cruises Announces Its 2003 Collection Of Global Pre- and Post-Cruise Travel Options
  • Seabourn Rewards "Immediate Deposit" Bookings in November
  • Popular Songs by the Beach Boys, Cyndi Lauper, Sly & The Family Stone Featured in Carnival's New TV Ad Campaign
  • Holland America's Grand World Voyage Offers Exceptional Value and New Segments in 2003
  • Carnival Conquest Offers Unique Wedding Packages for Couples to 'Tie the Knot'
  • Royal Caribbean International's Nordic Empress Begins Sailing From Tampa

  • SeaDream Yacht Club to Feature Segway™ Human Transporter

  • Seabourn Spirit to Explore New Zealand in 2004

  • Upgrades Completed for Prinsendam Staterooms

  • Princess Cruises Bids Farewell to the Original "Love Boat"
  • Distinguished Journalist Joan Lunden to Be Godmother to ms Zuiderdam, Holland America Line's Newest Ship
  • Holland America Line's 2003 Deployment Introduces 3 Ships, Offers 448 Premium Cruises to All 7 Continents
  • Royal Caribbean Acknowledges P&O Decision on Merger
  • Carnival Cruise Lines Takes Delivery of Carnival Conquest; Largest Vessel in 'Fun Ship' Fleet at 110,000 GRT'S
  • Carnival Corp Proposal for P&O Princess Shareholders
  • Bernard Kalb to Return to Vietnam on Seabourn Spirit
  • Carnival Conquest: Jumbo-Sized Fun Aboard Newest & Largest 'Fun Ship'
  • Windstar Extends 2003 Savings
  • Royal Caribbean Reports 3rd Quarter Results
  • Celebrity Cruises Launches 'A True Departure' Integrated Branding Campaign
  • Holland America Line Expands 2003 Europe Cruise Program to Four Ships & Offers More Transatlantic Sailings
  • New Carnival Legend to Arrive at Port of Philadelphia
  • New Upper Premium Cruise Line Formed!
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Appoints Director of Industry Relations for Alaska, Hawaii and Western Canada

  • Celebrity Cruises Honored for World's First Gas Turbine Cruise Ship

  • Carnival Takes Top Honors in Porthole Magazine's 2002 'Readers Choice Awards'

  • Silversea Cruises Extends Simplicity Pricing Program to Select 2003 Voyages

  • Two Great Escapes From Two Coasts; Royal Caribbean Adds New Options From Ft. Lauderdale and Los Angeles to Summer Lineup

  • Carnival to Continue 'Rusty Wallace Cruise' Series in 2003

News: October 1-15, 2002

  • Cruise Industry Generates $20 Billion Economic Benefit to US Economy in 2001
  • Golf Program Aboard New Carnival Conquest Boasts Top Caribbean Courses

  • Royal Caribbean Improves Earnings Estimates

  • Princess Cancels Sailings of Fire-Damaged Diamond Princess

  • Complimentary Beijing Land Package Adds Destination & Exceptional Value To Crystal Cruises' 2003 Asia Cruises

  • Special 2- to 6-day 'Fun Ship' Sailings from Charleston & Norfolk Offered Aboard Carnival Victory in 2003

  • Save Now On Windstar Cruises Between Nov 15 & Year End

  • P&O Princess Cruises Diamond Princess Fire Update

  • Norwegian Cruise Line Exhibits Original Works of World's Greatest Impressionists on Norwegian Dawn
  • Louisiana Legend Lindy Boggs Named Carnival Conquest Godmother
  • American Airlines Launches the AAdvantage Cruise® Program, Offering AAdvantage Members Up to 10,000 Miles for Cruising on the World's Leading Cruise Lines
  • Royal Caribbean Welcomes Merger Clearance From FTC
  • P&O Princess Cruises Trading Update
  • Unparalleled Variety of Cuisines Available of Carnival's Newest & Largest 'Fun Ship'
  • Carnival Corporation Response to P&O Princess Board Statement P&O Princess Board Concludes Carnival has a Financially Superior Proposal

  • P&O Princess receives Federal Trade Commission Clearance; Intends to have talks with Carnival

  • Adventure Art by Crayola® Adds an Extra Splash of Fun & Learning to Royal Caribbean International's Adventure Ocean Youth Program
  • Inferno consumes the Diamond Princess--Photos!

  • Diamond Princess Suffers Major Shipyard Fire

  • Crystal Cruises' 2003 Wine & Food Festival Features an All-Star Menu of Who's Who on the International Culinary Scene

  • Carnival's Inspiration to Operate New 4-Port, 7-Day "Exotic Western Caribbean" Program from Tampa

  • Celebrity Cruises Presents New California, Mexican Riviera Cruises

  • Windstar Sails the Caribbean with 45 Cruises in 2003

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