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P&O Cruises curtails cruise after Azura fault

P&O Cruises curtails cruise after Azura fault

An electrical fault on P&O Cruises’ ship Azura has forced the company to cut short its next cruise following a 24-hour delay to its current sailing. The problem occurred on the ship’s current cruise in Norway, which resulted in the ship missing a call into Stavanger and docking in Bergen for repairs. The company blamed a technical issue with the ...

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Norwegian Norwegian Cruise Line to include unlimited free drinks on Bahama cruises next year

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Norwegian woos first-timers with unlimited beverages included in price of cruise from Miami to the Bahamas. Passengers on the Norwegian Sky sailing will receive all-you-can-drink beverages — including beer, wine and cocktails — at no extra charge starting next year. Norwegian Cruise Line announced last week it would take an “all-inclusive” approach and provide an open bar for three- and ...

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P&O passengers to enjoy Crouch Vale beer all over the world on flagship cruise liner

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The new P&O cruise ship, the Britannia, has chosen a Crouch Vale beer for passengers to enjoy whilst sailing the world. The ship, which can carry more than 4,300 passengers, features a traditional pub on board housing ‘The Great British Beer Menu’ – featuring over 70 ales, beers and ciders from every corner of Britain to create a beer map ...

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Jean-Michel Cousteau Aboard The MS Paul Gauguin In 2016

Jean-Michel Cousteau Aboard The MS Paul Gauguin In 2016

World-Renowned Oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau Guest Hosts Four Sailings Aboard The m/s Paul Gauguin In 2016 Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, announces that world-renowned oceanographer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau will guest host four sailings on The Gauguin in ...

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Disney Cruise Line to sail first British Isles itinerary in 2016

Disney Cruise Line to sail first British Isles itinerary in 2016

Disney Cruise Line is sailing its first British Isles itinerary, visiting Scotland, England, Ireland and France. Throughout the summer of 2016, Disney Cruise Line also will return to Norway, Iceland and ports of call in more than 15 European countries. In addition to the tour of Europe with limited engagements in the Baltic, Norwegian Fjords, Iceland, British Isles, Greek Isles ...

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Norwegian Star shines with new Dining

Norwegian Star shines with new Dining

Norwegian Star shines with new Dining, Entertainment Venues as Ship readies for Europe Season Norwegian Cruise Line welcomed Norwegian Star back into service on March 17, 2015, following a two-week dry dock where the ship received numerous enhancements and new dining and entertainment venues as she readies for her busy summer season sailing the Baltic Capitals and Norwegian fjords from ...

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Queen Elizabeth names P&O line’s luxury cruise ship Britannia in England

Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England

Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday officially named the Britannia, the newest luxury ship in the British-based P&O Cruises fleet. Prince Philip also attended the ceremony on the docks in Southampton, England. The Britannia bears a union jack design on its bow and takes the name of the queen’s former royal yacht, which was decommissioned in 1997, the BBC reports. During ...

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Controls of 141,000-ton Royal Princess – Cruise ship school

Controls of 141,000-ton Royal Princess - Cruise ship school

As P&O’s new Britannia flagship arrives in Southampton for her naming ceremony on Tuesday, Nigel Thompson takes command of her colossal cousin Royal Princess. Sort of.. Big, red and round. And sending out irresistible “Push Me” invitations a bit like the messages on the cake and bottle in Alice in Wonderland. Now what exactly DOES this Big Red Button do? ...

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First Captain Inger Klein Olsen on Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria

First Captain Inger Klein Olsen on Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria

Knitting sweaters and captaining a cruise ship – it’s all in a day’s work for Inger Klein Thorhauge. When was your interest in ships and sailing first piqued? I’m from the Faroe Islands and grew up by the sea so the interest was always there. As a 16-year-old I worked on cargo ships as a stewardess during the school holidays ...

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LUXURY-LINE CRYSTAL CRUISES HAS BEEN SOLD

LUXURY-LINE CRYSTAL CRUISES HAS BEEN SOLD

LUXURY-LINE CRYSTAL CRUISES HAS BEEN SOLD FOR US$550 MILLION IN CASH TO ASIA’S LARGEST CRUISE COMPANY, GENTING HONG KONG. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015, and will include a third ship for the line that will “set the highest standard in luxury cruise ships” according to Genting. Genting is a major shareholder of Norwegian ...

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