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|June 25, 2013
Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, Hong Kong Ready To Welcome Mega Ships
Hong Kong is celebrated as one of the world's favourite cruise destinations, and now and into the future it is ready to welcome cruisers at one of the world's most exciting cruise terminals. Many travellers will remember landing at Hong Kong's old Kai Tak Airport; a heart-stopping descent through the city to the runway in that famous harbour. Now that runway has been transformed by world-renowned architects and designers Foster + Partners into a state-of-the-art cruise terminal which also bea...
|February 13, 2013
State-of-the-Art Kai Tak Cruise Terminal In Hong Kong Creates Stunning Gateway To Asia
The opening of Hong Kong's new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in June looks set to herald a new chapter in the city's maritime history and enhance its status as being one of Asia's leading cruise hubs and top tourism destinations. Situated mid-way along the world-famous Victoria Harbour with dramatic views of the spectacular skyline, the US$1 billion terminal is destined to become a stunning new gateway to welcome visitors to city, already high on the must-see list for cruise travellers because of ...
|March 13, 2012
Singapore Ushers In New Era of Cruise Travel; New Terminal, Rejuvenation of Existing Facilities
Singapore will introduce its new International Cruise Terminal (ICT) in the second quarter of 2012 as it ramps up to meet the anticipated growth and increasing popularity of cruising in the region. The ICT will enable Singapore to accommodate the largest of new generation cruise vessels and complement the existing Singapore Cruise Centre, which is itself undergoing rejuvenation and targeted for completion April 2012. In 2011, Singapore welcomed 394 ship calls and 942,000 in passenger throug...
|March 23, 2011
Port Klang, Malaysia Deemed Most Efficient Port in the World
In its 15th annual awards, Dream World Cruise Destination awarded Port Klang in Malaysia as "Most Efficient Port Services." The award is based on the port's efficient combination of pilotage, port agency services, custom clearance and good working relations with the operations departments of cruise liners. "We are truly excited to have received this award, as it signifies Malaysia's outstanding presence in the cruise industry," said Mr. Salahuddin Mohd Arifin, Tourism Malaysia Director Easter...
|December 15, 2010
Holland America Line's Rotterdam & Westerdam To Sail Hawaii And Tahiti
In fall of 2011 and winter of 2012 two Holland America Line ships - ms Westerdam and ms Rotterdam - will sail three 30-day "Circle Hawaii, Tahiti and Marquesas Islands" explorations, visiting beautiful and picturesque islands throughout French Polynesia and the Aloha state. Westerdam's voyage sails round trip from San Diego, Calif., and departs Sept. 29, 2011. Rotterdam also sails round trip from San Diego and departs Jan. 4 and March 4, 2012. "The South Pacific islands are known for thei...
|May 21, 2009
Cruise West Offers Epic Year-Long Global Adventure
Marco Polo; Odysseus; Leif Eriksson; Christopher Columbus; James Cook; Ferdinand Magellan - history's great sea explorers have inspired an epic global voyage destined to become the most memorable cruise of a lifetime. These legendary adventurers whose travels shaped much of the known and the new world set the theme for Cruise West's Voyages of the Great Explorers - a 335-day circumnavigation of the world. Departing Singapore on March 6, 2010, Cruise West's flagship, the 120-guest, all-suite...
|April 28, 2009
Brisbane's Port Facilities Named Most Efficient
Brisbane has been awarded the Dream World Cruise Destinations' 2008 Award for 'Most Efficient Port Facilities' at the recent Cruise Shipping convention in Miami. The awards recognised destinations that demonstrated the ability to adapt to the current challenges faced by the cruise shipping industry and were coordinated by esteemed London-based cruise industry publication Dream World Cruise Destinations. Cruise shipping generates more than $151 million for the Queensland economy each year. The pr...
|February 11, 2009
Holland America Adds More Sydney, Australia, Round-Trip Voyages In 2010
Holland America Line will add to its schedule of round-trip Sydney, Australia, sailings in 2010. The line has created three exciting14-day cruises aboard ms Volendam geared to exploring the vast region that encompasses Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Two cruises, departing Jan. 20 and Feb. 28, are set to spend more time discovering the multifaceted terrain of New Zealand than any other premium cruise, while a third, departing Jan. 6, highlights the South Pacific's exotic beauty...
|January 07, 2009
Regent Seven Seas Cruises Announces New Ultra- Inclusive Voyages
Regent Seven Seas Cruises (RSSC) has announced that free shore excursions will be included on 35 stellar voyages as part of its new ultra-inclusive cruise pricing initiative. For a limited time, guests on select 2009 voyages of Seven Seas Voyager, Seven Seas Mariner and Seven Seas Navigator may choose from a selection of complimentary tours from the broad spectrum of RSSC's award-winning shore-excursion choices, a value of up to several hundred dollars per guest. Adding even more value than...
|December 16, 2008
Vice Mayor of Chongqing, China Attends Victoria Cruises Reception
Victoria Cruises recently hosted a press conference and lunch reception honoring a delegation of government, tourism and business leaders in the U.S. to promote tourism to the Yangtze River's Three Gorges region of the Chongqing municipality, the largest of four provincial Chinese regions under the control of the central government. In addition to a magnificent natural landscape and countless cultural and architectural draws, Chongqing's crucial role in China tourism stems from its function ...
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