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|August 09, 2002
Princess Adds Two Former Renaissance Ships To Fleet
P&O Princess Cruises has announced that two former Renaissance vessels, R3 and R4, will soon be joining the Princess fleet, introducing Princess? trademark ?big ship choice? in a smaller, more intimate cruise environment. The ships will offer sailings in Tahiti and the wider Pacific Ocean region. The 688-passenger R3 will premiere as Pacific Princess, while sister ship R4 will debut as Tahitian Princess. Both vessels, which originally entered service in 1999, are well suited to offer many of the...
|June 11, 2002
Victoria Cruises Announces Programs For 2003
Victoria Cruises has announced its line-up of itineraries for 2003 between Chongqing and Nanjing (the long cruise) and shorter excursions that begin or end in Wuhan (approximately mid-way on the river). ?In an effort to diversify our itineraries and grow our product, we will be sailing between Chongqing and Nanjing, instead of Chongqing and Shanghai, and reveal a new dimension of the Yangtze River to travelers,? said Joseph Fields, international sales manager for Victoria Cruises. ?Nanjing wa...
|June 04, 2002
Star Princess To Debut Asia/South Pacific Program In 2003-04
Star Princess, which entered service just this March, is now poised to become the largest and most amenity-filled ship ever to cruise the Pacific basin. The 2,600-passenger vessel will be deployed on a series of diverse Asia/South Pacific sailings for the 2003-04 season, offering enriching discovery itineraries and a level of service and accommodations never before available in this region. The 109,000-ton Star Princess will feature 12 Asia and South Pacific voyages on eight itineraries that fea...
|May 29, 2002
Windstar Extends Tahiti Air Offers
Windstar Cruises is extending its free and low-cost airfare deals on 31 Tahiti cruises through the end of 2002. "If you have ever dreamed of a totally romantic getaway, Windstar's unique ships are unlike any other vacation experience in the world. Our Tahiti promotions add extra value that will peak the interest of consumers who are looking for an affordable, out of the ordinary luxury vacation," said Tom Russell, vice president of marketing and sales for Windstar Cruises. "Tahiti and her beauti...
|May 23, 2002
Regal China Cruises Sees Bright Future In Yangtze River Cruising
Contrary to a public rumor that tourism in the scenic Three Gorges region of China's legendary Yangtze River will halt once the second phase of construction of the Three Gorges Dam is completed (summer 2003), Regal China Cruises, the only five-star American managed cruise line navigating China's Yangtze River, anticipates a bright future for sailing on the world's third longest waterway. "Travelers will actually gain access to areas that have been out of reach for centuries, therefore, expanding...
|May 13, 2002
Wind Song Arrives In Tahiti
The 148-passenger Wind Song arrived in Papeete, Tahiti (May 13) beginning year-round cruises to Tahiti and her islands of Raiatea, Huahine, Bora Bora, and Moorea. The luxury sailing yacht?s arrival was heralded at a ceremony onboard attended by the President of the Government of French Polynesia, Gaston Flosse, as well as local dignitaries, government officials and tourism trade partners.
|April 26, 2002
Seabourn Completes A Major Update Of Its Website
Seabourn Cruise Line has completed a thorough overhaul and added substantial new interactive content to its award-winning website located at http://www.seabourn.com. Visitors to the site will notice a completely new look and feel to the content, bringing more of the luxury of a Seabourn experience right to their desktops. They are now greeted by a stirring music track, and invited to take a virtual tour of the line's three intimate Yachts of Seabourn: Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend by means o...
|April 11, 2002
Windstar Cruises - Fly Free To Tahiti
Windstar Cruises announces free airfare from ten North American cities on all seven May and June cruise departures aboard the 148-passenger Wind Song in Tahiti. "You can't get better than free!" stated Tom Russell, vice president of marketing and sales for Windstar Cruises. "Our competitive air deals and cruise pricing make this dream vacation as affordable as it's ever been. "Wind Song in Tahiti offers the consummate romantic getaway. The ship is small and intimate and the pristine beauty of th...
|April 05, 2002
Seabourn Announces Global Cruise Itineraries For 2003
The 2003 sailing schedules announced by Seabourn Cruise Line feature a world of choices for upscale travelers. The ultra luxury line's all-suite, 208-guest Yachts of Seabourn: Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend will provide their renowned pampering service, superb cuisine and exceptional shoreside experiences to guests in virtually every corner of the globe next year, from classic cruising regions to more exotic destinations. An example of the innovative itineraries created for 2003 is the line's...
|March 20, 2002
Windstar To Tahiti
Heralding the return of the Wind Song to Tahiti and her islands in Spring 2002, Windstar Cruises has just released the new "Tahiti and Her Islands" brochure. The first person account of Windstar's Tahiti is employed to lure travelers to open this colorful 12-page brochure, with promises of "blue lagoons, dramatic harbors, ancient temples, and deck-side sunsets." Inside, potential guests and travel agents will find details on itineraries, dates and pricing for Windstar's 2002 Tahiti program. "Th...
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