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|March 05, 2002
Swan Hellenic's Minerva 2002-2003 Winter Discovery Cruise
Swan Hellenic's 2002-2003 winter program of discovery cruises features new itineraries, ports of call and excursions, such as game spotting on the Serengeti Plains and snorkeling in the Maldives aboard Minerva, a ship accommodating around 300 guests and reminiscent of an English country house. Mombasa has been added as a new port of call for 2003, acting as a turnaround port for two new East African itineraries. To further entice travelers to make their plans early, Swan Hellenic is offering a ...
|January 08, 2002
Cunard Plans New 85,000grt Cruise Liner
Cunard Line Ltd. has announced the signing of a letter of intent with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the construction of an 85,000 grt passenger ship for delivery in 2005 specifically to serve the burgeoning European cruising market. Ms Jackie Foggitt, Vice President Asia-Pacific for World?s Leading Cruise Lines said in Sydney that the new as yet unnamed liner will cost approximately US$400 million and will have capacity for 1,968 passengers. It is expected to enter service in January 2005,...
|January 07, 2002
Princess Takes Passengers To Historic Battlegrounds Of The Pacific
Princess passengers will have the opportunity to sail back in time to visit tranquil tropical islands that became the sites of some of the most important Pacific Theater battles of World War II. Two special Regal Princess sailings revisit these historic areas this year with a 32-day Tokyo to San Francisco voyage on April 27 and a 22-day Honolulu to Osaka cruise on October 6. "These Pacific Islands itineraries will appeal not only to veterans, who will enjoy the unique opportunity to recall their...
|November 30, 2001
Holland America Offers Early Booking Incentive On 400 Sailings In 2002
Holland America Line has announced its "Best Cruise for the Best Price" early booking incentive for all 400 of its 2002 sailings, including peak destinations during peak sailing periods. Cruisers can save up to 53 percent off 2001 rates for cruises booked by January 31, 2002. In 2002, Holland America offers 400 sailings to choose from and now has 110 cruises priced at less than $1,000 per person Destinations include Europe, Alaska, Mexico, Caribbean, Panama Canal, Canada/New England, Pacific ...
|November 22, 2001
Hong Kong Preferred Port Of Call For Award-Winning Silversea Cruises
Silver Shadow, Silversea Cruises' new luxury cruise ship made its inaugural call at Hong Kong yesterday (20 November), with more than 300 passengers aboard. For six consecutive years, readers of US consumer travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveller have voted Silversea the world's best small-ship cruise line. Silver Shadow, the latest addition to the fleet, was launched in September last year. Each cabin on the Silver Shadow is equipped with en-suite facilities, and 82% of the cabins have private ba...
|November 02, 2001
Holland America's ms Volendam To Sail 32-Day Asia Explorer
Holland America Line will offer two exceptional Asia Explorer and South Pacific Explorer Cruises aboard the 1,266-passenger ms Volendam in the fall of 2002. Both 32 days in length, the Explorer cruises can be combined to create a phenomenal, 64-day adventure calling at 20 exotic ports ranging from Sihanoukville, Cambodia, to Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands. For the first time, Holland America will call at Petropavlovsk, on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, and then cruise along the rugged, volcanic ...
|November 02, 2001
RSSC Adds Japan and China To 2002 World Cruise
In response to recent events, Radisson Seven Seas Cruises has changed the Seven Seas Navigator's 105-night World Cruise itinerary by shifting her away from Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines. Instead, during her second segment - a 23-night voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong on February 12, 2002 - the all-suite luxury cruise ship will now make calls at Papua New Guinea, Micronesia and the Marianas Islands with overnights in Tokyo and Shanghai. Company president Mark Conroy said, "We at Radisson S...
|October 30, 2001
Cunard Line And Seabourn Cruise Line Consolidate China Representation
Cunard Line Limited has announced the appointment of the Hong Kong based Sightseers H.K. Ltd as their new representatives for Hong Kong, Macau and China. This will be effective November 19, 2001. The Hong Kong office will be headed up by Linda Yuen as Executive Director and General Manager. Sightseers also has a liaison office in Beijing. Announcing the appointment of Sightseers H.K. Ltd Ms Jackie Foggitt, Vice President Asia-Pacific said "With the significant growth which both Cunard Line an...
|October 19, 2001
Revised Asia-Pacific Sailings; New Alaska Sailings For Regal Princess
As part of Princess' response to passenger interest in U.S.-based cruises, the company has added a sixth ship to its Alaska schedule for 2002 with a series of 10-day round-trip voyages from San Francisco aboard Regal Princess. The 11 new voyages begin May 29 and sail through September 6, 2002, replacing the ship's originally scheduled European cruise season. The itinerary takes passengers through the beautiful Golden Gate and heads north for calls at Juneau, Skagway (or Sitka), followed by a vis...
|October 08, 2001
Seabourn Spirit Adds More Cruises Of Vietnam And Myanmar
Ultra luxury small-ship cruise specialist Seabourn Cruise Line has announced added departures of its popular cruises to Thailand and Vietnam and Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar in January and February of 2002. The cruises aboard the yacht-like, all-suite Seabourn Spirit replace two previously scheduled cruises that had included visits to islands of the Indonesian Archipelago. The first of the added cruises sails January 19, 2002 for twelve days, roundtrip from Singapore to a variety of tropical T...
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