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Royal Caribbean International Celebrates Spectrum of the Seas Keel-Laying

SPECTRUM OF THE SEAS KEEL-LAYING

Today marked an important milestone in the development of Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Spectrum of the Seas, when her keel was lowered into place at the Neptun Werft shipyard in Rostock, Germany. The keel-laying signifies the beginning of the ship’s physical construction. During the ceremony, a 620-ton block measuring 59 feet by 121 feet (18 x 37 meters) was lifted…

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Royal Caribbean Sets Return to San Juan and St. Maarten

Puerto Rico landmark

Royal Caribbean International today announced the cruise line’s return to San Juan, Puerto Rico and Philipsburg, St. Maarten marking a major milestone towards the revival of these Caribbean gems which were impacted by recent hurricanes. On Nov. 30, Freedom of the Seas will be the first ship in the fleet to call on San Juan, Puerto Rico, arriving with approximately…

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Experience the Magic of Christmas in Europe this Holiday Season with CroisiEurope

CroisiEurope Christmas

Believe it or not the holiday season is just around the corner and CroisiEurope is announcing some new additions to their popular Christmas cruises, including the Black Forest, Paris and the South of France. These itineraries are in addition to existing popular holiday-season itineraries: A Bountiful Christmas in Alsace and the Black Forest Christmas cruises through Alsace and the Black…

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Royal Caribbean International Reveals New Wows on Symphony of the Seas

Symphony of the Seas exterior

Royal Caribbean International has orchestrated a new vacation experience that is set to redefine family and adventure travel in 2018. Symphony of the Seas, the cruise line’s newest ship, brings together the award-winning and acclaimed features only found on Royal Caribbean, with distinct new experiences that will continue to inspire adventure among guests of all ages. New dining concepts and…

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Expert Tips on Finding the Best Family Cabin on a Small Ship Cruise

Aqua Mekong

Planning to take your family on a cruise? “Great idea,” says Todd Smith, Founder/Owner of AdventureSmith Explorations, the small ship cruise experts. “But do consider which departures (family friendly preferred) and which cabins will provide the most comfort and space for your family, as not all cabins are created equal.” His team of small ship cruise experts looks for the…

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Lindblad Expeditions Launches Unique Exploration Based Family Program

National Geographic Global Explorers

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced the launch of National Geographic Global Explorers, a unique exploration based family program that provides an unforgettable “smart fun” experience.  Designed in conjunction with National Geographic Education to inspire the next generation of explorers, kids and teens will join in activities – science, exploring and storytelling – adapted to their age for maximum enjoyment and…

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Disney Cruise Line Sails to Bermuda for the First Time, and more

Disney Bermuda

In fall 2018, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to new ports, including first-time visits to Bermuda and Quebec City, Canada – both with multiple days to experience these captivating destinations. In addition to the new itineraries from New York to Bermuda and Canada, three special sailings from New York will take guests to Walt Disney World…

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CXC Simulations Builds Formula 1 Racing Simulator for Norwegian Cruise Line

F1 simulator

CXC Simulations, manufacturer of the most advanced racing simulators for personal and professional use, has completed one if it’s most special projects to date – converting a modern Formula 1 car for use as a racing simulator. The car, a Williams FW31, was driven by Nico Rosberg in the 2009 Formula 1 World Championship. Now, any guest on the Norwegian…

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Kids Go Free on European Waterways Hotel Barge Vacations

Kids Go Free on European Hotel Barge Vacations

European Waterways is catering to the growing market for family travel with a new “kids go free” promotion on select hotel barges in France and Scotland this summer.  The company is also offering a wider range of family-friendly excursions and meal options that will appeal to families with children of all ages.  On the eight-passenger L’Art de Vivre in Burgundy…

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