November 1, 2014

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Panama Canal By Cruise Ship

5th Edition

If you are planning a cruise to Panama Canal, be sure to learn about the fascinating back story of how both the country and canal came to be. One of the world's greatest engineering feats, the Panama Canal has become one of the world's most popular cruise itineraries and our new edition gives insight to this exciting destination. Detail and maps on all the ports and attractions plus a huge pull-out map of the entire Panama Canal. New expanded sections on both Panama and Caribbean ports plus all the history and archival photographs to take you through the construction of the canal.

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Key West remains a very popular port for Caribbean cruises.

Cruise-ship passenger counts up in Key West

The Port of Key West, which includes cruise-ship berths at the city-owned Mallory Square, U.S. Navy-owned Outer Mole Pier and privately owned Pier B, has seen a nearly 7 percent rise in port traffic so far this year. Key West Port Coordinator … Read More...


Tori Spelling MC’s Regal Princess naming ceremony

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. Princess Cruises announced the celebrity guest list for the Regal Princess naming ceremony and Love Boat cast reunion taking place in Ft. Lauderdale next month. Tori Spelling, actress and daughter of famed Love Boat producer … Read More...

SuperStar Virgo in Hong Kong.

Asian cruise market expected to double

The comparative growth in different cruise markets over the past five years has show impressive growth and the expected impact of the addition of the Asian market, particularly China, will add greatly to these figures. Earlier this year, the … Read More...

Quantum of the Seas, at 140,000 tons, will take 10 hours to make it's way down the River Ems to the North Sea from the Meyer Weft shipyard.

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas built one block at a time

The individual mega-blocks of Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas are being floated into the massive building hall to be connected to construct the smartest ship in the world and at 18 decks, that's a lot of smarts. Anthem of the Seas is the … Read More...

Holland America's newest ship MS Koningsdam.


Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam. While the name pays homage to the company’s rich heritage and deep roots in the Netherlands, it also reflects a new … Read More...

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