March 3, 2015

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Panama Canal By Cruise Ship

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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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Holland America Line offers new land and sea packages for 2015 to include visits to iconic Alaska stops such as Glacier Bay, above.

Holland America’s 2015 Alaska land and sea packages

Holland America Line’s popular Land+Sea Journeys combine an Alaska cruise with an overland exploration, and in 2015 guests will have more ways than ever to see this remote and off-the-beaten path part of the world. The line is the only cruise … Read More...

P&O Cruises received their new flagship, the Britannia, with its double funnel and Union Jack over the bow.

P&O Cruises takes delivery of its largest cruise ship

P&O Cruises took delivery of its new flagship, “Britannia”, this week at a ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Trieste, Italy. The 144,000 tone cruise ship is the largest ever built by Fincantieri and now the largest ship for P&O, … Read More...

Regal Princess passing below Hagia Sophia in beautiful Istanbul.

Princess unveils 2016 Europe cruises

Princess Cruises announced today its 2016 cruise vacations to Europe featuring five ships sailing to over 130 destinations from the corners of the Mediterranean to the northernmost tip of Europe. Guests can choose from itineraries ranging from three … Read More...

Carnival Corp. will open new cruise center in Dominican Republic in October.

Carnival’s Amber Cove to open this fall

(Sun Sentinel) Carnival Corp. & PLC says its new Amber Cove cruise port in the Dominican Republic is on target to open in October. Ships from six of its nine brands will call on Amber Cove between 2015 and 2016, the Miami-based company … Read More...

Don Was, president of Blue Note Records by Queen Mary 2 in New York.

Cunard teams up with Blue Note Records

Cunard and venerable jazz label Blue Note Records are proud to announce an exciting entertainment partnership, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on October 29, 2015. Guests onboard will embark on a very special Transatlantic … Read More...

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