January 28, 2015

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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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HAL's Zuiderdam

Holland America Line to the rescue

Holland America is a hero to many for great service and food but the company recently became rescuers in two separate incidents thousands of miles apart. In the first week of 2015, while en route to Oranjestad, Aruba, Holland America Line’s ms … Read More...

Carnival announces new ship builds

Carnival Corporation the world's largest travel and leisure company, recently announced new cruise ship orders for two of its brands with Fincantieri S.p.A., the world's largest cruise ship building company. The new cruise ships will be … Read More...

Holland America's new ms Koningsdam set to sail in February 2016.

Bookings open for Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam

Guests can now make bookings for the highly anticipated Premiere Voyage and Premiere Sailings of Holland America’s Line’s ms Koningsdam, due for delivery in February 2016. Open for reservations from December 1st, the first sailings of the … Read More...

Quantum of the Seas gives passengers a virtual lift.

Skydiving at Sea? It’s here now

Each time a new ship is launched it is a source of excitement in the cruise world. But this week, Royal Caribbean's new 167,000 ton Quantum of Seas is an extraordinary event in that the ship has several new amenities causing extended applause … Read More...

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...

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