April 27, 2017

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Mediterranean By Cruise Ship

New! 7th Edition Now Available

The long awaited 7th Edition of this best seller, Mediterranean By Cruise Ship is now available. Embark on one of the most exciting cruises in the world and visit the civilizations and cultures that have shaped history for thousands of years. The new 7th edition includes updates and additions to all ports of this destination from Portugal to Turkey with extensive detail on home-ports such as Rome, Venice, Barcelona and Athens. All port information is packed with practical tips on getting around, recommended shore excursions, shopping and restaurant suggestions with color maps showing exactly where the ships dock. This new edition covers eastern and western itineraries with hundreds of color photos and maps that capture the essence of each locale.

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Cruising the British Isles or Northern Europe is a good choice for 2017.

Good year to visit Britain and take a cruise

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Cunard's Queen Victoria will undergo updates to some cabins and public areas.

Queen Victoria gets refit

Cunard's Queen Victoria’s will undergo a refit this May. The highly revered ship will be taken out of service on May 5, 2017 to undergo thoughtfully designed enhancements costing more than $40 million at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy … Read More...

Norwegian Joy goes stern-first through locks on its way to sea.

Norwegian Joy begins journey to China

Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, began her journey to her home port of Shanghai, China as she departed the MEYER WERFT shipyard in Papenburg, Germany March 26 for her approximately … Read More...

Another 145,000 ton Royal Class princess ship has been ordered from Fincantieri.

Eleven cruise ships coming for 2017

By Anne Kalosh, Seatrade – Eleven ocean-going cruise ships valued at a total $6.8bn are targeted for delivery in 2017, according to Seatrade's orderbook. They'll add 28,000 lower berths to global capacity. This is similar to 2016, when 10 … Read More...

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