August 19, 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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The 82,000 ton Westerdam has been upgraded to handle almost 2000 passengers on Med cruises.

Westerdam shows off new enhancements on Med cruises

When Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam emerged from a 12-day dry dock at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Palermo, Italy, in late April, the ship debuted major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the … Read More...

The 167,000 ton Norwegian Joy is planned to cruise exclusively in Asian ports for the Chinese market. It holds 3880 passengers.

Norwegian Joy completes first cruise from Shanghai

After maiden calls to Singapore, Qingdao, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, Norwegian Cruise Line (Norwegian), a leading global cruise brand of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NCLH), welcomed its newest cruise ship, Norwegian Joy, to her new home … Read More...

Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal Havana. (wikimedia.org)

Cruise Lines Escape US-Cuba Travel Ban for now

(Cruise Examiner - Kevin Griffin) – Last Friday the Trump administration announced tightened restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba, restrictions that had only recently been loosened by President Obama. But President Trump’s words on Friday, … Read More...

Cruise Lines International Assn. says cruise agents see big uptick in bookings.

CLIA releases first cruise outlook for 2017

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released today the first Travel Agent Cruise Industry Outlook Report of 2017, uncovering cruise travel trends and key insights from within the travel agent industry. The report is part of an ongoing … Read More...

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

Good year to visit Britain and take a cruise

A Northern Europe cruise might be a good bet this year and, thanks to Brexit, it’s also been one heck of a deal so far. … Read More...

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