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[30 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
October is Plan a Cruise Month, and to celebrate, Carnival Cruise Line is teaming up with the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) on the #CruiseSmile Sweepstakes for the chance to win cruises aboard Carnival Breeze from Galveston, Texas, and Carnival Valor from Port Canaveral, Fla.
A variety of cruises will be showcased at www.CruiseSmile.org under themes including family-friendly, cultural exploration, fun in the sun and exploring nature. Thirty-one cruises will be highlighted throughout the month of October and entrants have the chance to win one cruise vacation of choice each week …

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[30 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

Travel has helped shape the lives of countless millions, none more so than that of A&K founder Geoffrey Kent. In a recent interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, Geoffrey recounted how experiences in a half-dozen incredible destinations proved pivotal to his personal and professional development.

1. Kenya
“I was born and raised in East Africa, and when I turned fifteen, my parents arranged for me to go on a hunt, which was a rite of passage for young men in Kenya in that era. I tracked, shot and killed an elephant. From …

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[29 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 28, 2012) – Princess Cruises today marked the beginning of construction of the second of its new generation of ships with the official keel laying ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. At the same time the line announced that the ship’s name will be Regal Princess.The vessel, a sister ship to Royal Princess, will debut in Spring 2014. The company and shipyard officials started the countdown to the ship’s launch today as the keel – the bottommost…
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[28 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

Step aboard A&K’s exclusively chartered Boeing 757 for a colorful look at our latest departure of Around the World by Private Jet: The Tropics to the Arctic. From the mysterious moai monoliths of Easter Island to the far-flung glaciers of Iceland, you’ll glimpse the timeless moments, insider access and luxe details that set this journey apart. Seats are still available for the 2017 departure.

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[28 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 29, 2012) – Princess Cruises has just announced a unique new Caribbean cruise opportunity for travelers looking to get away from the cold January weather. Featuring the intimate cruise experience of its small ship Pacific Princess, this 10-day sailing features the line’s only calls at the boutique ports of Tortola and St. Barthelemy in 2013.Sailing from January 17-27, this Eastern Caribbean voyage also offers full-day calls in Antigua, St. Lucia and St. Kitts, which…
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[27 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
The Caribbean’s newest destination, Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic, has been named among the Top-Rated Cruise Line Private Island Destination in Cruise Critic’s first-ever Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. The awards are given based on consumer feedback submitted on the Cruise Critic website over the past year.
The gateway to one of the world’s most beautiful cruising regions, Amber Cove features dramatic architectural elements that echo the area’s storied Colonial past with cobblestone plazas lined with a variety of retail offerings, including themed restaurants and bars and a marketplace with locally …

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[27 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 29, 2012) – Princess Cruises’ blog, “Inspired to Cruise: A Year of Reasons to Get Away From the Everyday” has chronicled an additional five reasons to cruise, presenting a new selection of heartwarming and inspiring passenger stories about the many things that can motivate travelers to choose a vacation at sea.The most recent stories are from cruisers who have proposed at sea, taken ashes of a surfing pioneer back to the waves of Hawaii, and run a marathon for chari…
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[26 Sep 2016 | One Comment | ]

 
Just in time for football season, Carnival Cruise Line – the Official Cruise Line of the Houston Texans – has rolled out a variety of fun Play 60 at Sea football-themed activities on its three Texas-based ships, Carnival Breeze, Carnival Liberty and Carnival Freedom.
The program is designed to encourage kids to stay active for 60 minutes a day even while on vacation, whether it’s running along the jogging track, sliding down the water slide, working out in the gym or playing a round of mini-golf.  On the final sea day, …

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[25 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

Santa Clarita, Calif. (August 30, 2012) – Princess Cruises has released recently discovered video footage of a rescue at sea of a small boat adrift for nearly a month in the Pacific Ocean that conclusively confirms the adrift boat, the Fifty Cent, was not the small boat spotted and photographed by three Princess passengers several weeks earlier.The story, which broke last April, received extensive press coverage with Princess and the ship’s captain widely criticized for not coming to the rescue …
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[24 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 21, 2012) – As the Alaska cruise season comes to a close each year, Princess Cruises celebrates the year’s favorite local tour operators with special shipboard ceremonies. The winners of the line’s 13th annual C.R.U.I.S.E. service awards have just been announced, honoring the best shore excursion experiences and guides in each port on Alaska itineraries, based largely on passenger feedback throughout the season.The awards recognize the most popular tours, individ…
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