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[3 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

 
The Grand Turk Cruise Center officially reopened yesterday with a visit from the Carnival Ecstasy, part of the ship’s seven-day voyage from Charleston.   The festivities included a shipboard reception with the Carnival Ecstasy’s officers, executives from Carnival Corporation and port and government officials.
During the Carnival Ecstasy’s day-long stop in Grand Turk, guests enjoyed the port’s wide range of amenities, including unique shopping and dining experiences and an on-site pool, as well as a variety of shore excursion experiences.   The island is also home to Splashdown Grand Turk, a unique exhibit …

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[1 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

 
Terry Riley of Forsyth, Ga., is the winner of Carnival Cruise Line’s 10th annual PokerPro Challenge held recently on Carnival Dream, capturing the top prize of $75,000 cash. Riley beat out more than 500 other entrants on board who competed in a series of Texas Hold’em card games utilizing state-of-the-art electronic PokerPro tables from Jackpot Digital.
In addition to the cash prize, Riley received a commemorative winner’s bracelet and, as the 10th anniversary winner, was awarded a coveted seat, including the $10,000 buy-in, at the World Series of Poker Main Event, …

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[13 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 10, 2011) — The most significant transformation ever of a Princess Cruises ship will occur this spring aboard Grand Princess. During a 24-day makeover the ship, which was the prototype for the line’s “Grand Class” vessels, will undergo a remarkable renovation to receive many of Princess’ trademark features introduced since the ship’s 1998 debut including the signature Piazza atrium. Several new features will be also be added including a unique tea lounge and libr…
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[29 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 12, 2011) — Today Grand Princess begins the most significant transformation ever in Princess Cruises history, and viewers can follow along with a daily video journal chronicling the 24-day drydock. Hosted by Grand Princess Cruise Director Martyn Moss, the videos, as well as photos, are available at princess.com/granddrydock and on YouTube and Flickr. In the first installment, audiences get a first look at the beginning of the ship’s transformation as it sails to the…
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[28 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 6, 2011) — Following the most extensive drydock in Princess Cruises history, today the first passengers set sail aboard the completely transformed Grand Princess in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The ship’s remarkable 24-day drydock that transformed it from top to bottom also made the vessel a media star with daily video updates that attracted more than a half million views. The Grand Princess Drydock Journal captured the dramatic process with 26 video updates plus more tha…
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[15 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 17, 2013) – The first cruise ship to be based year round in San Francisco, Grand Princess, sailed through the Golden Gate for the first time yesterday. The city celebrated the Princess Cruises vessel’s arrival by declaring the day “Grand Princess Day.”  The ship departed from Pier 35 on a voyage to the Hawaiian Islands. The 2,600-passenger Grand Princess will be based at the Port of San Francisco through spring 2014, offering 37 roundtrip sailings to Alaska, Mexico, …
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[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Carnival Cruise Line and the Canaveral Port Authority hosted a special event earlier today to celebrate the arrival of the Space Coast’s newest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic, and mark the official grand opening of the ship’s new Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse designed by Food Network star Guy Fieri.
The invitation-only event was highlighted by the carving of a massive, six-foot-long pulled pork sandwich by officials from Carnival and the port to commemorate the debut of Fieri’s new BBQ venue which was installed during a multi-million-dollar dry dock last …

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[6 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

A Grand Celebration on Amsterdam
This is a discussion on A Grand Celebration on Amsterdam within the Current Cruise Travel News forums, part of the category; Holland America Blog Has Just Posted the Following: Here are a few photos that were taken during ‘Celebration Day’ on …
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