April 19, 2014

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Categories Change for Costa Cruises Staterooms

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So long to the days of endless stateroom categories on Costa ships. Beginning in December 2012 Costa will have four categories for staterooms – Classic, Premium, Samsara and Suites – offering price points and amenities at every level. “By reducing our cabin categories down to four, we’re hoping to eliminate a lot of the frustration […]

Costa Cruises Recognized for Environmental Efforts

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Costa Cruises has been recognized for its efforts in and dedication to environmental protection with the Go Green Award 2012 — The Most Devoted Go Green Organization, presented by Weekend Weekly, one of Hong Kong’s most popular travel magazines. This is the first time Costa Cruises has received the Go Green Award for its record […]

Viator Adds New Excursions for China

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Viator.com – the leading resource for researching and booking more than 10,000 tours and activities in 800-plus destinations in more than 150 countries – has added a selection of new tours and activities for travelers to experience China beyond its two largest cities, Beijing and Shanghai, to get a first-hand glimpse into the country’s mesmerizing […]

Costa Cruises Highlights Asian Deployment at Korean Expo

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Costa Cruises — the first Western cruise line to enter the Asian market in 2006 — took center stage during the “National Day of Italy” today at the Yeosu International Expo in Korea. The 2,394-guest Costa Victoria berthed for the occasion at a wharf set up by the expo organizers inside the exhibition area and […]

Holland America adds new segments to 75-day Grand Asia & Australia voyage

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Holland America Line has added three new segments to ms Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage in fall 2012. Ranging from 20 to 30 days, the new segments set sail in October and November and span from China to California. The full voyage departs Seattle, Wash., Sept. 21 and explores the wonders of Asia, […]

Norwegian announces option to purchase Norwegian Sky

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Norwegian Cruise Line today announced the signing of a memorandum of agreement to exercise its option to purchase Norwegian Sky.  The transaction is expected to close shortly. The Company currently operates Norwegian Sky under a Bareboat Charter with a purchase option from Ample Avenue, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Hong Kong Limited, a 50% […]