Celebrity Cruises lays keel down for Celebrity Reflection; final Solstice-class ship

The final Solstice-class ship, Celebrity Reflection, is officially underway as the keel of the ship was laid down earlier today at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Celebrity Reflection is the fifth and final ship in the Celebrity Cruises’ Solstice-class.   The 500-ton block measuring 66-ft by 118-ft was lifted into the building dock with […]

Florida to see its share of cruise ships this winter

This winter a handful of cruise ships will be calling Florida home as the European and Alaskan season start to wind down. With all these ships heading to Florida mean great deals for cruise passengers looking for that affordable and longer-than-normal voyage. Why is there such a value on these repositioning cruises?  Travel writer Chris Owen, tells us, “Cruise lines […]

Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway selected as names for new NCL ships

Norwegian Cruise Line announced this morning the names of their two upcoming “Project Breakaway” ships.  The “Norwegian’s Cruising for Names” contest held in conjunction with USA Today and gave readers and fans of the cruise line a chance to suggest names for the two ships.  Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway are the given names. The contest […]

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