Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth to make maiden call to San Francisco cruise port

On 4 February, Cunard Line’s newest luxury ocean liner, Queen Elizabeth, will make her inaugural call to San Francisco, marking her only U.S. maiden call this year. Currently sailing her 107-day World Cruise, Queen Elizabeth will dock at Pier 35 along the city’s famed Embarcadero, and is scheduled to arrive between 5:30-6:00 a.m. and depart […]

Cruise Industry Announces Operational Safety Review

In response to the Costa Concordia incident, CLIA (Cruise Line Industry Association) has ordered a ‘Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review’ of their 26 member cruise lines.  Key components of the Review include: An internal review by CLIA members of their own operational safety practices and procedures concerning issues of navigation, evacuation, emergency training, and related practices and […]

Norwegian Epic recognized for ‘Best Overall Individual Cruise Ship’

Norwegian Cruise Line is raising a glass to Norwegian Epic’s recognition as “Best Overall Individual Cruise Ship” in Travel Weekly’s 2011 Readers Choice Awards, one of the most prestigious awards in the travel industry. Norwegian Epic, the line’s newest and most innovative ship, was selected by readers for offering a product and service that excelled […]

Princess Cruises invites guests to be a part of upcoming Royal Princess

Princess Cruises new ship Royal Princess (right) is set to launch June 2013 and inviting guests to be a part of it, literally. The line has launched a “1,000 Memories at Sea” contest inviting passengers to submit their best cruise vacation shots, which will be displayed on the walls of hallways between staterooms and in […]

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