Hamburg to Celebrate 824th Birthday

Highlight of Hamburg’s annual events calendar will again be the Harbor Birthday celebration. Touted to be the world’s biggest harbor festival, the tradition goes back to 1189, when Emperor Friedrich Barbarossa granted the people of Hamburg exemption from customs duties for ships on the Elbe river. Centered on and around the landing docks, Hamburg’s 824th […]

Sale: Norwegian Offers Hawaii Upgrades

Norwegian Cruise Line continues their “Upgrade Wave” sales event by launching a special bonus day offer on all Hawai’i cruises through February 1, 2013. All new Hawaii cruise reservations on board Pride of America will receive $100 on board credit per stateroom (regardless of category), plus free upgrades, reduced deposits and an e-coupon booklet with […]

EPA Fines Cruise Line in Alaska

The Environmental Protection Agency released a list this week of  Region 10 offenders and Princess Cruise Lines made the list for violating the Clean Water Act. Golden Princess was fined $20,000 for dumping swimming pool water in Glacier Bay, Alaska. According to statement Princess gave USA Today, “We sincerely regret the accidental discharge of swimming […]

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